June 1 Shanghai aims to get back to normal as COVID lockdown disrupts economy

Shanghai aims to lift COVID lockdown on June 1 City residents are frustrated with changing schedules China’s retail sales and industrial production fell in April SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Shanghai on Monday laid out plans to end the painful COVID-19 lockdown that has lasted more than six weeks, which has hit China’s economy hard, and to … Read more

UAE strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed appointed as new president

Mohamed bin Zayed becomes president at a time of tension with the United States He led the realignment process in the Middle East, and established relations with Israel The UAE has also worked to deepen relations with Russia and China Economic development is a driving priority for foreign policy DUBAI (Reuters) – A Federal Supreme … Read more

North Korea announces first death from COVID-19 as fever spreads explosively

SEOUL (Reuters) – At least one person confirmed to have COVID-19 has died in North Korea and hundreds of thousands have developed symptoms of fever, state media said on Friday, providing hints about the potentially dangerous scale of the spread of the country’s first confirmed case. epidemic. The data is an unprecedented acknowledgment of an … Read more

North Korea reports COVID cases, launches 3 ballistic missile tests

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and Japan said North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the sea off its east coast on Thursday in its latest tests aimed at advancing its weapons programs even as it reported an outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. for the first time. Three short-range ballistic missiles were launched at about … Read more

North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders shutdown in ‘most severe emergency’

North Korea declares ‘most dangerous national emergency’ The possibility of an “unprecedented crisis” for Kim Jong-un – expert The isolated country rejected the international offer of the vaccine No North Korean civilians are believed to have been vaccinated SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea on Thursday confirmed the first outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, calling it … Read more

Stocks Rise, Yields Slightly After US Inflation Data

NEW YORK/MILAN (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow gained on Wednesday and the dollar index fell after data showed that US inflation slowed year-on-year last month, giving investors some hope that the price. Mutations culminated. US stock futures declined initially after core inflation, except for items such as oil prices which were higher than … Read more

The US Congress plans to wait for nearly an additional $40 billion to help Ukraine and Covid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Congressional Democrats have agreed to pay $39.8 billion in additional aid to Ukraine, two sources familiar with the proposal said on Monday, easing concerns that a vote delay could disrupt the flow of U.S. weapons to the Kyiv government. The House can pass the plan, which exceeds President Joe Biden’s request … Read more

‘Like a prison’: Beijing and Beijing tighten restrictions on the spread of the Corona virus

Shanghai is asking some to stay home, not to receive deliveries Part of the push to eliminate infection by late May – sources The Chinese capital, Beijing, imposes the most severe restrictions so far Lawyers question the legality of the crackdown as anger grows China’s export growth weakest in two years, currency falls SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) … Read more

Analysis: Shanghai coronavirus crisis shines political spotlight on Xi’s key ally

Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang speaks at the opening ceremony of the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ali Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING (Reuters) – If Shanghai’s Communist Party chief Li Qiang is dealt a political blow over the city’s struggle to … Read more

Shanghai residents turn to NFTs to register COVID lockdown and fight censorship

HONG KONG, May 4 (Reuters) – Shanghai residents are turning to blockchain to preserve memories of the city’s month-long lockdown due to COVID-19, minting videos, photos and artwork depicting their plight as irreplaceable tokens to ensure they can be shared. and avoid deletion. Unable to leave their homes for weeks at a time, many of … Read more