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Protests across China as anger mounts over zero-Covid policy

BEIJING – Angry crowds took to the streets in Shanghai early on Sunday, and videos on social media showed protests…

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China plans to build nuclear-powered moon base within six years

China plans to build its first base on the moon by 2028, ahead of landing astronauts there in subsequent years…

2 days ago

Global oil market flashes warnings as demand concerns spike

The global oil market keeps sending up flares on the outlook for weaker demand. In the latest, a closely-watched gauge…

3 days ago

Korea media stocks surge as China resumes online streaming

Shares of South Korean movie producers and distributors rallied as China resumed the streaming of a Korean movie following a…

3 days ago

China’s delayed reopening may cut growth rate by 1 point: Oxford

A longer-than-expected Covid Zero reopening may shave almost one percentage point off China’s gross domestic product growth next year, according…

3 days ago

China hustles on summit sidelines to challenge US outreach

When Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo sat together last week to watch a trial run…

3 days ago

IMF says China needs to adjust Covid policy, support property

China needs to keep recalibrating its Covid Zero strategy and bolster confidence in the property market in order to spur…

4 days ago

China pauses some Russian oil purchases ahead of price cap

China’s crude buyers have paused purchases of some Russian oil as they wait for details of a US-led cap to…

5 days ago

China set to fine Ant more than $1b, Reuters reports

Chinese authorities are planning to impose a fine of more than $1 billion on Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co., paving…

5 days ago

Ringgit opens marginally higher versus greenback

The local note, however, is expected to trade weaker today as China’s reopening play got dumped THE ringgit opened marginally…

6 days ago

China seals one of the biggest LNG deals ever with Qatar

CHINA signed a landmark US$60 billion (RM274.38 billion) agreement for purchases of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar, as the…

6 days ago

Tesla rout accelerates as China covid risk returns during Twitter chaos

THE rout in Tesla Inc shares is accelerating as a recall and signs of China’s return to Covid Zero curbs…

6 days ago

Australia learns there’s no replacement for the Chinese consumer

AUSTRALIA has spent big to attract swathes of Indian tourists to its shores, signed a free-trade deal with post-Brexit Britain…

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