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  1. News - China

    Zhejiang car driver's 130km/h nightmare trip

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... forced a car driver to travel at 130km/h for nearly two hours. His ordeal ended when he crashed into a roadside barrier shortly after entering Shanghai. The driver, from Jiaxing in Zhejiang, told the Shanghai Evening News yesterday he put the car into cruise control- at 130km/h- while south of Hangzhou and heading towards Shanghai at about 5pm. He started to panic when he found he was unable ...

  2. My horror car trip from Shanghai to Changsha

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of crashing into other vehicles. My heart was in my throat as the car bumped up and down over the rough road. That was the situation as I entered Hunan around 6am yesterday. From the border, it took ... like her were waiting in silence. Nobody could see an end to the long wait. Several times, the car ... came within a hair's breadth of crashing into other vehicles. My heart was in my ...

  3. What comes before the great crash

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... through the countryside, with nary a car in sight for entire inter-city journeys. It is only when you arrive in the clogged cities you notice they are creaking under the weight of locally made cars, some costing just 30,000 yuan, which vastly outnumber the available parking. All this is nothing next to the property markets, however. Shanghai is supposed to be cooling under ...

  4. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Shanghai outlet centre to promote affordable Italian luxury

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:21am by Daniel Ren

    ... for the nation's consumption". An annual income of more than 106,000 yuan is the level above which family cars and luxury items become affordable, according to McKinsey. Zonfa also plans to establish ...

  5. News - China

    Shanghai accident raises safety concerns over TV screens in taxis

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 02:17pm by Peony Lui

    ... Peony Lui Shanghai residents urged the city to investigate the dangers of  television screens in taxis after two passengers were injured in an car accident on Tuesday. A taxi carrying two passengers lost control and crashed into a railing, Chinese media reported. A female passenger onboard  was seriously injured. She was rushed to hospital for surgery and could lose her sight, ...

  6. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Toys and games help us get back to a simpler way of life

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 11:54pm by George Chen

    ... is absolutely right. It occurs to me that I do see more people about my age playing with smartphone-controlled toy helicopters or racing cars at weekends. I've even been tempted to buy ...

  7. Car stocks take hit from sales cap

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Car stocks are tipped to plunge today as a new cap on annual registrations of new cars in Guangzhou is expected to hit the mainland's already beleaguered car market. All major car stocks fell in Shanghai yesterday. Hong Kong's stock market was closed for a public holiday. Guangzhou Automobile and Great Wall Motors fell nearly 8 per cent, ...

  8. Crash probe targets managers

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Shanghai rail authorities and regulatory loopholes should take most of the blame for the deadly Wenzhou high-speed-train crash, says an investigator ... Bureau could be a way to avoid more heads rolling because three of its top officials had already been sacked. The wife of 33-year-old crash victim Hu Weipeng said she doubted if the report would ...

  9. Subway Managers Sacked for crash

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com Twelve people have been 'severely dealt with' in connection with last week's subway crash in Shanghai that injured almost 300 ... under supervision for a year. The September 27 accident, which has angered a public still sensitive after the deadly Wenzhou high-speed-rail crash in July, has been described by Shanghai Metro ...

  10. Officials fired as toll rises

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in damaged train cars, although it was unclear if some of those eight were included in the toll of 35. The disaster claimed its first political casualties yesterday, with state media reporting that three top officials at Shanghai Railway Bureau- the operator of one of the two trains involved in the crash- had been stripped of their posts on the spot. Xinhua reported that Long Jing, ...




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