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Disney workers trade costumes for yoga pants on Yoga Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Disney workers traded their character costumes for yoga pants early Tuesday and planked, did the downward dog and folded into lotus poses at Walt Disney World in Florida to celebrate International Yoga Day. The sunrise celebration has spread to other Disney properties around the globe since yoga enthusiasts started […]

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Science

China’s Unpredictability Is “Poisonous” For Its Business Environment, EU Chamber Says

A volunteer in protective gear fans himself with a paper printed with a health QR code at a COVID-19 … [+] testing site in Beijing, Monday, June 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) ASSOCIATED PRESS Unpredictability in China at a time when much of the world is moving beyond the Covid pandemic is “poisonous” for companies […]

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Business

Latest Shanghai quarantines add more pressure to global supply chain

Staff members of China Post unload parcels of daily necessities for residents quarantined at home from a minivan on May 14, 2022 in Shanghai, China. Tian Yuhao | China News Service | Getty Images The mass quarantine measures imposed this past weekend in Shanghai, including highway closures, severely affected trucks carrying exports bound for the […]

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Business

Most factories in Shanghai resume work as Covid controls ease, ministry says

German automaker Volkswagen is one of state-owned automaker SAIC’s foreign partners in China. Pictured here on June 7, 2022, is the joint venture’s factory in Shanghai. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Factories in two of China’s Covid-hit economic hubs have mostly resumed work as the impact of the virus subsides, according […]

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Business

China struggles to stamp out Covid as Beijing, Shanghai reimpose some restrictions

People wait in line for nucleic acid tests to detect COVID-19 at a testing site on June 9, 2022, in Beijing, China. China says it has generally controlled recent outbreaks in Beijing after hundreds of people tested positive for the virus in recent weeks. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images BEIJING — […]

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Finance

Shanghai reimposes lockdowns after detecting 11 Covid cases

Barely a week after the Chinese Communist party declared victory in its struggle to protect Shanghai from coronavirus, half of the financial hub’s districts will be shuttered this weekend to test millions of residents after signs emerged of renewed community transmission of the virus. China’s most populous city, which was only released from a two-month lockdown […]

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Finance

Live news updates: Shanghai to re-shutter half of city districts after community cases emerge

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Sports

‘Step up or shut up’: Tomic trashes Kyrgios after insulting money claim

Bernard Tomic has hit back at Nick Kyrgios after he declared the Queenslander is “dead broke” as the war of words between the two bad boys of Australian tennis continues. Kyrgios labelled Tomic the “most hated athlete in Australia” last month and took another swipe at his former Davis Cup teammate on Friday, saying his […]

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UK

Health News Roundup: Norway reports its first case of monkeypox; Cuba lifts mask mandate as vaccination rate soars and deaths plummet and more | Health

Following is a summary of current health news briefs. After two months, a scarred Shanghai’s COVID-19 lockdown ends Following two months of frustration, despair and economic loss, Shanghai’s draconian COVID-19 lockdown ended at midnight on Wednesday morning, prompting celebrations tempered with fear that an outbreak could return. Most of Shanghai’s 25 million residents can now […]

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Finance

Shanghai lockdown exposes global supply chain strains

In early March truck drivers at Suto Logistics were ferrying 1,000 tonnes of goods every day in and out of Shanghai, China’s most important economic hub and the world’s busiest port. By the end of April, five weeks after local authorities had forced factories to close and residents to isolate in their homes, just one […]