F1 designer Hermann Tilke gives CNN an inside track into the Shanghai International Circuit ahead of Sunday's race.
Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher is hoping to repay his Chinese fans with a win in Shanghai next weekend -- despite admitting he's "never had much luck" at the Formula One circuit.
World No. 4 Andy Murray is on course to reach a third successive Asian final after ending the Shanghai Masters hopes of Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden on Friday.
Two subway trains collided in a tunnel Tuesday afternoon in downtown Shanghai, injuring more than 260 passengers, according to state media and the subway operator.
Hundreds are hurt when two subway trains collide in a tunnel in downtown Shanghai
Two plants in Shanghai -- including a unit of an American company -- were ordered to suspend production after children in the vicinity came down with lead poisoning, government authorities said Friday.
A day care worker in Shanghai attacked eight children with a knife Monday, sending five boys and three girls to the hospital with cuts on their necks and faces, Chinese state media reported.
"I don't even know who the 'Blues Brothers' are," confesses Sheng Sushi manager Elwood Zhang. "A lot of Americans come in and ask if we like that movie. I've never seen it."
Gleaming as much from being brand new as from its shiny exhibits, the Shanghai Museum of Glass is the latest high-concept museum to open in the city.
The Shanghai Auto Show -- the biggest automobile exhibition in the most lucrative car market in the world -- opens Tuesday amidst a flurry of China-focused global car premieres. Meanwhile, shortages in the supply chain continue to worry car manufacturers, just one month after Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on why foreign carmakers are developing more Chinese brands.
The Walt Disney Company broke ground Friday on the Shanghai Disney Resort, after getting approval from the Chinese central government in Beijing.
CNN's Stan Grant meets a famed Shanghai TV reporter, learns how Chinese television news works.
For more than a decade, television journalist Xuan Kejiong has covered almost every major disaster in China's largest metropolis, from fires and typhoons to robberies and murders.
Burp, don't burp. Slurp, don't slurp. The rules of social protocol around the world are as varied, and as conflicting, as countries on the planet. So how's a traveler to know what to do, when and where?
Inside the three-story "Chinatown" nightclub, the packed building that once housed a Japanese temple was anything but Zen on a recent Friday night.
CNN's Stan Grant takes a look at the culture of Shanghai.
A Chinese high-speed train broke a world record Friday for fastest unmodified commercial train, reaching speeds of up to 481.1 kph (298.9 mph), state media reported.
Mourners lined up Sunday to lay flowers in front of a charred 28-story high-rise in Shanghai, China, where a fire killed at least 58 people last week, witnesses told CNN.
Several people were killed after a high-rise apartment building caught fire in Shanghai, China.
A Chinese artist and activist said Saturday that he has been placed under house arrest for planning a demolition party to "observe" a government order to raze his studio.
Attendance has passed 70 million at the Shanghai Expo, setting a record for world's fairs, organizers said Monday.
CNN's Eunice Yoon examines the debut of the Agricultural Bank of China, expected to become the world's largest IPO.
Han Guiqun, 91, has seen a lot of history pass in Shanghai: civil war, World War II, the Cultural Revolution and the nation's dramatic economic reform.
CNN's Emily Change explains what efforts China has made to make the Shanghai World Expo successful.
An estimated $58 billion has been pumped into the local economy in preparations for Expo 2010 Shanghai, which runs from May 1 to October 31, with 70 million visitors expected. According to Chinese state-run media, 179 countries and 57 international organizations are confirmed to participate in the Asian nation's first time hosting the event -- which began in 1851 in London as the first world's fair.
More than 6,000 people were detained for crimes such as theft and prostitution during a recent 12-day police crackdown in Shanghai, Chinese media reported.
Three American crew members died when a Zimbabwean cargo plane crashed early Saturday at Shanghai's Pudong International Airport, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing said.
