Tag - shanghai



Shanghai’s luxury real estate market is a bright spot in China’s bleak property sector.
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 25, 2024
China’s rich spend millions on Shanghai property, bucking crisis
It’s the only one among the country’s mega cities that still attracts people to put down money in an asset class that has otherwise been abandoned.
Her, a self-described feminist bar in Shanghai, on March 15. Women in Shanghai gather in bars, salons and bookstores to reclaim their identities as the country’s leader calls for China to adopt a “childbearing culture.”
May 7, 2024
In China, ruled by men, women quietly find a powerful voice
Women in Shanghai gather to reclaim their identities as the country’s leader calls for China to adopt a “childbearing culture.”
Spectators watch the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai in April 2019. The event will return to the city this weekend for the first time since the pandemic.
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Apr 16, 2024
Pride and hype as F1 roars back to China after COVID-19 absence
Fans will get to see Shanghai native Zhou Guanyu drive at his home track in Formula One for the first time.
Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix race at the Suzuka circuit in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Apr 8, 2024
Verstappen questions wisdom of sprint race on China return
The Chinese Grand Prix will include the first of six sprint rounds this season.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange has reclaimed top spot in Asia in total market capitalization of listed companies.
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 20, 2024
Tokyo bourse reclaims top spot for market capitalization in Asia
The 225-issue Nikkei stock average is trading close to its all-time high as Tokyo shares make a stellar start to 2024.
Pedestrians along the Bund in Shanghai on Oct. 29. The Chinese government is pushing a narrative that the city will play an important role in reinvigorating the nation’s economy.
Dec 1, 2023
Xi’s Shanghai visit sells city’s ‘innovation’ image
State media video footage using soaring music showed a stoic Xi making a visit to the Shanghai Futures Exchange and watching a robot demonstration.
Police officers block Wulumuqi Street in Shanghai on Nov. 27, 2022, amid protests over China's 'zero-COVID' policy.
Nov 26, 2023
'Still suffocated': Mourning China's 'zero-COVID' protests a year on
Vigils for victims of a fire quickly morphed into calls to end zero-COVID measures — and in some cases, to topple Xi Jinping.
Tesla, which opened a factory in Lingang, China, was expected to be one of many large, foreign companies to open facilities in the region. Few have followed.
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 15, 2023
China’s slowdown casts pall over Xi’s Yangtze Delta project
The setback is particularly obvious in Lingang, a free-trade zone in the southeastern tip of Shanghai and a key part of the Yangtze Delta project.
Japan Times
May 9, 2023
ATP hails 'new era' for Chinese tennis at Shanghai Masters launch
The tournament will double its duration and the prize-money pool will exceed $10 million, making it the richest sports event in Asia according to organizers.
Japan Times
Apr 10, 2023
Tesla planning new Shanghai battery factory despite rising U.S.-China tensions
New manufacturing projects by the auto-maker and France’s Airbus give a boost to Chinese industry as other firms like Apple rethink production in the nation.
Japan Times
Mar 27, 2023
Shanghai expat exodus shows 'zero-COVID's' enduring scars
Shanghai has seen an exodus since the brutal two-month lockdown that crippled the city of 25 million from late last March.
Japan Times
Mar 15, 2023
Arashi outfits shown in China, in first overseas exhibition
The five-member group remains popular in China even after suspending activities at the end of 2020.
Japan Times
Dec 22, 2022
COVID-19 surge hits Shanghai with crowded hospitals and empty streets
Hospitals are struggling to cope with the numbers of infected patients and pharmacies are turning customers away empty-handed.
Japan Times
Nov 28, 2022
China tightens security after rare protests against COVID curbs
There was no sign of new protests on Monday in Beijing or Shanghai, but dozens of police were in the areas where the weekend demonstrations took place.
Japan Times
Nov 27, 2022
Protests spread across China as anger mounts over 'COVID-zero' policy
A fire in Xinjiang, and a denial that COVID-19 measures had hampered escape and rescue, has fueled a wave of civil disobedience unseen since Xi Jinping assumed power a decade ago.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Jul 14, 2022
Shanghai COVID-19 cases drop below 50 per day in sign flareup under control
The city recorded 47 infections for Wednesday, down from 55 on Tuesday. While daily cases have jumped from single digits last week, they are no longer rising precipitously.
Japan Times
Jul 10, 2022
Shanghai health officials say new omicron subvariant found
The omicron COVID-19 variant found in Shanghai's financial district of Pudong on Friday was linked with a case from overseas, a health official said.
Japan Times
Jul 6, 2022
Alleged Shanghai cyberattack exposes dangers of China’s data trove
The purported theft of 23 terabytes of personal information on up to a billion Chinese citizens from a police database could be one of the biggest leaks the world has ever seen.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2022
Shanghai to mass test entire city weekly to keep COVID at bay
The latest policy measure in China's financial hub shows the government's increasing reliance on frequent mass testing to stick to its 'COVID zero' stance.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2022
China walks back eased virus measures just weeks after reopening
Beijing reported 51 new local cases for Sunday, after having single digit cases on most days last week.


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