Shanghai

BEIJING | Tesla secures land for Shanghai factory, first outside US

BEIJING — Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. says it has secured land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead despite mounting U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. Tesla said Wednesday it signed a “land transfer agreement” on a 210-acre (84-hectare) site for the factory. It announced the plan for a China factory in … Continue reading BEIJING | Tesla secures land for Shanghai factory, first outside US

SHANGHAI  | Djokovic wins a record fourth Shanghai Masters title

SHANGHAI  — Novak Djokovic won a record fourth Shanghai Masters title with a 6-3, 6-4 win over 13th-seeded Borna Coric on Sunday. The second-seeded Djokovic has won all four Shanghai finals he’s contested in his career (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018). He previously shared the record of winning three Shanghai titles with Andy Murray. Djokovic … Continue reading SHANGHAI  | Djokovic wins a record fourth Shanghai Masters title

SHANGHAI | Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

SHANGHAI  — Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday. Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday. “It was one of the best matches of my life,” Coric said. Coric said neck pain … Continue reading SHANGHAI | Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

SHANGHAI | Federer battles, Djokovic cruises, del Potro out in Shanghai

SHANGHAI — Roger Federer was stretched to three sets for a second consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals on Thursday. Nevertheless, the top seed insisted he was content with how he’s playing. Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, a day after being taken the distance by Daniil Medvedev of … Continue reading SHANGHAI | Federer battles, Djokovic cruises, del Potro out in Shanghai

American Airlines and Hawaiian cutting flights to China

American Airlines is dropping money-losing flights between Chicago and Shanghai, and Hawaiian Airlines will suspend its only route to China because of low demand. The airlines announced those and other route changes this week. The decisions reflect growing competition from Chinese carriers and rising fuel prices that have made once-marginal routes unprofitable. American, the world’s … Continue reading American Airlines and Hawaiian cutting flights to China

BEIJING | Tesla will build its 1st factory outside US in Shanghai

BEIJING — Electric car producer Tesla will build its first factory outside the United States in Shanghai, becoming the first wholly foreign-owned automaker in China. Tesla Inc.’s announcement comes amid mounting U.S.-Chinese tension over technology and follows Beijing’s April promise to end restrictions that required foreign automakers to work through local partners. Tesla said construction … Continue reading BEIJING | Tesla will build its 1st factory outside US in Shanghai

SHANGHAI  | Knife-wielding man kills 2 boys in Shanghai, injures others

SHANGHAI  — A 29-year-old man using a kitchen knife attacked three boys and a mother near a school in Shanghai on Thursday, killing two of the children, police said. The suspect carried out the attack around 11:30 a.m. and was caught by police with the help of passers-by, the Xuhui district public security office said … Continue reading SHANGHAI  | Knife-wielding man kills 2 boys in Shanghai, injures others

SHANGHAI | Men who investigated Ivanka Trump China suppliers off bail

SHANGHAI (AP) — Three China Labor Watch activists arrested last year while investigating abuses at Chinese suppliers for Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand were released from bail Tuesday, the New York non-profit group said, but questions remain about their ability to live and work freely in China. “Of course I am happy,” said Deng Guilian, the … Continue reading SHANGHAI | Men who investigated Ivanka Trump China suppliers off bail