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Cover Story: Shanghai Fights a New Covid Enemy With Old Weapons

China’s playbook of lockdowns, mass testing and quarantines can’t keep up with BA.2 variant as city experiences shortages of food and medical care

09 27, 2022 17:03 PM

China, North Korea Restore Rail Link on Kim Jong Un’s Key Trade Route

The cargo line is reopening after trains were suspended in April as part of measures to control Covid

09 26, 2022 15:31 PM

Macao Casinos Jump Most in Six Months on Tourism Revival Bets

The share prices of six licensed casino operators gained more than 10% on Monday as the gambling hub announced plans to welcome back Chinese tourists as soon as November

09 06, 2022 20:55 PM

Tech Insider: Huawei Launches BeiDou-Enabled Phone, U.S. Chip Restrictions Spook Cloud and Smart Car Firms

China accuses the U.S. of stealing its space research, Inhalable Covid vaccine approved in world first

09 05, 2022 20:21 PM

In World’s First, CanSino’s Inhalable Covid Vaccine Gets Beijing’s Green Light

Company’s shares jump after National Medical Products Administration says Convidecia Air can be used as a booster

09 02, 2022 16:03 PM

Weekly Must-Read: Washington’s Drive to Hobble Chinese Chipmaking

A new law that could force chipmakers to choose between the U.S. and China is just the latest effort to keep the Asian giant from moving up the semiconductor supply chain

09 01, 2022 17:54 PM

Gallery: South China Commuters Turn to Cycling Amid Lockdowns

Local officials in Guangdong imposed restrictions on parts of the cities of Guangzhou and Shenzhen that closed public transportation and locked down communities as Covid-19 continued to spread. Guangzhou suspended some bus and subway services, forcing many to commute by bike, while Shenzhen imposed a four-day lockdown on its renowned electronics market after finding that a new mutation of the coronavirus had reached China. Guangdong reported 74 new local cases on Wednesday

08 29, 2022 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Rose 0.14% on Monday

Shenzhen Component Index closed down 0.34%

08 27, 2022 18:51 PM

U.S. to Suspend 26 Flights by Chinese Airlines in Escalating Dispute Over Covid Policies

The retaliatory move follows Beijing’s decision to limit inbound flights by U.S. carriers including United and Delta

08 26, 2022 21:32 PM

In Depth: As Growth Slumped, Covid Determined Whether China’s Regions Fared Better or Worse

The national economy grew just 0.4% in the second quarter, with coronavirus lockdowns the main culprit

08 23, 2022 15:09 PM

Japan Weighs Easing Covid Travel Controls, Raising Cap on Tourists

Authorities are considering scrapping the current border restriction that require travelers to show proof of a negative test result from within 72 hours of departure

08 22, 2022 16:49 PM

China Seeks to Stabilize Property With Loans, Lower Rates

The five-year loan prime rate, a reference for mortgages, was cut to 4.3% from 4.45%, while the one-year loan prime rate was reduced to 3.65% from 3.7%

08 17, 2022 19:20 PM

Tencent Unveils First Sales Fall, Job Cuts as Economy Sinks

China’s most valuable company recorded its first quarterly drop in staffing since 2014

08 17, 2022 03:41 AM

Tencent-Backed Giants Dive on $24 Billion Meituan Sale Talk

Shares of Meituan, Kuaishou, Bilibili and Pinduoduo slip on report that Tencent may ditch Meituan under government pressure

08 16, 2022 15:11 PM

PBOC Sets Weaker Fixing After Yuan Tumbles to Three-Month Low

Analysts expect the gap between U.S. and Chinese interest rates to continue to widen this year as the Fed continues to tighten

08 13, 2022 18:01 PM

Weekly Must-Read: Graft Scandal Casts Long Shadow Over China’s Chipmaking Ambitions

Wave of detentions and probes of executives call into question the future of the largest chip investment fund and the domestic industry

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