China recovery drives commodity prices higher in Asia

China recovery drives commodity prices higher in Asia

TOKYO — Prices of steel, petrochemicals and other commodities have rebounded in Asia, with China leading the way after its containment of the coronavirus outbreak has allowed business activity to resume. Hot-rolled steel, widely used by automakers and other...
China recovery drives commodity prices higher in Asia

China recovery drives commodity prices higher around Asia

TOKYO — Prices of steel, petrochemicals and other commodities prices have rebounded in Asia, with China leading the way as its successful battle against the coronavirus outbreak allows business activity to resume. Hot-rolled steel, widely used by automakers and...
Coronavirus research already 100 times more than SARS

Coronavirus research already 100 times more than SARS

TOKYO — The coronavirus pandemic has produced an worldwide explosion of research that has outpaced peer reviews, suggesting a new trend in public health science that favors speed over established channels. In four months, about 10,000 research papers...
George Floyd outrage draws thousands to march on Washington

George Floyd outrage draws thousands to march on Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Thousands of protesters marched in Washington on Saturday as rallies across the U.S. to protest the killing of a black man in Minneapolis police custody enter a 12th day and officials move to rein in law enforcement tactics. George Floyd,...
UK turns on China over Hong Kong, Huawei and coronavirus

UK turns on China over Hong Kong, Huawei and coronavirus

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week wrote that the U.K. would give around 3 million eligible Hong Kong residents a potential “route to citizenship” should China impose a national security law on the former British colony. Citing fears the...