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A new virus is fast infecting the world, creating one of the biggest global health crises since Ebola and SARS.

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In Depth: Life on Pause in Ruili’s Endless Fight Against Covid-19

City on Myanmar border has been mostly locked down since July, prompting thousands to leave as businesses and incomes evaporate

01 27, 2022 14:35 PM

TSMC’s $40 Billion Spree May Tip the Scales on Taiwan’s Growth

Chip giant’s planned spending on new plants equivalent to around 5% of Taiwan’s 2021 GDP

01 26, 2022 19:57 PM

Tough Controls Deter China’s Migrants From Long-Awaited New Year Reunions

One mother working in the Chinese capital was told by her hometown authorities that she would have to quarantine for 14 days before seeing her son

01 26, 2022 16:52 PM

Opinion: China’s Factories Are Still Indispensable to the U.S.

Demand for Chinese goods will remain strong in 2022 due to weak manufacturing recovery, inflationary pressure, and continuing economic uncertainty in the U.S. due to fresh Covid outbreaks

01 25, 2022 21:51 PM

Hong Kong Researchers Develop Oral Covid-19 Treatment

The broad-spectrum antiviral medication has the potential to facilitate treatment at home and reduce the burden at hospitals

01 25, 2022 06:13 AM

Beijing Tests Shoppers Who Buy Fever Drugs to Root Out Covid

Officials impose increasingly stringent requirements to contain flare-ups of delta and omicron variants in run-up to Olympics

01 24, 2022 06:45 AM

Cover Story: Beijing Gears Up for Winter Olympics Amid Omicron Threat

China creates stringent ‘closed loop’ system to isolate competitors and staff from Covid-19 as it demonstrates green technology and builds up winter sports

01 21, 2022 19:55 PM

Japanese Retailers Nitori and Donki Speed Southeast Asian Push

Expansion comes as department stores retreat from the region due to growth of e-commerce

01 21, 2022 17:29 PM

Caixin Explains: Why Omicron Is Taking Over the World

Dramatically mutated version of Covid-19 spreads faster and evades vaccines

01 21, 2022 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.91% on Friday

Shenzhen Component Index closed down 1.19%

01 21, 2022 04:27 AM

Five Chinese Companies to Make Merck Covid Pill for Poor Countries

Fosun, BrightGene, Longze, Desano and Langhua agree to cooperate with U.N-backed group lining up generic production of coronavirus treatment

01 19, 2022 05:30 AM

Hong Kong to Cull Over 1,000 Hamsters After Delta Flare

Animals imported from the Netherlands found to be infected, leading to closure of 34 pet shops and quarantine for workers and visitors

01 18, 2022 20:07 PM

Delivery Times Likely to Stretch After Beijing Warns Omicron Could Have Traveled in Mail

Customs, postal authorities have directed airports and logistics companies to disinfect cross-border deliveries more thoroughly

01 17, 2022 06:42 AM

Cover Story: China in Hand-to-Hand Combat With Omicron

Stealthy, fast-spreading variant poses tough test for China’s ‘Covid Zero’ policy heading into Winter Olympics and Lunar New Year

01 14, 2022 20:06 PM

Former Public Security Vice Minister Charged With Taking Bribes, Holding Guns

Sun Lijun is the latest senior law enforcement official to be swept up in China's years long anti-corruption campaign

01 13, 2022 19:57 PM

Singapore Air Raises Cash on the Cheap Thanks to Government Support

The flag carrier sold $600 million worth of seven-year bonds for less than last year’s global airline average

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