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China Returns to Its Strict Covid Limits to Fight a New Outbreak

AdvertisementContinue reading the main story Foreign businesses worry that tough quarantines and restrictions could persist into next year as Beijing struggles with variants and questions about its vaccines. Newly built laboratories for nucleic acid testing in Guangzhou, China, on Thursday. The city tested almost its entire population of 18.7 million between Sunday and Tuesday.Credit…cnsphoto, via…

Bitcoin Is The Alternative To The US-China Great Power Conflict

HONG KONG, HONG KONG – NOVEMBER 9: As a visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin … [+] with US Dollar on November 9, 2017 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin, have seen unprecedented growth in 2017. (Photo by studioEAST/Getty Images) Getty ImagesWhen paper money was first invented in China’s imperial history, in…

China’s Crypto Crackdown Intensifies With New Mining Ban And Censorship—But Bitcoin Is Rallying

China’s cryptocurrency crackdown, which crashed markets last month, intensified Wednesday with another province ordering all crypto-mining operations to shut down just hours after popular Internet companies started censoring searches for three of the nation’s largest crypto exchanges, but bitcoin prices are skyrocketing after El Salvador’s historic adoption measure—in hopes that other countries will follow suit.…

WHO approves China’s Sinovac COVID vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it has approved the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for adults over 18, making it the second Chinese-developed shot given the green light.Why it matters: The approval will allow Sinovac to join COVAX and distribute its vaccines to developing countries. The global vaccine distribution initiative currently faces “major…