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China to slash import tariffs on cars


Trump says meeting with Kim may be delayed

US President Donald Trump said a planned summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place next month, despite his belief that the DPRK's leader is "serious" about denuclearization.

Fuxing Island reveals its unique history

The attractive tourist destination along the Huangpu River holds secrets waiting to be discovered by fans of history.

Dead steel plant to get new life as culture hub

The former stainless steel plant of the Baosteel Group in Baoshan District has been planned into a "stainless steel industrial scenery neighborhood."

Magic Flute Lu Chunling dead at 97

CHINESE bamboo flute master and music professor Lu Chunling died of disease at 8:53 on May 22 at the age of 97. 

Taxis idle as city faces drastic, and growing driver shortage

ag美高梅深海捕鱼网址 is facing a major shortage of taxi drivers caused by low wages, residency restrictions and competition from online car-hailing.

Drug user jailed for abandoning newborn

Despite having enough money to care for his daughter, the man refused to take her from hospital. The ag美高梅深海捕鱼网址 Children's Home is caring for her while it looks for new parents.

Uni HIV test machines 'need more promotion'

Three vending machines selling HIV testing kits at universities in Songjiang University Town were installed in April, but there are calls for better promotion among students.

Noodle 'chef' machines get all-clear

A noodle cooking machine, a new catering model in the city which was called a halt in October by authorities for operation beyond scope has obtained license and resumed operation.

Experts offer tips for local cruise liner industry

ag美高梅深海捕鱼网址's cruise liner industry may face a bottleneck after the rapid development of the last decade, mainly due to the lack of new routes and repeat customers.

Jing'an officials investigate sudden pre-school closure

The market watchdog is helping parents after the Pine Cone Baby early education center closed down without warning.

DPRK receives list of S.Korean journalists to cover nuke test site dismantling

The DPRK has received the list of South Korean journalists on early Wednesday to cover the planned dismantling of its nuclear test site, Seoul's unification ministry said.
Chinese views

90 years later, journal that helped bolster spirits in the revolution remains a beacon

In the journal's inaugural issue, it was set out clearly that "Bolshevik" would become a bulwark against pernicious bourgeoisie, imperialist and warlordist influences...

Netizens make joint effort to rescue family after Weibo suicide note

A Beijing woman in her 20s sent a suicide note on Weibo on May 20, sparking an effort to save her and her family after a suicide attempt.
Art & Culture

Branding expert puts his stamp on ag美高梅深海捕鱼网址

World-renowned Swiss expert Florin Baeriswyl has launched a dual education program ─ Brand Strategy and Management ─ at ag美高梅深海捕鱼网址 Institute of Visual Arts.

Wild giant panda spotted in SW China

A wild giant panda was spotted by an infrared camera in Baishuihe National Nature Reserve in Pengzhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, the nature reserve said Tuesday.

Now 57, romcom star Hugh Grant finally getting married

Veteran bachelor Hugh Grant, star of a string of romantic comedies including "Four Weddings and a Funeral", is finally getting married for the first time to his Swedish girlfriend.

Theater sets the stage to breathe life into dying shipyard

A dilapidated 156-year-old shipyard, in Pudong's Lujiazui area, has been given a new lease of life.

China to significantly cut auto import tariffs from July

For car imports, the 25 percent tariff levied on 135 items and the 20 percent duty on four items will both be slashed to 15 percent.

Rare brain-damaging virus kills 10 in India, prompts rush to hospitals

A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India.