COVID-19 Daily Scan
COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, June 01, 2020

Economic
Protectionism Spreads Globally With the New Coronavirus
Alongside growing opposition to Chinese investments, protectionism is widening. Nine of the world’s 10 largest economies have introduced new measures restricti....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 29, 2020

Economic
IMF says pandemic may skew economic data and cause them to be less accurate
The coronavirus pandemic “has disrupted the production of many key statistics,” the International Monetary Fund said in a blog post this ....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 28, 2020

Economic
European Union Plans $2 Trillion Coronavirus Response Effort
The European Union set out a $2 trillion coronavirus response plan, including a massive pooling of national financial resources that, if approved, would dee....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 27, 2020

Medical
China Rules Out Animal Market and Lab as Coronavirus Origin
Chinese scientists in recent days said they had ruled out both a laboratory and an animal market in the city of Wuhan as possible origins of the coronavirus ....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 26, 2020

Economic
In Coronavirus Fight, Uncertainty Emerges as the New Enemy
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer notes that the coronavirus itself, of course, remains the biggest issue. “The longer it takes to fix the uncertaint....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 25, 2020

Economic
Xi stresses analysing China's economy from comprehensive, dialectical, long-term perspective- CPPCC 2020
Xi called for consolidating the fundamental role of agriculture, ensuring stability on the six fronts and security....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 22, 2020

Strategic
Two Sessions 2020: China increases defence spending by 6.6 per cent but sets no GDP target, focuses on Hong Kong national security law
Beijing has announced an increase of 6.6 per cent in its military spending, but d....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 21, 2020

Economic
Coronavirus stimulus inflation risk depends on politics, not economics
What shifts a society from being in the column of present-day Japan or the U.S. to being in the column with Argentina of the 1980s or Weimar Germa....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 20, 2020

Economic
Celebrities and ostentatious wealth lose their appeal in coronavirus crisis
The outsized egos and ostentatious displays of wealth that were once so captivating now feel weirdly pointless and even irrelevant. But will ....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 19, 2020

Economic
Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus
Faced with economic calamity and the threat of the coronavirus further fracturing the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on ....

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