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15 Aug
Residents in Shanghai react as China takes home 38 gold medals, the second-highest number at the Tokyo Olympics and one less than the United States. Morning commuters say they are proud of Chinese athletes' "historic" achievements, and look forward to Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, which they hope will be "better" than Tokyo's Games.
25 Apr
Christie's auction house showcased the so-called 'Sakura Diamond,' the largest and clearest purple-pink diamond to ever be auctioned, according to their press statement. The diamond was shown to press in Shanghai on Monday.
28 Nov 2020
Hundreds of flights at one of China's busiest airports were cancelled and residential communities placed under lockdown, as Shanghai races to bring a local coronavirus outbreak under control.
24 Aug 2019
A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive problems and wrist and hand damage.
17 May 2019
A building collapse in Shanghai claimed several lives after around 20 people were trapped under the rubble. Over 150 rescue workers raced to pull the survivors to safety from the former Mercedes dealership.
12 May 2017
Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem, part of a star-studded cast for Walt Disney Co's latest outing of "Pirates of the Caribbean", said they relished their roles at a news conference in Shanghai.

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