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Eateries reassure customers after inspections

2017-12-06 08:38:00

Several restaurants in Shanghai, including McDonald's and Taoyuan Village, said on Tuesday that their products are completely safe after a recent official spot check found 10 eateries selling substandard youtiao, fried dough sticks usually eaten for brea Full Story

Agency ensuring natural gas supply

2017-12-06 08:37:00

China's top economic planning agency has coordinated with major natural gas suppliers to secure adequate supplies and stabilize prices to cope with rising demand in northern China. Full Story

Pudong sets the pace for high-tech growth

2017-12-06 08:37:00

The saying goes among retirees in the Caoyang neighborhood of Shanghai's Putuo district that the highest yield per unit of land in Pudong is always the next plot of wasteland to be constructed, because you would never know the limit of human wisdom. Full Story

Cybersecurity threat could cause damage 'beyond imagination'

2017-12-06 08:37:00

Cybersecurity remains a major problem for China as electronic attacks are frequent worldwide and with no end in sight, according to a leading specialist on internet security. Full Story

Worldwide manhunt nets 50th fugitive

2017-12-06 07:32:00

A global campaign to catch China's most-wanted fugitives saw the return of its 50th corruption suspect, the top anti-graft watchdog said on Tuesday. Full Story

Winter swims offer chance for frozen fun in Harbin

2017-12-05 20:24:00

The temperature dropped as low as -20 C recently in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province. However, the extreme cold and strong wind on the frozen Songhua River couldn't stop the enthusiasm of a group of winter swimming enthusiasts. Full Story

Underwater robots to monitor Sanya marine ranching

2017-12-05 20:02:00

Underwater robots will be used to monitor and safeguard marine ranching around Wuzhizhou Island, a 5A tourist resort in Sanya, said Yang Xiaohai, general manager of the tourism company on Tuesday at an international meeting on local government partnership Full Story

Cold air to keep smog at bay for 10 days

2017-12-05 19:32:00

Weather experts have forecast mostly blue skies in northern and central China over the next 10 days, as cold air continues to bring strong winds. Full Story

Shanghai eateries closed over shoddy breakfast food

2017-12-05 19:28:00

A Shanghai watchdog has found 10 restaurants selling substandard youtiao, fried dough sticks usually eaten for breakfast, according to eastday.com. Full Story

Govt halt watering of winter roads after Xi'an pileup

2017-12-05 18:00:00

Authorities in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, have pledged to stop sprinkler trucks spraying water in freezing weather after an icy road was blamed for a 38-vehicle pileup over the weekend. Full Story