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  Country Profile:Shanghai Municipality--People's Daily Online
The City of Shanghai lies on the western coast of the Pacific Ocean and at the central section of the north-south coastline of China.
The suburban area of Shanghai is located at the southern end of northern subtropical zone.The soil is fertile and there are 333,000 hectares of arable land.
Shanghai's large and highly skilled work force, broadly based scientific establishment, tradition of producer cooperation, and excellent transportation and communications facilities have all contributed to the city's stature as the leading industrial centre in China.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/province/Shanghai.html   (189 words)

  Shanghai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shanghai once became the third largest financial centre in the world, ranking after New York City and London, and the largest commercial city in the Far East in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Shanghai is administratively equal to a province and is divided into 19 county-level divisions: 18 districts and 1 county.
Shanghai faces the East China Sea (part of the Pacific Ocean), and is bisected by the Huangpu River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shanghai   (6245 words)

In 2000, the population of Shanghai was characterized by aging, with the proportion of young persons (0 - 14) shrinking to 12.19%, the lowest in the country while the proportion of persons aged 65 and over is 11.53%, the highest in the country.
To the end of 1989, the fertility of Shanghai was 10.2 per 1,000, that is lower than 21.8 per 1,000, the fertility for the country as a whole in the same year.
In 1951, the mortality of Shanghai was 14.2 per 1,000, while in suburban counties the death rate of 19.7 per 1,000 is much higher, and especially the rate of infant mortality, which reached even as high as 83.93 per 1,000.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/shanghai.htm   (3503 words)

 Shanghai travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Shanghai was the largest and most prosperous city in the Far East during the 1930s, and remained the most developed city in Communist China.
Shanghai is split in two by the Huangpu River (黄浦江), with the older town on the west bank known as Puxi (浦西) and the brash new development on the east side being Pudong (浦东).
For 21st-century Shanghai, cross the river to gawp at the skyscrapers of Pudong.
wikitravel.org /en/Shanghai   (3261 words)

 Shanghai Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Shanghai, the most notorious of Chinese cities, once known as the Paris of the East, now calls itself the Pearl of the Orient.
Pudong, literally "the east side of the river," is home to Shanghai's stock market building, the tallest hotel in the world, the city's international airport, and the world's first commercial "mag lev" (magnetic levitation) train.
Shanghai is reputed to be home to one-fifth of all the world's construction cranes.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=shanghai@145   (645 words)

 Shanghai Travel Informatioin, Travel Guide to Shanghai China
Shanghai, Also named "Hu” or “Shen” in short, is situated at 31°14’ north latitude and 121°29’ east longitude, and in middle of China’s east coastline.
Shanghai, an open city on the coast and famous historical and cultural city, is a gate to the Yangtze River delta.
Shanghai is well known in the world not only for its prosperous cosmopolitan feature but also for its rich humanistic resources.
www.chinahighlights.com /shanghai/index.htm   (304 words)

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Established in 1985, Shanghai Airlines Co., Ltd. is the first commercial airline in China.
With a fleet of 48 aircraft, Shanghai Airlines has inaugurated over 150 domestic, international and regional routes by the end of December, 2005, reaching the main large or medium cities all over the country and 10 international (regional) cities.
Since 1996 Shanghai Airlines has gained profit in several consecutive years and will continue keep the situation of fast and stable development.
www.shanghai-air.com /ywwy/english.htm   (414 words)

 Shanghai's amazing Jewish community
Shanghai's role as savior of these souls is the stuff of classic cinema -- indeed, many books and films are being produced to tell a tale that makes Schindler's List pale in comparison.
They financed some of Shanghai's finest colonial architecture, including the magnificent Children's Palace (formerly the Kadoorie estate, Marble Hall), the art deco Peace Hotel (then the Cathay Hotel) and Shanghai Mansions, a Sassoon building that was used to process, and illegally house at times, hundreds of refugees.
A young history professor from the Shanghai Academy of Social Service, Pan is the official spokesman on this subject, and it is a sign of the times that he travels much of the year, a feted guest at Jewish conferences eager to have a Chinese speaker on board.
www.gluckman.com /ShanghaiJewsChina.html   (3265 words)

