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I love living in Shanghai, but there are three things I really miss about the U.S. I miss driving, though I'm sure I'll change my mind once I get back home and see the gas prices.

Commentary: Expat fills China’s TV gap online

You no longer need access to secret underground file-sharing networks or special software, writes MARIA TROMBLY. That's nice for those of us who just want to watch some TV.

China embraces ‘Kung Fu Panda’

SHANGHAI -- DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" took in 97 million yuan ($14 million) during its first 10 days in China, the state-owned Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.

China TV ad firm sets Olympic IPO

SHANGHAI -- Chinese media advertising company SinoMedia plans to raise $62 million in a Hong Kong IPO, according to a notice filed Tuesday with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Beijing hotel backs off journalist offer

SHANGHAI -- Beijing's Gehua New Century Hotel, site of the official non-accredited media center for the Beijing Olympics in August, has rescinded its offer to pay journalists as much as 1000 yuan for positive stories.

‘Storm Rider’ animated pic complete

SHANGHAI -- The first animated film version of the best-selling Chinese comic book franchise "Storm Rider" has been completed after five years in production and will be released in July in China, producers said Friday.

Disney hops ‘Panda’ express

Disney will handle worldwide marketing and distribution for the tentatively titled Chinese feature "Touch of the Panda," now nearing completion in the earthquake-stricken Sichuan province, executives said Monday at the Shanghai International Film Festival.

Disney on board for China’s ‘Panda’

SHANGHAI -- Disney will handle world marketing and distribution for the Chinese feature "Touch of the Panda," now nearing completion in the earthquake-stricken Sichuan province, executives said Monday at the Shanghai International Film Festival.

Two foreign films premiere in Shanghai

SHANGHAI -- Two non-Chinese films had world premieres at the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival over the weekend, in a sign that the event is working to live up to its name.

Shanghai festival opener is bittersweet

SHANGHAI -- The pall of the recent earthquake in China hung over Day 1 of the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival on Saturday, sapping the event of the glitz it had begun to display in recent years.

Shanghai festival opener is bittersweet

The pall of the recent earthquake in China hung over Day 1 of the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival on Saturday, sapping the event of the glitz it had begun to display in recent years.

Shanghai fest stumbles at start

SHANGHAI -- Zhang Ziyi, Jackie Chan and Wong Kar Wai called on guests of the 11th Shanghai International Film Festival to help organize earthquake relief, but the event around them began in disarray Saturday, as the print of opening documentary "Olympic Dreamers" failed to arrive in time.