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Shanghai: Municipality in the People's Republic of China
Shanghai is one of the four municipalities of the People's Republic of China. It is located on the southern estuary of the Yangtze, with the Huangpu River flowing through it. With a population of 24.28 million as of 2019, it is the most populous urban area in China and the second most populous city proper in the world. Shanghai is a global center for finance, innovation and transportation and the Port of Shanghai is the world's busiest container port.

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Wuhan slowly comes back to life after coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Wuhan slowly comes back to life after coronavirus lockdown

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance..

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$2 tln U.S. stimulus fails to lift global stocks [Video]

$2 tln U.S. stimulus fails to lift global stocks

The U.S. has a $2 trillion stimulus package, but that wasn't enough to lift global stock markets Thursday. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published
Coronavirus forces postponement of Baku F1 race [Video]

Coronavirus forces postponement of Baku F1 race

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix becomes the eighth race of the Formula One season to fall victim to the coronavirus.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 06:32Published
Self-sufficient home allows residents to grow vegetables indoors [Video]

Self-sufficient home allows residents to grow vegetables indoors

An architectural firm based in Shanghai has unveiled a futuristic, zero-waste house that allows residents to power their own homes and grow their own produce in a living space of 150 square meters.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:09Published
Walt Disney To Shutter Disney Theme Parks In Florida And California Amid Coronavirus Outbreak [Video]

Walt Disney To Shutter Disney Theme Parks In Florida And California Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The Walt Disney Co. has announced it will close its theme parks in California and Florida and its resort in Paris. The decision is in response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic that is ripping across..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
China: Tesla, be consistent [Video]

China: Tesla, be consistent

China's industry ministry urged Tesla to keep its China-made vehicles consistent after some Chinese customers complained the auto maker put less advanced chips in their cars. Fred Katayama reports.

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European stocks rise on bets ECB will cut rates too [Video]

European stocks rise on bets ECB will cut rates too

Global stock markets initially gave a thumbs down to the U.S. rate cut, but on Wednesday European shares rose on bets the ECB and Bank of England will probably cut rates too. Julian Satterthwaite..

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Europe stocks follow Wall St higher on virus action hopes [Video]

Europe stocks follow Wall St higher on virus action hopes

European stocks followed Wall St higher on Tuesday amid hopes for global action on the coronavirus, but a draft G7 communique seen by Reuters looked short on specific measures. Julian Satterthwaite..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:30Published
Tokyo Disneyland to close through mid-March [Video]

Tokyo Disneyland to close through mid-March

Tokyo Disneyland will be closed from Saturday to March 15 due to concerns about coronavirus infections spreading in Japan. As Fred Katayama reports, that leaves all of

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published
Tokyo Disney Parks Shuttered Amid Coronavirus Fears [Video]

Tokyo Disney Parks Shuttered Amid Coronavirus Fears

Disney is shuttering its theme parks in Japan as the coronavirus outbreak continues to rip through the country. Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea will shut down on Saturday and stay closed through March..

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Shanghai Officials Search For Those Exposed To Coronavirus Patient [Video]

Shanghai Officials Search For Those Exposed To Coronavirus Patient

Shanghai is taking action to try to identify anyone who came into contact with a coronavirus patient. According to Reuters, the municipality is searching for people who arrived in the city from Iran...

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China cuts rates to lift virus-battered economy [Video]

China cuts rates to lift virus-battered economy

China has cut rates to help an economy hit by the coronavirus outbreak, but with growth forecast to slump many investors bet there's more stimulus to come. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published
Apple, iPhone suppliers tumble on coronavirus warning [Video]

Apple, iPhone suppliers tumble on coronavirus warning

Shares of Apple and members of the iPhone supply chain fell on Tuesday after the technology giant issued the loudest warning yet on the financial fallout from the coronavirus. Conway G. Gittens has the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:09Published
Chinese Doctors Encouraged By Promising New Therapy To Battle Coronavirus [Video]

