If you drive a Mercedes Benz S Series W220, we highly doubt you are reading this website. but if you are, your car is at risk of a gas leak and has been recalled.
In airline news, American Airlines’ prices for US-to-Shanghai flights are not as low as we reported earlier, but they are still low: “The cheap seats are available at $625 from Chicago O’Hare and $675 from Atlanta, Boston, New York LaGuardia, Newark, St Louis, and Washington D.C. Flights from Dallas Fort Worth will cost $680.” Tickets must be purchased by March 10 and they are good for flights leaving the US between April 2 and May 1. Return flights must be made before June 30. Also, United Airlines wants to fly to South China. And Continental Airlines desperately wants in on the Shanghai gravy train.
Who could possibly be “shocked” that half of China is “suffering from second-hand smoke”?
For those of you not familiar with the “steamed bun controversy” between acclaimed film director Chen Kaige and and Shanghai-based blogger Hu Ge (pictured), Business Weekhas a good summary. For more, you should also visit ESWN (also here) and Danwei. You can watch the spoof video that started all this at Massage Milk. And here is Hu Ge’s blog at Sina.