CONSTRUCTION was completed on the World Expo 2010... →
(Photograph byWang Rongjiang) The Theme Pavilion allows the host country to provide an explanation of the event’s major theme. Shanghai Expo has chosen the theme “Better City, Better Life.” Covering an area of 11.5 hectares, the pavilion will have exhibitions about the relationship between humans and cities and the entire planet. (Shanghai Daily)
Shanghai and drunk driving →
About 8.3 percent of fatalities were linked to drunk driving, compared to the national average of 4.16 percent. (Shanghai Daily)
Shenzhen International Energy Mansion, Bjarke... →
BIG but underwhelming.
REVERSED IMAGES: REPRESENTATIONS OF SHANGHAI AND... →
(Yang Fudong, Honey #3, Courtesy Shanghart, Shanghai) If you are in Chicago between September 25 and December 23, don’t miss the opportunity to see this exhbition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. From the MoCP website: Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture examines the city of Shanghai and its development into one of the global...
GM to back World Expo in Shanghai | Detroit Free... →
Shanghai growth glitters but lacks weight →
Craig Stephen for Marketwatch
High-speed rail system on track for 2012 start →
A HIGH-SPEED rail network covering 13,000 kilometers is scheduled for completion in three years, cutting train journey times considerably. A trip between Shanghai and southwest China’s Chongqing, for instance, would take only seven hours compared with up to 43 hours now. (Shanghai Daily)
Traveling Shanghai, China's Expo showcase, on a... →
A recommendation from Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press Writer, that appeared a couple of days ago on the ABC News website.