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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

12 08, 2022 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.07% on Thursday

Shenzhen Component Index closed down 0.25%

12 07, 2022 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.4% on Wednesday

Shenzhen Component Index closed up 0.17%

12 07, 2022 05:21 AM

China Approves Second Non-injectable Covid-19 Vaccine

Beijing Wantai Biological gets green light to join CanSino Biologics in offering non-injectable version of coronavirus inoculation

12 06, 2022 09:47 AM

CX Daily: China’s ‘Zero-Covid’ Looks Done. So, What To Expect Next?

More regions in China ease coronavirus testing requirements. The country’s services activity contracts for a third straight month, Caixin PMI shows

12 05, 2022 21:15 PM

Economists Split Over China’s 2023 Outlook

Growth projections range from 4% to 6%, as the country eases the strict ‘zero-Covid’ policy, which hobbled its economy

12 05, 2022 17:47 PM

Shanghai, Hangzhou Join Ranks of Chinese Regions Easing Covid Rules

The two major business hubs, alongside multiple cities, have followed Beijing and Guangzhou in relaxing testing requirements and other virus control measures

12 05, 2022 09:25 AM

Editorial: Reform and Opening-Up Is Needed to Get China’s Economy Back on Track

Easing of Covid restrictions won't automatically lead to recovery, with more economic reforms required by the government at all levels

12 02, 2022 21:35 PM

China’s Latest Local Government Debt Risk — Covid Facilities

Some provinces are spending the proceeds from special-purpose bond sales on temporary quarantine hospitals with dubious revenue prospects as they run out of eligible investment projects

12 02, 2022 05:29 AM

Xi Urges Resolving Russia-Ukraine War in Talks With EU President Michel

In three-hour Beijing meeting, leaders discuss pandemic’s economic effects, stalled EU-China investment pact and human rights

12 01, 2022 20:14 PM

China Says Dominant Omicron Strain Less of a Threat Than Original Covid

CDC comments may provide scientific justification for easing tough pandemic restrictions amid growing public frustration

12 01, 2022 09:45 AM

China’s Manufacturing Activity Contracts Again, Caixin PMI Shows

November’s reading came in at 49.4 as Covid outbreaks and stringent measures to contain infections weighed on both supply and demand

12 01, 2022 04:06 AM

Analysis: Chinese Drugmakers Gear Up in Race for Covid Treatments

CPSC Pharmaceutical moves to test its own Covid pill while conducting trials of ingredients for a generic version of Pfizer’s Paxlovid

11 18, 2022 19:38 PM

Caixin Summit: China’s Growth Is ‘Too Slow,’ Says Top State Economist

Yang Weimin, a member of the country’s top political consultative body, said high-quality growth must be kept in an ‘appropriate range’

11 16, 2022 05:15 AM

China’s ‘Vaccine Diplomacy’ Drives Up Foreign Aid by 40%

Donations surge to $1.3 billion of goods to other countries in 2021 as Covid shots supplant ‘mask diplomacy’

11 16, 2022 04:07 AM

China’s SOEs Grew Almost Twice as Fast as Economy in 2021

Government turns to state-owned enterprises as economic engine of last resort in the face of pandemic pressures

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