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.
Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla unveiled plans on Tuesday to build a factory in Shanghai to dramatically increase its production capacity, with boss Elon Musk making his electric-car company's biggest overseas move yet just as a US-China trade battle heats up.
The Los Angeles restaurants stimulating all five senses

The Los Angeles restaurants stimulating all five senses

LOS ANGELES: At Vespertine, the last word in outlandish eating, staff are on a mission to "disrupt the course of the modern restaurant" as pioneers in the immersive culinary scene.
Vietnam could be Lotte Mart’s next target for withdrawal after China?

Vietnam could be Lotte Mart’s next target for withdrawal after China?

After selling most of its outlets to local companies in China, Lotte Group may look to exit Vietnam too, where it has been running losses for a decade now?
Mercedes apologises to China after quoting Dalai Lama

Mercedes apologises to China after quoting Dalai Lama

Mercedes-Benz has become the latest foreign company to run afoul of Beijing's policies on Tibet and other Chinese-claimed regions, apologising for "hurting the feelings" of the people of China for quoting the Dalai Lama on Instagram.
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