Some Chinese cities calm down COVID testing mandates

People line up at a nucleic acid testing station, following the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) outbreak, in Beijing, China, June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, June 24 (Reuters) – Several Chinese cities have scrapped or relaxed their COVID-19 testing mandates after China emerged from its worst regional … Read more

N. Korea abruptly stops importing COVID containment items from China

Members of the North Korean military provide medicines to residents at a pharmacy, amid rising fears over the unfold of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), in Pyongyang, North Korea, on this picture launched by Kyodo on May 18, 2022. Mandatory credit score Kyodo/by way of REUTERS Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, … Read more

U.S. envoy to China expects ‘zero COVID’ coverage to persist into 2023

Former ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns offers his opening assertion in the course of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee listening to on his nomination to be the U.S. Ambassador to China, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) … Read more

China steps up fixed-asset funding to regular COVID-hit economic system

A labouer walks at a building website in Beijing, China July 20, 2017. Picture taken July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, June 16 (Reuters) – China’s state planner stated on Thursday it had authorized 10 fixed-asset investments price 121 billion yuan ($18.1 billion) in May, a … Read more

China’s ‘618’ procuring competition to check COVID-hit customers’ urge to splurge

BEIJING, June 14 (Reuters) – China is about to get an image of how the nation’s zero-COVID-19 coverage and slowing economic system have impacted customers’ urge to splurge, as e-commerce platforms gear as much as report takings from the mid-year “618” procuring competition this weekend. Held within the run-up to June 18, 618 is China’s … Read more

Beijing launches probe into bar blamed for capital’s COVID surge

BEIJING, June 14 (Reuters) – Authorities in Beijing have launched an investigation right into a 24-hour bar they imagine to be on the centre of a cluster of greater than 250 COVID-19 instances in China’s capital since final week, home media stated on Tuesday. A group of native authorities officers will work to research and … Read more

Oil costs inch decrease as China COVID, recession worries outweigh tight provide

An aerial view reveals an oil manufacturing facility of Idemitsu Kosan Co. in Ichihara, east of Tokyo, Japan November 12, 2021, on this picture taken by Kyodo. Picture taken on November 12, 2021. Mandatory credit score Kyodo/by way of REUTERS Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 14 (Reuters) – Oil … Read more

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen to go to Sioux tribe subsequent week, focus on COVID support

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies earlier than a Senate Finance Commmittee listening to on President Biden’s 2023 price range, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will go to the Rosebud … Read more

Beijing exams tens of millions, isolates hundreds over COVID cluster at 24-hour bar

Outbreak prompts return of mass testing, focused lockdowns Cluster attributable to ‘complacency’ – state-backed newspaper Shanghai emerges from weekend testing with no new curbs BEIJING, June 13 (Reuters) – Authorities in China’s capital Beijing on Monday raced to comprise a COVID-19 outbreak traced to a raucous 24-hour bar identified for reasonable liquor and massive crowds, … Read more

Asian shares hunch amid dangers from U.S. CPI, China COVID battle

A person seems at inventory market screens in Taipei January 22, 2008. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/File Photo Register now for FREE limitless entry to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 13 (Reuters) – Asian shares sank on Monday and bond yields ticked increased, as red-hot U.S. inflation reignited worries about much more aggressive Federal Reserve coverage tightening, and a … Read more