Cinemas in China begin to reopen after six-month coronavirus closure

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 11:38 GMT

Some cinemas in Chinese cities from Shanghai to Chengdu reopened on Monday after a six-month closure.

This place is the pits: China opens luxury hotel in quarry

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 04:05 GMT

A hotel development sunk into a disused quarry in China opened its doors Thursday to deep-pocketed clientele.

Irresistible Djokovic schools Zverev to reach Shanghai final

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Novak Djokovic will rise to number two in the world after he dismantled a shell-shocked Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to surge into the Shanghai Masters final.

Chinese culture strongly present in Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 07:33 GMT

The Chinese Exhibition will consist of four sections each displaying unique items from the Chinese heritage.

Stocks battered as Italian crisis deepens

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:58 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan tumbled 1.4 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei average sold off 1.5 percent to a six-week low.

Asia shares sag on lingering tech woes, dollar retreats after surge

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Spreadbetters expected European stocks to open mixed, with Britain’s FTSE falling 0.35 percent, Germany’s DAX rising 0.02 percent and France’s CAC gaining 0.05 percent.

Asian stocks pull further off two-month lows as Wall St. bounces

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 07:12 GMT

Asian stocks pulled further away from two-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by Wall Street’s extended rebound from last week’s steep fall.

China stocks have worst week in over a year as small-cap woes bite

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 12:18 GMT

China stocks rebounded on Friday in volatile trade but still suffered their worst week in over a year.

Vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai, injuring 18

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 11:23 GMT

Eighteen people were injured on Friday when a minivan caught fire and mounted the pavement in a busy part of central Shanghai and ploughed into pedestrians.

Asia stocks touch record highs after Wall St. surge, dollar edges back

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 07:35 GMT

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was 0.2 percent higher after rising as much as 0.4 percent to a fresh record peak.

Ten crew missing as cargo vessel sinks off Shanghai

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 11:16 GMT

Ten crew members were missing after a cargo vessel collided with another vessel in Wusongkou anchorage at Shanghai.

Victoria's Secret fashion show struts into Shanghai

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:53 GMT

Victoria's Secret brings its racy annual fashion show to Shanghai on Monday night, making its debut in China's growing lingerie market in typically brazen style.

Asia stocks wilt as China weakness dims mood, euro skids

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 07:54 GMT

Asian shares pulled back on Monday, with investor sentiment hurt by a retreat on Wall Street and a slide in Chinese stocks.

Li Qiang named Shanghai party boss: Xinhua

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 09:36 GMT

The former Communist Party secretary of China's Jiangsu province, Li Qiang, has been named the top party official in Shanghai.

World No.1 Johnson surges to Shanghai golf lead

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 11:53 GMT

Dustin Johnson nailed four birdies in his last four holes to seize a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the $9.75 million WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 03:19 GMT

Electric car maker Tesla Inc said on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan.

London the starting line as Adidas laces up robotic shoe run

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 07:48 GMT

Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany

China extends F1 deal for three more years

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 03:54 GMT

China will continue to host a Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai for at least three more years, F1 said on Friday.

China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 11:46 GMT

China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrids vehicles.

China raises bullet train speed six years after crash

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 09:36 GMT

China today increased the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Shanghai line to 350 kilometres per hour, six years after a fatal accident led to a speed cap.