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Zero-Covid policy: Curbs in Shanghai over 3 cases

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks are seen on a street, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China, November 24, 2021. Picture taken November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo
Published on Nov 27, 2021 01:57 AM IST

China's real estate, construction sectors shrink for 1st time since Covid began

Property and construction are pillars of the Chinese economy, underpinning other important sectors such as commodities and furnishings. 
Published on Oct 19, 2021 11:23 AM IST

Universal Studios Beijing draws eager crowd as it reopens after two-decade wait

People wearing raincoats and carrying umbrellas walk through a plaza near the entrance of Universal Studios Beijing in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Thousands of people brave the rain visit to the newest location of the global brand of theme parks which officially opens on Monday.
Updated on Sep 20, 2021 12:41 PM IST

China sentences lawyer who reported on outbreak to 4 years

A police officer tries to stop media as a lawyer, center, of Zhang Zhan arrives at a court in Shanghai, China.
Published on Dec 28, 2020 04:24 PM IST

New virus strain in UK batters global markets

Indian stocks tumbled as the new strain of coronavirus set off a panic, said Sanjeev Hota, head of research at Sharekhan by BNP Paribas.
Published on Dec 21, 2020 11:44 PM IST

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Shanghai tackles Covid-19

Shanghai has reported seven local infections linked to the airport this month, with most cases found in the past few days.
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 01:53 PM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledges to import more as pandemic shakes global economy

Volunteers watch video screens showing Chinese President Xi Jinping delivering an address to the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo in Shanghai, Wednesday.
Published on Nov 05, 2020 01:57 AM IST

China suspends Jack Ma’s Ant group Shanghai IPO after warning

Ant has faced scrutiny in Chinese state media in recent days after Ma criticized local and global regulators for stifling innovation and not paying sufficient heed to development and opportunities for the young
Published on Nov 03, 2020 08:09 PM IST

Jack Ma’s Ant IPO lures $3 trillion of bids in retail frenzy

A thermal imaging camera is seen in front of a logo of Ant Group at the headquarters of Ant Group.
Published on Oct 31, 2020 06:20 AM IST

Jack Ma’s Ant set to raise $34.5 billion through IPO

The IPO is attracting interest from some of the world’s biggest money managers, and sparking a frenzy among individual investors in China clamouring for a piece of the sale.
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 04:30 AM IST

Jack Ma blasts global financial regulators’ curbs on innovation

Founder of Alibaba group Jack Ma at a tech in Paris.
Published on Oct 25, 2020 03:24 PM IST

Ant Group IPO pricing ‘history’s largest’, says Alibaba’s Jack Ma

Jack Ma said the financial and regulatory system stifles innovation, calling for a revamp to extend financial services to more small firms and individuals on the basis of technology
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 05:14 PM IST

Tesla plans to export China-made Model 3s to Asia and Europe: Reports

FILE PHOTO: Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China (REUTERS/Aly Song).
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 01:52 PM IST

China’s Wuhan says all schools to reopen on Tuesday

Wuhan said it has drawn up emergency plans to switch back to online teaching should risk levels change.
Published on Aug 29, 2020 11:06 AM IST

On Aug 13, China reports 30 fresh Covid-19 cases, 19 were reported a day earlier

China reported 30 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on Aug. 13
Published on Aug 14, 2020 06:30 AM IST

US warplane flew less than 100 km from Shanghai, says China think tank

A P-8A anti-submarine plane and an EP-3E reconnaissance plane entered the Taiwan Strait, flying near the coast of Zhejiang and Fujian on Sunday, a report in the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP) said Monday. (Photo @is_keelu)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 09:47 PM IST

8 Indian films at Shanghai festival as Drishyam’s Chinese remake top box office

Film maker Prakash Jha’s ‘Pareekasha’ is among the eight Indian movies that will be screened at Shanghai International Film Festival this year.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 10:42 PM IST

Shanghai stocks set for worst week in 15 months on policy worries, foreign selling

For the week, SSEC shed 5.6%, its steepest since April 2019, while CSI300 declined 5.3%, its sharpest retreat since March 2020.
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 11:07 AM IST

Asian markets hit by new lockdowns, fresh China-US tensions

Hong Kong on Monday announced sweeping new curbs as the city suffers a relapse.
Published on Jul 14, 2020 02:19 PM IST

China cancels all international sports events for the year

People wearing face masks are seen at the Sanlitun shopping area, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China July 1, 2020. (Representational photo)
Published on Jul 09, 2020 07:36 PM IST

China braces for more storms; 121 dead or missing this year

Nationwide, flooding-related disasters have destroyed 17,000 homes, caused 41.6 billion yuan ($5.9 billion) in economic losses and left 121 people dead or missing so far this year, the official People’s Daily newspaper said in a social media post, citing the Ministry of Emergency Management.
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 11:52 AM IST

Many Indians, families of diplomats not allowed on special flight to China

While China has seemingly controlled the Covid-19 outbreak – barring the burst of more than 300 domestically transmitted cases in Beijing this month – it has reported nearly 2000 “imported” cases of the disease. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 03:15 PM IST

Eighth annual Pride Run kicks off in Shanghai

Participants take part in a Pride Run during the Shanghai Pride festival, in Shanghai, following Covid-19 outbreak.
Published on Jun 14, 2020 12:57 PM IST

18 dead, 189 injured as tanker truck explodes on China highway

The truck carrying liquefied gas exploded around 4:45 p.m. on the Shenyang-Haikou Expressway south of Shanghai in Zhejiang province, the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing local authorities.
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 08:05 AM IST

China sends 24 flights with Covid-19 medical supplies, 20 more this week

China will be sending 20 cargo flights to India with medical supplies between April 21 and 27
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 05:15 PM IST

SpiceJet operates first freighter flight to China to bring medical supplies

The flight left from Kolkata airport at 8.25 am Wednesday and landed at 3.30 pm (local time) at Shanghai, SpiceJet said.
Updated on Apr 15, 2020 02:16 PM IST

China easing Wuhan lockdown, fight continues against imported Covid-19 cases

Passengers wearing face masks are seen at a subway station in China’ Shanghai after the city's emergency alert level for coronavirus disease Covid-19)was downgraded, on March 23.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Coronavirus spread: Some coaching centres found open in Chandigarh’s Sector 17

An NGO, Yuvsatta, in association with Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society (CSACS) and Earth Day Network India organised a ‘Corona Virus (COVID-19) Awareness Walk’ in which 40 volunteers of the NGO participated.
Updated on Mar 19, 2020 09:39 PM IST

No proof that weather will impact coronavirus survival, says Chinese expert

With the pandemic raging outside China, imported cases are a concern but there is unlikely to be a second wave of the epidemic, which has killed 3213 and sickened as many as 80860 persons in Chin
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 06:57 PM IST
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