Shanghai reports seven more Covid deaths since start of lockdown

Shanghai reports seven more Covid deaths since start of lockdown

China reported seven more deaths from Covid-19 in Shanghai on Tuesday, after hundreds of thousands of cases in the metropolis during a weeks-long lockdown.
iPhone maker Pegatron halts Shanghai production over Covid

iPhone maker Pegatron halts Shanghai production over Covid

Key iPhone maker Pegatron has halted operations at two subsidiaries in the Chinese cities of Shanghai and Kunshan, as global supply chains feel the pinch of Beijing's strict zero-Covid measures.
US State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Shanghai over Covid

US State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Shanghai over Covid

The United States has ordered all non-essential employees at its Shanghai consulate to leave over concerns about their safety, an embassy spokesperson said in a statement Tuesday, as the Chinese city faces a spike in Covid cases and a harsh lockdown.
Shanghai lockdown snarls world's busiest port and China supply chains

Shanghai lockdown snarls world's busiest port and China supply chains

Shanghai's grinding coronavirus lockdown is slowly clogging China's supply chains, as delays hit the world's busiest container port where staff are tangled in a morass of Covid controls.
Ant Group, the silent investor in Vietnamese fintech, files for IPO in Shanghai and Hong Kong

Ant Group, the silent investor in Vietnamese fintech, files for IPO in Shanghai and Hong Kong

Ant Group has just announced its ambition to file for an IPO in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
F1 wants two races in Shanghai: City sports boss

F1 wants two races in Shanghai: City sports boss

SHANGHAI: Formula 1 chiefs want to stage two races in Shanghai this season after the Chinese Grand Prix was postponed because of COVID-19, the city's sports boss said on Monday (Jun 15), adding there was no final decision.
Vietnam Airlines to launch Da Nang – Shanghai service

Vietnam Airlines to launch Da Nang – Shanghai service

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch a service between Da Nang city in central Vietnam and China’s Shanghai on January 19, 2020.
FIFA agrees limits to player loans, agent commissions

FIFA agrees limits to player loans, agent commissions

FIFA has agreed steps that will limit the number of players clubs can send out on loan from next season and will also limit the amount of money paid to agents in commissions, world football's governing body announced on Wednesday (Sep 25).
Retailer Takashimaya to expand in Vietnam, halt operations in China

Retailer Takashimaya to expand in Vietnam, halt operations in China

After Takashimaya pulls out of China, Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, could be the group's next destination.
7 killed after building in Shanghai collapses

7 killed after building in Shanghai collapses

Seven people were killed on Thursday (May 16) when a building undergoing renovation collapsed in China's financial hub of Shanghai.
Asian markets mostly higher as Shanghai extends rally

Asian markets mostly higher as Shanghai extends rally

A Shanghai rally led gains across most Asian markets on Wednesday (Mar 6) as Chinese investors grow increasingly optimistic over trade talks with the US.
Air New Zealand flight to China forced to turn back for not having permission to land

Air New Zealand flight to China forced to turn back for not having permission to land

WELLINGTON: An Air New Zealand passenger plane flying from Auckland to Shanghai was forced to turn back after about five hours in the air because it did not have permission to land in China, officials said on Sunday (Feb 10).
Federer warns Kyrgios over work ethic after Shanghai strop

Federer warns Kyrgios over work ethic after Shanghai strop

Roger Federer warned temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday (Oct 9) that he would never fulfil his potential without the work ethic to go with his talent.
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, "Enjoy your meal."
Chinese firm recalls heart drug as US, EU raise concerns

Chinese firm recalls heart drug as US, EU raise concerns

The Chinese manufacturer of a widely used blood pressure medication said it had launched a global recall after US and European regulators warned of contamination by a cancer-causing impurity.
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