Shanghai China - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Shanghai China


Shanghai skyscrapers' viewing platforms re-open as virus eases

Mar 12, 2020 - 1:12 PM

China's Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl Tower Radio and Television Tower will be open to the public again starting Friday, but on a limited basis

Shanghai cancels NBA fan event over 'inappropriate' HK comments

Oct 09, 2019 - 4:36 PM

China calls off an NBA fan night on the eve of a preseason game pitting the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets

HEATED. The NBA and China row continues even as several NBA players like LeBron James and Anthony Davis remain in Shanghai for the Los Angeles Lakers’ scheduled events with the Brooklyn Nets. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

NBA, Nets cancel Shanghai media event

Oct 08, 2019 - 4:09 PM

NBA China tells the media that the event has been scrapped just 2 hours before it was due to start

CANCELED. Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets arrive in Shanghai before their exhibition game against the Los Angeles Lakers got canceled. Photo from Brooklyn Nets Twitter

Shanghai Disneyland to allow outside food, but not durian

Sep 13, 2019 - 3:54 PM

Disney's Shanghai theme park loosens its ban on outside food, but still won't allow visitors to bring in instant noodles and 'pungent food' like durian

5 killed in Shanghai building collapse

May 16, 2019 - 2:30 PM

(4th UPDATE) The accident occurs at around 11:30 am in a central Shanghai neighborhood, trapping around 20 people, according to fire rescue officials

COLLAPSE. Members of a rescue team carry out a survivor of a building collapse in Shanghai on May 16, 2019. Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

Tesla probes car fire in Shanghai

Apr 22, 2019 - 3:22 PM

A video shows white smoke emerging from under what appears to be a Tesla Model S car in a parking garage before flames erupt around it

TESLA. Visitors walk past a Tesla Model 3 at the Shanghai Auto Show in Shanghai on April 17, 2019. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Tesla to build huge Shanghai factory – local government

Jul 10, 2018 - 10:53 PM

The deal marks the biggest overseas foray yet for Tesla, which is looking to expand into global markets, plans that faced a potential threat from the intensifying China-US trade row

TESLA IN CHINA. A boy sits in a Tesla car during a visit at Tesla showroom in Beijing on July 4, 2018. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017: 13 things to see at the expo

Jun 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Rappler will be at Asia s biggest mobile expo happening from June 28 to July 1 Here s what we re looking forward to seeing

Hong Kong-Shenzhen trading link off to negative start

Dec 05, 2016 - 11:39 AM

UPDATED The tie up is being touted as the latest effort by Beijing to prove to global investors that its capital markets are gradually opening

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G20 nations pledge all tools to lift growth

Feb 27, 2016 - 5:37 PM

UPDATED The world s top economies cite risks such as falling commodity prices and geopolitical tensions

CHINA G20. Amid slow growth and economic downturns, finance ministers of the world's top 20 economies promise to use all available tools to help lift growth. Photo by Rolex Dela Peña/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Becoming Venice

Jun 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM

It is in her own realization that she is of age and not getting any younger in her recognition of not wanting to have any regrets later on in life and the importance of fulfilling her need to express herself she delved into learning the art form of Drag

Over 20 missing after boat sinks in eastern China

Jan 16, 2015 - 10:57 AM

The provincial government says the boat is undergoing trials without properly completing the required procedures and without first reporting the condition of the ship as required by regulations

China New Year crush victims mainly young women

Jan 02, 2015 - 3:34 PM

The Shanghai government should take responsibility for the incident Most of the young victims must be the only child of their families

LOVING MEMORY. A couple burns incense at the site of a New Year's Eve stampede at the Bund in Shanghai on January 2, 2015. The New Year's Eve stampede shortly before midnight on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revelers, most of them women. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

New year mishaps, AirAsia update, 'thriftier' Filipinos | The wRap

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:35 PM

China stampede fire in Philippines greet 2015 Relatives of AirAsia crash victims give DNA samples to help identify bodies in Indonesia A study shows Filipinos were thriftier in 2014

Shanghai's Bund: architectural gem becomes a disaster scene

Jan 01, 2015 - 3:28 PM

The historic site has recovered its glamour and is now best known for high end restaurants boutiques and renovated hotels

HISTORIC WATERFRONT. Crowds gather at the site of a New Year's Eve stampede at the Bund in Shanghai on January 1, 2015. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

New Year tragedy as 35 killed in Shanghai stampede

Jan 01, 2015 - 7:49 AM

The crush occurs shortly before midnight as people pack the Bund district to welcome the New Year the city s government says in a statement

AFTER THE STAMPEDE. Angry family members clash with security personnel in a hospital where some of the victims of a stampede by new year's revellers were sent in Shanghai on January 1, 2015. Photo by AFP.

Disney eyes bigger plans with Shanghai

Apr 29, 2014 - 11:39 AM

A deal with Shanghai Shendi Group will garner an investment of 5 5 billion for the upcoming park

Life and Style wRap: E-book scam, deadly dairy

Aug 03, 2013 - 5:57 PM

An e book price fixing scheme Louis Vuitton and fatal bacteria in New Zealand products

E-SCAM. Apple and 5 publishers participated in an e-book price-fixing scheme