Three Americans die in the fiery crash of a cargo plane at Shanghai airport. CNN's John Vause reports
World No. 2 Phil Mickelson held his nerve at the final hole to end a difficult year on a high with a one-shot victory at the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
World number one Roger Federer has pulled out of next month's Japan Open and Shanghai Masters because of fatigue.
When lunch break comes at the construction site between Shanghai and Suzhou in eastern China, Xi Tong-li and his fellow laborers bolt for some nearby trees and the merciful slivers of shade they provide. It's 95 degrees and humid -- a typically oppressive summer day in southeastern China -- but it's not just mad dogs and Englishmen who go out in the midday sun.
A man wielding a knife broke into a Shanghai-area police station Tuesday, killing five police officers and injuring four others, authorities said.
Shunted into the wings for the capital's coming-out party, China's second city swaggers back onto the global stage
World stock markets fell sharply Thursday as troubles at U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers fanned fears of more credit-market losses and drove down financial company shares across the region
China's tallest building, the 101-story Shanghai World Financial Center, will open to the public on Saturday, 14 years after its developer began the project
CTV's Steven Chao reports on the investigation of a Canadian model murdered in China.
A jobless man bent on revenge and armed with a butcher knife stormed a police station in Shanghai on Tuesday
China's producer price index, a key indicator of inflation, rose 8.1 per cent in April over the same month a year earlier, the government reported Friday, as a top economic official sought new controls to cool rising prices
Three people were killed and at least 12 hurt when a bus burned in Shanghai, China on Monday, a state-run news agency reported.
CNN's Todd Benjamin looks at the Fed's interest rate cut and what it means for global markets.
Before following his father into the property business, Minoru Mori dreamed of becoming a novelist. So when he returned from an October 1993 visit to Shanghai talking excitedly of a plan to construct the world's tallest building on the impoverished east side of the city's Huangpu River, rivals in Tokyo snickered that Mori had rekindled his interest in fiction.
CNN's Eunice Yoon reports that Chinese investors who enjoyed a financially beneficial year may shy away in 2008.
"Shanghai looks like the future!"
Professional tennis takes a backseat to the mainstream sports world in the fall. As far as most Americans are concerned, the ATP season effectively ends after the U.S. Open.
I-Reporter Michael Tilley shot video of the effects of Typhoon Wipha while driving through Keelung, Taiwan.
Typhoon Wipha makes landfall south of Shanghai, China. CNN's John Vause reports.
China Construction Bank Corp., the country's biggest property lender, has raised $7.7 billion in mainland China's biggest initial public offering so far, state media reported Wednesday.
CNN's Fritz Nivose has your latest forecast in the international weather update.
Houston Rockets' star center Yao Ming married longtime girlfriend - and basketball player for the Chinese national women's team - Ye Li at a posh hotel in his hometown of Shanghai on Monday, reports the Associated Press.
On a crowded Sunday morning inside the Forbidden City, one of China's best-known TV anchors is warily eyeing a squat, slope-roofed building that for five centuries housed the office of the emperor'...
It's the start of a new lunar calendar here in China and what better way to commence the Year of the Pig than with profit-taking stampedes on exchanges in Shenzhen and Shanghai that drag down markets around the globe?
The beaming bride in a white wedding gown, the eyes of 400 guests upon her, grips the arm of her groom and walks down the red-carpeted aisle of the hotel ballroom. It could be a wedding anywhere, e...
The Scene spent the day in Shanghai with actress Bai Ling. Do you have a favorite hangout in Shanghai? What's your favorite Bai Ling movie? Send us your suggestions and read your comments below.
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Best thing about Shanghai: The early morning sunlight sparkling over the river along the Bund, many boats slowly moving in their own melody like in a surreal painting. It seems as if the river is smiling with an open heart. It feels like you can walk on the most gentle and soft land on earth, it is a dream land that only happens then.
From Pudong Airport, take the Shanghai Transrapid train for a high speed (270mph) levitated ride, then pick up the metro into the center of Shanghai.
