A man stands in front of an electronic board displaying financial information in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Hong Kong shares closed 0.72 percent higher on August 25, clawing back early losses after a slump in Chinese shares left global equity markets trembling

China's struggle for a free (stock) market

Aug 25, 2015
The government's hand is quite visible at the Shanghai exchange.
Posted In: Shanghai, stock market, China, Chinese economy

Shanghai Composite posts biggest one-day drop in years

Aug 24, 2015
China 'should have been prepared for it.'
Posted In: China's Economy, stock market, Shanghai

China's "Black Monday"

Aug 24, 2015
How the global economy is reacting to China's slowdown
Posted In: China, stock market, Shanghai
An investor observes stock market at a stock exchange hall on Wednesday in China.

China's stock market fall hits small investors

Jul 8, 2015
Individuals, often swayed by rumors, make up 80 percent of share buyers.
Posted In: bbc world service, Shanghai, China, investment

American architects find creative freedom in Shanghai

Feb 20, 2015
Some view China as an opportunity to be bold.
Posted In: Shanghai, architecture, China

Shanghai residents can finally get their hands on a PS4

Jan 7, 2014
After 14 years, China is lifting its ban on foreign video game consoles in its Shanghai free trade zone.
Posted In: China, video games, Shanghai

Shanghai shut down by toxic cloud

Dec 9, 2013
As some American kids get a snow day, some Chinese students are getting a pollution day today.
Posted In: China, China's Environment, Shanghai, air pollution

The anatomy of a Shanghai land grab: Residents kidnapped, their homes destroyed

Oct 16, 2013
Local governments in China have taken the homes of at least 40 million people, selling that land to developers, in order to keep GDP growth figures well into the black.
Posted In: Shanghai, kidnappings, evictions, China growth, Communist Party

Will China's new 'free trade zone' live up to the hype?

Sep 24, 2013
This week, the Chinese government will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in Shanghai.
Posted In: China, free trade zone, FTZ, Shanghai, business, commerce, global trade, foreign business, RMB

Chinese dreamin' on the Street of Eternal Happiness

Jul 29, 2013
Marketplace China Correspondent Rob Schmitz wraps up his year-long series about the people on a single street in Shanghai - Changle Lu, or The Street of Eternal Happiness. He revisits two people to find how they're achieving their 'Chinese dreams.'
Posted In: China, Shanghai