COVID-19 halts production, stalls distribution and freezes services
Last week, the Chinese government stepped measures to prevent the highly contagious Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) being imported into the country. Multiple cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong
China death toll spikes to 80, over 2,700 cases confirmed
China said on Monday that the death toll from a deadly viral outbreak spiked to 80 as the hard-hit epicentre province of Hubei suffered 24 new fatalities, while total confirmed...
Pound regains ground as Brexit storm rages
The pound rebounded against the dollar Friday, a day after a severe shellacking, as some investors were willing to bet on Prime Minister Theresa May getting a controversial Brexit draft deal through parliament, dealers said. Even as dark clouds continued to gather over the prime minister's political future, many felt she might just get enough…
China’s Shanghai to limit population to 25m
China’s financial hub of Shanghai will limit its population to 25 million people by 2035 as part of a quest to manage “big city diseases,’’ the cabinet has said.