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Surge in electricity consumption: Manufacturing activity falls in China

Shanghai: China's electric consumption has increased amid record heat waves, forcing manufacturing activity to come to a halt.

Japanese companies slowly moving out of China amid growing crisis

Beijing: Several Japanese production facilities have started moving out of China as Beijing continues to follow its Zero COVID-19 policy and even the friction on the Taiwan straits heightening tension in the region.  

Chinese authorities close Potala Palace amid COVID-19 outbreak in Tibet

Lhasa: Chinese authorities have shut down the iconic Potala Palace in Tibet after  a minor outbreak of COVID-19 was reported in the Himalayan region, media reports said on Wednesday.

China: Huludao's health system buckles under Covid debt strain

Beijing: The Chinese city of Huludao is feeling the heat of COVID-19 on local health systems with local authorities saying debts were rising far faster than their capacity to repay them.

COVID-19: Chinese authorities neglecting elderly citizens amid new Omicron variant threat

Beijing: Elderly citizens in China are being neglected by the authorities despite the detection of the new Omicron subvariant of Covid-19 recently in the country.

Political or scientific: China’s patriotic COVID-19 medication

Beijing: Reuters reports that Chinese health regulators have authorized TCM medications, including the Lianhua-Qingwen capsules, for use by Covid patients despite a lack of valid clinical evidence.

China: COVID-19 curbs on business establishments in Shanghai to be lifted

Beijing: The Chinese authorities have announced that the lockdown restrictions imposed due to recent surge in Covid-19 cases on businesses in Shanghai, its biggest city, will be lifted from Wednesday.

COVID-19: China tightens ban on 'non-essential' overseas travel

Beijing: China, which is witnessing a tough fight against COVID-19, has imposed a de facto international travel ban that forbids citizens from  going overseas for "non-essential" reasons.

Social media account of Chinese billionaire's son removed for criticising Beijing's COVID-19 policies

Shanghai: Account of Wang Sicong, son of Chinese property tycoon Wang Jianlin and an influencer on Weibo with 40 million followers, has been removed from social media platforms after he slammed the Chinese government over the state-sanctioned medicine for treating Covid-19 and even the implementation of mandatory testing policy in Shanghai.

Taiwan slams China's 'cruel' Covid-19 lockdown

Taipei: Taiwan President Su Tseng-chang on Sunday slammed China for imposing a "cruel" lockdown and said that Taipei would instead tackle the surge in Covid cases with a new approach.

China creating new Covid strains that could kill billions: Report

Beijing: The Chinese government entities, which are closely connected to the Wuhan Institute of Virology, are deliberately creating Covid-style pathogens that experts say have the potential to wipe out much of humanity.

Chinese mainland reports 1,366 new local Covid-19 cases

Beijing: The Chinese mainland reported 1,366 new locally-transmitted Covid-19 infections on Sunday, the National Health Commission said Monday.

China COVID-19 spike: Shanghai Disney Resort shuts down temporarily

Shanghai: The Shanghai Disney Resort will be temporarily shut until further notice from Monday amid rising COVID-19 cases in China, media reports said.

COVID-19: Panic selling grips Chinese tech stocks again amid rising concerns over lockdown

Hong Kong: The relentless sell-off in Chinese technology stocks continued in Hong Kong on Monday amid lockdown imposed in tech hub Shenzhen due to COVID-19 spike.

COVID-19: China diverts more than 100 flights from Shanghai

Beijing: China's aviation regulator said on Tuesday that it will be diverting around 106 international flights that were scheduled to arrive in Shanghai to other Chinese cities between March 21 to May 1 due to the worsening Covid-19 situation across the country.