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North Shore News 2022-12-08

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A day after China announced the rollback of some of its most stringent COVID-19 restrictions, people across the country are greeting the news with a measure of relief but also caution, as many wait to see how the new approach will be implemented. Following nationwide protests last month against China's harsh anti-pandemic...

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FX Empire 2022-12-08

By Laila Kearney (Reuters) – Oil prices steadied in early Asian trade on Thursday after sinking to their lowest level this year as U.S. production and gasoline inventories ticked up at the same time concerns grew that economic slowdowns would weaken fuel demand. Brent crude futures were up 62 cents or 0.8% at $77.79 per barrel by 0130 GMT, while...

China’s Xi visits Saudi Arabia as Gulf states seek diversified ties amid ambivalence towards US

The Arab Weekly 2022-12-07

RIYADH- Trade and investment ties between China and Gulf Arab states are expected to feature prominently in Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia starting Wednesday as the region increasingly looks East to drive economic transformation at home for a post-oil era and diversify partnerships with ambivalence rising over ties with US....

China announces rollback of strict anti-COVID-19 measures

Asahi News 2022-12-07

BEIJING--In a sharp reversal, China has announced a series of measures rolling back some of its most draconian anti-COVID-19 restrictions, including limiting harsh lockdowns and ordering schools without known infections to resume regular classes. The National Health Commission in a 10-point announcement on Wednesday stipulated that COVID-19 tests...

Can India replace China as ‘factory of the world’?

Asiatimes 2022-12-07

India’s overt plans to replace China as the “factory of the world” appear to have ramped up in recent weeks. This comes amid growing concern from global manufacturers following violent clashes over Covid lockdowns at Apple’s most important iPhone assembly plant in China. The company is now facing a shortfall of iPhone 14 Pros during the holiday...

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Engadget 2022-12-06

You didn't have to wait long for confirmation of Apple's domestic chip plans. Company chief Tim Cook has revealed that Apple will buy chips made at TSMC's upcoming factory in Phoenix, Arizona. While Cook didn't say just how those chips will be used, the 4- and 3-nanometer parts are expected to find...

Column: Saudi Arabia cuts January crude oil price, but by enough?

Reuters 2022-12-06

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Late Chinese leader Jiang Zemin hailed in memorial service

Irish Independent 2022-12-06

China’s leaders have eulogised the late Jiang Zemin as a loyal Marxist-Leninist who oversaw their country’s rapid economic rise while maintaining rigid Communist Party control over society. The President and current party leader Xi Jinping praised Mr Jiang in an hour-long address at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People...

Did US officials suppress political speech on Twitter?

The Spectator 2022-12-06

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The West just scrambled the oil market. What happens next is up to Russia

CNN 2022-12-05

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Sentiment boost from easing of China's COVID curbs weighs on dollar

Reuters 2022-12-05

SINGAPORE/LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The euro and pound hit over five-month highs against the dollar in early trade on Monday as improved sentiment caused by Chinese cities easing some COVID-related restrictions helped investors justify continuing their shift away from the greenback. Official messaging about how dangerous the virus is has softened...

Gold near 5-month peak as dollar dips, China eases COVID curbs

Reuters 2022-12-05

Summary Companies Dollar slips to over 5-month lowLondon body creates database of Russian gold bars Dec 5 (Reuters) - Gold prices steadied on Monday after hitting a five-month high, as the dollar edged lower after more Chinese cities relaxed COVID-19 restrictions over the weekend. Spot gold was little changed at $1,799.26 per ounce by 0717 GMT,...

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Mail Guardian South Africa 2022-12-05

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China stocks surge, yuan jumps past 7 per dollar after COVID curbs eased

The Times of India 2022-12-05

China stocks surged and the yuan firmed past the closely watched 7-per-dollar level on Monday, both hitting their strongest levels since mid-September, as investors welcomed China's easing of COVID-19 restrictions. The blue-chip CSI 300 Index jumped 1.7% by the end of the morning session, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbed 3.5%. The upbeat...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian during West Bank raid, Palestinians say

FX Empire 2022-12-05

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli forces killed a Palestinian during an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank on Monday, Palestinian officials said. The Israeli military said it was checking the report. During an early morning Israeli raid near the city of Bethlehem, clashes erupted and one Palestinian was killed, according to Palestinian...

Chinese cities ease curbs, but full zero-Covid exit still some way off

Dawn 2022-12-05

BEIJING: More Chinese cities including Urumqi in the far west announced an easing of coronavirus curbs on Sunday as China tries to make its zero-Covid policy more targeted and less onerous after unprecedented protests against restrictions last weekend. Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region and where the protests first erupted, will reopen...

Column: OPEC+ sits sensibly on its hands as oil uncertainties abound: Russell

Reuters 2022-12-05

LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 5 (Reuters) - When faced with a myriad of uncertainties the most sensible path is often to sit back and see how events unfold. That is what OPEC+ has chosen to do with the crude oil market. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russia did what was expected at their meeting on Sunday,...

G-7 joins EU on $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

Federal News Radio 2022-12-03

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union on Friday in adopting a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market to prevent price spikes and starve President Vladimir Putin of funding for his war in Ukraine. Europe needed to set the discounted...

China’s easing of Covid curbs does not solve Xi Jinping’s dilemma

The Guardian 2022-12-03

Loosening controls further could spark a devastating outbreak, but tightening the rules again could trigger unrest At the end of October, Xi Jinping had secured his position as China’s most powerful leader in decades, his grip on the country cemented by a norm-breaking third term in office. At the...

How China fell into its ‘zero-Covid’ trap

Asiatimes 2022-12-02

On November 27 and 28, tens of thousands of citizens took part in unprecedented protests in major cities and some 75 university campuses across China, demanding freedom and an end to “zero-Covid” policies. This followed violent clashes in Zhengzhou between fed-up iPhone workers and the police. How did it come to this? After local prevarication in...