Alibaba Health raises $1.3 billion in Hong Kong’s biggest secondary share sale in five years

Alibaba Health, an arm of internet retail giant Alibaba Group, said the cash would be used to develop the company’s pharmaceutical e-commerce business, which has benefited from the growth of the online service sector during the coronavirus pandemic this year.

China state media excoriates U.S. ‘wackadoodles’ over journalist visas row

“No longer content with their maximum pressure ploys to coerce China into accepting an unfair trade deal, these neo-crusaders are seeking to provoke an all-out confrontation whereby they can finally hold ‘communist China’ by the throat,” the editorial in the official English-language China Daily said.

Compared to India and China, U.S. doing ‘very well’ against COVID-19, says Trump

“And I noticed that in the news, in the evening news, I never read about that. In any news, I don’t read about the other countries. You’re starting to see that other countries are having very big flare ups, countries that thought they were over it, like we thought we might be over in Florida, […]

India restricts import of colour television sets, China among most-affected countries

Panasonic India CEO & President Manish Sharma was optimistic about the development, stating: “The move will have a procedural impact. It will definitely have a positive impact on domestic assembling which happens here. Leading brands already have manufacturing and assembling units in the country. So, it is not going to impact us.”

Coronavirus wrap July 30: Six-city flight ban to Kolkata extended; COVID-19 cases in India cross 16 lakh-mark

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Coronavirus: Quarantine delay let up to 10,000 travellers bring COVID-19 to UK – senior MPs

“But we cannot find any science at all behind their completely inexplicable decision to lift all the self-isolation guidance for travellers on March 13 – a full 10 days before lockdown – just at a time when other countries were introducing stronger border measures.