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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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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

05 22, 2023 15:56 PM

Missing Recovery Leaves China’s Metals Bears In Charge

Merchants, bankers, brokers and fund managers assembled reported lackluster results at the London Metal Exchange’s flagship annual Asian event in Hong Kong last week

05 06, 2023 03:31 AM

Covid-19 Global Health Emergency Is Over, WHO Says

World Health Organization rules it’s time to turn to long-term management of the pandemic three years after declaring it an emergency

04 27, 2023 20:18 PM

Major Covid Outbreak ‘Unlikely’ in Near Term, Expert Says

Official data show infections nationwide remains low, with the number recorded in early April at ‘the lowest level’ since December

04 18, 2023 10:27 AM

Update: China’s First-Quarter GDP Grows 4.5% on Pick-Up in Consumption, Industrial Production

The figure beats expectations and surpasses the 2.9% growth rate for the fourth quarter, when the country was still sticking to its stringent ‘zero-Covid’ policy most of the time

04 13, 2023 14:20 PM

LVMH Sales Surge as Chinese Consumers Start to Splurge

Organic sales from the group’s clothing and leather business rose 18% in the first quarter, with the division posting double-digit percentage growth in China

04 10, 2023 18:51 PM

Singapore’s Casino Resort Expansions Mired in Delays

The timeline to complete projects at Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa will likely push into 2028

04 07, 2023 05:06 AM

IMF Warns of Weakest Five-Year Global Growth Outlook Since 1990

World economy may expand only 3% in next half-decade amid higher interest rates, trade disruptions and tensions, managing director says

03 25, 2023 03:24 AM

Meituan’s Revenue Jumped After Covid Boosted Meal Delivery

Sales rose 21% in December quarter, beating estimates, and loss narrowed as world’s largest meal delivery service braces for post-pandemic changes

03 11, 2023 03:13 AM

China Consumer Spending Shows Strong Signs of Rebounding

With export demand weakening, Chinese consumers will need to drive the economy with more restaurant meals, travel and car purchases

03 10, 2023 20:05 PM

In Depth: Core of Guangzhou’s Textile Industry Is Being Shattered

The city is relocating parts of Zhongda market, a decades-old fabric trading and manufacturing hub, 100 kilometers away and not everyone is on board

03 01, 2023 05:41 AM

Japan Opens up to Chinese Tourists, But Can It Handle the Rush?

Eighty percent of hotels short-staffed as country sees 84 times as many overseas visitors

02 17, 2023 13:00 PM

Weekly Must-Read: China’s Hunt for Strategic New Energy Minerals

Pursuit of key minerals intensifies as U.S., Canada and Australia restrict Chinese access to “strategic” materials

02 16, 2023 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.96% on Thursday

Shenzhen Component Index closed down 1.3%

02 15, 2023 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.39% on Wednesday

Shenzhen Component Index closed down 0.25%

02 15, 2023 06:10 AM

Analysis: What Will Drive Pfizer’s Growth After Covid?

Coronavirus vaccines and treatments fueled the drug giant’s global revenue surge to over $100 billion last year while other products stagnated

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