The spike in infections poses fresh risks for the Chinese economy which is still struggling to emerge from the economic hit from two-years of of Covid-related lockdowns and restrictions
Chief Executive John Lee said he would be introducing "patriotic" education in local schools and cybersecurity would also be strengthened
"This year will be the hardest for us," said one of the exporters at the trade event, expressing concerns about the weak global economy hurting business
The world’s largest manufacturer of electronic parts has recently ramped up efforts to diversify production outside of China
China's biggest provincial economy, Guangdong in the south, spent $10 billion last year, including vaccinations, PCR testing and subsidies for medical staff.
Thousands of Indian IT workers in the US who lost their jobs in mass layoffs by tech giants in recent months are hunting new jobs in a desperate bid to say in the country
More countries around the world are, meanwhile, demanding that visitors from China take Covid tests as the country battles a ‘tidal wave’ of infections
The Taiwanese firm said resumption of production at its Zhengzhou plant had seen a gradual recovery which has contributed to "double-digit growth"
China’s state media were playing down the severity of the Covid picture in China as the World Health Organization urged openness
Production at the factory is nearly back to normal but company officials remain cautious due to a spike in Covid infections across China
President Xi Jinping called in his New Year's address for more effort and unity as China enters a "new phase” of its Covid fight
The World Health Organization has asked Beijing for more accurate figures on its Covid hospitalisations, deaths and vaccinations