Washington Post,Sunday, May 17,2009 on pages F1,F4,F5:
Shanghai: Change comes fast in a city racing toward a world's Fair in 2010.
A sizable chunk of Shanghai is being chewed up or gouged out by construction crews.
Shanghai, an economic bull, is not shy about its 21st century achievements and expansion. Wu dialect(Shanghainese talk) is offered at www.Dictyon.net
The most recent addition to this vertical mise-en-scene is the 1,614 foot-tall Shanghai World Financial Center, which opened last year,becoming the tallest structure in mainland China and the second highest in the world.
Francis Shieh aka Xie Shihao,a native of Shanghai since 1926 and came to USA in 1947. Visit www.Google.com to search francis shieh for blogging Sino-American Economics.
Sunday,May 17, 2009 at 8 a.m.