China records the lowest factory activity data since April. Asia Pacific markets are mixed

Factory activity in China came in below expectations, contracting for the second straight month China’s official manufacturing PMI for November came in at 48, below the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. This is lower than the forecast of analysts polled by Reuters, who had expected a reading of 49. The PMI for October … Read more

China’s COVID infections are dropping for the first time in more than a week

The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the hardest hit cities in the latest Covid wave. Pictured here is a health worker outside a closed apartment complex on November 27, 2022. Kevin Fryer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Mainland China on Monday reported its first drop in daily COVID-19 infections in more than … Read more

Lockdown protests in China: What you need to know

Beijing CNN – China moved quickly to quell demonstrations that broke out across the country over the weekend, deploying police forces to key protest sites and tightening internet censorship. The protests were sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly no-Covid policy, but as numbers swelled at demonstrations in several major cities, a range of … Read more

China virus protests hit Hong Kong after rallies on the mainland

HONG KONG (AP) — Students in Hong Kong chanted “against dictatorship” in protest of China’s COVID rules on Monday after protesters on the mainland issued an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign. In the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. Rallys against China’s unusually strict anti-virus measures spread … Read more

Chinese state TV censors the World Cup to avoid showing fans wearing masks with Covid protests

Chinese football fans have received a censored broadcast from the soccer World Cup in Qatar, as politicians struggle to prevent images of large, unmasked crowds from reaching locals as protests against harsh Covid measures rage. FIFA has tightly controlled the vision that emerges from the World Cup and every country gets the same feed – … Read more

Protests against the control of the covid virus have broken out across China

Protesters against Covid restrictions hold white papers during a protest in Beijing in the early hours of Monday, November 28. bloomberg | bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING – Rare protests erupted across China over the weekend as groups of people vented their frustration with the COVID-19 eradication policy. The unrest came as the number of … Read more

Trip.com Group signed a new strategic agreement with Kazakhstan Tourism |

ShanghaiAnd the November 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Trip.com Group and Kazakhstan National Tourist Company sign a new cooperation agreement at the World Travel Market exhibition in London earlier this month. After many successful events held in KazakhstanThe national company “Kazakhstan Tourism” was established in 2017 with the aim of further promotion Kazakhstan as a travel … Read more

The brain of a half-billion-year-old fossilized sea creature is sparking a debate about brain evolution

The fossil is 1.5 cm long and was discovered in 1984. Fossils of a tiny sea creature that died more than half a billion years ago may force a rewriting of how brains evolved in science textbooks. A new study published in the journal Science provides the first detailed description of Cardiodictyon catenulum, a worm-like … Read more

Maritime economy exhibition highlights industry trends – Xinhua

A fishing vessel (front) helps harvest Atlantic salmon at a pilot fish farming area in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province, June 7, 2022. (Xinhua/Li Zhiheng) SHENZHEN, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) — “Jinghai 001,” a large intelligent deep-sea cage that required only four employees to raise millions of fish, became a hot star at the 2022 China … Read more

Maritime Economy Expo highlights industry trends

The logo of the China Maritime Economy Expo is seen in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, on November 24, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] SHENZHEN — After it took just four employees to raise millions of fish, “Jinghai 001,” a large smart deep-sea cage, became a hot star at the 2022 China Marine Economy Exhibition (CMEE) that wrapped … Read more