Shanghai authorities have failed to ensure the proper implementation of a ban on smoking in public places, a survey conducted by the Shanghai Statistics Bureau has claimed. Full Story

U.S. university teaches culture of selfies

A new university course is delving into the study of selfies, self-portraits taken on cellphones, to analyze its cultural meaning and self-expression in the modern world. Full Story

Giant turtle sculpture unveiled as landmark in Hebei

A 501-ton dark jade sculpture of a mythical turtle was unveiled to the public on Sunday in Caofeidian, Hebei province. Full Story