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Shanghai: Municipality in East China
Shanghai is one of the four direct-administered municipalities of the People's Republic of China. It is under the direct administration of the State Council of China. The city 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, technology, innovation, and transportation, and the Port of Shanghai is the world's busiest container port.

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Australia evacuates journalists from China [Video]

Australia evacuates journalists from China

Two Australian foreign correspondents were rushed out of China for their safety with the help of Australian consular officials after being questioned by China's Ministry of State Security, their..

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Beluga whales rehomed in sea sanctuary in Iceland [Video]

Beluga whales rehomed in sea sanctuary in Iceland

Two beluga whales have been transferred to the world's first open-watersanctuary for the breed in Klettsvik Bay, Iceland. Little White and LittleGrey were previously performing whales in indoor..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 03:12Published
TikTok owner discussing China IPO - sources [Video]

TikTok owner discussing China IPO - sources

TikTok-owner ByteDance may list its Chinese operations in Hong Kong or Shanghai, according to Reuters sources. That after tensions with Washington scuppered earlier hopes for a blockbuster New York..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

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Father dresses as Transformer on son's first day back at school

A father in Shanghai dressed as a robot as his son and classmates returned to school after lockdown.
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In authoritarian China, eating freely is a cherished activity. Now a food waste campaign wants to control meals, too

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Facebook allows ads to be served to mainland China users

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China logs ninth consecutive day with no locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported its ninth consecutive day with no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, as a major university in the city of Wuhan opened for face-to-face classes on Tuesday for..
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China launches advanced warship for Pakistan Navy

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China evacuates 100,000 as floods threaten heritage site

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SHANGHAI: Floods on the upper reaches of China’s Yangtze river forced authorities to evacuate more than 100,000 people on Tuesday and threatened a 1,200-year-old world heritage site. Sichuan, through..
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Asia Shares Mixed Amid Jitters Over U.S. Stimulus, China Trade

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Chinese firm files $1.43bn lawsuit against Apple in patent fight

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Shanghai: A Chinese Artificial Intelligence company on Monday filed a lawsuit against Apple for allegedly infringing on a patent related to a smart assistant similar to Siri. The lawsuit by Shanghai..
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Tesla hiring in Shanghai as production ramps up

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SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc has launched a hiring spree in Shanghai with plans to bring on designers at its China studio and about 1,000 factory workers, job posts show, as the U.S. electric vehicle maker..
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Wall Street rises again, joins worldwide upturn for markets

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Asian shares mixed as US reports surging virus cases

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Asian shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower

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