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Top official in eastern China's Hangzhou under investigation

Aug. 22, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party is investigating the top official in the eastern tech and tourism hub of Hangzhou for what it called serious violations of discipline and law, usually considered shorthand for corruption. A one-sentence notice on the...

Alibaba: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Aug. 03, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $6.99 billion. The Hangzhou, China-based company said it had net income of $2.54 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $2.57 per...

Typhoon blows across Shanghai, fills city roads with water

Jul. 26, 2021 06:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon blew heavy rain across the Shanghai region Monday, filling roads and low-lying areas with water and felling billboards and signs on its second landfall in eastern China. Flights and trains were canceled and many offices were closed, including...

Typhoon In-fa hits China's east coast, canceling flights

Jul. 25, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon In-fa hit China's east coast south of Shanghai on Sunday after people living near the sea were evacuated, airline flights and trains were canceled and the public was ordered to stay indoors. The typhoon made landfall in Zhoushan in Zhejiang...

China cancels flights, moves ships as typhoon approaches

Jul. 24, 2021 07:06 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Airline flights were canceled in eastern China and cargo ships were ordered out of the area Saturday as Typhoon In-fa churned toward the mainland after dumping rain on Taiwan. In-fa was forecast to hit the coast of Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai, on...