China's factory activity halted a two-month contraction and rebounded unexpectedly to expansion territory in November as power shortages eased and raw material prices fell. But service sector growth slowed down, hit by the latest COVID-19 outbreaks.
The soon-to-open China-Laos Railway will establish a rapid transit and commercial link between the Southeast Asian country and the world's second largest economy, powering Laos' economic growth, experts said.
Hundreds of thousands of tourists flocked to the city by high-speed railway or air – many just for a cup of milk tea or a plate of crawfish, even if it meant queuing up for hours. So, what's behind Changsha's popularity?