Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Shanghai unveiled a new landmark on its Bund waterfront over the weekend, a bronze bull sculpture inspired by Wall Street's “Charging Bull” representing China's rising financial ambitions.
Friday, May 7, 2010
Police said Thursday they have detained two men suspected of threatening children following a wave of attacks at schools in China that prompted orders for police and security guards to watch over students as they enter and leave schools.
Monday, May 3, 2010
China's commercial capital of Shanghai has always been all about business. Nowhere is that more evident than at its World Expo, a giant bazaar of ideas, technologies and outright PR offensives focused on the world's fastest-growing major market.
Sunday, May 2, 2010
North Korea, Sudan, Iran, Myanmar, Zimbabwe are not normally countries associated with booming economies or viewed favorably by many, especially in the West, on the world stage.
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Shanghai locked down part of its financial district and stepped up security across China's richest city ahead of the US$44 billion World Expo, which may draw 10 times as many visitors as the Beijing Olympics.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
With its gilded youth and glitzy bars, Shanghai, host city of this year's World Expo, is rapidly reviving the thing for which it was once truly famous: nightlife.
Monday, April 26, 2010
Shanghai has commissioned a new landmark to be unveiled during the World Expo that captures the city's rising global ambitions: a beefed-up replica of Wall Street's “Charging Bull.”
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Visitors to Shanghai's World Expo say organizers have plenty of kinks to iron out before the event — the biggest world's fair ever — formally opens on May Day.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
A celebrity-studded Shanghai Expo song carrying a tune similar to a Japanese ballad released more than a decade ago has been pulled following a barrage of embarrassing plagiarism charges.1 Comment
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Shanghai's Oriental Pearl Tower, a building that has become a symbol of China's financial center, briefly caught fire early on Tuesday.