Chinese cities ease COVID curbs as virus keeps spreading

BEIJING, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Some communities in urban China where COVID-19 is still spreading are…

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…

Letter bomb injures one at Ukraine’s Madrid embassy, Kyiv ramps up security

MADRID/KYIV, Nov 30 (Reuters) – A security guard at Ukraine’s embassy in Madrid was injured on…

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…

Morning Bid: China crisis brewing

Nov 28 (Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever.…

Kim Jong Un says North Korea aims to have the world’s strongest nuclear force

SEOUL, Nov 27 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un promoted dozens of military officers involved…

China’s COVID infections hit record as economic outlook darkens

China has a very good record dating back to the April explosion in Shanghai Cabinet warns…

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…

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…