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China's first international cruise in 3 years heads to Japan from Shanghai

The Blue Dream Star sailed a day after China allowed more international travel by its citizens, lifting pandemic restrictions on group tours for more countries

China's first international cruise in 3 years sets sail from Shanghai, heads to Japan (Photo by Twitter/PortalCruceros)
Published on Aug 12, 2023 09:56 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Hong Kong

List of world's most expensive cities for high class in 2023

While the world's most expensive city for high-class was named Singapore this year, Shanghai in China and Hong Kong followed next in line.

People gather next to the Merlion Statue at Marina Bay in Singapore.(AFP)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 06:59 PM IST

Don’t fear an AI-induced jobs apocalypse just yet

The West suffers from too little automation, not too much

Fears over the job-displacing effects of technology are, of course, nothing new(Illustration: Shutterstock)
Published on May 30, 2023 08:05 PM IST
The Economist

Shanghai records hottest May day in 100 years with temp soaring at 36.1°C

Shanghai residents sweltered under the early-afternoon sun, with some apps showing a "feels like" temperature estimate of more than 40C (104F).

A woman wearing sun protective clothing commutes on a bicycle amid hot weather in Shanghai on May 29, 2023. (AFP)
Published on May 29, 2023 04:50 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

China’s new GDP figures may restore faith in its economy

After recent encouraging figures, doubts about this year’s recovery should, happily, go into recession.

More detailed, monthly figures clarified the shape of the recovery. (Reuters)
Published on Apr 19, 2023 10:33 PM IST
The Economist
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