Local government chiefs have reportedly appealed to former government workers too to take on work at the tech firm’s Covid-affected factory
While many cities have said they will scale back testing, China's Covid cases continued to rise on Tuesday, most notably in Guangzhou, where there is concern of possible lockdowns
Data released by the National Health Commission on Sunday showed 14,878 new Covid infections for November 12, up from 11,950 on Friday
Moves by the Politburo caused Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index to soar by over 7% on Friday, while Shanghai's benchmark CSI 300 jumped by 3% and the yuan hit a one-month high
Pressure is mounting on Beijing to curb over-zealous provincial authorities who fear being blamed for failing to contain the virus
Five of southern manufacturing hub's 11 districts – and more than half of its 19 million residents – have been affected by the order announced over social media on Wednesday
The number of new infections jumped to 7,475 on November 7, official said, with the Guangzhou manufacturing hub accounting for close to a third of new cases
The Hurun Rich list, which ranks China's wealthiest citizens, said the number of dollar billionaires dropped by 239 to 946 this year.
Apple said on Sunday production of its iPhone 14 has been hit by Covid-19 restrictions at its key assembly plant in Zhengzhou, in central China.
Outbound shipments in October fell 0.3% from a year earlier, the worst result since May 2020, while imports declined 0.7%
China posted a six-month-high cases count as it vowed to stick with its aggressive zero-Covid approach