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Too early to ‘sound all-clear’ from Omicron’s impact on global manufacturing

Coronavirus flare-ups in China could still prove a “headache” for global supply chains as it is too early to “sound the all-clear” from the impact of the Omicron variant on worldwide manufacturing, according to an analyst.Expansion of China’s factory activities slowed in January amid repeated Covid-19 outbreaks and the seasonal …

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‘A laughing stock’: Sydney’s ‘death-themed’ Lunar New Year lanterns mocked

Sydney’s hopes of reviving its downtown business activity amid a Covid-19 reopening may have hit a snag as the local Chinese diaspora shuns its “death-themed” Chinatown.The local city council has decorated its Chinatown with white and blue lanterns and wrapped trees with white cloth for its Lunar New Year celebrations, …

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