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Covid-19 Archives

Analysis-China’s great reopening may come too late for many businesses

By comparison, passenger turnover on the same modes of transportation was only half or even one-third the levels of thre...

Is luxury recession-proof? Sales in China could be a sign of what’s to come

Major luxury players such as LVMH and Kering have remained largely unscathed by inflation and fears of a looming recess...

How LifeRAT is giving people with disabilities access to free Covid tests

The online platform was created by a group of businesses and individuals, and they're calling on others to help support ...

Bali-bound: What the border reopening means for local retailers

While many Balinese businesses will be hoping to see an influx of international tourists, travel experts believe the fiv...

‘Like a ghost town’: Retailers react to the Omicron wave

The latest twist in the pandemic saga has heaped more stress upon the industry. We asked business owners how it’s differ...

Alert but not alarmed: Retail experts react to Omicron

Will the emergence of a new Covid variant cause a return to international border closures and national lockdowns? Expert...

‘A huge relief’: Retailers react to end of world’s longest lockdown

Retail stores in Melbourne have reopened to the public as the city gradually exits one of the world’s longest lockdowns....

Hong Kong to reopen China border for some residents as Covid-19 rules eased

From September 8, residents of Hong Kong would be allowed to return to the city from mainland China or Macau without und...

Japan’s retail sales extend gains but Covid-19 challenges persist

A surge in Delta variant cases this month forced the government to widen state of emergency restrictions.

France rolls out vaccination requirement. Here’s what it means for you

As the Delta strain of Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, some governments are making proof of vaccination o...