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A New intercontinental shipping service, launched by DHL Global Forwarding and Xi’an International that can speed container freight between Hamburg and Xi’an in 12 days or less, is a less...
786 Ships, 4.1 million Standard Containers per year … these are the statistics that make Maersk the world’s largest container shipping firm. The Danish company accounts for one fifth of...
China is ready to strengthen communication and coordination with South Korea and push forward the docking of the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) with South Korea’s development strategies, visiting Chinese...
The Belt & Road Initiative has come to Turkey and Greece while the U.S. cannibalises the system that made it great. A hundred years from now, Donald Trump’s looming impeachment...
Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea (ROK), hailed China’s important role in regional stability, security and development, vowing to deepen cooperation with China in areas such as Regional...
China’s surge to economic superpower status in recent decades has been well received by its trading partners, but Pew research released Thursday indicates global opinion is divided on what its...
The “Indonesian Derivatives Going International Market” forum was held in the capital city of Jakarta on Thursday, with participants expressing optimism about the potential of the Indonesian derivative commodity market....
Starting December 27 this year, Hainan Airlines will launch a new non-stop service linking Chongqing and Budapest, the capital of Hungary. The airline will fly this route twice a week...
Eight Myanmar Children suffering from congenital heart disease will receive free treatment in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The Children have arrived at Fuwai Yunnan Cardiovascular Hospital (FYCH)...
A Bright Shared Future – Stories along the Belt & Road, the first volume of a book series on moving stories related to the Belt & Road Initiative, was recently...
In the busy tourism and business area of Lujiazui, every car counts, and police are counting every car.
The Shanghai University of Finance and Economics said yesterday it planned to fire an associate professor 
A MAN whose pet dog injured a 7-year-old girl was ordered to pay 10,075 yuan (US$1,400) in compensation by a Shanghai court yesterday.
Shanghai International Studies University, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary, has opened a Museum of Language on its campus in Songjiang District.
AROUND 1,300 historical buildings in Shanghai’s six districts have been equipped with QR codes that give information about the buildings in Chinese and English, Shanghai’s cultural and tourism authorities
THE first batch of 345 cases of esophageal cancer have been added to a newly established database covering the Yangtze River Delta region, officials from Shanghai Chest Hospital, which leads...
MAIN construction of Shanghai Disneyland’s Zootopia has begun, the resort said yesterday, after preparation of the site next to Fantasyland was completed. The first Zootopia-themed land of any Disney
SOME passengers can now board planes by simply scanning their faces at the T1 terminal of the Hongqiao airport. Xiamen and Hebei airlines have opened the facial recognition system, which...
AS the population of the aged grows, Shanghai is faced with the challenge of caring for senior citizens who suffer learning, memory and perception disabilities — known collectively as cognitive...
The Shanghai University of Finance and Economics is investigating a professor accused of sexually assaulting a student.
The starting gun fired on Saturday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Qingpu for Ride Like a Pro, a bicycle race managed by Giro d’Italia ­
The Shanghai Airport Authority will punish staff who used an airport ambulance to pick up passengers at the Pudong airport with the alarm light flashing.
Recent violators of food safety regulations include time-honored Sunya Cantonese Restaurant, bakery chain Christine and 
Shanghai’s next stage of urban planning will focus on the Yangtze River Delta integration demonstration zone, Lingang Special Area and Hongqiao Business Hub, the head of the city’s top planning...
Merry and bright wintertime attractions and bustling pop-up markets are creating a lively, festival atmosphere in downtown Jing’an District.
Enterprises from Taiwan and the Yangtze River Delta region signed 16 contracts worth a total 95.4 billion yuan (US$13.5 billion) at a conference yesterday aimed at enhancing the involvement of...
About 90 percent of 186 issues raised by foreign companies in Shanghai at nine roundtables with the government so far this year have been resolved, the government said yesterday.
A FOOD safety information tracking platform covering the Yangtze River Delta region will be established by the end of 2020, authorities announced yesterday.
Five interactive installations are the latest exhibits at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum as it undergoes an improvement program.
Thirteen people were apprehended in Shanghai on Wednesday night for allegedly smuggling diesel, the coast guard said yesterday.
New home-buying sentiment retreated sharply in Shanghai in the first week of December but average price soared to a year-to-date high.
China yesterday set up a new centrally administered state-owned enterprise, the China Oil &
Suzhou HYC Technology Co said it is acquiring an automated technology firm valued at 1.15 billion yuan (US$164.3 million), the first merger and acquisition case among companies listed on the...
Supermarket chain Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, said yesterday that it was looking to sell its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia.
Chinese women employees accounted for 43.7 percent of the total employees in 2018, up 0.2 percentage points from the previous year, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a report.
Shanghai stocks ended flat yesterday after rising more than 0.2 percent in the morning session, and then dragged down by the weak performance of gold mining companies.
