Growth in the Chinese economy is slowing, putting the country’s 280 million migrant workers under pressure. In the manufacturing hubs of Guangzhou and Dongguan, jobs are getting harder to find.
The Chinese government wants to get the economy back on track, and says the COVID-19 epidemic is virtually over. But experts fear Beijing may be ignoring a still-existing hazard.
Spain has recorded more deaths than any country except Italy, with global fatalities surpassing 20,000. The German parliament has approved a multi-billion euro coronavirus aid package. Follow DW for the latest.
The new deadly coronavirus in China has revived memories of the 2002-3 SARS pandemic, which killed hundreds and walloped Asian economies. DW recalls how entire cities emptied and business and consumer demand plummeted.
Local organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics have again pledged that the Games will go ahead as planned. Several other sporting events have been postponed due to fears related to the coronavirus outbreak in China.
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