Sep 28, 2014

Smugglers of hundreds of new iPhone 6 handsets busted in Shanghai

China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release there, with officials Sunday reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in Shanghai. Hundreds more were seized during three separate busts ...

Mitsui O.S.K. paid ¥4 billion over ship seizure in China

Apr 24, 2014

Mitsui O.S.K. paid ¥4 billion over ship seizure in China

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. has paid around ¥4 billion in connection with the recent seizure of its iron ore carrier by a Shanghai court due to a legal dispute, people familiar with the matter said Thursday. On Saturday, the Shanghai Maritime Court seized the ...

Apr 16, 2014

Fewer students going to Japanese schools in Shanghai

The number of elementary and junior high school students attending the two Japanese schools in Shanghai has dropped by 260 to 2,791 in the new academic year that started Monday, school authorities said. Local Japanese trade officials say the reduction was partly the result ...

Smog at extremely hazardous levels in Shanghai

Dec 6, 2013

Smog at extremely hazardous levels in Shanghai

Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction Friday as China’s financial hub suffered one its worst bouts of air pollution, bringing visibility down to a few dozen meters, delaying flights and obscuring the city’s spectacular skyline. The financial district was shrouded in ...

Nov 17, 2013

Chinese fans flock to 'Evangelion' show in Shanghai

A long line developed at the entrance to the first large exhibition in China to feature the popular Japanese anime “Neon Genesis Evangelion” as it opened in Shanghai on Saturday. Among the items on display are a model of the head of the Evangelion ...

Trial free trade zone kicks off in Shanghai

Sep 29, 2013

Trial free trade zone kicks off in Shanghai

China launched a free trade zone in the commercial hub of Shanghai on Sunday, state media reported, with the project seen as a testing ground for much-needed reforms in the world’s second-largest economy. The zone, which covers 29 sq. km, “started operating Sunday,” the ...