 Shanghai Travel Guide: Shanghai Hotels, Shanghai Tour, China, City Map, Tips, Attractions, Weather, Bus
Shanghai is China's most comprehensive industrial and commercial city, ranking No.1 in population and population density, and as a sea port, science and technology center, and business center.
Shanghai, Hu for short, is situated on the estuary of Yangtze River of China.
Originally, Shanghai was a seaside fishing village and in time its gradual development led to it being granted County status on August 19th, 1291 during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/shanghai.htm   (892 words)

 Shanghai-ed - Business Page
Shanghai's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 9.6 percent in the first half of the year, faster than expected and a full two percentage points over the national average.
The Shanghai authorities detected a total of 259 trademark infringement cases in the first half of the year, more than double the number of a year ago.
Shanghai's Hongqiao airport handled two percent more passengers in the first of the year than in the same period last year, while air freight grew by 31.8 percent.
www.shanghai-ed.com /j-busi.htm   (1044 words)

 TIMEasia Magazine: Shanghai Swings!
In his spare time—and playboys in swinging Shanghai had plenty of it—he started up a jazz band with the sons of the Swedish consul general.
Recently, though, a man whose life has roller-coastered along with Shanghai stepped out for a most remarkable event: the grand reopening of the Paramount, where sequined Russian showgirls kicked up their heels and Chinese women swirled by in slinky cheongsams.
By the 1920s, Shanghai was an exotic stew of Jewish opium traders, Chinese compradors and Viennese dancing girls.
www.time.com /time/asia/covers/501040927/story.html   (867 words)

 BCG Offices - Shanghai
Shanghai's main airport, Hongqiao, is a short 25-minute ride away and Pudong Airport is still considered close.
Shanghai is an exciting place to begin a consulting career in Asia.
While the work life at BCG Shanghai can be demanding at times, the office places great importance on building a sense of community and teamwork.
www.bcg.com /offices/office_shanghai.html   (441 words)

 Shanghai Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Shanghai is a scintillating city swirling with rapid cultural change.
While it can't match the epic history of Beijing or Xi'an's grander sights, Shanghai is the hotspot of modern China; a cosmopolitan city buzzing with the concept of 'lifestyle revolution', showcased in the architectural temples of art, fine dining and contemporary urban living on the Bund.
When To Go Above all, the rule for Shanghai is to lay low during, or altogether avoid the Chinese New Year; the city grinds to a halt and public transport is flooded.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/china/shanghai   (346 words)

 Shanghai Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Shanghai was said to be the most cosmopolitan city in the beginning of the 20th century, but lost its glory during the Mao era.
Shanghai is divided into 16 districts and 3 counties.
At the end of 2004, Shanghai had 6,704 buildings of 11 or more stories which were completed since 1990, according to reports by the city of Shanghai.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=100213   (217 words)

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O'Melveny and Myers' Shanghai office is the largest as well as one of the oldest foreign law offices in China's most vibrant commercial center.
Our Shanghai practice mirrors the firm's broad practice and is very diverse for a foreign law firm in China, including foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, banking and finance, capital markets, technology licensing, and dispute resolution.
Shanghai is also a focal point for the sale of non-performing loan portfolios by China's asset management companies, a field in which O'Melveny has conducted groundbreaking legal work.
www.omm.com /webcode/navigate.asp?nodeHandle=757   (2963 words)

 Current local time in Shanghai - China
Make a Personal World Clock and include Shanghai
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in Shanghai?
Show time difference between Shanghai time and other time zones
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock/city.html?n=237   (227 words)

 Amazon.com: Lonely Planet Shanghai (Lonely Planet Shanghai): Books: Bradley Mayhew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Shanghai fuses the faded glamour of its colonial past with China's dreams for the future.
Shanghai is a constantly changing metropolis beginning to rival Beijing as China’s cultural capital, and Lonely Planet’s new "Shanghai" will help you keep up with this ever-evolving city.
Shanghai is larger than New York city and the guidebook is "thin", literally and figuratively.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0864425074?v=glance   (1991 words)

