May 13, 2022 12:00 PM

Weekly Must-Read: Why China’s Seniors Hesitate to Get Vaccinated

# Weekend Long Read #

Why China’s Seniors Hesitate to Get Vaccinated

The government has been trying to get shots specifically into the arms of people over 60 for more than a year, yet the vaccination rate of this most vulnerable group has remained consistently low

# Cover Story #

Why Is China’s Powerful Export Engine Losing Steam?

Widespread pandemic lockdowns disrupt production and logistics, threatening global supply chain restructuring away from China

# Business #

In Depth: Cutting the Ties That Bind Property Managers to Developers

China’s prolonged real estate slump drives a restructuring of the industry as management units break off links with their parents

In Depth: How the War in Ukraine Is Rattling China’s Energy Transition

Natural gas may be marginalized as domestic industries fall back on reliable coal, experts say

# Economy #

In Depth: Coal, Once a Boon, Turns Chinese Rustbelt City Into a Bust

As the golden years of mining fade, the resource-depleted city of Hegang is struggling to survive

# Finance #

China Floods Credit Into Industrial and Infrastructure Sectors

Policymakers hope lower rates and more money will bolster an economy hobbled by surging Covid, though first-quarter lending in the beleaguered property sector continued weak

PBOC Encourages Banks to Set Deposit Rates Based on Market Signals

Central bank for the first time outlines a mechanism for banks to adjust interest paid on deposits based on the 10-year government bond yield and the one-year loan prime rate

# Opinion #

How Singapore Could Outperform Shanghai, Hong Kong to Become Asia’s Financial Center

The country has benefited from China-U.S. tensions and a successful response to Covid-19

Survey: China’s Covid Outbreaks Clobber NEV Production and Sales

Pandemic-control restrictions have hurt more than 90% of the companies, with logistics suspension being the biggest disruptor of business


# Tech #

China’s Livestream Platforms Ordered to Stop Minors Tipping

Authorities order companies to set up special teams to ensure under 18s aren’t skirting the rules

# China #

In Depth: The Troubling Balancing Act Facing Shanghai’s ER Doctors

Strict Covid rules leave the city’s emergency physicians weighing how to prevent infections while still saving lives

# World #

China Accuses U.S. of ‘Political Manipulation’ Over Change of Taiwan Wording

Chinese foreign ministry criticizes State Department removing key expressions from its website including opposition to Taiwan independence

# Gallery #

Gallery: Testing Times Across China


# Podcast #

China Finance with A Cup of Tea Episode 5: China's Primary Market and VC/PE

Caixin invited Anna FANG, CEO of early-stage VC firm ZhenFund, and LIAO Ming, founding partner of Prospect Avenue Capital, to share their insights on the PE/VC industry in China and what international investors can do to navigate this market.

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