Chinese Doctors Encouraged By Promising New Therapy To Battle Coronavirus

Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus. According to Reuters, they're giving them to patients still battling the infection. Not only..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published
McLaren drivers back Chinese Grand prix delay over virus [Video]

McLaren drivers back Chinese Grand prix delay over virus

SHOWS: WOKING NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FEBRUARY 13, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. MCLAREN DRIVERS LANDO NORRIS AND CARLOS SAINZ AT CAR LAUNCH 2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MCLAREN DRIVER CARLOS SAINZ

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S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs [Video]

S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Monday as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published
China returns to work as virus hits daily record [Video]

China returns to work as virus hits daily record

Some Chinese goverment restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus outbreak are eased, as local residents begin to return to work. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published
Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq [Video]

Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq set record closing highs amid a broad stock market rally fueled by upbeat economic data and waning coronavirus fears. Conway G. Gittens has the roundup.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published
Coronavirus turns Chinese cities into ghost towns [Video]

Coronavirus turns Chinese cities into ghost towns

China's usually bustling cities Beijing and Shanghai have become near-ghost towns as authorities urged people to stay at home in a bid to contain the coronvirus outbreak.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published
Global shares rebound as China markets stabilise [Video]

Global shares rebound as China markets stabilise

World markets bounced on Tuesday, with Chinese stocks reversing some of a previous coronavirus-related plunge amid official efforts to soothe nerves over the spreading outbreak, though sentiment..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published
U.S. stocks slump on coronavirus fears, weaker GDP [Video]

U.S. stocks slump on coronavirus fears, weaker GDP

U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday, as the coronavirus epidemic fanned fears of a further hit to China's economy, while a mixed batch of earnings from technology firms also weighed on sentiment...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published
British Airways Suspends All Flights To Beijing And Shanghai [Video]

British Airways Suspends All Flights To Beijing And Shanghai

British Airways has suspended bookings on its website for direct flights from London to Beijing and Shanghai. The ban is in response to the coronavirus outbreak and will be in effect until March...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
BA cancels China flights as airlines step up fight on virus [Video]

BA cancels China flights as airlines step up fight on virus

British Airways has suspended bookings on its website for direct flights from London to Beijing and Shanghai until March, after warnings over travel to China due to the coronavirus outbreak. Francis..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published
Hundreds queue for masks in Shanghai as virus spreads [Video]

Hundreds queue for masks in Shanghai as virus spreads

The coronavirus outbreak, which started in the central city of Wuhan late last year, has killed 132 people, with nearly 6,000 infected in China.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

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Shanghai downgrades emergency alert level as coronavirus spread subsides

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Imported coronavirus cases in China outpace local infections for fifth day

China's imported coronavirus cases outnumbered domestic transmissions for a fifth straight day as infected travellers passed through major transport hubs in Beijing, Shanghai, and the southern cities..
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Shanghai extends quarantine requirement to UK, 7 other European countries

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China sees fewer coronavirus cases, wary of international travellers

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Shanghai says travelers from more countries to face quarantine

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China says coronavirus peak has passed as epicentre logs single-digit new cases

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Shanghai tightens airport checks as imported virus infections in China jump

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China's financial center of Shanghai reported three new coronavirus infections on Friday, in Chinese nationals who caught the virus abroad, the official People's Daily of the ruling Communist Party..
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Global stocks fall again on fear of virus impact on economy

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China appoints new deputy party secretary in Shanghai

China's Communist Party's ruling Central Committee named a new deputy party secretary for Shanghai on Friday, after the previous deputy party secretary Ying Yong was transferred to head Hubei province..
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Shanghai trying to find people who crossed coronavirus patient from Iran

Shanghai is trying to identify anyone who came into contact with a coronavirus patient who arrived in the city from Iran, the local government said on Thursday.
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In coronavirus fight, Shanghai river town opts for caution

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Shanghai says students won't return to school now, online learning to start March 2

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Coronavirus diagnosis method not changed in other Chinese provinces, regions: Shanghai health commission

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Asian Stock Markets Retreat After Surge on China Tariff Cut

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Tesla tumbles as coronavirus weighs on Shanghai factory

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