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The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Cirque Shanghai: Cloud 9" ★★★ Through Sept. 6 on the Pepsi Skyline Stage at Navy Pier; Tickets: $12.50-$19.50 at www.ticketmaster.com Somewhere in the middle of “Cirque Shanghai: Cloud 9” — the annual Chinese circus...
Money & CompanyThe world’s two worst-performing stock markets in 2010 have that in common -- and virtually nothing else. China’s Shanghai composite stock index was down 26% year-to-date through Tuesday, which among the world’s major markets was second only to...
KIAHHouston Mayor Annise Parker and the City Council will honor a dozen high school students and faculty advisers from the Greater Houston Area by naming them Green Ambassadors of Houston. "It is important to provide students with opportunities to be engaged...
Tags: High Schools, Schools, Trips and Vacations, Diplomacy, Politics
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe cosmopolitan city of Shanghai is opening a second terminal early this year at its Pudong International Airport, a three-story glass structure shaped like a bird with open wings. But will it fly with passengers? Pudong's original, equally magnificent-...
Tribune criticWell, it took 'em three years, but Navy Pier finally has a summertime, family-oriented, international circus attraction of a quality that befits a city vying for the right to hold the Olympic Games. To the credit of the producers, Cirque Shanghai has...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOn a frigid winter afternoon, an old dumpling of a man with buzz-cut hair was holed up in his usual spot, the corner of a busy bank lobby here. He reached into his beige fisherman's vest, pulled out a wad of bills and turned to the people hovering over...
Times Staff WriterSHANGHAI — As the recall of tainted pet food mushroomed into an international scandal, two of the largest U.S. food manufacturers put out a blanket order to their American suppliers: No more ingredients from China. The directive from Mission...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIT'S unnerving to see "Lust, Caution" as the title of Ang Lee's provocative new film because these states, each capable of obliterating the other, exist at the opposite ends of the emotional spectrum. They can never be reconciled, and characters who are...
Tags: Celebrities, Movies, Jane Austen, Adultery, Philosophy
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersChinese airlines offer three nonstop flights to China from Los Angeles, but James Rice always hops on a U.S. carrier even though it means stopping over in another city, adding several hours to his trip. "Seats are small, food is bad and service is a...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBeijing When much of the world's most populous country grinds to a weather-induced halt, chaos quickly follows. When it occurs just before Chinese New Year, a time when millions of migrant workers rush home for their only visit of the year, the human...
Zap2It.comJohn Cusack and director Mikael Hafstrom, who had a summer hit with "1408," are planning a trip to more exotic locations. According to Variety, Hafstrom is set to direct John Cusack and Gong Li in Hossein Amini's script for "Shanghai." The trade paper...
Tuesday's stock market plunge, triggered by a massive selloff in Shanghai, brought to mind a placid Sunday afternoon in Beijing 22 years ago. That's 22 years of my life, which is about the equivalent of a century-and-a-half in terms of China's...
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