Authorities in Beijing have recently announced that the city will halt operations at about 1,000 manufacturing firms by 2020 as part of a plan to curb air pollution and to boost development in neighboring regions. The plan is also part of a wider strategic approach for China to move away from ordinary and heavy industries and to focus more on the high-tech sector.Read more
At least 10 people were killed and over 200 people have been injured following Typhoon Jebi’s landfall in Tokushima region at around 12:00 (local time) on September 4. According to sources, the weather system has been regarded as the most powerful storm to make landfall in Japan in 25 years and supply chain operations across southern-central regions have been severely disrupted.Read more
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