Woman arrested in White House ricin case will make first court appearance today
Leyton Orient v Tottenham: Carabao Cup tie called off after positive coronavirus tests
Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie between Leyton Orient and Tottenham Hotspur has been called off because a number of O's players have coronavirus.
‘Ambassadors’ promote vocational skills
EDITOR’S note: The 46th WorldSkills Competition, a biennial global vocational contest, will be held in Shanghai in September 2021. Three previous winners of WorldSkills awards who have been named ambassadors for the event share their personal stories to inspire more young people to learn vocational skills.
Premier on city’s inspection tour
CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to advance reform and opening-up, promote innovation-driven development, and stabilize employment to consolidate the basis for China’s restorative growth. Li made the remarks during his inspection tour of Shanghai on Monday and Tuesday.
9 skills added to WorldSkills as new fields thrive
Nine new skills projects will be added to the 46th WorldSkills Competition, scheduled to take place in Shanghai next year, organizers announced yesterday as the city marked the one-year countdown to the event. The nine new skills are building information modelling, industrial design technology, Industry 4.
Crime ring leader sentenced to death
A MAN has been sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve over 10 charges that included rape, leading an underworld-like organization, offering bribes and fraud, Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court said yesterday. It said 37 others related to the case received prison sentences of up to 20 years.
Local companies make their mark at fair
THE 22nd China International Industry Fair highlighted achievements in coronavirus research and in tracking satellite systems. Products created in Shanghai were prominent at this year’s event, which ended last week in the city. Shanghai Junshi Biosciences and Stemirna Therapeutics are involved in research on the prevention or treatment of novel coronavirus. Junshi presented an antibody treatment it is developing.
Dinosaurs and birds are united by feathers
When did ancient birds and feathered dinosaurs start to molt, and how? Researchers from China and Israel have jointly discovered the mystery.According to research published in the journal Current Biology, ancient birds began to molt sequentially at least 70 million years ago so that they could maintain their flight ability through all seasons.
Patrolling the Mekong
Law-enforcement authorities from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand joined forces yesterday for the start of the 97th Mekong River joint patrol.Three Chinese vessels departed from Jingha Port, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, while a Laotian vessel departed from the Ban Mom Port in Laos, with the patrol due to last several days.
Festival targets youth with Delta region travel routes
The splendor of the 2020 Shanghai Tourism Festival continued with a new recruitment drive and a cycling event.If you are young, energetic and enjoy travel, you are invited to experience 15 tourist routes around the city and the Yangtze River Delta region especially designed for youth.