Singapore Likely Needs More Easing to Support Growth

There’s growing risk the Monetary Authority of Singapore could recenter lower the policy band of the SGD nominal effective exchange rate to signal a looser policy is needed to mitigate threats to growth and inflation, […]


Chinese car maker BYD starts engine on mask production

Many companies in China, including underwear and ship makers, have transformed their businesses to cater to the rising demand for masks amid the coronavirus epidemic. Now, a new participant has joined the list: China’s leading […]


Defeating poverty not delayed by COVID-19, official says

China will stay on track to wipe out domestic poverty in 2020, even after economic repercussions triggered by the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak fueled concerns that the deadline could be missed, a senior official in […]


China pledges international pandemic aid

Producers of medical goods urged to meet demand from affected countries China has pledged to do its best to offer aid to countries and international organizations affected by COVID-19 to help contain the outbreak, and […]


Mother and daughter share life in lockdown

Two women among 60 million in Italy living under restricted movement rule Kate Nicholls’ apartment in Trastevere, a colorful neighborhood just south of the Vatican City in Rome, is not a bad place to be […]


Nation won’t let virus halt anti-poverty work

Goal of elimination by year’s end intact despite epidemic’s impact on labor flow China will strive to minimize the impact of the novel coronavirus on the country’s poverty alleviation drive and ensure that it will […]

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China Includes Roche Drug in Coronavirus Treatment Guidelines

China has listed a rheumatoid arthritis drug developed by Roche Holding AG and Japan’s Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. as an official treatment for certain coronavirus patients, the country’s health authorities said Wednesday. The National Health Commission included […]