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Delta Air Lines flight bound for Shanghai turns around midair amid change in cleaning rules at China airport

A Delta Air Lines flight originating in Seattle and heading to Shanghai last week turned around midair because of a change in cleaning rules at the China airport, the airline said. If it had landed in Shanghai, Delta said the new rules would have caused substantial delays. “The new cleaning procedures require significantly extended ground […]

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China Mobile: World’s largest network operator aims to raise $8.8 billion in IPO listing

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network operator, aims to raise as much as $8.8 billion when it lists its shares in Shanghai. The company was kicked off the New York Stock Exchange due to rules imposed during Donald Trump’s presidency. It joins a growing number of US-listed Chinese firms that are exiting Wall Street. […]

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Shanghai Disneyland shuts down after one person tests positive for Covid-19

Shanghai Disneyland has shut down for at least two days after a weekend visitor tested positive for Covid-19 after returning home. The Chinese theme park will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, and all visitors and staff are being tested. Health workers in protective suits examined them as fireworks went off around the park’s landmark […]

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Powerful typhoon In-Fa approaches China’s east coast days after deadly floods swept parts of country

A major typhoon is expected to make landfall on China’s east coast days after deadly floods devastated parts of the country. Weather watchers expect typhoon In-Fa to hit Shanghai on Sunday. Flights and train services have been suspended, while people have been ordered to stay indoors. Disruptive winds, rough seas and flooding are expected. Meanwhile, […]

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Shanghai gallery removes video that ranked women from ‘prettiest to ugliest’

An art gallery in China apologised for promoting an exhibit that ranked images of women from “prettiest to ugliest”. The video artwork “Uglier and Uglier”, by male artist Song Ta, featured about 5,000 images and videos of women in real life on a university campus. The artist then ranked them according to how attractive he […]

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Knife wielding man kills 6, injures 14 on shopping street in China’s Anqing city

A knife-wielding man in China’s eastern city of Anqing killed six people and wounded at least 14 others, state media reported. The suspect was reported to have been arrested, with the Ministry of Public Security dispatching a working group to investigate the attack. While authorities had earlier reported five deaths, one victim succumbed to injuries […]

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Woman receives Apple flavoured drink instead of Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max ordered online

A woman in China ordered an Apple iPhone but ended up receiving an apple-flavoured drink instead. The Shanghai woman with surname Liu reportedly received a bottle of apple-flavoured yogurt drink inside the box of an iPhone 12 Pro Max (256 GB) which she had ordered online. Liu had paid USD $1,500 for the Apple product. […]

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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 […]