(STL.News) #China?’s factory output grew at the slowest pace in February since its post-lockdown recovery began last May. The Caixin Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which gives an independent snapshot of the country’s manufacturing sector, fell to 50.9 from 51.5 the previous month, underscoring the challenges that still face the global economy. Also, German brewers are asking for help from the government as sales plunge due to lockdowns. The world’s biggest consumer of beer saw a 5.5 percent drop in sales in 2020, with bars and restaurants having to pour expired beer down the drain.
(STL.News) Fifteen veteran pro-democracy figures were arrested last month on charges of unlawful assembly. The case is drawing attention to the role of Beijing‘s new top envoy in the territory, as he tries to stop […]
MYANMAR (STL.News) Footage of a brutal #crackdown? on protests against a coup in Myanmar? unleashed #outrage? and calls for a stronger international response Thursday, a day after 38 people were killed. Videos showed security forces […]
(STL.News) China fears of second wave of pandemic Coronavirus infection as Beijing has reported new COVID-19 cases linked to a meat market. Around 45 of the meat market staff test positive for COVID-19. YouTube video […]