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China imposes Covid-19 lockdowns for millions around Beijing

BEIJING – Millions of people in areas surrounding China's capital were ordered into lockdown Tuesday, with authorities doubling down on…

5 months ago

China’s milestone moment for markets now just a distant memory

SENTIMENT toward China’s frayed financial markets looks to be on its last legs with rebounds that don’t last, inflows that…

6 months ago

Alibaba, ByteDance share details of prized algorithms with Beijing for first time

CHINA'S Internet giants from Tencent Holdings Ltd to ByteDance Ltd have shared details of their prized algorithms with Beijing for…

6 months ago

Taiwan holds military drill after China repeats threats

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island…

6 months ago

China’s Taiwan war games threaten more global supply chain disruption

CHINESE military exercises around Taiwan are set to disrupt one of the world's busiest shipping zones, analysts told AFP, highlighting…

6 months ago

White House warns Beijing against turning Pelosi Taiwan visit into a ‘crisis’

THE White House on Monday warned China against overreacting to a trip by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (picture) to…

6 months ago

Jack Ma escapes Beijing’s crosshairs by giving up his power

JACK MA  (picture) is taking a weeks-long tour in Europe after largely disappearing from public view for almost two years, adding…

6 months ago

Chinese official sacked for negligence, video game addiction

BEIJING, China – A Chinese official has been sacked for negligence, video game addiction, and a litany of other offences,…

7 months ago

Many major economies to hit recession in next year, Nomura says

MANY major economies will enter recessions over the next 12 months amid tightening government policies and rising living costs, pushing…

7 months ago

Chinese leader Xi says Hong Kong ‘reborn of fire’ as visit to city begins

CHINESE President Xi Jinping said Hong Kong had been "reborn of fire" as he arrived Thursday to mark the 25th…

7 months ago

China has quietly cemented lockdown rules as it eases quarantine

CHINA’S revised Covid guidelines that cut quarantine in half for inbound travelers also created a standardised policy for mass testing…

7 months ago

China cuts travel quarantine in biggest Covid zero shift yet

CHINA reduced quarantine times for inbound travellers by half, the biggest shift yet in a Covid-19 policy that has left…

7 months ago

Vienna returns as world’s ‘most liveable city’

PARIS • The Austrian capital Vienna (picture) has made a comeback as the world's most liveable city, according to an…

8 months ago