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# Shanghai

Last year
Two people dead in Shanghai after electric car they were testing ‘falls from building’
Electric car maker Nio said the tragedy appeared to be an accident and ‘not caused by the vehicle’.
Shanghai says 'zero-Covid' achieved but millions still in lockdown
The city of 25 million has been under heavy restrictions since early April.
Shanghai seeks to ease seven-week virus lockdown within next few days
The World Health Organisation has said the mounting economic toll of severe restrictions could be unsustainable.
Hong Kong reopens beaches as Beijing relaxes quarantine rules
Deaths from Covid-19 in Hong Kong have fallen from a high of almost 300 per day in March to zero in recent days.
Beijing Covid spike prompts mass testing and panic buying amid lockdown fears
Downtown Beijing’s most populous district Chaoyang, home to around 3.5 million people, ordered mass testing from today.
China's censors scrub viral Shanghai lockdown video from online platforms
Patients have reported trouble accessing regular medical care as thousands of health staff were deployed to covid testing.
Shanghai cautiously eases lockdown as deaths rise
China’s largest city is inching towards reopening.
Shanghai reports first deaths in latest Covid-19 outbreak
All three who died had not been vaccinated against the virus and were elderly.
Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder
About 6.6 million people can go outdoors, but some must stay in their own neighbourhoods in the Chinese city.
US orders consular staff to leave Shanghai amid Covid-19 surge
The US State Department said the order is an upgrade from the “authorised” departure issued last week that made the decision voluntary.
Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing
Large swathes of the city, with a population of 26 million, have been under lockdown since March 28.
Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown
Strict anti-coronavirus controls are confining most of its 25 million people to their homes.
Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak
Authorities are imposing a two-phase lockdown of the city of about 25 million people to carry out mass testing.
Access to Shanghai tightened as China’s Covid cases rise
Bus services in the city of 24 million people were suspended and a negative Covid-19 test was required from anyone who wanted to enter.
Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted
The father-of-four had been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.
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Richard O'Halloran appears in Chinese court as timeline over his case remains 'uncertain'
Richard O’Halloran has been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.
McIlroy wins in Shanghai after defeating Schauffele in WGC-HSBC Champions play-off
The Holywood man continues his quest to retake the world’s top golf ranking.
McIlroy closes with an eagle and sits within a shot of the lead in Shanghai
Shane Lowry, meanwhile, carded another par round.
McIlroy in contention after decent start in Shanghai
China’s Li Haotong has delighted the home crowd with his early charge in the WGC-HSBC Champions.
Two 'showbiz' whales from Shanghai aquarium moved to sanctuary in Iceland
The whales, Little White and Little Grey, were sold to Changfeng Ocean World aquarium some 10 years ago.
Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions
The four-time Major winner shot a five-over par round in Shanghai.
Dua Lipa cried on stage in Shanghai after young fans waving rainbow flags were dragged from the venue by security
The 23-year-old singer told her fans that she’s ‘proud’ of them after the incident.
Police blame incident involving van in flames crashing into 18 pedestrians on 'smoking driver'
The driver had reportedly been smoking which caused ‘dangerous substances’ in his van to catch fire.
Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi
There were mixed fortunes for the Irish in China and the United States this morning.
Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing
Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.
Wild Atlantic Way voted best driving route at Chinese awards ceremony
Tourism Ireland said that with so many choices for tourists, the award was a positive signal for the country’s tourism industry.
This terraced tower represents the future of city planning
Architecture firm Aedas could have come up with a plan.
'That could end a player's career': Coach left shaken by Demba Ba's horrific leg break
‘Football is unfair sometimes to let such a terrible thing happen to such a good man.’
A new Disneyland has opened in Shanghai
The park is a $5.5 billion (€4.9 billion) investment in promoting tourism and other service industries in China.
Robot waiters did such a terrible job they forced two restaurants to close
The robots were not able to carry soup or other foods steadily and broke down freqently.
Tevez will soon be forgotten if Juve's new-look strikeforce keep this up
Summer signings Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala helped the Old Lady to a 2-0 win over Lazio in the Italian Supercup.
China could be slipping into a crisis 'far bigger than anything in Greece'
More than half of companies have suspended trading on the stock market.
Most of the New Year crush victims in China were young women
All but four of the deceased were aged 25 or under.
At least 35 killed in New Year's party stampede
The tragedy occurred in Shanghai’s Bund 18 area.
The stunning growth of Shanghai in one GIF
McIlroy the talk of BMW Masters despite missing China-based tournament
Jamie Donaldson has admitted that it would be a tall order to catch McIlroy in the Race to Dubai standings.
Chinese company rewards prized employee with night with adult actress
It’s a little unconventional compared to the cash bonus.
Spotted in Shanghai - Liam MacCarthy Cup in possession of a Clare hurler
Hurler of the Year Tony Kelly is in Shanghai as part of the GAA Allstars tour.
GAA stars set to feature in Shanghai in the first official hurling game in China
The 2012 and 2013 Allstar hurling sides face off next Saturday.
Cinema in China uses photoshopped Thor poster by mistake
We’re totally behind Thor and Loki as a couple.