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Heavyweight Companies Enjoy Outsize Rewards as Economy Rebounds
August 1, 2021, 3:00 pm
Big companies raced ahead during the Covid-19 pandemic, leveraging the changes driven by the deepest business disruption in decades to grab a larger slice of
Delta Variant Spreads to Indonesia’s Remote, Vulnerable Islands
August 1, 2021, 12:00 pm
For 18 months, a town in a remote, heavily forested part of eastern Borneo island had avoided the worst of Indonesia’s Covid-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong Cuts Ties With Teachers Union, Saying It Incited Protests
August 1, 2021, 12:00 pm
HONG KONG—Authorities in Hong Kong said they would cut ties with the city’s largest teacher’s union, in the latest attempt to change an education system
Covid-19 Vaccine Health Pass Fuels French Protests
July 31, 2021, 6:52 pm
French protesters took to the streets for the third consecutive Saturday to protest new restrictions on people unvaccinated against Covid-19, a growing movement that threatens
Zimbabwean Vice President’s Visit to China Raises Questions About Covid-19 Protocols
July 31, 2021, 3:00 pm
BEIJING—Hundreds of people were removed from a luxury hotel in central Beijing and quarantined after a member of a group staying there with Zimbabwe’s vice
Behind the Rise of U.S. Solar Power, a Mountain of Chinese Coal
July 31, 2021, 3:00 pm
Solar panel installations are surging in the U.S. and Europe as Western countries seek to cut their reliance on fossil fuels.
A Popular Bet on Chinese Growth Is Falling Out of Favor
July 31, 2021, 3:00 pm
SYDNEY—China’s role as a key driver of the Australian dollar is being re-evaluated in global markets, helping send the currency to levels well below where traditional modeling suggests
Expansion in China’s Factory Sector Hits Lowest Level in Months
July 31, 2021, 12:00 pm
Expansion in China’s factory sector in July hit the lowest level in nearly a year and a half, with a gauge of activity slipping in
Former Colombian Soldiers Deny Killing Haitian President
July 31, 2021, 3:00 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE—The former Colombian soldiers jailed in Haiti in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse say they didn’t kill him and thought they were on a
World Economy Caps Extraordinary Return From Covid-19 Collapse
July 30, 2021, 9:00 pm
The world economy likely returned to its pre-pandemic size in the spring, according to economists, marking an extraordinary comeback from the deepest global downturn in