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China’s billionaire gaming tycoon Lin Qi poisoned to death by colleague

The chairman and chief executive of games developer Yoozoo, Lin Qi, 39, best known for the Game of Thrones: Winter Is Coming strategy game was poisoned to death, Shanghai police said. In a statement the police said  Lin’s colleagues identified Xu Yao as the main suspect, who heads Yoozoo’s movie production arm. Local media said Mr […]

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Covid-19 scare at Shanghai’s Pudong airport sparks off mass testing

Three people tested positive for Covid-19 at Shanghai’s Pudong airport sparking off mass testing of thousands of people amid reportedly chaotic scenes. Chaotic scenes were captured on video where people could be seen yelling as officials in hazmat suits were escorting them into a restricted space. About 16,000 people were tested overnight. Shanghai has reported […]

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US warplanes fly 76.5km away from Shanghai as tensions remain high amid consulate closures

American warplanes have flew close to Mainland China, reaching within 76.5km of Shanghai, one of the closest passes in recent years, according to South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative, a Peking University think tank. This occurred amid heightened tensions between United States and China after both asked each other to vacate embassies. READ: Locals […]

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Coronavirus hit Beijing tightens out-bound travel to other cities and provinces

Beijing banned high-risk people from leaving the Chinese capital and halted some transportation services on Tuesday to stop the spread of a fresh coronavirus outbreak to other cities and provinces. China’s financial hub of Shanghai demanded some travellers from Beijing be quarantined for two weeks, as 27 new COVID-19 cases took the capital’s current outbreak […]

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Shanghai Disneyland’s tickets sell out as park prepares to reopen on Monday

Tickets for the earliest days of Shanghai Disneyland’s re-opening in China sold out rapidly on Friday, according to the park’s website. The park is preparing to open next weekend after a three-month shut down because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Tickets for Monday, May 11, the first day the park will welcome guests again, through […]

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Father makes ‘baby pod’ to keep two-month-old infant safe from coronavirus

A father of a two-month-old infant in , Corhas created a custom-built pod complete with an air purification system to keep his baby safe from the coronavirus outbreak. Cao Junjie, 30, refashioned a cat carrier to make the sealable pod that includes an air-quality monitor displaying the concentration of carbon dioxide inside. “Because of the […]

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Business

Disney reopens some shops and restaurants in Shanghai but theme park stays shut

Disney is reopening some areas of its mega resort in Shanghai more than a month after it was forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak. The company said on Monday that certain shopping and dining attractions would operate at a limited capacity, while the Shanghai Disneyland theme park itself would remain closed. Disney closed […]

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Chinese scientists study finds two types of the new coronavirus strains

Scientists in China who were studying the viral disease outbreak’s origin said they had found that two main types of the new coronavirus could be causing infections. The researchers, from Peking University’s School of Life Sciences and the Institut Pasteur of Shanghai under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, cautioned that their analysis examined a limited […]

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Coronavirus spread casts doubts over Chinese Grand Prix

Sports authorities in Shanghai have recommended the suspension of all sporting events in the city as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The move casts further doubt on the Chinese Grand Prix, scheduled to be held in Shanghai on 19 April. Its viability will be discussed by Formula 1 bosses on Wednesday. The Shanghai Sports […]