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Economy

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 […]

China

Annual ‘two sessions’ may be delayed due to epidemic

China’s “two sessions”, the country’s biggest annual political event, may be postponed this year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The two sessions are the annual plenary session of the National People’s Congress, the top […]

China

Guideline aims to help more orphans

Children without actual guardianship will also be qualified to receive welfare For years, children whose parents were either incarcerated or undergoing drug rehabilitation have struggled in the care of other relatives, who are often poor […]

China

Hard-hit cities told to scale up prevention measures

A meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called for the authorities in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, to accelerate steps to offer treatment to confirmed and suspected cases and […]

Business

China releases regulation on optimizing business environment

The State Council on Wednesday made public a regulation on optimizing the business environment in the latest step to unleash and develop productive forces and advance high-quality development. The regulation, released under a decree signed […]

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Finance

AIA Insurance 2018 net profit fell 48.4%

Asian insurance company AIA Group Ltd. (1299.HK) said Friday its net profit for the last fiscal-year fell 48.4%, weighed mainly by a fall in revenue and rise in expenses. The pan-Asian insurer said its net […]

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Finance

More Risks For the GBP/USD Seen This Week

The GBP/USD remains under pressure as OCBC expects significant headline risks for the pound this week over Brexit developments, citing the UK Prime Minister May looking to table another Brexit deal–largely similarly to the previously […]