China set to loosen COVID curbs after week of historic protests

China allows home quarantine, cuts mass testing – sources According to a senior official, the virus…

Clashes in Guangzhou as China tries to quell COVID protests

Demonstrators clashed with riot police in hazmat suits Approximately 27-43 protests were held in 22 Chinese…

Beijing shuts parks, museums as China’s COVID cases rise

BEIJING, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Beijing closed parks, shopping malls and museums on Tuesday, while more…

Dollar rises as China COVID worries spook markets

NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar rose against most major currencies on Monday,…

U.S. job market little affected by pandemic, say researchers

BOSTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – For all the complications and disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S.…

Wrangling over Ukraine war dominates summit of G20 major economies

Draft declaration: “majority” of G20 members condemn Ukraine war Ukrainian President Zelensky is implementing a plan…

China’s COVID epicentre shifts to Guangzhou as outbreaks widen

Southern manufacturing center faces worst COVID-19 outbreak In Zhengzhou, the manufacturing base of the Apple supplier…

China’s trade unexpectedly shrinks as COVID curbs, global slowdown jolt demand

China’s exports and imports unexpectedly decreased in October The weak data further dealt a blow to…

Lula wins Brazilian election, but Bolsonaro does not concede

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Brazil’s leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva narrowly beat…

Shanghai business optimism hits record low as Covid controls linger

More than half of Chinese companies polled by a leading US trade group in Shanghai believe…