China to step up financial support in Wuhan coronavirus fight: Central bank

BEIJING: China will step up monetary and credit support to enterprises helping its fight against the deadly new coronavirus, the central bank said Saturday (Feb 1), as the disease threatens to further dent a slowing economy. The government will provide support to key enterprises, urging financial institutions to provide “sufficient credit resources” to hospitals and […]

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China calls for easing UN sanctions on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS, United States: A Chinese-Russian resolution aimed at easing international sanctions on North Korea is a “timely” step in the “right direction,” China’s UN ambassador Zhang Jun said Friday (Jan 3). His comments came only days after Pyongyang, deeply frustrated that those sanctions remain in place despite its suspension of nuclear and long-range missile testing, […]

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