• China’s phase 2 trial finds COVID-19 vaccine safe, inducing immune response-The Lancet
  • Economy’s rebound see to continue in H2
  • Flood alert raised as water levels keep rising
  • Beijing lifts cross-province group travel ban
  • Alibaba’s Ant Group plans listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong
  • Xinjiang COVID-19 outbreak expected to slow
  • Beijing GDP growth down 3.2 percent for H1
  • Tibet marks progress in socialism, human rights
  • Duty-free sales surge in Hainan after new policy
  • Cinemas in Shanghai reopen after six months of closure
  • Farmers rue losses from devastating flooding in China
  • 50 new Zhangjiagang projects signed
  • Ministry sends a team to control locust plague in Yunnan
  • Xpeng Motors raises nearly $500m


  • EU grapples with a recovery plan
  • Europe’s shift to electric vehicles picking up
  • Britain’s PM rules out the second national lockdown
  • Pakistan gets China’s help in building dam