China

Taiwan: Beijing reacts to Pelosi’s visit with live-fire exercises prompting fears of escalation

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The People's Republic of China (PRC) has reportedly fired several DF-15B ballistic missiles into the seas around Taiwan as part of large scale military drills announced in response to the visit this week by the speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi.

Shanghai: world’s biggest port is returning to normal, but supply chains will get worse before they get better

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Shanghai is slowly emerging from a gruelling COVID lockdown that has all but immobilised the city since March. Although Shanghai's port, which handles one-fifth of China's shipping volumes, has been operating throughout, it has been running at severely reduced capacity.