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China protests PM Modi's visit to disputed border region

China said on Friday it had lodged an official protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to a border region claimed by both countries.

Shanghai gets muted Chinese New Year after crush

Shanghai is toning down Chinese New Year celebrations by cancelling events and limiting people at tourist spots after a stampede killed 36 people seven weeks earlier.

Man crashes car into guardrail of US Consulate in Shanghai

A "mentally confused" man crashed his car into the guardrail of the US Consulate in Shanghai Thursday night, injuring a Chinese armed guard and sparking a security alert.

Car rams into US consulate in Shanghai

A car rammed into the US consulate in Shanghai, slightly injuring the driver and a sentry guard on duty, according to Chinese media reports.

Qualified couples in China's Shanghai asked to have second child

Beijing: Facing a sharp decline in work force, Shanghai authorities have appealed to "qualified young couples" to have second child as 30 per cent population of China's biggest business hub will be aged 60 or above by this year's end, official media reported today.

Families of China stampede dead criticise compensation

Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai criticised official compensation plans on Thursday, as a newspaper called for greater accountability by the Chinese city`s government.

Families of China stampede dead demand answers

 Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, a news agency has learned.

China arrests Turks, Uighurs in exit scheme: Report

 China has arrested 10 Turkish citizens and nine Uighurs over a plot to smuggle the members of the ethnic minority -- including a wanted "terrorist" -- out of the country, a state-run newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Shanghai lantern festival called off after deadly stampede

 China has cancelled a popular annual lantern festival in the country's commercial hub Shanghai over safety issues, after criticism over poor arrangements that led to a New Year eve stampede in the city that killed 36 people.

Shanghai cancels lantern festival after stampede

 China`s commercial hub Shanghai has cancelled a popular annual outdoor festival over safety concerns, after a New Year`s eve stampede in the city killed 36 people.

China bans private drivers in taxi app clampdown

Shanghai: China`s transport ministry has banned taxi hailing apps such as Uber Technologies Inc and local rivals Kuaidi Dache and Didi Dache from using cars and drivers without taxi licences in a bid to regulate the rapidly growing sector.

Shanghai to cancel massive gatherings 'if necessary'

Shanghai decided Tuesday to tighten controls on large gatherings after the stampede that killed 36 people during the New Year's Eve celebrations.

Shanghai stampede a `bloody lesson` for city: Mayor

The New Year`s Eve crush that killed 36 people in Shanghai was a "bloody lesson" for the city, the mayor of China`s commercial hub said Tuesday according to official media.

Shanghai New Year stampede, a week on: Families being kept in dark

Three days after his sister and 35 others were killed in a New Year`s Eve stampede, Wang Jianhua went to Shanghai`s waterfront to take pictures and measurements of the scene, hoping to piece together for himself how the disaster unfolded.

Seven injured in China stampede still critical: Official

Beijing: The condition of seven of the 49 people injured in the deadly New Year's Eve stampede at Shanghai's iconic waterfront area remained serious, an official said today.

China stampede: 32 bodies identified amid public fury

 Thirty-two of 36 people killed in New Year eve stampede at Shanghai's iconic waterfront area have been identified, authorities said today, as Chinese media and public criticised the administration's failure to prevent the tragedy that marred the gleaming financial hub's image.

Chinese stampedes: A chronology

At least 35 people have been killed and dozens injured in a stampede at New Year`s celebrations in Shanghai.

Though most large gatherings in China are carefully controlled by authorities, the country has seen other incidents in which overcrowding has caused panic and deaths.

Tragic New Year's Eve for Shanghai as 'fake money' stampede kills 36
Tragic New Year's Eve for Shanghai as 'fake money' stampede kills 36

A stampede killed at least 35 people during New Year`s Eve celebrations in Shanghai, authorities said, possibly caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building overlooking the city`s famous Bund waterfront district.

ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals
ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals

ATP executive chairman Chris Kermode on Friday revealed his organisation are debating whether to extend London`s hosting of their showpiece Tour Finals.

Adam Scott leads WGC-HSBC Champions charge in Rory McIlroy`s absence
Adam Scott leads WGC-HSBC Champions charge in Rory McIlroy`s absence

Forty of the world`s top 50 golfers will tee off in Shanghai on Thursday when "Asia`s major", the World Golf Championships (WGC) HSBC Champions tournament, gets under way.