China plans highway on Mount Everest China plans to build a highway on the side of Mount Everest to ease the Olympic torch’s journey to the peak of the world’s tallest mountain before the 2008 Beijing Games, state media reported Tuesday. Shanghaiist wonders how that ties in together with the idea of a green Olympics. And oh, by the way, a top Tibetan official has lauded the plan.
Polluted Chinese river hospitalises 61 More than 60 people had to be treated in hospital for a severe skin reaction after coming into contact with a polluted Chinese river, state media reported Wednesday.
Airport stench may come from fermenting pit A foul smell hovering at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport may have come from a nearby fermenting pit that farmers used to produce organic feed, Shanghai Morning Post reported today.
Pulitzer-nominated play to stage in Shanghai “The Dining Room” which was first shown in New York in 1982 and earned author A.R. Gurney a Pulitzer Prize nomination opens locally today and promises its audience a humorous and compassionate performance.