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...
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...
China warns against travel to Australia, citing discrimination

China warns against travel to Australia, citing discrimination

China on Friday advised the public to avoid travelling to Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence in connection with the novel coronavirus pandemic. “There has been an alarming increase recently in acts of racial discrimination and violence against...