Jun 13, 2016

Shanghai police identify suspect in airport explosion

Shanghai police say they’ve identified a 29-year-old inveterate gambler as the lead suspect behind a small explosion at the city’s main international airport that injured four people. A statement issued Monday on the police force’s microblog said Zhou Xingbai had traveled to Shanghai from ...

Jun 13, 2016

Four injured as explosives thrown at Shanghai's Pudong airport

A man hurled a bottle containing home-made explosives inside the main international airport in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai on Sunday, injuring four people before attempting to kill himself, authorities said. The unidentified man removed at least one bottle containing explosive materials from a ...

China's richest man declares war on Disney with giant theme park

May 28, 2016

China's richest man declares war on Disney with giant theme park

The Chinese conglomerate Wanda on Saturday opened its first theme park, with its billionaire boss declaring war on Disney weeks before the American entertainment giant launches a similar attraction in Shanghai. “Wanda City,” in southeastern Nanchang, comprises a giant mall set over 2 sq. ...

Nov 14, 2015

Harvard, Stanford to meet in 2016 opener in China

The Pac-12 Conference will send another team to China to begin next season, announcing that Stanford will face Harvard next November. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott had said during last month’s media day in San Francisco that the goal was to have an annual game ...

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Nov 13, 2015

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Shaka Smart brings his version of “havoc” to China in his coaching debut with Texas against Washington in the first regular-season college basketball game played in that country. They will meet Saturday in Shanghai — Friday night back in the United States — more ...