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Factbox: Spain and Malaysia add restrictions on travelers from China

Dec 30 (Reuters) – Authorities around the world are imposing or considering restrictions on travelers from China as the case of COVID-19 rises there following…

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COVID travel restrictions against Chinese visitors are ‘discriminatory’ – state media

US, Japan and others require COVID tests from Chinese visitors Chinese state media calls COVID travel restrictions ‘discriminatory’ Chinese factory activity likely slowed in December…

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Chinese Plane Came Within 10 Feet of US Military Plane – US Army

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – A Chinese military aircraft came within 10 feet (3 meters) of a U.S. Air Force plane in the disputed South…

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Hong Kong asks Japan to abandon airport curb that is expected to affect 60,000 travelers

HONG KONG, Dec 29 (Reuters) – The Hong Kong government has asked Japan to lift a COVID-19 restriction that requires passenger flights from the financial…

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China’s vast campaign rushes to bolster defenses against COVID

Hospitals, funeral homes overwhelmed by the COVID wave Some countries impose testing rules on Chinese travelers China reports one new COVID death for December 28…

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US stocks fall on recession fears, Nasdaq closes at new bear market low

Tesla gains 3.3% in choppy trade Southwest Airlines slips 5.2% on government review Indices down: Dow 1.1%, S&P 500 1.20%, Nasdaq 1.35% Dec 28 (Reuters)…

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Hong Kong scraps most COVID rules, though masks still required

HONG KONG, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Hong Kong will roll back its strict COVID-19 rules from Thursday, city leader John Lee said, meaning arrivals will…

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Chinese hospitals and funeral homes ‘extremely busy’ as COVID spreads unchecked

Hospitals and funeral homes report rise in COVID infections China reports three new COVID deaths on Tuesday Some countries consider travel rules for Chinese visitors…

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India makes inroads in Sri Lanka under the shadow of China

COLOMBO/NEW DELHI, Dec 27 (Reuters) – When Sri Lanka descended into its worst economic crisis in seven decades, leading to deadly riots and alarming shortages…

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US weighs new COVID rules for travelers from China

Dec 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. government may impose new COVID-19 measures on travelers to the United States from China over concerns about a “lack…

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