Blocked in China, Facebook Is Said to Seek a Shanghai Office

SHANGHAI — Facebook is blocked in China ... Even China’s government propaganda organs use it. Facebook’s new hardware ambitions would require a Chinese presence as well. The initiatives would require plugging into China’s electronics supply ... ( read original story ...)

Facebook Is Said to Seek a Shanghai Office

Like other cities in China, Shanghai has been eager to attract technology start-ups and other internet-related investments. Earlier this year, a woman listed as the executive director of the company that released Colorful Balloons on Facebook’s behalf ... ( read original story ...)

‘Oldest jazz band’ a constant in fast-modernising Shanghai

I didn't play outside." Jazz is more readily associated with New Orleans or New York than Shanghai, but the Chinese city has its own proud heritage in that regard that flickers on. And the Peace Hotel, completed in 1929 and a prime example of Art Deco ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Shift to City-Led Growth

SHANGHAI – China has achieved some four decades of rapid ... Over the last decade, China has been working to shift from a manufacturing-led growth model fueled by low-cost labor to an innovation-led, higher-value-added model underpinned by strong ... ( read original story ...)