Boom Time Over": Rolex Prices Crash In China

"Boom Time Over": Rolex Prices Crash In China China's second-hand luxury goods market crashed in the last two months amid economic turmoil that has curbed discretionary spending among...

Meditation app Calm sacks one-fifth of staff

Wellness tech company, which enjoyed a boom in custom during the Covid lockdown, has let 90 of its 400 staff go

Meditation app Calm sacks one-fifth of staff

Wellness tech company, which enjoyed a boom in custom during the Covid lockdown, has let 90 of its 400 staff goThe US-based meditation app Calm has laid off 20% of its workforce, becoming the...

Mazda seeks to reduce dependence on Chinese supplies after COVID lockdowns

TOKYO - Japan's Mazda Motor (OTC:MZDAY) Corp said on Friday it would ask its parts suppliers to increase stockpiles in Japan and produce components outside China after COVID-19 lockdowns in...

Monster smash: Lady Gaga came out strong at much-delayed MetLife Stadium concert

It feels like a lifetime ago when Lady Gaga, in the darkest days of the pandemic, released “Chromatica” in May 2020. It was essentially, a way to free yourself from the lockdown of the walls...

Roche gets U.S. approval for flu drug for children aged 5 and over

ZURICH - Roche has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration for its Xofluza drug to treat influenza in children aged five years and older, the drugmaker said on Friday. The...

Parts of China's Hainan extend COVID lockdown, Lhasa in Tibet tightens curbs

SHANGHAI - A few cities in China's tourism hub Hainan extended lockdowns on Friday, with some of the measures expected to last through the weekend, while Lhasa in Tibet also tightened...

China, Australia Stocks Rattled by new COVID Lockdown

By Ambar Warrick Investing.com-- Chinese and Australian stocks fell on Friday as a COVID-19 lockdown in commodities hub Yiwu rattled sentiment, while most other Asian stocks trended higher on more...

FBI says armed person tried to breach Cincinnati office

An armed person tried to break into the FBI building in Cincinnati Wednesday, leading to a lockdown in the nearby area.Driving the news: The FBI in Cincinnati confirmed the person tried to breach...

Several cities in China adds COVID curbs as millions still under lockdown

BEIJING - Several COVID-hit Chinese cities from the country's east to west imposed fresh restrictions and lockdowns on their populations on Thursday to contain flare-ups that are again...

Repression, Terror, Fear: The Government Wants To Silence The Opposition

Repression, Terror, Fear: The Government Wants To Silence The Opposition Authored by John and Nisha Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Once a government is committed to the...

Second trial opens for men accused of plot to kidnap Michigan governor

By Tyler Clifford - Federal prosecutors in Michigan on Wednesday began laying out their case against two men accused of plotting to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, saying that...

Low Interest Rates and High Taxes Won't Help against Inflation: The Economy Needs Savings and Real Investment

With the Consumer Price Index (CPI) hitting a forty-year high of 9.1 percent, the Bank of England has responded by raising interest rates to 1.25 percent, up by 0.25 from the previous period....

Futures Rise Ahead Of Closely Watched CPI Report

Futures Rise Ahead Of Closely Watched CPI Report US equity futures reversed earlier losses and traded modestly in the green in cautious, muted overnight action before US inflation...

Japan's Honda sees declining profits on semiconductor crunch

TOKYO (AP) — Honda’s fiscal first quarter profit fell 33% from last year as a global computer chip shortage, a pandemic-related lockdown in China and the rising costs of raw materials hurt the...

Chinese CPI Inflation Rises, But Misses Expectations on Lockdown Woes

By Ambar Warrick Investing.com-- Chinese consumer and producer price indicators for July came in below expectations on Wednesday, indicating that the world’s second-largest economy was still...

Malaysia's economy likely grew at the fastest pace in a year in April-June

By Anant Chandak BENGALURU - Malaysia's economy grew at its fastest pace in a year last quarter, thanks to a strong rebound in private consumption and buoyant exports, but a global economic...

Former asthma sufferer Biden has cough, but not COVID, White House says

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden continues to test negative for COVID-19, the White House press office said on Tuesday, after he coughed repeatedly through a speech on the South Lawn. Biden...

Drugmaker Gilead to help fund monkeypox education for LGBTQ+ groups

By Nancy Lapid - Drugmaker Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) plans to announce on Tuesday that it will provide up to $5 million in grants to help a coalition of LGBTQ+ and human rights advocacy...

After two months of lockdown, a Shanghai resident escaped to a tropical island. Now, another lockdown means he can’t...

China's premiere beach getaway was a safe haven from COVID. Until now.

China races to contain COVID outbreaks in tourism hubs Tibet, Hainan

SHANGHAI/BEIJING -China raced on Tuesday to stamp out COVID-19 outbreaks in the tourist hubs of Tibet and Hainan, with the authorities launching more rounds of mass testing and closing venues to...

Futures Storm Higher To Start The Week As "Most Hated Rally" Steamrolls Bears

Futures Storm Higher To Start The Week As "Most Hated Rally" Steamrolls Bears US equity futures rose to start the week as the "most hated meltup" continued just as we said it would...

They came for a beach holiday. Now they're trapped in China's latest Covid lockdown

What began as a leisurely escape to Sanya on China's Hainan Island has become a travel nightmare for tens of thousands of holidaymakers, who are trapped in a lockdown imposed to curb a Covid outbreak.

COVID cases rise in China's Hainan, tourists stranded

BEIJING (AP) — Another 259 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, where some 80,000 tourists have been stranded by pandemic restrictions. Authorities...

China reports 940 new COVID cases for Aug 7 vs 868 a day earlier

SHANGHAI - China reported 940 new COVID-19 infections for Aug. 7, of which 380 were symptomatic and 560 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Monday. That is compared with 868...

UK Economy Likely Hit Worst Slump Since Lockdown With GDP Shrinking

UK Economy Likely Hit Worst Slump Since Lockdown With GDP Shrinking  Bloomberg

COVID lockdown turns Chinese tourist hotspot Sanya into nightmare for stranded tourists

When Chinese businesswoman Yang Jing was planning this year's summer holiday in 2021, she chose the tropical southern island of Hainan because of its nigh-perfect COVID track record.

COVID lockdown turns Chinese tourist hotspot Sanya into nightmare for stranded tourists

By Martin Quin Pollard and Eduardo Baptista BEIJING/SHANGHAI - When Chinese businesswoman Yang Jing was planning this year's summer holiday in 2021, she chose the tropical southern island of...

One Good Thing: A food memoir about love, grief, and lockdown

The Year of Miracles by Ella Risbridger. | Elisa Cunningham In The Year of Miracles, Ella Risbridger cooks through the end of the world. British journalist Ella Risbridger’s new food...

China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high

BEIJING (AP) — China’s export growth continued to rise in July, sending trade surplus to a record high, according to government data.China’s exports grew 18% to $333 billion compared to the same...

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