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PHOTOS: Entire City Of Shanghai Pretty Much Living In Massive Cloud Of Smog

AP | DIDI TANG and EUGENE HOSHIKO | Posted 12.06.2013 | World

SHANGHAI (AP) — Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction Friday as China's financial hub suffered one of its ...

China's next educational Shanghai? The teacher perspective

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Andreas Schleicher

Mr. Huang became principal of Qiao Tou Lian He school at the age of 25, not because he was specifically trained for the post, but because he had been ...

China's next educational Shanghai - the student perspective

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Andreas Schleicher

The first thing I notice is that, in this neighbourhood of simple houses and farmlands, it is the school, not a shopping centre, that is the cleanest ...

Do Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exist in the Same Person?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Innovation and entrepreneurship is discussed frequently in boardrooms, start-ups and coffee houses around the globe. Books, blogs and even movies are ...

China To Unblock Facebook For A Small Group Of People: Report

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2013 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter and other websites deemed sensitive and blocked by the Chinese government will be accessible in a planned free-...

China To Unblock Banned Websites: Report

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology

SHANGHAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter and other websites deemed sensitive and blocked by the Chinese government will be ac...

This Is Not Where You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.14.2013 | Travel

Take a look at the photos below. You know this place, right? This is Thames Town. It's got quaint rowhouse-lined cobblestone streets... And...

Chinese Women Shed Taboo Through Sex Education

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In an unmarked room at a three-star hotel in downtown Shanghai, Ma Li teaches small groups of Chinese women about a topic that tr...

Toxic Leak Kills At Least 15 In Shanghai

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

BEIJING -- At least 15 people were killed Saturday after liquid ammonia leaked from a refrigeration unit at a cold storage plant in China's financial ...

Watch This City Age 26 Years In The Blink Of An Eye

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

Over the last 26 years, Shanghai has experienced a growth spurt so extraordinary, it will make your jaw drop when you see it unfold before your eyes. ...

China's Tallest Building Is Almost Complete

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

SHANGHAI -- The world's second-tallest building is nearing completion in Shanghai's financial hub. The building will be China's tallest building. The...

At Least 10 Dead As Record Heatwave Hits Shanghai

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.30.2013 | World

More than 10 people have died in China's commercial hub Shanghai, a local health official said Wednesday as the city grapples with its highest tempera...

Afraid of Heights? Look Away

trivago | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
trivago

These deluxe giants (all found in Asia) are guaranteed to take your breath away, not only because of their unparalleled views, but also for their magnificent interiors, futuristic designs and unrivaled grade of hospitality.

PHOTOS: The Coolest Views Of Cities From Above

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Some of the best city views happen above the city. Click through for your own sky-high tour of the world...

Shanghai Rose Opens 'Green Village' in Sherman Oaks!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Shanghai Rose Murphy is the co-owner of this stunning new restaurant. My Huffington readers know that I have traveled all over the world seeking r...

A Cross-Sea Bridge In China

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.19.2013 | Travel

Here at HuffPost Travel, we think bridges are just swell. We followed the opening of the world's longest tunnel-to-tunnel expansion bridge, as wel...

A Hotel Built Into What?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel

Adventure will meet luxury at the Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental, a five-star hotel currently being built into the side of an abandoned quarry in ...

Meet China's New Image Makers

Thomas David DuBois | Posted 08.26.2013 | World
Thomas David DuBois

The Chinese government has clearly understood the importance of image and, over the years, has taken an increasingly systemic approach to public relations.

Life in Shanghai

David Gosset | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
David Gosset

While the myth of the "Old Shanghai" is more a narrative cultivated by a few foreigners than a living point of reference for the Shanghaiers, Shanghai has an instinctive passion for the newness and the promise of each day.

5 Free Things To Do In Shanghai

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

SHANGHAI (AP) — China's biggest city and financial hub is known for designer boutiques and fine dining. Yet wallet-draining Shanghai also offers act...

Shanghai Girls Gone Copy-Catty

Tom_Carter | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
Tom_Carter

What does it say about the state of literature in China when writers are so desperate for readers that they resort to copycatting even the most superficial aspects of another author's book: the title and cover art?

Get Ready for Gatsby With These 8 Great Gatsby-esque Hotels

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.

70 Years After My Grandfather Escaped The Holocaust, Visting His Chinese Safe Haven

Avram Mlotek | Posted 06.23.2013 | Religion
Avram Mlotek

We arrived on Friday afternoon, still in disbelief that we would be spending Shabbat in Shanghai, where my grandfather made his home after his family died in the Holocaust. I can only hope that our trip served as a tiny spiritual fixing to a wound that can never fully heal.

Is This the Best Docking Spot Ever?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Traveling by cruise ship is not always our favorite way to explore new places. Nothing against the food, flair, and fun onboard, it's just that when i...

How to Avoid Avian Flu While Traveling in China

William D. Chalmers | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

This might ruffle a few feathers with the tourism board, but aside from practicing proactive hygiene and other food safety measures, here are my top 10 things to avoid in Shanghai as a traveler during the recent avian flu outbreak