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Passengers wearing protective suits line up for their flight to China at Manila’s International Airport, Philippines, on Monday. Photograph AP

China reported more than 100 new Covid-19 cases for the sixth consecutive day, with rising infections in the northeast fuelling concerns of another na(...)

Current MBA students hope the pandemic will leave them better equipped for the future. File photograph: Getty Images

Two months after starting an MBA at Inséad in France, Aubrey Keller found himself in lockdown at the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau. “I did not e(...)

A photo taken on January 11th, 2020 shows members of staff of the Wuhan Hygiene Emergency Response Team leaving the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in the city of Wuhan, in Hubei province, China. Photograph: Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images

Saturday week marks the first anniversary of the start of Wuhan’s tough 76-day lockdown. One year on, more than 86 million people have been infected w(...)

People dance in a public area along the Yangtze River in Wuhan on Monday  as the city marks the first anniversary of when China confirmed its first death from the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images

At a museum in Wuhan, China, a sprawling exhibition paints a stirring tale of how the city’s sacrifices in a brutal 76-day lockdown led to triumph ove(...)

A man walks along the banks of the Yangtze river on New Year’s Eve day in Wuhan, China, where the coronavirus pandemic began. Photograph: Noel Celis/AFP via Getty

China’s fight against coronavirus was mostly over, but Zhang Xiaochun, a doctor in Wuhan, was sinking into depression, convinced she had failed as a d(...)

Zhang Zhan: Arrested in May and accused of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble”. Photograph: Screengrab

A Chinese court on Monday handed down a four-year jail term to a citizen-journalist who reported from the central city of Wuhan at the peak of this y(...)

Zhang Zhan: Arrested in May and accused of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble”. Photograph: Screengrab

A citizen journalist detained for more than six months after reporting on the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has had a feeding tube forcibly inserted and (...)

Tara O’Halloran with children  Scarlett (6) Ben (13), Isabella (8) and Amber (11). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The wife of an Irish businessman who has effectively been trapped in China for the past two years, says she is begging for help to get him out, adding(...)

Of those participating in this season’s sales events, 72 per cent are holding off purchases until the event. Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

It’s just another Cyber Monday. Or is it? With more Irish people shopping online than at any point in our retail history, it almost seems like every d(...)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 1.7 per cent in afternoon trading, pushing one of Wall Street’s oldest stock market indices to a new historic high. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Global stocks rallied on Tuesday, pushing the Dow above 30,000 for the first time, on optimism for a smooth transition of power in the United States a(...)

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