- Three people were killed and another two injured when two 600 tonne gantry cranes collapsed in a shipbuilding site in Pudong shortly after midnight last Friday.
- Australia has named a new consul-general for Shanghai, Mr Tom Connor, who will succeed outgoing Ms [Susan] Dietz- Henderson in July.
- Sharon Stone, who served on the jury of the 2007 Shanghai International Film Festival, has been banned for life from the SIFF, along with all her movies.
- Xinhua News Agency has signed a ‘comprehensive cooperation framework agreement’ with the Shanghai Stock Exchange to provide financial information services.
- An Anhui farmer who swindled 2.7 million yuan out of 16 victims by pretending to be a prophet has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fraud.
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