Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, … Read more

Omicron BQ variants dominant, XBB circulating at low level

Omicron BQ variants dominant, XBB circulating at low level

A person is tested for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as the Omicron variant coronavirus continues to spread in Manhattan, New York, United States, December 22, 2021. andrew kelly | Reuters The omicron BQ coronavirus subvariants have become dominant in the United States as people congregate and travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, putting people with weakened immune … Read more

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. beijing CNN — Zhou, a car dealer in northeast China, last saw his father alive during a video chat on the … Read more

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

China zero-Covid: As anger mounts and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of hesitation

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. beijing CNN — Zhou, a car dealer in northeast China, last saw his father alive during a video chat on the … Read more

China’s Covid cases hit record high as dissent grows amid tough restrictions

China’s Covid cases hit record high as dissent grows amid tough restrictions

beijing CNN — China reported a record number of daily Covid infections on Thursday, as a nationwide rise in cases puts pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded on April 13 … Read more

China zero-Covid: Workers at Zhengzhou iPhone factory clash with police, show videos

China zero-Covid: Workers at Zhengzhou iPhone factory clash with police, show videos

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly plant were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared on social media. Videos show hundreds of workers confronting law enforcement officers, many wearing white hazmat suits, at the Foxconn campus in China’s central city of Zhengzhou. In the … Read more

WH now claims Biden pressed Xi on fentanyl, COVID origins

WH now claims Biden pressed Xi on fentanyl, COVID origins

NOW they tell us… A White House official contacted The Post on Monday night to allege President Biden pushed Chinese President Xi Jinping to halt fentanyl exports and be transparent about the origins of COVID-19 during their first in-person summit the following day. last week – although no issues were mentioned in the official summaries … Read more