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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 […]

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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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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 […]