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SHANGHAI

Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 27, 2022
Anger erupts at Xi’s ‘Big White’ army of lockdown enforcers
Since Shanghai went into lockdown, the brigade of workers and volunteers in white hazmat suits have become the focus of public anger for their role in enforcing the 'COVID-zero' strategy.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 25, 2022
China races to stop Beijing outbreak as Shanghai deaths climb
China ordered mandatory COVID-19 tests in a district of Beijing and locked down some areas of the capital as policymakers raced to prevent a repeat of the outbreak that's hobbled Shanghai.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 18, 2022
Tesla and others prepare Shanghai restarts as city aims to ease lockdown
SAIC Motor, the Chinese partner of Volkswagen and General Motors, said it would start stress-testing its production resumption plans on Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 18, 2022
Japanese firms hit by COVID lockdown in Shanghai
The lockdown is forcing Japanese retailers to halt operations in Shanghai, while Japanese manufacturers have also been affected by supply-chain disruptions.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 18, 2022
COVID-shaming pits neighbor against neighbor in locked-down Shanghai
The tensions of lockdown have exposed divisions among Shanghai residents, pitting COVID-negative against COVID-positive people.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 17, 2022
Shanghai targets COVID lockdown turning point by Wednesday
The target will require officials to accelerate testing and the transfer of positive cases to quarantine centers, according to a speech by a local Communist Party official dated Saturday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 16, 2022
Japanese envoy in Shanghai airs concerns over strict virus curbs
'The impact on business activities is clearly becoming more severe by the day,' Consul General Shuichi Akamatsu wrote in a letter.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 15, 2022
Xi moves to stop Shanghai's COVID rage from sweeping across China
The lockdown in China's main financial hub, now in its third week, has spawned some of the most anti-government criticism in years on social media.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Apr 11, 2022
China’s COVID-19 outbreak worsens as new Shanghai cases top 26,000
Residents have been locked down for weeks now, with frustration building among the population as they struggle to get access to food and medical care.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 10, 2022
Shanghai residents question human cost of China's COVID-19 quarantines
Shanghai is doubling down on the quarantine policy, converting schools, new apartment blocks and vast exhibition halls into centers, the largest of which can hold 50,000 people.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 4, 2022
China sends military and doctors to Shanghai to test all residents for COVID-19
It is China's largest public health response since it tackled the initial COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, where the coronavirus was first discovered in late 2019.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Apr 4, 2022
China's COVID-19 crisis grows with cases surging and new omicron sub-strains
Shanghai reported 9,006 cases Sunday as the city readies to test all 25 million residents in its latest efforts to weed out infections.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 3, 2022
‘Totally inhumane’: Child separations feed anger in a locked-down Shanghai
The fury and concern of parents over what might become of their children if they fall sick is the latest in a series of crises faced by Shanghai officials.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 30, 2022
Desperation hits Shanghai’s chronically ill as infections soar despite lockdown
One shocking turn of events for those in Shanghai has been the lack of preparation for dealing with a widespread outbreak, despite more than two years to prepare for such an event.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 29, 2022
Shanghai residents told to stay indoors as lockdown tightened
The rules came a day after the city started sealing off its 25 million people in two stages.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 28, 2022
Shanghai locks down half the city to nail growing COVID-19 outbreak
The sweeping restrictions come as China experiences its worst COVID-19 spread since the virus's emergence in Wuhan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 16, 2022
Shanghai says no COVID lockdown for now and tells bankers to work at home
Shanghai ruled out imposing a broad lockdown for now, while urging workers in its main financial and business district to work from home as officials try to rein in a swelling COVID-19 outbreak in one of China’s biggest and most important cities.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 13, 2022
Shanghai restricts travel as China’s new cases double
While China still has far fewer COVID-19 cases than most countries, the daily count of infections has accelerated rapidly.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 4, 2022
Osaka Ohsho chain makes inroads in Shanghai
With travel and tourism out of the question for the past two years, Chinese diners have satisfied their Japanese cravings at home.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 17, 2022
Omicron penetrates China’s political, financial and tech hubs
China has detected locally-transmitted omicron infections in the capital Beijing, the financial center Shanghai, and Guangdong, which together account for one-fifth of the country's GDP.

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