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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 Approves Its First Coronavirus Vaccine

Shot developed by a company linked to pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm will be first administered to high-risk groups including the elderly

01 22, 2021 20:21 PM

Shanghai Hotel Marked as Medium Risk in New Covid Outbreak

Three new cases have come from the Salvo Hotel in the city’s downtown Huangpu district

01 22, 2021 19:54 PM

Tougher Covid-19 Testing Rules Deliver Shot in the Arm for Shares of Diagnostics Firms

China’s plan to require additional Covid-19 tests for people travelling during Lunar New Year seen boosting demand for test kits and diagnostic services

01 22, 2021 18:56 PM

Caixin China Biz Roundup: Stranger Than Fiction – The Chaotic Film Project Surrounding Gaming Studio Chief’s Deadly Poisoning

In today’s episode: How Yoozoo CEO’s quest to bring a popular sci-fi book series to the big screen led him to work with the prime suspect of his murder; central bank proposes new regulation to counter abuse of market power by dominant fintech players; China falls short of U.S. trade deal target for 2020 as the coronavirus wreaks havoc

01 22, 2021 18:47 PM

Beijing Rolls Out Testing for Residents at the Heart of the Chinese Capital

Capital races to test everyone in the central Xicheng and Dongchecg districts following an outbreak in the city’s south

01 22, 2021 15:54 PM

Mongolia Premier Quits, Blames President Over Covid Protests

The protests erupted after viral video appeared to show a mother being hastily discharged from a local maternity hospital in a bathrobe because she had tested positive

01 22, 2021 15:47 PM

China Passes U.S. as Top Buyer of Japanese Exports

Cars and cardboard drive gains, even as some companies warn of overreliance

01 22, 2021 15:42 PM

China’s Disputed Virus Theory Has Shoppers Shunning Foreign Food

It’s a debate with global ramifications one because China is one of the world’s biggest buyers of many food products

01 22, 2021 09:33 AM

CX Daily: China Hopes Biden Will Work to Restore Relations, Respect Nations’ Differences

China steps up supervision of nonbank payment companies. The country urges officials to step up disease controls in the countryside

01 22, 2021 04:10 AM

CATL Offers Bonuses for Workers Skipping Lunar New Year

Staying on the job through February would be worth $2,000, double the usual amount, as Tesla battery supplier pushes for production while discouraging homecoming travel

01 21, 2021 20:47 PM

Beijing Finds Two Cases of More Infectious European Coronavirus Strain

Genomic sequencing suggests the cases belong to the more transmissible B.1.1.7 variant

01 21, 2021 18:18 PM

China Orders Boost to Disease Controls in Rural Areas Ahead of Holiday

Local officials told to treat Covid-19 prevention with ‘utmost importance’ as nation battles significant outbreaks

01 21, 2021 13:26 PM

PE-Led Group Offers to Take China Hotel Operator Private

New Century Hotel, founded in 1988, manages more than 580 properties in the world’s second-largest economy

01 21, 2021 09:26 AM

CX Daily: Japan’s New China Envoy Says Two Countries Need to Break Cycle of Ups and Downs

Jack Ma makes his first public appearance since October. Plus, Beijing finds two cases of a more infectious European coronavirus strain

01 21, 2021 06:22 AM

China Tells Cities to Get Ready for Mass Covid-19 Testing Amid Resurgence

Authorities outline stringent requirements for monitoring new outbreaks and reining in spread of infections ahead of Chinese New Year holidays next month

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