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No New Year's Eve Event on Riverfront This Year, Shanghai Says

Authorities in Shanghai have chosen not to organize New Year's celebrations on the historic Bund riverfront this week, a year after a stampede there killed 36 people. City spokesman Xu Wei announced the decision Tuesday, state broadcaster CCTV reported. "There will be no activities on the Bund to greet the 2016 new year. Citizens who go there on their own, please pay attention to maintaining order," Xu was quoted as saying. The deadly crush last year occurred about...

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