Clear day for sightseers
A group of foreign tourists on the Bund gaze up at the rare sight of white clouds in a clear blue sky yesterday as summer begins to give way to autumn. The new season is just around the corner with temperatures currently hovering between 23 and 28 degrees Celsius. An overcast sky with showers is forecast for today, with drizzle tomorrow and heavy rain on Thursday. — Wang Rongjiang
Fake fans flattened ... first for FTZ
A truck crushes a large pile of bladeless fans yesterday in Shanghai’s pilot free trade zone. The goods infringed the intellectual property rights of Britain’s Dyson Ltd. — Ti Gong
Alibaba may raise IPO size in US
Alibaba Group’s Executive Chairman Jack Ma (left) reacts beside a host as he meets journalists ahead of an IPO roadshow inside a hotel in Hong Kong yesterday. — Reuters
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping secured support for a “21st century maritime silk road” from the Maldives yesterday as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean nation of islands. The ...
ALL available places for this year’s Shanghai International Marathon and half-marathon were snapped up in a matter of hours yesterday.Despite there being just 16,000 slots remaining — 2,...
AWARD-WINNING Chinese film director Wang Quan’an has been detained on suspicion of paying for sex, Beijing police said yesterday. The 48-year-old was found in an apartment in the capital’s Dongcheng District ...
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