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Beijing orders safety reviews after deadly Shanghai stampede

PRAYERS: Incense being burned at the site along the Bund in Shanghai on Monday.


CHINA has demanded a review of crowd-safety procedures as dozens of people remain in Shanghai hospitals following a stampede on New Year's Eve that killed 36 and prompted the cancellation of celebrations across the city.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered an...

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