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Stories with place: Shanghai
  • Chinese police begin carrying guns during patrols 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:07 am
  • SHANGHAI - A quarter of the police in Shanghai began carrying guns during routine patrols for the first time this week as part of a China-wide boost in police firepower following a deadly mass knifing blamed on Xinjiang separatists.

  • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:07 am
  • BEIJING - Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry.

  • Ferrari's Alonso: 'We're still in the fight' 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:50 am
  • SHANGHAI - Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said his struggling team is "still in the fight" after he finally got on the podium for the first time this season, finishing third at the Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:56 am
  • SHANGHAI - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GP 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 7:17 am
  • SHANGHAI - Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.

  • Norway restores, donates 1927 silent film to China 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:01 am
  • BEIJING - Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

  • Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 3:34 am
  • MUMBAI, India - Riding on its startup success and flush with fresh capital, taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia. There's a twist, though: Instead of being the game-changing phenomena it was in the U.S., Uber faces a slew of competitors using similar technology.

  • China to permit cross-border stock trading with HK 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:46 am
  • HONG KONG - China unveiled a plan Thursday to give foreign investors greater access to its stock market by allowing investors in Shanghai and Hong Kong to trade shares on each other's exchanges.

  • Ming Dynasty 'chicken cup' sold for record $36M 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:22 am
  • HONG KONG - A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million Tuesday for a rare Ming Dynasty cup that's touted as the "holy grail" of China's art world.

  • Absent Ai Weiwei stages major show in Berlin 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 11:13 am
  • BERLIN - A prison cell, a pair of jade handcuffs and an installation built with rubble from a demolished studio: Dissident artist Ai Weiwei is drawing heavily on his troubles with the Chinese authorities at a spectacular new show in Berlin.