 Shanghai Jews as seen by Chinese
As Shanghai was 'the Far East trading centre', and the 'elysium of adventurer,' who came to Shanghai seeking business and development.
At that time, the public concession of Shanghai was the only place in the world where no visa was needed.
Although the exiled Jews to Shanghai were in a very difficult situation, but through the help of charity organisations and Shanghai People, through their own effort, they overcame hard conditions and poverty, and survived.
www.dangoor.com /71page18.html   (2279 words)

 Skyscrapers/Wolkenkratzer/Wolkenkrabbers/Grattes~ciel/Hochhauser/tall buildings/Shanghai, China
Shanghai is one of the great skyscraper cities of the modern era, and is strongly on its way to becoming the
Next to this tower, Shanghai's and China's tallest is under construction at the moment.
Shanghai's 2nd tallest: Plaza 66 (288m/945f, 66 stories, 2001).
www.skyscraperpicture.com /shanghai.htm   (572 words)

Located in the southwestern part of the metropolis of Shanghai, Xujiahui has a history of 600 years.
With the arrival of the 21st century, it unfolds its charm with a completely new look, as another downtown district of Shanghai to emerge as a result of the city's structural reform and opening up.
Xujiahui is a passageway to the city proper from Shanghai's suburban districts of Minhang, Songjiang, Fengxian and Jinshan, and neighboring provinces and municipalities.
www.warriortours.com /cityguides/shanghai.htm   (193 words)

 White & Case LLP - About Us - Shanghai
White and Case Shanghai offers clients the services of experienced, full-time United States, Hong Kong, and United Kingdom lawyers who offer legal advice and documentation in the Mandarin, Cantonese, Shanghainese and English languages.
Our talented lawyers in Shanghai have a wealth of experience gained from advising on many of China’s most complex transactions involving foreign direct investment, including such matters as banking and financial services; capital markets; energy, infrastructure and project finance; corporate restructurings; real estate; and telecommunications.
From the Shanghai airport, the recommended method of travel is to take a taxi.
www.whitecase.com /locations/OfficeDetail.aspx?office=40   (364 words)

 Shanghai Pocket Essentials for Palm OS
Shanghai Pocket Essentials is a modern, solitaire version of the same named ancient oriental game, based on Activision's Shanghai Mah-Jongg series.
Shanghai now comes to life with its support of the new handheld's high-density 320x320 pixel screen.
When you complete a game (remove all tiles), Shanghai will keep track of your best times and includes the play mode and layout that brought you the win.
www.landware.com /shanghai/palmos   (374 words)

 Amazon.com: Shanghai: Books: Bettina Rheims,Serge Bramly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Throughout China, the women of Shanghai are renowned for being beautiful and delicate creatures.
Shanghai is hip, trendy, and young, the city with the highest developing business rate in the world, a place of history and tomorrow and, as is amply evident in Shanghai, a very sexy place.
Engaged in an ardent search for the spirit of Shanghai's women, Rheims and writer Serge Bramly instead found a place so fast-paced, so quickly evolving, that their quest was rendered moot.
www.amazon.com /Shanghai-Bettina-Rheims/dp/1576872335   (853 words)

 Shanghai Mahjongg - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Clear the board of stones by finding all the matching pairs to progress to the next level.
Click here to open your default mail program and send Shanghai Mahjongg to your friends.
There are 3 different ways of posting Shanghai Mahjongg to your blog or website.
www.miniclip.com /mahjongg.htm   (207 words)

Back in the old days, Shanghai was such an attractive place for sailors that ship's captains often had difficulty putting together a crew when it came time to leave port.
So they would go down to the bar district, drug likely candidates and haul them back to the ship.
You are still being carried away, but this time it's voluntary.
www.shanghai-ed.com   (207 words)

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