This Day in History: Nelson Mandela's Changing Relationship with China

South African leader's close links with the Middle Kingdom.

by James Griffiths, 03 December 2021

Paris Hilton, Zendaya Coleman and Jean-Claude Van Damme in Shanghai

Attention celeb-watchers: socialite Paris Hilton and Disney star Zendaya Coleman and the muscles from Brussels himself Jean-Claude Van Damme are now in Shanghai.

by James Griffiths, 28 May 2014

Shanghai man builds full-size replica Batmobile

A man from Huacao Village in Shanghai's Minhang District has built a full-size replica of the Batmobile.

by James Griffiths, 27 May 2014

Three arrested for bomb hoaxes which grounded flights

Three people have been arrested after they caused bomb scares which grounded two planes to Xinjiang Thursday, Shanghai Daily reports.

by James Griffiths, 23 May 2014

Metro moves

[A 73 year old man performs gymnastics on a Metro Line 16 train in Shanghai Monday. Metro authorities described the man's actions as dangerous and discouraged passengers from copying...

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Russia and China sign historic gas pipeline deal

Russia and China have signed a 2.49 trillion yuan ($400 billion) natural gas deal after more than a decade of negotiations.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Vladimir Putin's Shanghai trip, in pictures

Russian president Vladimir Putin was in Shanghai this week for the Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia and to sign a huge gas pipeline deal....

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Only 35 percent of Shanghai mothers breastfeed

A survey of new mothers in Shanghai found that only 35 percent breastfeed exclusively, Shanghai Daily reports.

by James Griffiths, 21 May 2014

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