The fire began with a faulty power strip in a bedroom on the 15th floor of an apartment building in China’s far west. Firefighters spent three hours putting it out — too slow to prevent at least 10 deaths — and what might have remained an isolated accident turned into a tragedy and a political […]
“Some interpretations are being too optimistic,” said Bruce Pang, chief economist for Greater China at Jones Lang LaSalle. “The Covid policy will only be fine-tuned in the short term, with the focus shifting between eliminating cases and making more precise measures.” The flurry of changes, totaling 20 new measures mostly focused on domestic rules, reflect […]
U.S. officials are looking south for a strategic partner to create a regional manufacturing hub that can rival China. But there are still doubts over Mexico’s willingness to cater to foreign industry.