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Decoding 'Social Management'

Posted 11.21.2011 | World

By David Cohen, The Diplomat The Chinese Communist Party is tired of playing Whac-A-Mole with social unrest, and over the past few months it ...

GM CEO 'Clearly' Concerned About Possibility Of U.S. Recession

Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

(Kazunori Takada) - Pent-up car demand in the United States and slowing, but still growing sales in China, should soften concerns about the abilit...

Evan Osnos, Stephen Colbert and My Shanghai Summer Job of a Lifetime

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 11.04.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

I would show up at M on the Bund, an elegant restaurant in a stunning landmark building, and chat for an hour or two in front of a crowd, the members of which would laugh from time to time during the event and clap when it ended.

WATCH: Shanghai Subway Commuters Get Punching Bags In Subway Stations

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.10.2011 | Weird News

Commuting is far from a stress-free experience, especially in a city of 23 million. But now Shanghai's subway riders can take out their frustration on...

Whack-A-Mole in China's Bubbly Housing Market

Nigel Chalk | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business
Nigel Chalk

We can expect that policymakers will continue to have to periodically step back into the property market with successively tighter administrative controls, continuing to play Whack-a-Mole with China's burgeoning property bubble.

Phelps Takes Third Gold At Swimming World Championships

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.29.2011 | Sports

SHANGHAI — Michael Phelps easily won the 100-meter butterfly, then ceded the spotlight to Missy Franklin, swimming's newest breakout star who ma...

China Reports Rapid Increase In Tax Revenues Amid Debt Concerns

Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Kevin Yao) - China's tax revenues in the first half of the year surged 29.6 percent from a year earlier to 5 trillion yuan ($773 billion)...

Phelps: Swimming Record Drought Will End At World Championships

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports

GOLD COAST, Australia — Michael Phelps is predicting the long world record drought in swimming will come to an end this month at the world champ...

China Beats Growth Expectations, But Economy Still Slows

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Aileen Wang and Kevin Yao) - China's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, easing fears of a hard landing and strength...

Chinese Version Of 'Mamma Mia!' To Debut

Posted 09.09.2011 | Arts

Later this month, hit musical Mamma Mia! will open in Shanghai. Featuring the songs of ABBA, Mamma Mia! is the first western musical that has been tra...

U.S. No Longer Leader of the Free World

John H. Jackson | Posted 08.28.2011 | Education
John H. Jackson

America was once thought of as the leader of the free world. Over the next 30 years, U.S. cities and states probably will be defined by what happens with the bottom two-thirds of citizens rather than the top one-third.

WATCH: China's High Speed Bullet Train Completes Test Run

Posted 08.27.2011 | World

BEIJING (AP) -- Builders of China's fast-growing bullet train network conducted a test run of its showcase Beijing-to-Shanghai line Monday amid contro...

Blurring The Lines Between Business And Leisure In Shanghai

Frits van Paasschen | Posted 08.16.2011 | Travel
Frits van Paasschen

When the business day winds down at 6 pm in New York, we're just thinking about a 6 am breakfast in our rooms in Shanghai. When we're ready to turn in at 11 pm local time, the work day is in full swing on the East Coast.

Pole Dancing Steps Into Chinese Spotlight

GlobalPost | Justin Calderon | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

SHANGHAI, China -- Two pairs of girls stand, one in front of the other, staring at their own reflections in the mirror and gyrating in the direction o...

'China Is Succeeding Based On Ideas That Americans Despise'

TIME | Michael Shulman | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

It's hard to argue that the rise of China, taken on the whole, is anything but good for the global economy. New wealth for China's 1.3 billion people ...

Shanghai or Bust

Frits van Paasschen | Posted 08.07.2011 | Travel
Frits van Paasschen

Having lived and worked in different countries, I believe you can't truly understand a culture until you buy groceries there. It was this notion that served as the genesis for moving our entire Senior Leadership Team to China for a month.

What Foreigners Can Learn at the Shanghai Zoo

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.06.2011 | Travel
Tom Doctoroff

There are two Chinas, one falling and one rising. At the Shanghai Zoo, both are on display. Pessimists will shake their heads at stultifying bureaucracy. Optimists are reassured by the unquantifiable, relentless energy of the people.

Inside GM's Ambitious China Plans

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI -- General Motors Co. said Monday it plans to double the number of cars it sells in China to 5 million by 2015. GM China President Kevin Wal...

Glowing Pork Meat Found In China

Posted 06.13.2011 | Food

Apparently, one "Miss Chen" gets up to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night and notices a faint blue light coming from her kitchen, only to d...

Chinese Police Say Detained Artist Being Investigated For 'Suspected Economic Crimes'

Reuters | Chris Buckley | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

April 7, 2011 4:58:10 AM By Chris Buckley BEIJING, April 7 (Reuters) - Chinese police said the detained artist and activist Ai Weiwei is bei...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Yale Goes Global

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 05.31.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- The classic liberal arts curriculum, long made available at Yale University's New Haven, Conn., campus, is about to traverse the Pacific O...

Exploring the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

With the Internet and online travel sites, one wonders why such a convention is needed anymore, but apparently you can get show only specials and giveaways on travel only at this show.

NYC Hotspot Mister H: A Shanghai Surprise of Happy Times

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Simona Rabinovitch

This magical little joint at Chinatown's border evokes a Shanghai speakeasy circa 1930 -- or rather, a movie set of one.

St. Patrick's Day Nixed In Shanghai

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Shanghai's St. Patrick's Day parade has been canceled amidst fears of "Jasmine Revolution" protests, the BBC is reporting. The decision to nix the...

The Ugly Side of Our Globalised World

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

Sometimes, it takes art to bring an issue alive. Sometimes, what it takes, in fact, is a play. Two weeks ago, I saw a play that was so beautiful, and ...