Thousands of young workers clashed with police on Saturday during a protest to demand wages after they were laid off without pay by the heads of a Covid test-kit factory in southwest China
China makes retaliatory strike against South Korea and Japan over their 'discriminatory' entry restrictions on people from the mainland, amid global concern about huge Covid outbreak
CEO Albert Bourla said the group was discussing the price for Pfizer's branded product Paxlovid, not a licence to produce a generic version of its medicine for use there
Thailand has scrapped a new requirement that tourists have to show proof of Covid vaccinations, which enraged tourism operators days before Chinese visitors were due to return
Many people expressed relief that the government had finally eased restrictions that prevented them from travelling for the last three years
CanSino Biologics has begun making an mRNA booster that targets Covid Omicron variants, which are responsible for the majority of infections that have swept across China recently
Beijing is under pressure to finalise a licensing deal on production of Paxlovid before the Lunar New Year, when millions of Chinese will travel to rural areas to visit their families
More countries around the world are, meanwhile, demanding that visitors from China take Covid tests as the country battles a ‘tidal wave’ of infections
China will also open up its international borders on Sunday, with travellers not being forced to quarantine for the first time since 2020
China claims it has quickly shared Covid data, despite criticism by the WHO and analysts, who say it has been hit by a 'tidal wave' that will rock the economy for months
The Taiwanese firm said resumption of production at its Zhengzhou plant had seen a gradual recovery which has contributed to "double-digit growth"
Concern about Beijing's Covid data has aggravated ties with governments that said visitors from China must undergo Covid tests before arriving in their country.