China Angle: Has the Outbreak Woken Up the Europeans?
Chinese border city restricts activities for cargos by highway as COVID-19 infections grow
A Chinese city adjacent to Russia said that starting Friday, it would suspend certain activities for goods transported via highway, its latest move to tighten virus curbs along borders amid its COVID-19 resurgence. Read more on reuters.com
Brain drain fears as Hong Kong secondary schools lose 4,500 pupils and 1,000 teachers in one academic year – survey
Hong Kong’s secondary schools lost almost 4,500 students and 1,000 teachers in the last academic year – an average of 32 students and seven teachers per school – due largely to em… Read more on hongkongfp.com
[Column] The EU’s ‘global gateway’ – an answer to China, or a dead-end?
Will the Global Gateway become yet another dead-end? If the Green New Deal, projects to secure supplies of important minerals, the Open Strategic Economy and now this are put together, then the pieces of the puzzle could fall into place. Read more on euobserver.com
China to Close Loophole Used by Tech Firms for Foreign IPOs
China is planning to ban companies from going public on foreign stock markets through variable interest entities, according to people familiar with the matter, closing a loophole long used by the country‘s technology industry to raise capital from overseas investors. Read more on bloomberg.com