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Why China is sentencing a tycoon to death

The bigamy conviction got a lot of the attention but Lai Xiaomin received a death sentence on Tuesday over a much more serious issue troubling China.

Lockdown impacts mental health but what hinders and what helps people get through?

A new study just published in the scientific journal PLOS One examines how lockdowns impact mental health using data from across the world. Results showed...

Ten ways Covid-19 has changed the world economy forever

Economic shocks like the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 only arrive once every few generations, and they bring about permanent and far-reaching change.

China is struggling to get the world to trust its vaccines

Of all the developing countries testing China’s Covid-19 vaccines, few are friendlier to Beijing than Pakistan. In the years leading up to the pandemic,...

Finance capitals imperiled by threats beyond working from home

As global finance leaders take a fresh look this year at the hubs that have long been their homes, they’re increasingly seeing high costs and political...

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