|Beijing's Century-old Bathhouse to Close on Sept. 20|
Recently, the century-old Xinyuan Bathhouse, a traditional bathhouse in Beijing, announced plans to completely shut on September 20 because the rising costs of water, electricity and gas have sent their operating expenses through the roof.
|Astronauts Eye China's Future Space Station|
Astronauts from around the world are expressing interest in China's plans for a future space lab as part of a meeting of the Association of Space Explorers in Beijing.
|Hollande Warns of Global IS Threat|
French President Francois Hollande is calling for united, international action to tackle the threat from the Islamic State. Hollande has made the comments ahead of a security conference in Paris, which is bringing together some 30 countries this Monday.
|Gov't Officials Quit Business Schools|
Business schools in China have seen a large number of government officials quitting EMBA programs after a newly launched ban on such costly courses for civil servants, the Beijing Times reports.
|China Officially Launches Digital Exit-entry Permit to HK, Macao|
China has officially issued a digital smart card to replace the old paper permits for those commuting between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao on September 15, 2014, the Legal Evening News reports.
|Shanghai FTZ Senior Official Removed|
Shanghai authorities announced Monday that Dai Haibo no longer serves as Communist Party chief and executive deputy director of the administrative committee of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
|Beijing Raises Hiring Standard for Foreign Employees|
Beijing's municipal government has announced a new employment standard for foreigners, lifting the threshold for acquiring a job in the city. Bachelor's degree or above with at least two years of relevant work experience is required.
|Madrid Derby Throws Real into Chaos on Spain' s Matchday Three|
Atletico has taken the first Madrid derby of the season, downing Real Madrid 2-1. The win is Atletico's 3rd of the La Liga season. Real Madrid has yet to win so far.
|China Releases Commemorative Stamps to Mark 60th Birthday of NPC|
China released a set of two stamps to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, on September 15, 2014. China's Top Legislator Lauds People's Congresses
|Director Wang Quan'an Arrested for Soliciting Sex|
Beijing police announced today that award-winning Chinese filmmaker Wang Quan'an has been detained since last week for soliciting prostitution.
|Pay through Wechat in E China's Unmanned Supermarket|
A supermarket in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province opened recently that is missing a few of the staple employees of a retail operation; namely, the clerks and cashiers.
|WeChat Introduces In-store Payment Feature|
While Apple is using a special chip to facilitate mobile payments, Chinese Internet company Tencent is exploring mobile payments in another way.
|US Beats Serbia 129-92, Claims Victory in FIBA|
The United States has taken victory in the final of the FIBA World Cup in Madrid, Spain. The defending champions beat first-time finalist Serbia 129-92 to claim the title.
|Guangzhou R&F Lifted to Third Place, Evergrande Remains Atop|
Guangzhou R&F won at home, beating Shanghai Greenland Shenhua 4-0 Sunday night in a Chinese Super League matchup. Beijing Guoan defeated Jiangsu Sainty 3-2 to secure their position.
|China, Maldives Eye Future-oriented Partnership|
Chinese president Xi Jingping has sat down with the president of Maldives Abdulla Yameen in the capital, Male, to discuss the bilateral relationship and future cooperation between the two countries.
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