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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Sunday Long Read — The Great Face Mask Debate

As the virus continues to wreak havoc across the globe, many are wondering whether everyone should wear face masks as protection against the disease. But just how effective are they? And why is the medical community so divided on the matter? Today’s episode investigates.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Saturday Long Read — Why South Korea Is Winning Its Covid-19 Fight

Despite soaring infection cases in February, the East Asian country has now managed to contain the outbreak. Today’s episode discusses the early reaction, mass testing and quarantine measures that enabled South Korea to tame Covid-19

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: China Shuts Borders to Foreigners as Virus Crisis Rages Abroad

In today’s episode: China introduces temporary ban on foreign nationals with valid visas and residence permits entering the country; U.S. reported coronavirus cases now higher than any other country; and China’s oil stockpile swells further after crude prices hit 18-year low

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: G-20 Holds Emergency Video Summit on Pandemic

In today’s episode: World leaders from the Group of 20 major economies prepare for a virtual meeting in response to coronavirus crisis; international air freight prices soar as more flights are grounded; and regulators are reportedly finalizing a bailout of debt-ridden trust company Anxin

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Are Neutralizing Antibodies the Answer to Covid-19?

In today’s episode: A potentially effective treatment for the coronavirus; how the outbreak has eaten into China’s government coffers; and regulators respond to Weibo hacking scandal

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Wuhan’s New Asymptomatic Covid-19 Patients Excluded From Official Statistics

In today’s episode: Despite reports of few to no new domestic cases, symptom-free patients continue to be detected in Wuhan; lockdowns prompt people to spend more time — but not money —  online; and growing speculation Tokyo Olympics will be postponed

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Key Lessons From South Korea’s Response to Covid-19

In today’s episode: How South Korea has contained its outbreak; why Africa could be the new frontline in the battle against the virus; and how China is tightening screening of international arrivals

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Sunday Long Read — How Italy’s Chinese Community Went From Helping Their Homeland to Looking to It for Help

Italy’s Chinese diaspora sprang into action to support their compatriot’s fight against the mysterious new disease. Now that the crisis has erupted in the European country, it is now the Chinese community that finds itself caught in an uncomfortable position

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Saturday Long Read — How the U.S. Missed Its Window to Tame Covid-19

Why was the country so poorly prepared to handle the crisis despite a head start? Are the actions being taken now too late, and what needs to be done? This special edition investigates

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Can Universal Basic Income Help Counter Virus Fallout?

In today’s episode: how effective could cash handouts be in reviving economies hit by the coronavirus?; how the virus could force the U.S. and China to resume trade talks; and Covid-19 has claimed more lives in Italy than in China

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