Shanghai GDP growth slows as property sector cools

By Wang Qingchu | 2012-1-20

SHANGHAI'S economy grew an annualized 8.2 percent in 2011 with its gross domestic product hitting 1.92 trillion yuan (US$305 billion), Shanghai Statis...

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China's stock market was again one of the worst performers in the world last year although the nation's economic growth is likely to stay above 8 percent. Do you think the situation will improve this year?

Yes. Stocks will rise as authorities take actions to regulate the market.
It's hard to say. The stock market is always unpredictable.
No. Stocks will fall. Who knows what will happen this year?

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3 nations, 5 hours of 'Got Talent' on TV

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Cars vandalized in Pudong

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Airline to broadcast about city in Shanghai dialect

Woman returns to claim abandoned baby

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Supercomputer built in China takes wing in Jinan

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Expensive RedPads for officials spark controversy

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Ma heads new leadership announced for Taiwan


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Americans filing for new jobless benefits drop to near 4-year low

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Shanghai posts record trade deficit

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Busy year for local bank watchdog

Value-added output likely to climb 9%

Beijing posts 12% drop in property sales

Greentown denies boss arrested for bribery

Fans rush to snap up film rolls

Chip maker's unit eyes IPO in Shanghai

Barcelona rallies to deny Real once again

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Roddick out with injury as Murray, Djokovic roll on

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Baghdatis creates a racket in Aussie loss

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7 die in Afghan bomb attack

Murdoch firm pays hacking damages to 37

RUPERT Murdoch's British newspaper company yesterday agreed to pay damages to 37 high-profile victims of tabloid phone-hacking, including actor Jude L...

Captain kept quiet that ship struck reef

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Nuke reactor pictures show rust and radiation, but no fuel

Republican Perry quits US presidential race

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Bringing forgotten soldiers home

WE know about the famous Flying Tigers, Merrill's Marauders and the Burma Road but the valor of the Chinese Expeditionary Forces in Burma is far less ...

Park animals to get New Year feast

WHILE animals living in local zoos will spend a happy Chinese New Year, stray cats and dogs face a hard and cold time. But volunteers are trying their...

Unlady-like show wins applause

TAIWANESE college student and comedian Sie Yi-lin shot to fame overnight by doing everything young Chinese ladies are not supposed to do - being outra...

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Relics shed light on human history

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Good news on US economy isn't so good

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Fed policies anything but prudent

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Ideology and vested interests hobble growth in the West

US 'liberates' Iraq, but bars Iraqi refugees

China could lead with traditional value of humility and listening

DNA in thief's excrement leads to his arrest

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