It was the hottest day of the year yesterday as the temperature touched 35.7 degrees Celsius in Xujiahui. Since 1873, the benchmark Xujiahui weather station has recorded 14 “high temperature days”— or over 35 degrees — in May.
The China Maritime Museum in the Lingang area of Pudong is currently hosting a collection of 242 artefacts, mostly ceramics, recovered from shipwrecks. The exhibition, entitled “China and the World,” focuses on 11 shipwrecks and the cargoes sunk with them, ranging from the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
At 11 downtown crossroads in Shanghai, pedestrians no longer have to worry that drivers are also allowed to use the crossroads at the same time. Now at these 11 crossroads, no vehicles are given a green light while pedestrians cross.
Seven suspects, including two foreign nationals, have been arrested for illegally helping foreigners to acquire residence permits in Shanghai.
Growth in the world economy is surpassing expectations and global GDP is now expected to expand by more than 3 percent in both 2018 and 2019, reflecting a further uptick in the growth outlook for developed economies this year, a new UN report found.
Party organizations of all levels must arrange the study of a newly published book about Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the Party's top publicity authority said in a statement released on Thursday.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed said Thursday that peace requires political will and courage from all sides.