John Lee to take over business hub as economy languishes after two years of political crackdowns and pandemic controls.
Restauranteurs and other small business owners struggle as COVID lockdown brings China’s biggest city to a halt.
International financial centre has seen a net outflow of almost 157,000 residents since the beginning of 2022.
There is a growing appetite for alternatives to meat in the world’s most populous nation.
Hong Kong residents see echoes of their pro-democracy struggle in Ukraine’s resistance against Russia.
Conflict in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia are expected to drive energy prices higher across Asia.
Finance chief admits businesses facing ‘intense pressure’ amid restrictions that have shut down much of the city.
A widening political rift between Canberra and Beijing is spilling over into trade ties between the two.
Istanbul’s restaurants, bars and cafes had just started to recover. Then COVID-19 hit them with a new setback.
Activists question why Turkey is importing plastic from other nations when it struggles to manage waste it produces.