Shanghai

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 16th, 2013
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By Gowon Akpodonor, who was in Jo’burg HE stormed the dressing room of the Super Eagles looking cheerful despite his team’s unexpected elimination in the quarterfinal. His teammates, many of them looking dejected and frustrated, had to wait inside the Marcopolo bus parked in front of the Media centre...
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In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 20th, 2012
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The China careers of the former Chelsea strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka are in doubt amid reports of unpaid wages at the end of a tumultuous year at Shanghai Shenhua. Local media have reported that Anelka’s management is in talks with the Chinese Super League club to annul the final y...
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In Soccer
Jul 15th, 2012
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As Didier Drogba touched down in China to begin the latest chapter of his glittering career, the Ivory Coast striker has called on two of his former Chelsea teammates to join him in Shanghai. Drogba, whose last action for the Blues came when he slotted home the final penalty to win the club their fir...
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In Euro 2012
Jun 20th, 2012
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Didier Drogba has sealed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Shanghai Shenhua – dashing Al Wasl’s dream of luring him to Dubai. The UAE Pro League side had made an audacious bid to sign the Ivory Coast striker after he decided to end his eight-year Chelsea stay following their Champions League success Bu...
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In News
May 31st, 2012
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Standing in the early summer heat of Shanghai, regarding the skyline of steel and glass, it is easy to think you are getting a bird’s-eye view of the future. This truly is a megacity – with a population of more than 23 million. It is the financial heart of the world’s newest economi...
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In Business
Dec 27th, 2011
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A subsidiary of Shanghai Construction Group Co. Ltd. will acquire gold mining assets in Eritrea, according to a company announcement. Shanghai Construction will acquire a 60 percent equity stake in Zara Mining Share Co. for $80 million, the statement said, citing a framework agreement signed by the t...
By benim
In Asia
Aug 8th, 2011
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Asian stock markets tumbled in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly 2.2 percent to close at 9,098. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index also dropped nearly 2.2 percent to end at 20,491. Elsewhere, share prices dropped around three percent in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Man...
By benim
In Asia
Oct 30th, 2010
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China rolled out its fastest train yet on Tuesday and announced that the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest hydroelectric project, is now generating electricity at maximum capacity — engineering triumphs that signal the nation’s growing ambitions as its economy booms. The success...
By benim
In Asia
Oct 24th, 2010
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The World Expo, a six month jamboree in Shanghai, yesterday welcomed its 70 millionth visitor, hitting the Communist party’s official target and breaking a world record. The Shanghai Expo has had 70 million visitors Photo: PHOTOSHOT Officials said the tally was reached at 10.17am, with one week...