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Yangpu District

City government plans auction of 200 hectares to cool prices

The Shanghai government will auction about 200 hectares of land early next month amid efforts to cool rising property prices.

Tuesday, 2 October, 2007, 12:00am

Manhunt as armed robber flees with $94,000

Shanghai has launched a city-wide hunt for a man suspected of robbing a post office at knifepoint and fleeing with 100,000 yuan (HK$94,000).

Posters have appeared around the city of a man wearing a white Chicago Bulls T-shirt bearing a picture of basketball star Michael Jordan.

27 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Retailing in suburbs set for take-off

The Shanghai retail market's 13.5 million potential consumers practically guarantee that plenty of space in the city will be devoted to shopping.

Just about every residential development has a retail podium on its lower floors, not to mention the large-scale shopping malls that are springing up in various parts of the city.

7 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Garden City takes off

HONG Kong's Parkview Group has attracted a strong response from foreign buyers for the first offering of its commercial-residential joint venture, Shanghai Garden City.

Within eight days of the launch early this month, about half of the 220 residential units were taken up by buyers looking for new luxury flats.

11 Apr 1995 - 12:00am