For the past several years, Chinese people have been living and working and doing business from here, in the so-called World Factory. But these days, it's quieter than usual.
Asian countries have used digital tracking to fight the new coronavirus, while Europe has put its faith in social distancing. Germany's government is debating how much privacy should and can be protected amid a pandemic.
Governments around the world have been fighting two battles against COVID-19, one of public health and one in the economic area. For the latter fight, Germany has resorted to the use of a familiar weapon.
China is providing urgently needed assistance to Europe in the coronavirus crisis. But what is needed for the long term is a ban on the trade in wild animals. Otherwise, the next pandemic is as good as certain.
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.
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