Xi vows China will meet economic, social goals and defeat virus

(Feb 12): President Xi Jinping pledged that China would meet its economic and social development goals while winning the battle against the deadly coronavirus.

China Focus

Clean out the old China gloom

(Jan 23): It’s not just a Chinese New Year coming up this week, it’s also a new decade.


Healthcare stocks get a shot in the arm as Wuhan virus fears rise

SINGAPORE (Jan 21): The outbreak of a new SARS-like virus originating in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, is putting Asian stock markets on edge.

AVs and EVs

Tesla opens Chinese plant as era of real competition begins

(Jan 7): Tesla Inc kicked off production in China, marking a major step in Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s global push for electric-vehicle domination and heralding what could be the dawn of re

Hong Kong protests

China's new Hong Kong liaison confident city will stabilise

(Jan 6): China’s new top official in Hong Kong said he is certain the city will stabilise following months of political unrest, backing leader Carrie Lam and her administration in his first public

China Focus

China vows support to 'win' battle against mounting bank risks

(Jan 6): China pledged to step up measures to shore up its troubled banks and small businesses while continuing a crackdown on shadow banking and property speculation, in a difficult balancing act

Emerging Markets

What next for emerging markets?

LONDON (Dec 27): When it comes to the outlook for emerging markets in 2020, the bottom line is maddeningly simple: “It’s complicated.” There are a number of reasons for this.


Mapletree Logistics unit to sell Shanghai property to Temasek associate for $64 mil

SINGAPORE (Dec 26): Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) is selling Mapletree Waigaoqiao Logistics Park to a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings associate GDS Holdings for RMB 330.0 million ($64.0 million),

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