Covid-19 China

China, WHO Try To Calm Nerves on Respiratory Illness Outbreak

The spike in infections poses fresh risks for the Chinese economy which is still struggling to emerge from the economic…

5 months ago

Hong Kong’s Economic Kickstart Plan Includes Security Focus

Chief Executive John Lee said he would be introducing "patriotic" education in local schools and cybersecurity would also be strengthened

6 months ago

Tense Mood at China’s Largest Trade Fair Signals Rough Recovery

"This year will be the hardest for us," said one of the exporters at the trade event, expressing concerns about…

12 months ago

Foxconn Spends $62.5 Million on New Vietnam Site – SCMP

The world’s largest manufacturer of electronic parts has recently ramped up efforts to diversify production outside of China

1 year ago

China’s Provinces Splashed $50 Billion on Covid Curbs in 2022

China's biggest provincial economy, Guangdong in the south, spent $10 billion last year, including vaccinations, PCR testing and subsidies for…

1 year ago

80,000 Laid-Off Indian IT Workers Scramble to Stay in US – Mint

Thousands of Indian IT workers in the US who lost their jobs in mass layoffs by tech giants in recent…

1 year ago

China Lunar New Year Traffic to Double Despite Covid Struggle

More countries around the world are, meanwhile, demanding that visitors from China take Covid tests as the country battles a…

1 year ago

Foxconn Says Output is Recovering Despite 12% Revenue Drop

The Taiwanese firm said resumption of production at its Zhengzhou plant had seen a gradual recovery which has contributed to…

1 year ago

WHO Pleads for More China Covid Data as Beijing Slams Curbs

China’s state media were playing down the severity of the Covid picture in China as the World Health Organization urged…

1 year ago

Foxconn’s Covid-Hit China iPhone Plant Close to Full Recovery

Production at the factory is nearly back to normal but company officials remain cautious due to a spike in Covid…

1 year ago

Xi Reassures Public Over Covid Threat as China Sees In 2023

President Xi Jinping called in his New Year's address for more effort and unity as China enters a "new phase”…

1 year ago

China Urged by WHO to Share Real-Time Covid-19 Data

The World Health Organization has asked Beijing for more accurate figures on its Covid hospitalisations, deaths and vaccinations

1 year ago