According to a
local survey published yesterday, nearly 90 percent of overseas
business people rank Shanghai as the most desirable city
to invest and live in China. But at the same time, one in
two believes that the rental price for office is too high,
and one in three thinks the property cost is the biggest
constrain hindering Shanghai’s further development. Last
year the top-market office rents was around $0.84 per sqm,
now it hits $1 sqm, that is 15 percent of annual increase.
Disneyland in Shanghai
US Walt Disney Co is reportedly working to build a first
mainland Disneyland in Chuansha district, a newly developed
area in the east of Shanghai, and the theme part is said
will be opened in 2010 to coincide with the city’s World
Expo 2010. Some local residents claim they’ve already seen
the drawings of the land use, transportation and infrastructure
New Railway from Tibet to Yunnan
The chief engineer for Qinghai-Tibet railway disclosed yesterday
that a new railway to link the Tibetan capital Lhasa and
Yunnan capital Hunming will be complete before 2020.
A Qingdao Man's Night Adventure
A Qingdao man went out for a drink last Sunday night and
got drunk. He returned home after midnight, and like what
he normally did, kicked open the door. Without switching
on the light, he stumbled his way to the bedroom that he
shared with his wife and crashed down on the bed. The woman
lying next to him was so shocked. So was a man next to the
woman. The man immediately dialled 110 and called police.
The police arrived on the scene and detained the drunken
man. Next morning when the drunkard became sober, he was
ordered to apologise to the couple, because he went into
the wrong house and climbed onto the wrong bed.
Welcome to Visit Our Construction Site,
Just Don’t Forget to Purchase Your Entry Ticket!
According to a report by Beijing’s Jing Bao newspaper,
four major tourist destinations in the city are charging
visitors full price (50 yuan) while the historical buildings
currently being closed for maintenance work. Mr Sun traveled
with his family to Beijing to visit the Summer Palace,
but what he saw was the enclosure walls that blocked off
the views to the heart of the attraction: The Terrace of
Fragrant Buddha and The Long Corridor.
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