Shanghai land sale sets stage for new homes

Two parcels of land in Shanghai allocated for the city's residential leasing scheme were sold to two State-owned companies today. The land is expected to provide space for at least 1,897 residential rental units, signaling the city's first step in its ... ( read original story ...)

Flat Lead Called For China Stock Market

( - The China stock market moved higher again on Monday, one session after it had snapped the three-day winning streak in which it had gathered almost 70 points or 2.2 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 3,250-point ... ( read original story ...)

Hottest day ever in Shanghai as heat wave bakes China

Shanghai sweltered under a new record high of 40.9 degrees Centigrade (105 F) on Friday, authorities said as they issued a weather "red alert" over a stubborn heat wave that has plagued much of the country. Hospitals in the city have reported increased ... ( read original story ...)

Shanghai Airlines brings back local dialect

Shanghai Airlines has reintroduced cabin announcements in the Shanghai dialect on selected flights, following suggestions from passengers. The prerecorded messages will initially be played only on flights from Taipei and Kunming, Yunnan province, to ... ( read original story ...)