Shanghai river clean-up leaves boat-dwellers in limbo

Li Chaoqing fled his poverty-stricken Chinese hometown at age 14 for a new life in Shanghai, where he raised five children in a disused old boat on a polluted river. But Li, now a 53-year-old garbage collector, faces eviction along with about 200 other ... ( read original story ...)

China comes roaring back in the global IPO market

Although the average IPO on the Shanghai bourse was modest, at $84 million, the large amount of deals made it the No. 1 IPO hub in Asia, raising $4.72 billion in all. Worldwide, it ranked second behind New York, which bounced back with several blockbusters ... ( read original story ...)

Preview: F1 set for Shanghai showdown

Shanghai's 5.451km track starts with a tight, tricky section, fronted by the sweeping Turn 1, and takes in various corner profiles, providing an extensive test for drivers and their machinery. It also features the second-longest straight in F1 at 1.2km ... ( read original story ...)