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December 25, 2018 10:35 AM Crazed knifeman hijacks bus before going on stabbing rampage

A KNIFEMAN has gone on a stabbing spree after hijacking a bus in China. At least five people have been killed in the Christmas Day attack in coastal area of Longan, Fujian province, south of Shanghai. Another 21 are understood to have been injured, although numbers may rise still. The attacker tried to take control of the bus at about 3.20pm local time, before 65

November 5, 2018 3:57 AM US-China trade war: Xi Jinping in SLY DIG at Donald Trump during MAJOR conference speech?

CHINA’s President Xi Jinping urged global leaders to resist protectionism and sought to portray his country as a champion of free trade in a speech at China International Import Expo which is seen as a sly dig at US President Donald Trump. Speaking in China’s financial hub Shangai on Monday, Mr Xi advocated for an open and inclusive economy with remarks 63

October 29, 2018 8:55 PM US snubs China as it refuses to attend huge trade summit as trade war rages

THE United States has refused to send any government officials to Shanghai’s international import fair next month despite politicians and business chiefs from 150 countries having signed up. The world’s top two economies are in the middle of a huge trade war over tariffs. US duties are in place on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods and Chinese duties 66

October 13, 2018 1:47 PM Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer beaten but Novak Djokovic into final against Borna Coric

Roger Federer was beaten by Croatia's Borna Coric in the Shanghai Masters semi-finals but Novak Djokovic reached Snday's final with a dominant victory. Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer, who will be replaced by Djokovic as world number two on Monday, lost 6-4 6-4 to Coric. Serb Djokovic thrashed German world number five Alexander Zverev 6-2 6-1 in just over an hour to reach 36

October 11, 2018 6:53 AM Shanghai Masters: Kyle Edmund through to quarter-finals with Jarry win

British number one Kyle Edmund went through to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters with victory over Chile's Nicolas Jarry 7-6 (7-5) 6-3. Edmund, 23, ranked 14th in the world, took a tight first set, serving an ace to win the tie-break. Jarry broke 11th seed Edmund's first service game in the second set to go 2-0 up before the Briton took control 32

September 18, 2018 7:37 AM US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. These will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded 69

September 13, 2018 7:01 AM Fans removed from Dua Lipa concert in China

Fans have been forcefully removed from a Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai. Videos posted on social media show security workers pulling people out of their seats. Heavy-handed crowd control isn't that unusual in China, many are saying people were ejected for standing up or waving pro-gay rights flags. Visibly upset, Dua told the crowd: "I want to create a really 38

August 23, 2018 9:15 AM Construction worker falls FACE FIRST onto a metal pole and survives

Construction worker falls FACE FIRST onto a metal pole and survives after it punctures his skull but narrowly misses his brain and arteries A 25-year-old man narrowly avoided death after falling face-first onto a metal rod which went through his head, miraculously missing his brain and vital arteries. The Chinese construction worker was walking along 73

August 11, 2018 8:38 AM Gatwick goes Chinese after busiest ever July

The new service will be flown by China Eastern – the country’s second biggest airline – and will connect the UK to one of the world’s leading business centres, providing over 70,000 seats and more than 3,700 metric tonnes of new cargo capacity each year. Shanghai is seen as the showpiece of China’s dramatic economic growth and, like London, is a global 44

June 26, 2018 4:10 PM The world's most expensive cities: Hong Kong and Asian metropolises dominate top 10

Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriate employees, a study has revealed. It topped Mercer's 2018 annual cost of living survey, which looked at 209 cities, reclaiming the title from Angola's oil-rich capital Luanda, which dropped to sixth place. Six of the world's top 10 most expensive cities are in Asia, with Tokyo deemed 38