Shanghai takes further steps towards reopening, Beijing eases COVID-19 curbs

BEIJING, China – Shanghai announced on Sunday, May 29, further steps towards returning to more normal life and lifting a two-month COVID-19 lockdown this week, while Beijing reopened parts of its public transport, some malls, gyms, and other venues as infections stabilized. The Chinese commercial hub of 25 million aims to essentially end from Wednesday, … Read more

Europe pursues payment response as Russian gas supply threat eases

With weeks left before Russia bills are due, governments in Europe are talking to their energy companies about how to pay them LONDON, United Kingdom – European governments and companies were working on Friday, April 1, on a common approach to Russia’s demand that they pay for its gas in roubles as the threat of … Read more