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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Not giving up on a single life! says PLA as photo of pig rescue circulates

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 02:06pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... in the earthquake-struck zone. Pigs have been much in the news in China since last month, when some 16,000 dead pigs appeared floating on the Huangpu river into Shanghai. An investigation found that the carcass ...

  2. World Expo's signature project is cancelled

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai has scrapped plans for a footbridge across the Huangpu River designed to be the architectural signature of the 2010 World Expo, but an official denied the central government's push to slow investment was to blame. The 'floral bridge', a walkway decorated with flowers linking the expo site on both banks of the river, received high ...

  3. A cradle of revolution turns into a nightclub

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou A protected building of the historic Huangpu Military Academy- formerly known as the Whampoa Military Academy- and the cradle of China's modern revolutions ... Yanjiang Zhong Road in Yuexiu district, which once belonged to the Huangpu Military Academy's Guangdong Alumni Association, was converted into the Hei Hei Club, with a large neon sign erected ...

  4. 10 reasons to visit Shanghai

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a mini-Manhattan, remarkable considering that a little over a decade ago the eastern side of the Huangpu River was a depressing landscape of godowns, derelict buildings and paddy fields. 3 Jin Mao Tower ... the Huangpu River waterfront, was spared the wrecker's ball. The city government has encouraged restoration of the British-style edifices, built mostly in the earlier part of the last century. ...

  5. Maglev line extension for expo

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Shanghai has unveiled plans for the 2010 World Expo which include an extension of the city's maglev train line to the site and possibly on to Hangzhou. The final plan set aside a 5.28 sq km site on both sides of the Huangpu River, between the Lupu and Nanpu bridges, Vice-Mayor Zhou Yupeng told a media conference after a meeting of the Shanghai World Expo ...

  6. News - China - COURTS

    Alleged kingpin of Mekong River massacre changes his tune

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Myanmese drug gang leader says Thai soldiers were responsible for killing 13 sailors, not the six foreigners who are on trial in Kunming Mekong hijack 'kingpin' changes story The accused Myanmese ringleader of a Mekong River hijacking that resulted in the murder of 13 Chinese sailors disputed the charges yesterday as six foreign nationals stood ...

  7. Carl Crow

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Carl Crow- A Tough Old China Hand: The Life, Times and Adventures of an American in Shanghai by Paul French Hong Kong University Press, HK$250 Carl Crow couldn't have picked a better time to arrive in Shanghai. His ship docked in the small trading enclave on the Huangpu River in August 1911; two months later the 28-year-old US journalist was covering ...

  8. News - China

    China Digest

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... issues, such as the safety measures being taken in schools, as well as publicising discoveries of substandard food production, News.cnwest.com reports. SHANDONG Wastewater threat to rivers ... on Tuesday for attacking two urban-management officers who stopped them from distributing tourism-related leaflets, the Jiefang Daily reports. The attack took place on June 1 in Huangpu district, ...

  9. China's role as river master stirs discontent

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... is its role as Asia's dominant headwater power. Geography has made China the source of some of the most important rivers that flow into South and Southeast Asia. They include two of South Asia's great rivers, the Indus and Brahmaputra, and two of Southeast Asia's- the Salween and Mekong. All have their headwaters on China's Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. These four great ...

  10. East River Column

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters East River Column by Chan Sui-jeung Hong Kong University Press HK$250 There is a popular- and erroneous- supposition that as far as Hong Kong is concerned the second world war ... the restoration of colonial rule and the conclusion of an unsavoury, to say nothing of unprofitable, chapter. As Chan Sui-jeung's riveting East River Column: Hong Kong Guerrillas in the Second World ...




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