Posts Tagged ‘Shanghai’

Shanghai Metro Meltdown

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 19:31 Comments Off on Shanghai Metro Meltdown

Moving Shanghai’s daily commuters is no easy task, and as I have pointed out on a number of occasion, the metro system here is one of the most reliable there is… and becoming one of the most comprehensive. But on my way to my first meeting this morning, I was greeted by what appeared to […]

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Renting Apartments in Shanghai: Why Now is a Good Time for Renters

Saturday, April 26, 2008 6:42 4 Comments

Real estate is Shanghai has been one of the most consistent topics of conversations in Shanghai for all of my time here. Lately, the market has been on fire as real estate agencies that were culled 2 years ago are now back in full force (I suspect the tanking equity market is driving flight to […]

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Nanjing Road.. Will the Construction Ever End: Part 2

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 13:25 Comments Off on Nanjing Road.. Will the Construction Ever End: Part 2

Last year while enduring a jack hammer educed headache I wrote a post entitled Nanjing Road… Will the Construction Ever End? where I wondered if the construction on Nanjing Road would ever come to an end. After all, it is the showcase street for Shanghai. Well, 12 months after that post, while working on a […]

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China’s Ports to Play Fair.. with Each Other

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 12:42 4 Comments

In any developing economy, there is a feeling that one must take advantage of any opportunity. for China’s part money has flowed into nearly ever sector of the economy from domestic and foreign investors.. From a manufacturing perspective, the same mentality also exists. Manufacturers will cut to the bone to get business, and there are […]

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Hong Kong Vs. Shanghai

Sunday, July 1, 2007 7:07 Comments Off on Hong Kong Vs. Shanghai

when I moved from Beijing to Shanghai 4 years ago, the first question I was inevitably asked was which I liked better…. Shanghai or Beijing. Being a politically correct person, I said both. That I would not want to study in shanghai (different accent, and difficult to compel myself) .. Nor would I want to […]

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