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Packed bars and mask-less catwalks: With Covid curbs fading, China set for consumption rebound
Over the weekend, crowds packed a former industrial warehouse in Beijing as the China Fashion Week got underway, with models strutting mask-less on a square runway and guests oblivious to social distancing norms.
German government warns Thai king not to conduct politics from Germany
Germany is continuing to look into the behaviour of Thailand's king, who tends to spend long stretches of time in Bavaria, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday, as opposition protests in Thailand gain speed.
Wall Street opens lower as virus cases surge, stimulus doubts weigh
Wall Street's main indexes started the week on a dour note on Monday as surging coronavirus cases and a stalemate in Washington over the next fiscal aid bill darkened the economic outlook in the run up to the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Ant Group to raise up to $34.4 billion in world's biggest IPO
Chinese financial technology giant Ant Group has set terms for a dual listing aimed at raising up to $34.4 billion from the world's largest stock market debut, with investors scrambling for a piece of the fast-growing company.
Japan and U.S. begin major military exercise as concern about China grows
Japan and the United States on Monday began air, sea and land exercises around Japan in a show of force in the face of increased Chinese military activity in the region.
U.S.-backed truce under threat as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting resumes
A U.S.-backed ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh was in jeopardy as clashes resumed on Monday between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces in the mountain enclave, defying international efforts to end a conflict that has killed hundreds in the last month.
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