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US allows more baby formula imports to fight shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden’s administration announced steps Monday to ease a nationwide shortage of baby formula, including reopening the largest do...

North Korea COVID admission reveals 'serious health situation'

More than two years after the coronavirus pandemic began to spread across the world, North Korea confirmed on Thursday the first case of the illness within its borders. By Friday morning, the governme...

Today in History: May 11, Adolf Eichmann captured

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 11, the 131st day of 2022. There are 234 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 1...

Toilet Paper Market Challenges 2022 Growth, Industry Demand, Size-Share Estimation and Forecast Report till 2030 | CAGR of~5%

The toilet paper market size was valued at ~$25.5 billion in 2020. The market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of~5% during the forecast period from 2021-2027. Request To Download Sample of This Strat...

Shanghai tightens lockdown despite falling COVID cases

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in Shanghai have again tightened anti-virus restrictions, just as the city was emerging from a month of strict lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Notice...

Beijing enforces lockdowns, expands COVID-19 mass testing

BEIJING (AP) — Workers put up fencing and police restricted who could leave a locked-down area in Beijing on Tuesday as authorities in the Chinese capital stepped up efforts to prevent a major COVID-1...

Russia's war heats up cooking oil prices in global squeeze

ISTANBUL (AP) — For months, Istanbul restaurant Tarihi Balikca tried to absorb the surging cost of the sunflower oil its cooks use to fry fish, squid and mussels. But in early April,...

Panic buying in Beijing stores amid COVID lockdown fears

A mass COVID-19 testing order in Beijing's biggest district prompted residents in the Chinese capital to stock up on groceries, fearing they could be destined for a lockdown similar to that of Sha...

Shanghai erects metal barriers in fight against COVID-19

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Volunteers and government workers in Shanghai erected metal barriers in multiple districts to block off small streets and entrances to apartment complexes, as China hardens its s...

Myanmar military government denies rumors of fuel shortages

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military government has denied the country is suffering from a shortage of fuel after rumors about low supplies of gasoline and diesel led to panic buying and long queues at s...

Drug shortages persist in Russia after start of Ukraine war

First came the warnings, in messages among friends and families and on social media, to stock up on vital drugs in Russia before supplies were affected by crippling Western sanctions over the invasion...

Hong Kong urges testing, Shanghai struggles under lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong authorities on Saturday asked the entire population of more than 7.4 million people to voluntarily test themselves for COVID-19 at home for three days in a row starting next w...

Shanghai moves to 2nd part of lockdown as testing lines grow

BEIJING (AP) — About 16 million residents in Shanghai are being tested for the coronavirus during the second stage of the lockdown that shifted Friday to the western half of China's biggest city and f...

China reopens 1 city as Shanghai lockdown enters 2nd phase

BEIJING (AP) — Residents of eastern Shanghai hoping to emerge from a four-day lockdown got some bad news Thursday night: Some will be confined to their homes for at least 10 more days. ...

Shanghai lockdown tests 'zero-COVID' limits, shakes markets

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities sought to reassure companies and jittery investors on Tuesday as a two-phase lockdown of Shanghai’s 26 million people entered its second day, casting an unusual quie...