Coronavirus digest: City in China restricts movement amid outbreak
19 September 2021 | 3:42 pm
Bus and train services have been suspended to contain a COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, Australia and New Zealand have purchased more vaccines as the countries struggle with new cases. DW has the latest.
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The Evergrande Group filed for bankruptcy in order to safeguard its assets within the US. Many developers have been facing similar issues in China's expansive property industry.
The typhoon is headed toward the southeastern coastline and expected to hit Hong Kong, among other areas in the nearby Guangzhou province. Saola had already passed south of Taiwan, after lashing the Philippines.
Officials said Soaloa could be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in the region encompassing Hong Kong and other major cities since the founding of the current Chinese state.
The International Motor Show, IAA, is set to begin in Munich next week. Rebranded as a mobility show, the IAA will see a strong effort by Chinese automakers to make a splash in Europe's nascent electric vehicle market.
Elderly influencers are going viral on Chinese social media. Some of them are urbanites posting about fashion and lifestyle, but others simply document their life in rural areas.
Chinese shopping app Temu has taken the world by storm, luring customers with rock-bottom prices for goods sent directly from China. But is the app a security risk? Do bargain hunters even care? DW takes a closer look.
President Xi Jinping appears unlikely to attend the upcoming G20 summit in India. Bilateral relations with New Delhi have grown frosty, while Beijing also faces pressure over human rights and Russia's war in Ukraine.
The first round of the presidential election in the Maldives will take place on Saturday, September 9. Incumbent Ibrahim Solih is running for re-election against Mohamed Muizzu, who has emerged as the main opposition candidate. The polls are taking place against a backdrop of China and India competing for strategic control of the region. Both are seeking to consolidate their economic and political power by financing large infrastructure projects and are actively supporting rival candidates. Our regional correspondents report.
The internet has been flooded with pictures, videos and rumours from Burning Man festival, after heavy rain left American festivalgoers stranded in disastrous conditions… But some of these stories though have been overblown, or even fabricated. Emerald Maxwell debunks some of the fake images that spread like wildfire around the internet.
US President Joe Biden and Vietnamese leader Nguyen Phu Trong have signed a "strategic partnership" on semiconductor manufacturing and rare earth minerals in a bid to counter China's influence in the Asia-Pacific region. We take a closer look. Also, Chevron tries to head off strikes at its Australian LNG plants, and Taylor Swift's "Eras" tour boosts the US hotel industry.
Chinese emergency teams are scrambling to track down a large number of crocodiles that escaped after heavy storms and floods that hit in recent days.
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