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Typhoon kills four, affects millions in China (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Four people have died and millions have been affected after typhoon Haikui slammed China, authorities said Thursday.The storm made landfall Wednesday in the coastal province of ... Read more...

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Beware of cameras while smoking in Shanghai


July 28th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) In a bid to make people abide by the 'no smoking' rule at public places, police in China's Shanghai city have increased the number of surveillance ... Read more...

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Chinese woman gives birth in shopping mall


July 16th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) An unmarried woman in China's Shanghai city delivered a baby in a washroom of a shopping mall, a media report said Monday.The 22-year-old gave birth to ... Read more...

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Children’s performance linked to sound sleep


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Parents expecting a good performance from their children at school can help their kids do so by first ensuring they get a sound sleep.A study ... Read more...

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Migrants causing birth ratio problem in Shanghai


June 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A population and family planning commission in China's Shanghai city has said most children born outside its family planning policy last year were born to migrants ... Read more...

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Shanghai kids take to Internet aged 8, says survey


June 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) A study in China's Shanghai city has found that the average age of children beginning to use the Internet is eight and browsing the web on ... Read more...

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Shanghai libraries come together to woo readers


June 15th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) In a novel bid to wean people away from computers and television sets, many libraries in China's Shanghai city have formed an alliance which aims to ... Read more...

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1 mn Shanghai travellers for Dragon holiday


June 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) One million people will enter or exit China's Shanghai city by train and road during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, authorities said.The projected number is ... Read more...

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China’s tallest building to reach 2,073 feet


May 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The 121-storey Shanghai Tower being built in Shanghai city will be China's tallest building upon completion, the construction company said Tuesday.On Tuesday, it reached a height ... Read more...

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One-fifth of Shanghai youth are overweight


May 21st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) About one-fifth of youngsters in China's Shanghai city are overweight and their numbers are on the rise, say health experts.According to Shanghai health experts, as much ... Read more...

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Man saved from jumping from Shanghai bridge


May 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Rescue workers in China's Shanghai city Monday saved a man who attempted to commit suicide by jumping from the top of a bridge.The man, who appeared ... Read more...

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Buy parking space before car in Shanghai


May 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) To tackle the rising menace of parking, the authorities in China's Shanghai city are going to ban residents from buying cars in future if they failed ... Read more...

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Teenaged hacker jailed in China


May 4th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A court in China's Shanghai city has jailed a teenager for two years for hacking two Japanese shopping web sites and stealing over 6,000 pieces of ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces labour crisis


April 26th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is facing a shortfall of migrant labour. The city's human resource watchdog says it is happening mainly due to the rising cost of ... Read more...

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13 dead in China road accident


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 21 injured in China's Jiagnsu province when a tour bus and a truck collided Sunday morning, the provincial government ... Read more...

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Nazi camp atrocities on display in Shanghai


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) An exhibition on the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp of the Nazis opened in China's Shanghai city Thursday.The exhibition on the concentration camp will remain on long-term ... Read more...

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Diesel prices hit cremation industry


April 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) Funeral homes in China's Shanghai city are facing a difficult time following losses suffered due to rising diesel prices and a stagnant fee-structure over the years.According ... Read more...

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Scissors removed from Chinese kid’s head


March 26th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Doctors in China's Shanghai city have removed a pair of scissors from a three-year-old boy's head.According to the parents, the boy was standing on a chair ... Read more...

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Bus driver stabbed over two yuan


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A bus driver in Shanghai city was stabbed by a passenger in a dispute over a 2 yuan (32 US cents) fare, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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China busts pickpocket gang


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Police in Shanghai city have busted a pickpocket gang, which steals costly phones from people, and arrested 22 gang members, an official said."They (iphones) are the ... Read more...

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Make learning easy for boys: Chinese lawmaker


March 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) Almost 80 percent of China's 50 million students rated as poor are boys -- and a lawmaker has called for easier access to college education for ... Read more...

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Chinese hotel covers up nude statues after public ire


March 7th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A hotel in China's Shanghai city had to cover up a set of sculptures depicting a naked couple in an intimate pose after it stirred up ... Read more...

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Two Chinese street motorbike racers may get death penalty


March 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Two street motorbike racers in China's Shanghai city who were detained and charged with dangerous driving may face the death penalty in line with new guidelines, ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is exploring more effective ways to control smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking


March 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is seeking more effective ways to prevent smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking inpublic ... Read more...

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Rising life expectancy in Shanghai sets record


February 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The average life expectancy at birth in China's Shanghai city has reached 82.51 years, a new national record achieved by the city in 2011, the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Licence plates costlier than cars in China


February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The prices of licence plates in China seem to be going through the roof as in some instances what one pays to buy a licence plate ... Read more...

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Chinese kids want some freedom at home


February 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A lot of children in China's Shanghai city wish they have some freedom to lead life their way.This freedom, according to a survey, may ... Read more...

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Man held for killing two while ’sleep-driving’


February 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) A man in China's Shanghai city has been arrested for dozing off while driving and killing two people after ramming his trailor into two other vehicles, ... Read more...

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Man jumps off Metro overpass in China


February 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) A man in China stunned many people Monday when he jumped off a Metro station overpass amid rain, following a quarrel with his girlfriend, but soon ... Read more...

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Police hunt for Chinese teens who killed cats


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) Police in China's Shanghai city is on the lookout for three notorious teenagers suspected of having brutally killed 10 stray cats during the weeklong Spring Festival ... Read more...

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China makes its own magnetic train


January 21st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) A Chinese locomotive company has rolled out the country's first home-made magnetically levitated (maglev) train that creates less pollution than the conventional ones and ideal for ... Read more...

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Shanghai commuters want ‘non-snacking’ Metro


January 4th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 4 (IANS) Subway passengers in China's bustling Shanghai city are demanding that snacking be banned on their Metro.Shanghai Times said Wednesday that the commuters may be willing to ... Read more...

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23 suffer burns in China plant blast


December 18th, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) As many as 23 workers were injured after an explosion occurred at a factory in China's Shanghai city Saturday, the Shanghai municipal government stated.The incident took ... Read more...

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Shanghai launches official microblog


November 28th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) The local government of Shanghai Monday launched its first official microblog where the public will be informed about new regulations, upcoming cultural activities as well as ... Read more...

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