Extra US$800m adds to Disneyland allure (4/30)--The Walt Disney Co and the Shanghai Shendi Group yesterday announced a deal to increase their investment in the forthcoming Shanghai Disneyland by US$800 million.
New home sales rebound 7% (4/29)--Homebuyers and real estate developers in Shanghai retained their positive sentiment last week despite an overall weakness in the market, according to latest industry data.
Sunny start forecast for May Day break(4/28)--The three-day May Day holiday is set to have a sunny start, though cloud is forecast for the remaining two days of the spring break.
Websites go offline over crackdown(4/26)--Websites offering free music and movie downloads are partially blocked following a national crackdown ahead of the World Intellectual Property Day today.
Chongming center to aid endangered Chinese sturgeon(4/25)--Shanghai next month will start building a center in Chongming Island to study and help support the recovery of the endangered Chinese sturgeon, a giant fish that has been decimated by pollution, shipping traffic and other causes, officials announced today.
Nighttime opening for parks(4/23)--Alfresco dancers in Changning District will soon be able to trip the moonlight fantastic in the park -- just as long as they keep the noise down.