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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

02 06, 2023 20:44 PM

Lunar New Year Rail Traffic Surges Near Pre-Pandemic Levels

Some 102 million passenger trips were made on the country’s railways between Jan. 22 and Feb. 1

01 28, 2023 06:08 AM

Apple’s iPhone Dominated China Last Quarter Despite Disruptions

In the fourth quarter, the California tech giant seized 24% of China’s smartphone sales, topping all manufacturers

01 17, 2023 22:22 PM

Update: China Posts Second-Slowest Annual Economic Growth in Decades

GDP expanded 3% in 2022, missing the government’s ‘around 5.5%’ target as expected, with expectations muted for a quick recovery amid surging Covid infections and ongoing property crisis

01 17, 2023 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Fell 0.1% on Tuesday

Shenzhen Component Index closed up 0.13%

01 17, 2023 03:46 AM

Air Traffic May Be Back to Normal by June on China Rebound

At airline economics forum, plane leasing companies project completion of global recovery this year after three years of pandemic disruptions

01 16, 2023 20:14 PM

China Runs Short of Anti-Immune Deficiency Drug as Covid Panic Buying Clears Shelves

Prices have skyrocketed for intravenous immunoglobulin, which is crucial for treating those with chronic immunodeficiencies, putting their lives at risk

01 16, 2023 15:02 PM

China Home Prices Slump After Covid Outbreaks Stifle Rescue

New-home prices fell in 70 cities in December, weeks after policymakers unveiled a sweeping plan to revive the housing industry

01 11, 2023 20:26 PM

Covid Roils Shanghai’s Commercial Property Market in Fourth Quarter

Quarter on quarter, average daily rents for office space fell 0.3% while the vacancy rate jumped to 17.6%, new data show

01 09, 2023 20:09 PM

Samsung Maintains Pace of Chip Investment Despite Plunging Profit

The South Korean tech giant is racing to build capacity, while peers Micron and SK Hynix slow down

01 07, 2023 16:36 PM

Weekend Long Read: Covid Is Rife at China’s Colleges. Exams Are Going Ahead Anyway

For months, China’s students have prepared under harsh ‘zero-Covid’ restrictions. Now, many have to take crucial tests while infected with the virus

01 06, 2023 05:11 AM

Germany, Sweden Add Covid Test Rules for Flights From China

Under urging from European Union, they join Belgium, France, Italy and Spain in measure responding to China’s surge in infections

01 05, 2023 17:56 PM

Macao’s Annual Casino Revenue Plunges to 18-Year Low Amid ‘Zero Covid’

Gambling earnings in the territory fell to $5.2 billion last year, just 14% of the total reported before the pandemic in 2019

12 29, 2022 04:18 AM

Hong Kong Ends Last Covid Curbs in Bid to Revive Finance Hub

Even as infections flare, city scraps limits on gatherings, vaccination checks and testing for travelers in push for January reopening

12 28, 2022 14:40 PM

U.S. Weighs Covid-Prevention Measures for Travelers From China

The Asian country is experiencing the world’s largest Covid-19 outbreak, raising concerns among public health officials worldwide

12 20, 2022 18:05 PM

In Depth: What’s in Store for China GDP, Fiscal Policy in 2023

As policymakers prioritize economic recovery, analysts expect more fiscal support through a higher budget deficit and a bigger special bond quota for local governments

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