- First library for foreigners, China Windows, opens up in Changning District.
- Old couple in their 70s, daughter-in-law and 12-year-old granddaughter found dead in their apartment from gas poisoning.
- Possibly the most unsuccessful arsonist ever? A suspected arsonist died and four were injured in a house fire in Zhabei.
- China’s first private jet hub to open in Hongqiao in 2009.
- Lovelorn Japanese man who faked Chinese visa stamp so he could marry his fiancee escorted back to Japan.
- Changning police are investigating Biotherm for its nightmare skincare fair.
- Half-marathon runner collapses and dies 200 metres from the finish line.
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