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China’s second Covid wave dampens the party mood 

China’s second Covid wave dampens the party mood 

(ATF) China’s second Covid-19 outbreak is spreading rapidly across the country, with more major cities now announcing lockdowns. Fuzhou is the latest metropolis to announce emergency measures, signalling how far south the outbreak has spread from Hebei Province. Other newly affected cities such as the heavily industrial Changchun and Jilin …

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China’s Covid-19 outbreaks dampen lunar new year fireworks

China’s Covid-19 outbreaks dampen lunar new year fireworks

(ATF) China’s companies and local governments are offering a range of incentives to persuade workers not to go home for the Lunar New Year holiday in February as a resurgence of coronavirus dampens celebrations for the second time in a row.This period usually sees about 236 million rural migrant labourers, …

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New China outbreak unnerves officials, sends oil price down

New China outbreak unnerves officials, sends oil price down

(ATF) China’s confirmed coronavirus cases topped 100 in a day for the first time since July 2020, as the outbreak in Hebei province continues to grow, unnerving the government and sending oil markets wobbling.On Monday, China's National Health Commission reported 103 new symptomatic cases the previous day, of which 18 …

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Widespread Covid-19 outbreaks in China lead to major closures 

Widespread Covid-19 outbreaks in China lead to major closures 

(ATF) Covid-19 cases are rapidly increasing across China, as the country also deals with an unprecedented cold snap, coal shortages and strong winds.The north of the country is particularly affected with highways surrounding Beijing closed to traffic, affecting deliveries to the nation’s numerous provinces. The major city of Dalian has …

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China's Great Wall plans to launch electric and smart car brand

China's Great Wall plans to launch electric and smart car brand

(ATF) China's Great Wall Motor plans to launch a new electric vehicle (EV) and smart car brand, sources told Reuters, as manufacturers in the world's biggest car market pursue growth in the alternative new energy segments.Inspired by the market success of US-based Tesla and Chinese brands Nio, Li Auto and …

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