Third Chinese city placed under Covid-19 lockdown

28/10/2021 1:15:00 PM

Third Chinese city placed under Covid-19 lockdown

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Coronavirus: Expert panel advises third shot for Hongkongers who took Sinovac Covid-19 vaccineHONG KONG — Everyone who has received two doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine should get a booster shot against Covid-19, experts advising Hong Kong’s government have recommended, with priority given to the elderly, those with weak immunity and workers with high exposure to the disease.

Third Chinese city placed under Covid lockdownChina placed a third city under lockdown on Thursday to tackle Covid-19 numbers, with around six million people now under orders to stay home as Beijing chases zero cases before the upcoming Winter Olympics.

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China's top brokerage CITIC posts 46per cent third-quarter profit jumpSHANGHAI/BEIJING : CITIC Securities Co Ltd reported a 45.8per cent rise in third-quarter net profit, as China's biggest brokerage posted strong growth in commission fees after rapidly expanding its asset management and investment banking businesses.Net profit for the July-September quarter rose to 5.45 bi

China third-quarter smartphone sales drop 9per cent, says research firmSHANGHAI : China smartphone sales dropped 9per cent year on year in the third quarter of 2021, research firm Counterpoint Research reported on Thursday. (Reporting by Josh Horwitz; Editing by David Goodman)

Dassault Systemes ups 2021 estimates for the third timeFrench technology and software company Dassault Systemes on Thursday raised for the third time this year its forecasts for 2021, citing strong licence sales and improving auto and aerospace business.The tech solutions firm now expects non-IFRS revenues of 4.80-4.83 billion euros (US$5.57-5.61 billion), br