Articles about Shanghai

29 Nov 2022

China readies 2.5 lakh COVID-19 quarantine beds in 'hotspot' Guangzhou

Mass quarantine camps and makeshift hospitals are reportedly coming up in Guangzhou, China to accommodate nearly 2.5 lakh people amid the country's recent COVID-19 spike, according to AP.

28 Nov 2022

Anti-lockdown protests intensify across China as demonstrators, police clash

As China is struggling to contain rising COVID-19 cases which are breaking records with every passing day, anti-lockdown protests are said to be growing in the country's major cities with reports of clashes.

27 Nov 2022

China: Fatal building blaze ignites protests against extreme COVID-19 curbs

Widespread protests erupted in China on Saturday against fresh COVID-19 curbs imposed by authorities, Reuters reported.

24 Nov 2022

China records highest daily COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

Despite strict restrictions, China on Wednesday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the outbreak in the country in December 2019, Agence France-Presse reported.

13 Oct 2022

China: Fresh restrictions grip Shanghai as COVID-19 cases rise

The coronavirus is again flaring up in China's financial capital Shanghai as the city on Wednesday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases since July, Bloomberg reported.

China: President Xi faces growing dissent over enforced COVID-19 lockdowns

Despite the Communist Party of China's iron-clad authoritarian leadership, led by President Xi Jinping, fissures between Beijing and the public are considered to be widening.

18 Jul 2022

China: Flash floods leave 12 dead, thousands evacuated

At least 12 people were killed while thousands have been evacuated to safe places after flash floods hit southwest and northwest China, as per state media.

09 Jul 2022

Social Media
Shanghai: 4 stabbed at hospital by assailant, police open fire

A knife-wielding attacker wounded four people at a Shanghai hospital on Saturday, marking the second recorded stabbing incident since the COVID-19 lockdown of the economic hub was lifted in early June.

21 May 2022

Beijing: 13,000 COVID-19 negative people forced into quarantine

To achieve the "zero-COVID-19" goal in China, over 13,000 Beijing residents who tested negative have been forced into quarantine.

06 May 2022

Asian Games
Asian Games 2022 postponed as China battles COVID-19 wave

The Asian Games 2022, which were set to be held from September 10-25 in Hangzhou, have been postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

29 Apr 2022

China: Shanghai eases COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline

Chinese authorities on Friday said nearly half the population of Shanghai is now in lower-risk areas, meaning as many as 12.38M residents can now step out of their homes.

16 Apr 2022

China: COVID-19 cases surging in Shanghai unabated despite strict lockdown

Is Shanghai emerging as China's new COVID-19 epicenter two years after the Wuhan outbreak?

11 Apr 2022

Shanghai residents are 'asking for death' amid lockdown: Here's why

Residents of Shanghai, China, were heard screaming in despair—in a viral video on social media—amid the city's strictest-ever lockdown following a massive COVID-19 outbreak.

05 Apr 2022

COVID-19: At 16,412, China reports highest single-day cases so far

China registered a total of 16,412 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

28 Mar 2022

Hong Kong
Shanghai begins phased lockdown amid rising COVID-19 cases in China

China's biggest city Shanghai has started a phased lockdown on Monday after it witnessed a record number of new COVID-19 cases.

22 Mar 2022

Indian Economy
China imposes lockdown amid COVID-19 surge; will it affect India?

China has imposed lockdowns and severe restrictions in several provinces and cities in order to curb its largest-ever COVID-19 outbreak.

17 Sep 2021

PM Modi calls for SCO template to fight radicalization, extremism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pitched for developing a common template by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to fight radicalization, saying it is a challenge to peace, security, and trust deficit in the region as reflected by recent developments in Afghanistan.

13 Sep 2021

Shanghai curtails transport as Typhoon Chanthu closes in

Flights and train service are being canceled in Shanghai, China's largest city, as Typhoon Chanthu approached the mainland on Monday after bringing heavy rain and winds to Taiwan.

16 Oct 2019

Here's what Roger Federer said regarding his rumored retirement claims

Roger Federer is undoubtedly one of the GOATs of modern day tennis and his 20 Grand Slam titles do prove it well enough.