Hot, humid and swept by typhoons, Shanghai is the brightest star on the oriental horizon.
Manchester City will warm up for the new English premier league season in a four-team tournament in China.
Gold rose to a 25-year high above $700 an ounce on Wednesday, prompting some investors to take profits on bullion's sharp rally this year, while platinum surged to a record high on speculative buying.
CNN International anchor and correspondent Kristie LuStout files her "Shanghai Diary" as part of CNN's extensive "Eye on China" coverage.
Shanghai is a city for international foodies -- you can savor the salt roasted lamb at M on the Bund, twirl through the fresh pasta at Palladio, or just bask in the glam atmosphere of Jean-Georges.
Twenty-five miles from Shanghai, scores of Chinese workers are putting the finishing touches on a little bit of Britain.
In December 2003, Chinese-American James Ku helped establish a start-up in Shanghai, promoting Chinese business to American investors.
The Masters Cup, the lucrative year-end finale to the men's tennis tour, will stay in Shanghai until at least 2008, organizers said on Tuesday.
Alachua, Fla. (Pop. 7,020), is an unlikely place to look for signs of Chinese global domination. But look again. Along a lush stretch of U.S. Highway 441 about 12 miles northwest of Gainesville sits a rechargeable-battery factory. Its name: Moltech, or as it's known to its Chinese owners, Motaike, a transliteration whose characters mean "magic power."
ALACHUA, FLA. (POP. 7,020), is an unlikely place to look for signs of Chinese global domination. But look again. Along a lush stretch of U.S. Highway 441 about 12 miles northwest of Gainesville sit...
China is changing rapidly -- and nowhere faster than in the skyline of Shanghai.
Seeing Barrett Comiskey lounging in the rooftop beer garden of Shanghai's fabled Peace Hotel at twilight, sipping his cool Tsingtao and gazing down at the hurly-burly street scene below, you may be...
The 2006 European Tour season begins in Shanghai, China, in November and will include five events -- three in Asia and two in South Africa -- before the end of the calendar year.
Shanghai is the birthplace of the world's biggest anti-capitalist political movement.
You can buy anything in modern Shanghai. Well, almost anything.
China's biggest city, Shanghai, plans to extend the world's only commercially operating high-speed magnetic levitation line as part of preparations for hosting the 2010 World Expo, city officials said.
A private school in Shanghai run by Americans has turned over nine North Korean women to Chinese police after they entered the facility in an apparent bid for asylum.
In the 1930s, Shanghai, known as the Paris of the East, was the cabaret and jazz center of Asia.
'I can make furniture just like Bo Concept's," brags Zheng Yong, a salesman at Xujiahui Furniture World in Shanghai, a cluttered department store near a busy shopping district. Based in one of the ...
Not long ago, Shanghai officials were boasting that 80% of the world's cranes were at work in their city. That may have been a stretch, but it's true that countless buildings have flowered on this ...
When we read in the papers that the Sultan of Brunei's brother Prince Jefri had reportedly gone missing with some $8 billion of the family fortune, we knew just what to do: send our man Rich Behar ...
Soon to be wed, Shanghai and Hong Kong have always had a strange love-hate relationship. They are not quite competitors, but certainly not friends. When I first began reporting from China in 1948 a...
Half a century ago Shanghai was East Asia's undisputed hub of finance. These days the city once hailed as the Paris of the Orient is straining to reclaim its glorious past--and succeeding by many m...
Bustling stock markets may not be too far off for the People's Republic. Although its two fledgling securities exchanges -- Shanghai and Shenzhen -- list just 21 stocks between them, that number sh...
China's first stockbroker will begin operation in Shanghai next month, trading in the shares of just over ten local companies that have sold equity to the Chinese public . . . Just under 20 Shangha...
CHINA FEVER is easy to catch. Upbeat music from the American movie Flashdance greets arriving executives at Peking Airport. The new Great Wall Hotel, a U.S. joint venture, resembles the Hyatt Regen...
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