The day Tim Hortons came to Shanghai

Image of the Week: If you think the line-ups at your hometown Tim’s are bad, wait’ll you see the ones in China

So long, Silicon Valley. China is the world’s innovation engine.

China’s innovation leap appears unstoppable, writes John Shmuel. Even Western startups are starting to copy Chinese ideas.

What it feels like to skate with world figure skating champions

Share the ice with Canadian figure skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford as they practise choreography for their pairs program. This what it feels like to skate with the duo who won gold at this year’s world figure-skating championships in Shanghai.


Barbie learns China isn’t the easy mark it’s thought to be

Just two years after inaugurating a superstore in Shanghai, Barbie is packing up


Week in Pictures: June 4th – June 10th, 2009

The best pics of the last seven days


Where not to eat in Shanghai

A peculiar culinary free-for-all seems to have taken hold of the city’s priciest restaurants