China’s August retail sales growth slowest in a year
China's services sector contracted in August for the first time since the start of the pandemic while factory activity expanded only marginally as a new domestic coronavirus flare-up kicked in.
Covid jabs to be made mandatory for all retail workers
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi says this will be made a prerequisite for companies to be given approval to resume operations.
Vaccination programme for retail sector to kick off next month
The programme will involve some 500,000 workers.