Iron ore options were listed yesterday on the Dalian Commodity Exchange, which will help derivative products better serve the iron and steel industry and promote the establishment of the global...
The Lingang Special Area held its first investment forum yesterday after it was officially included in the Shanghai free trade zone in late August.
China’s foreign exchange reserves came in at US$3.09 trillion in November.
Halving resources and halving hours, a vision that seems impossible to achieve in the near future, was put forward at the inaugural Global Sharing Economy Forum on November 29.
Global economic growth is expected to fall to just over 3 percent in 2019 and 2020 from 3.8 percent in 2018, while easing US-China trade tensions would lead to a...
China’s foreign trade registered steady growth in the first 11 months of 2019 by expanding 2.4 percent year on year, the General Administration of Customs said yesterday.
Covestro China, an arm of the German specialty chemical company, is turning carbon dioxide from a climate villain into an environmental plus in reducing dependence on fossil fuels.
On wasteland once used for earthquake drills in the small town of Otawara north of Tokyo, Japanese giant Shiseido has built its first domestic factory in 36 years, hoping to...
The head of the Chinese Mission to the European Union, Zhang Ming, denounced on Wednesday US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s disinformation campaign against China and Chinese tech giant Huawei,...
Chinese tech giant Huawei is asking a US federal court to throw out a rule that bars rural phone carriers from using government subsidies to purchase its equipment on security...
Portuguese officials have told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo they won’t exclude Chinese companies from competing in a tender for the next-generation 5G wireless network.
China’s Ministry of Commerce said yesterday that if China and the US reach a phase one trade agreement, the tariffs should be reduced.
Protestors in northeast India set fire to tires and cut down trees to block roads on Tuesday in a shutdown across the region hours after ...
At least six people were killed in the eruption on White Island and dozens more injured.
WASHINGTON: Democrats unveiled two impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump Tuesday, accusing him of abuse of power and obstruction in pressuring Ukraine to help him attack his 2020 election...
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo told a meeting of the full WTO membership on Monday that he would launch more intensive, high-level consultations on how to resolve the longstanding impasse over...
By stripping the Rohingyas of citizenship in 1982 and sparking waves of violence since the 70s, Myanmar has created a crisis for which Bangladesh is having to deal with socio-economic...
An Ekushey Padak winner and retired Dhaka University physics teacher, Prof Ajoy Roy breathed his last at the intensive care unit of the capital’s Birdem Hospital at 12:35pm yesterday.
European Central Bank policymaker Robert Holzmann hopes to see the end of negative interest rates by the time his six-year term ends, he told an Austrian tabloid, praising new ECB...
MADRID: Four out of 10 young people view climate change as one of the most important issues facing the world, an Amnesty International survey on the state of human rights...
STOCKHOLM: The lead singer of Swedish pop duo Roxette, Marie Fredriksson, who shot to global fame in the 1990s with hits like "It must have been love", has died aged...
Local Tags: Online Edition Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has assumed duties as the New Leader of the House at his office in the Parliament. Monday, November 5, 2018 - 13:15
PUNTA ARENAS, Chile: Rescue planes and ships on Tuesday searched the open sea between the southern tip of South America and Antarctica for a Chilean Air Force plane that went...
A lack of trust between Beijing and Washington is hampering the conclusion of an interim trade deal, with China doubting whether it can rely on any agreement made with President...
SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Yonhap) -- Unionized workers at Renault Samsung Motors Corp. on Tuesday voted to strike in protest against the company's wage freeze proposal for the year. In a...
The monetary policy committee (MPC) of RBI has maintained an “accomodative” stance, eradicating any chances of a rate hike in future.
China’s car sales sank 5.4 per cent in November from a year earlier, putting the industry’s biggest global market on track to shrink for a second year after a 17th...
Gambia’s legal team described mass rapes, the burning of families in their homes and killings of dozens of Muslim Rohingya children with knives as it ...
SEJONG, Dec. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's finance ministry said Tuesday it will frontload the 2020 budget spending earlier next year in order to pump-prime the economy as it struggles...
Local Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that a decision has been taken to cut down the fuel prices with effect from midnight today. He announced this addressing today’s parliament session.Accordingly,...
The Reserve Bank Governor gave a clear direction that we don't have any problem if banks are ready to finance for 30 years for infrastructure projects. Earlier, the banks used...
A rapid increase in population and rapid socio-economic development were resulting in uncontrolled and unsustainable tapping of rivers' potential.
France and the European Union are ready to retaliate if US President Donald Trump acts on a threat to impose duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports...
The appellate tribunal's direction came over a petition filed by the government through the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) challenging the NCLT order. In its petition, the government said the...
Chinese new bank lending rose sharply in November, rebounding from a near two-year low in October that was due in part to the effects of a week-long holiday on bank...
A watershed legal battle will take place at the UN’s highest court today to hold Myanmar accountable over the alleged genocide against its Rohingya minorities.