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Se Young Lee

China home prices rise again in April, adding momentum to recovery

18 May 2020

BEIJING China's new home prices rose at a slightly faster pace in April, adding to signs of gradual recovery in the property market as the government eases virus-busting restrictions on movement and re-opens the world's second-largest economy.

China's factory deflation deepens as pandemic hits demand

12 May 2020

BEIJING China's factory prices fell at the sharpest rate in four years in April, highlighting weakening industrial demand in the world's second-largest economy as the coronavirus pandemic slams global growth.

China parliament sets key meeting for May as COVID-19 epidemic subsides

29 Apr 2020

BEIJING China announced on Wednesday that its parliament will open a key annual session on May 22, signalling that Beijing sees the country returning to normal after being reduced to a near-standstill for months by the COVID-19 epidemic.

China's new coronavirus cases rise to near six-week high

13 Apr 2020

BEIJING China reported the highest number of new daily coronavirus cases in nearly six weeks, driven by a rise in infected travellers arriving from overseas and underscoring challenges Beijing faces in preventing a second wave of COVID-19.

China factory gate deflation deepens as coronavirus paralyses global economy

10 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's factory gate prices fell the most in five months in March, with deflation deepening and set to worsen in coming months as the economic damage wrought by the coroanvirus outbreak at home and worldwide shuts down many countries.

China seeks to contain 'silent carriers' of new coronavirus

09 Apr 2020

BEIJING/WUHAN, China China took new measures on Wednesday to try to prevent asymptomatic "silent carriers" of the new coronavirus from causing a second wave of infections, as the country reported another modest rise in confirmed cases.

Chinese stay close to home after coronavirus brought under control

09 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's first test of travel demand after its coronavirus outbreak was the Qingming festival last weekend, but rather than hopping on a plane or train, Shan Mingyu and five of her family drove to a resort town close to her eastern home of Yixing.

Chinese stay close to home after coronavirus brought under control

09 Apr 2020

BEIJING China's first test of travel demand after its coronavirus outbreak was the Qingming festival last weekend, but rather than hopping on a plane or train, Shan Mingyu and five of her family drove to a resort town close to her eastern home of Yixing.

World News

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns.