China eases restrictions on exports of some coronavirus equipment

China eases restrictions on exports of some coronavirus equipment

BEIJING:┬áChina is dropping a requirement that a number of key virus care products get domestic regulatory approval before export, as long as they are approved in the importing countries, the commerce ministry said on Saturday (Apr 25). China had been stipulating such extra approval at home since the end of March after several European countries […]
Commentary: Even China is sticking to a semi-formal lockdown

Commentary: Even China is sticking to a semi-formal lockdown

NEW YORK CITY: If you think one lockdown is painful enough, imagine a second. It is too soon to gauge the lasting impact of putting the US economy into a deep freeze for weeks. But it will be very hard for consumers and businesses to shake off a lingering sense of...
Pompeo says China may have known of coronavirus in November

Pompeo says China may have known of coronavirus in November

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged on Thursday (Apr 23) that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent. “You’ll recall that the first cases of this were...