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A new virus is fast infecting the world, creating one of the biggest global health crises since Ebola and SARS. Beijing has shut down huge swaths of the country and other nations are rapidly cutting travel links and taking other drastic measures that could send a chill through the global economy.

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China Joins Global Covid-19 Vaccine Scheme Shunned by U.S.

The $18 billion Covax program aims to give countries fair access to future vaccines regardless of their ability to pay

10 20, 2020 18:31 PM

Caixin China Biz Roundup: Economy Bounces Back With 4.9% Growth in Third Quarter

In today’s episode: IMF predicts China to be the only major economy to grow this year; the national disease control authority reveals new evidence that strengthens the theory that you can catch the coronavirus from cold-food supply chains; and e-commerce giant Alibaba will take over the country’s top hypermarket operator

10 20, 2020 13:46 PM

Leisure Spending Remains a Drag on China’s Recovery

Output in the sector fell 5.1% from a year ago in the third quarter

10 20, 2020 13:38 PM

China Business Digest: Regulator Approves Ant Group’s Hong Kong IPO; Pakistan Lifts TikTok Ban

China expected to buy two-thirds of world’s 5G smartphones this year; China denies threat to detain U.S. citizens

10 20, 2020 09:20 AM

CX Daily: China's Economy Grows 4.9% in Third Quarter

Alibaba takes over China’s leading hypermarket operator. A bitcoin exchange halts withdrawals after its founder was reportedly under investigation

10 20, 2020 06:16 AM

In Depth: Who’s Getting Vaccinated? High-Risk Groups, Students Going Abroad Join China's Growing Trials

Program expansion also includes general public in two cities and widespread emergency use, even without trial results on safety and effectiveness

10 19, 2020 23:28 PM

China Business Digest: Third-Quarter GDP Growth Comes In at 4.9%; China Vaccinates More People for Coronavirus

China’s embassy in Fiji denies provoking a physical conflict with a Taiwanese staffer; Tesla to export electric cars to Europe from China; parents demand money back from Youwin Education

10 19, 2020 19:59 PM

China Adds Evidence to Theory Covid-19 Can Spread Via Frozen Food

Active virus samples collected from imported packages suggest a new area to focus disease control measures, authorities say

10 19, 2020 14:07 PM

Nippon Express Doubles China-Europe Rail Cargo as Virus Hits Flights

Soaring air prices fuel demand for freight trains

10 19, 2020 13:40 PM

Zambia’s Bondholder Showdown Could Set Precedent for Chinese Creditors

Southern Africa country is trying to balance competing interests of Eurobond holders and primarily state-owned creditors from China, to who it owes even more money

10 17, 2020 18:00 PM

China Business Digest: Central Bank Unveils Major Revamp to Commercial Bank Law; Bitcoin Exchange Suspends Cryptocurrency Withdrawals

State-owned enterprises’ assets expand 11% to $78.3 trillion; Brazil may ban Huawei from its 5G networks; gambling junkets may be criminalized

10 17, 2020 17:58 PM

The Man Who Clothes Asia: Uniqlo Chief Tadashi Yanai

Japan's richest man on life, death and casual wear

10 16, 2020 20:18 PM

Chart of the Day: Even Amid Pandemic, China’s Billionaires Keep Getting Richer

A record $10.2 trillion was concentrated in the hands of the world’s 2,189 billionaires as of July, up from the previous peak of $8.9 trillion owned by 2,158 billionaires in 2017

10 16, 2020 19:28 PM

Off-The-Shelf Ulcer Drug Could Help Ease Covid-19, Research Shows

Early clinical tests in Hong Kong of RBC raise hopes of anti-viral breakthrough

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