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 ...

Uniqlo's largest flagship opens Sept. 30 in Shanghai

Aug 29, 2013

Uniqlo's largest flagship opens Sept. 30 in Shanghai

Fast Retailing Co., the operator of casual clothing chain Uniqlo, said Wednesday it will open the world’s largest Uniqlo flagship store in Shanghai on Sept. 30. The store will also offer some Uniqlo family brands. It will be housed in a building at the ...

Shanghai tries out all-boys classes as girls leap forward

Feb 27, 2013

Shanghai tries out all-boys classes as girls leap forward

Teenage boys in a Shanghai school are on the front line of teaching reform after the world’s top-scoring education system introduced male-only classes over worries they are lagging behind girls. Rows of white-shirted boys are put through their paces as they are called up ...