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  1. News - Sport - SPORT

    Liu Xiang starts recovery after surgery in London

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... show support Liu Xiang aims to be jogging in two months Liu Xiang arrives in Shanghai yesterday in a wheelchair after having surgery on his Achilles tendon in London. Liu suffered the injury during a 110 metres hurdles heat at the Olympic last week but says he hopes to be jogging again in two months' time. Photo: AFP ...

  2. Piercing Shanghai's financial myths

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... after Beijing hosts the Olympics. Shanghai's office and hotel towers are ritzy, the entertainment area, Xintiandi, looks like a Chinese version of London's Covent Garden, and Shanghai ...

  3. DK Eyewitness Travel Beijing & Shanghai

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson DK Eyewitness Travel Beijing & Shanghai Cramming China's two top cities into 227 pages may strike you as ambitious- a bit like ramming London and Paris together- so ... Olympics. Courtyard houses are routinely demolished to make way for offices and shopping malls on an epic scale, and the guide warns travellers to visit sooner rather than later. The book's ...

  4. Why is Shanghai hosting the World Expo in 2010 and what exactly is it?

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham Shanghai wants the next World Expo for a number of reasons, not least to try to match rival Beijing's coup of winning the right to stage the 2008 Olympic Games. In recent years, the two cities have played something of a tit-for-tat game in snagging big events and building record-breaking structures. Beijing has the Olympics- the world's largest sporting ...

  5. Shanghai fling

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... Londoner standing outside Hampstead tube station, chatting with the newspaper seller about Arsenal's defeat in the Champions League the previous night. In his green flat cap, brown leather ... the passage of the Olympic flame, he wrote that any insult to the Olympics is considered an insult to all Chinese people. Sitting in his local cafe on the Wednesday morning after the torch had made ...

  6. Face of the future

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Francesca Fearon

    ... Prepare yourself for the daring new wave of mainland designers, writes Francesca Fearon With the unrest in Tibet and nearby provinces and the Beijing Olympics just around the corner, ... or comprehension about the huge and rapid growth in the Chinese economy and how lifestyles have changed as a consequence of globalisation. An exhibition, China Design Now, which has opened at London ...

  7. Focusing on films, not war, pays off

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Films' professional expertise: last year, Intel sent a crew on a trip to Ghana, India and Mexico to make a product-promotion film, with a London company commissioning a corporate film ... capability, which is an expensive proposition, but we're certain that more and more clients are going to demand it and be willing to pay for it, particularly with the Beijing Olympics next year ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... more than 500 million eggs and two million chickens this year. It will become the Beijing Olympics sponsor for eggs next year. Insiders estimate that Mr Yeoh's investment has quadrupled ... accommodation survey. Shanghai ranked No10 at about US$4,000 for a three-bedroom flat, behind cities such as Tokyo (No2), New York (No3) and London (No6). Despite a 10-year boom, Shanghai's ...

  9. Shanghai hopes it will all pay off as it shows its best face

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... walks of life believed the big show would help Shanghai catch up with Beijing, which was splashing out roughly US$40 billion on the 2008 Olympics. The municipal government mobilised enormous ... to services, seeking to become a big-name metropolis on a par with New York, London and Paris. Beijing drew up an ambitious blueprint for the city last year, encouraging Shanghai to transform itself ...



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