China’s worsening Covid situation saw its stock markets suffer their worst day in 27 months with investors worried over its impact on global supply chains
Residents in Beijing were preparing for a possible nightmare scenario, rushing to buy food, toilet paper and other supplies, as the city's biggest district started testing 3.5m residents.
Officials in Beijing are on a "Covid-19 alert" and plan to test parts of the community in the Chinese capital after 15 new cases were found on Saturday, paper says
Shanghai's long-running Covid lockdown continues while big cities and neighbouring states – Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore – are easing restrictions or set to open up.
Chinese stocks neared two-year lows as Shanghai extended its lockdown restrictions, hitting hopes of growth in the world’s No2 economy
People's Bank of China governor Yi Gang said China's financial market is not immune to external shock and the pandemic has also applied more pressure
In a question and answer posted on its official WeChat account, the Shanghai government said the city's epidemic was showing a "positive trend"
Residents in Hong Kong flocked to beauty salons, massage parlours, gyms, cinemas and temples for the first time in months on Thursday, after officials relaxed stringent Covid curbs
Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva also called on Beijing to open its purse strings wider for low-income countries with their mounting debts
Shanghai's Covid curbs may prevent Tesla from getting the parts it needs to sustain production, says the Jiangxi New Energy Technology Institute