Seizing homes, seizing lives: The anatomy of a Shanghai land grab

Mar 5, 2013
The story of Maggie Lane, a Shanghai land grab gone wrong. Forty million Chinese people have lost their homes to local governments, bent on boosting GDP. The incoming government of Xi Jinping may change that.

The Street of Eternal Happiness: The Migrant

Jul 11, 2012
Meet Zhao Silin: Migrant, factory worker, mother, and owner of a tiny flower shop on Changle Road in Shanghai, otherwise known as The Street of Eternal Happiness.

The Street of Eternal Happiness: The Tailor

Jun 21, 2012
Meet Master Chu Hongsheng on the first stop of our year-long series profiling the people who make their living on Changle Road, or the Street of Eternal Happiness, which bisects Shanghai.

Shanghai's Auto Show: 'Rough Around the Edges'

Apr 22, 2011
"It's more chaotic," auto analyst Michael Dunne told me, comparing this week's Shanghai auto show to shows in the US. "It's a little rough around...