18 Aug 2019

India can become $5-trillion economy in 5 years: NDB President

KV Kamath, President of Shanghai-headquartered New Development Bank (NDB), said the Indian economy can become a $5-trillion economy in five years growing at an annual average rate of 10%.

27 Jun 2019

OPPO's under-screen camera unveiled: Here's how it works

In a bid to offer an all-screen design, smartphone manufacturers have experimented with everything--notches, punch-holes, and even pop-up cameras.

25 Nov 2018

#BlackMirrorInAction: China's rating system bans millions from flights

The ominous effects of China's controversial social rating system, which is set to roll-out across the country by 2020, are already coming to light.

09 Nov 2018

Now, Chinese authorities can identify people from their walking style

Chinese authorities are taking public surveillance to a whole new level by implementing a new 'gait recognition' technology.

17 Oct 2018

Tesla secures 1,200-acre plot for first overseas Gigafactory

In a new development, Tesla has secured 1,200 acres of land (approximately 860,000 square meters) in Shanghai to set up its first overseas Gigafactory.

15 Oct 2018

Tennis: Djokovic closes in on Rafa's number one ranking

Serbian Novak Djokovic sealed another trophy in style to keep his sensational form going in 2018.

Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket

A Chinese man was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said today.

29 Jul 2018

2018 Porsche Macan facelift unveiled, India launch soon

German automaker Porsche has unveiled its 2018 Macan facelift in Shanghai, China.

23 Jun 2018

Bollywood News
Happy to see how 'Hichki' resonated with audiences: Director Siddharth

Filmmaker Siddharth P Malhotra says he is happy that his last directorial venture "Hichki" was well-received by the audiences, especially women.

10 Jun 2018

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

PM Narendra Modi today held a "productive" meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and invited his country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA).

01 May 2018

PhD degree to become mandatory for professors in Universities

From 2021, PhD degree will be mandatory for University professors, even for assistant professors.

03 Apr 2018

Anurag Kashyap
I was a reluctant actor, says Abhay Deol

Abhay Deol was determined to create his own identity when he made his debut over a decade ago but coming from a film family, the actor says he was conflicted about fame.

09 Mar 2018

China: Toddler locks iPhone for 47years by entering wrong passcode

According to Chinese media reports, a two-year-old boy in Shanghai has locked his mother's iPhone for 47 years by repeatedly entering the wrong passcode.

26 Feb 2018

Aamchi Mumbai pays its expats the highest in the world

The financial capital of India has grabbed the top spot for expat salaries in a global survey. In other words, Mumbai pays its expats the highest as compared to other cities in the world.

25 Feb 2018

Hong Kong
More Chinese people are taking to a vegetarian diet

China, the world's largest market for beef, pork, and poultry, is steadily growing wary of meat as health-conscious Chinese are now taking to vegetarian diet. This has sparked mushrooming of vegan restaurants in the world's most populous country.

25 Jan 2018

Monkeys successfully cloned for first time: Are humans next?

In a historical breakthrough, Chinese scientists successfully cloned monkeys using the same technique as Dolly the sheep -first mammal cloned from an adult cell- in 1996.

13 Aug 2017

Doklam standoff: Amid heightened tension, Indian insulted at Shanghai airport

Indian and Chinese citizens seem to be facing the effects of heightened bilateral tension amid the months-long India-China standoff at Doklam.

29 Jul 2017

UEFA Champions League
Neymar reportedly 'okays' move to PSG

According to RMC Sport, Barcelona star Neymar has decided to make a move to French club Paris Saint-Germain.

29 Jun 2017

Vivo beats competition, showcases Under Display Fingerprint Scanner

In technology, time is of the utmost importance. If you stall, someone will come and take away the mantle from you. That is what happened with Apple and Samsung, and Vivo made use of it.

11 Apr 2017

Lewis Hamilton wins the Chinese Grand Prix

Exacting revenge for his season-opener defeat by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton raced to victory at the Chinese Grand Prix, ahead of the German.

18 Oct 2016

Meet, an app that is taking USA by storm

Founded in Shanghai in 2014 as a platform to create, share and discover short music videos, has grown in popularity, particularly in the US, and has over 100 million users today.