'Fixing' Apple watch with a better battery

2015-03-20 12:20:06

A Chinese professor is working on a solution to the short battery life of the Apple watch, and he hopes to find investors for his potentially game-changing product in Shanghai.

Elven king Pace to join new Comic Con

2015-03-20 12:20:06

Shanghai Comic Con has the potential to become bigger than its New York forebear as legions of fans here are just waiting for the right platform to step out of the shadows onto, said Lance Fensterman, global vice president of Reed Exhibitions and the founder of New York Comic Con.

'Outsiders' integrate into social fabric as attitudes change

2015-03-20 12:16:39

Luo Qi knows all about the discrimination that people from the rest of China face from their Shanghainese compatriots.

Venture capital monsoon a boon for expats

2015-03-20 12:16:39

Most expats in Shanghai either use or at least know of Sherpa's, the food delivery service launched by Michigan's Mark Secchia in 1999.

Opening of more air space gives lift to domestic travel

2015-03-20 07:48:26

The civil aviation authority will optimize flight routes between the Pearl River Delta and northwestern regions to release more airspace for airlines and improve punctuality.

Hainan expands duty-free program to boost tourism

2015-03-20 07:48:26

The range of imported items available at duty-free shops in Hainan was increased on Friday in a bid to promote the island province as an international tourist destination.

Couples remarry after fake divorce

2015-03-20 07:48:26

Loophole lets spouses avoid capital gains tax by splitting up before selling second homes

Raise pay to prevent judges leaving, say experts

2015-03-20 07:48:26

The pay and working conditions of judges should be improved to reduce the number who are leaving the courts, according to experts and figures in the legal profession.

Arsonist gets death sentence for attack

2015-03-20 07:48:26

An arsonist who poured gasoline over a tent and set it on fire, resulting in the death of a farmer who was inside, has been sentenced to death. Three other villagers suffered serious injuries.

China attracts more overseas students

2015-03-20 07:47:56

More than 375,000 students arrived on the Chinese mainland from around the world for studies last year, a 5.77 percent increase over 2013, the Ministry of Education said on Thursday.

Agony leads to joy of walking tall

2015-03-19 08:04:58

The woman from Xiamen, Fujian province, had been suffering from an extremely serious congenital condition known as genu recurvatum since she was born. The rare disease made her legs below the knees bend backward about 90 degrees.

Xinjiang: Productivity versus pollution

2015-03-19 08:00:24

Farmers in China's arid western regions have long regarded plastic film as a boon for business, but the environmental problems resulting from its use are prompting scientists to look for alternatives.