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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 23, 2021 16:26 PM

Hong Kong Imposes City’s First Covid Lockdown in Kowloon Area

The lockdown will affect about 10,000 residents of the Yau Ma Tei and Jordan areas, which are known for their night markets

01 23, 2021 06:10 AM

China’s CanSino Offers Pakistan 20 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Local partner AJM Pharma reports plans to disclose late-stage efficacy results ‘in a few days’ as world’s fifth-most populous country lags behind in starting inoculations

01 22, 2021 20:46 PM

Opinion: How to Orient Toward Global Cooperation Amid Pandemic

To exit the pandemic in stronger position than we entered it, and to be more resilient in the face of potential challenges ahead

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

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