Why China’s Quarantine Easing Won’t Help the Economy

Text size China has reduced the quarantine time for inbound travelers. Here: passengers wait to be taken to quarantine-designated destinations from the Beijing International Airport. Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images The news this week that China has halved its quarantine time for inbound travelers sent local stocks soaring even higher amid their rally and caused a spike … Read more

Why China’s Quarantine Easing Won’t Help the Economy

Text size China has reduced the quarantine time for inbound travelers. Here: passengers wait to be taken to quarantine-designated destinations from the Beijing International Airport. Leo Ramirez/AFP/Getty Images The news this week that China has halved its quarantine time for inbound travelers sent local stocks soaring even higher amid their rally and caused a spike … Read more

Business Leaders Say New Hong Kong Chief Must Open up City, Rebuild Its Image | World News

By Farah Master and Scott Murdoch HONG KONG (Reuters) – Business executives in Hong Kong have a wish list for its new leader: scrap COVID-19 quarantine rules, and promote the rule of law and transparent regulations to revive foreign investor confidence – before the territory becomes a hardship posting. Former security chief John Lee, who … Read more

Friday Strike Deadline Looms for 4 Atlantic City Casinos | Business News

By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) – Union negotiators and casino management tried Thursday to reach new contracts that would avoid a costly and disruptive strike during one of Atlantic City’s busiest weekends. Local 54 of the Unite Here union has set a 12:01 am Friday deadline to reach a new agreement … Read more

BRICS renforcent leur coopération en matière d’economie numérique

Beijing – Les pays for BRICS (Brésil, Russie, Inde, Chine, Afrique du Sud) on the basis of the development of cooperation in the field of numerical economics in the field of consensus development in the development of the sector, in India Chinese Minister of Commerce. Lors de leurs 14e Sommet, tenu la semaine dernière sous … Read more

Can you be immune to COVID-19 virus?

As the COVID-19 virus rages on, with an equally upward tick in reinfections and breakthorugh infections, what’s surprising researchers is how some people have completely dodged the virus even while their family members have been affected and have been in close proximity. And they tested negative for the virus as well as for antibodies. Are … Read more

Pfizer Says Tweaked COVID-19 Shots Boost Omicron Protection | Business News

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works – just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster shots this fall. The vaccines currently used in the US still offer strong protection against severe COVID-19 disease and … Read more

Small Business Owners Navigate Lingering Effects of Pandemic, Inflation – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

While many businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic are reporting stronger sales are near or comparable to 2019 levels, some owners say effects still linger along with new challenges. Kari Seher, owner of Melt Ice Creams, has seen the ups and downs of the pandemic. Right now, her shops are busy as she calls it … Read more

Macao shuts most businesses as Covid cases surge, but casinos stay open

CNN – Macao, the world’s biggest gambling hub, began its second day of mass Covid-19 testing on Monday after dozens of locally transmitted cases were discovered over the weekend. But while most businesses have shut down, casinos remain open. The testing of Macao’s roughly 600,000 residents is expected to end on Tuesday. The Chinese-ruled former … Read more

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 108 Migrants; 4 Missing | Business News

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Greek authorities said Sunday they have rescued 108 migrants from a sailboat that was found rudderless and leaking water in the Aegean Sea near gale force winds. The rescued migrants – 63 men, 24 women and 21 children – have told authorities there are four other people missing. Reports of a … Read more