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China's manufacturing activity expands in March after a 5-month lull

Mar. 31, 2024 00:48 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Manufacturing in China expanded in March after contracting for five consecutive months, according to an official survey of factory managers released Sunday, suggesting a rebound in industrial activities following the Lunar New Year holiday. The official purchasing...

China's manufacturing activity contracts for 5th straight month despite policy support

Feb. 29, 2024 23:52 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Manufacturing in China contracted for a fifth consecutive month in February, according to an official survey of factory managers released Friday, reflecting persistent weakness in the economy ahead of annual legislative meetings where officials are expected to boost policy...

Dragons and dancers parade through Manhattan's Chinatown for Lunar New Year

Feb. 25, 2024 19:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dragons took a starring role at the Lunar New Year parade in Manhattan’s historic Chinatown on Sunday — it’s the Year of the Dragon, after all — as hundreds of revelers filled the cold clear air with the sound of drums, cymbals and puffs of confetti. Lions...