UK urges water companies to take 'precautionary steps' to protect supplies
This comes as another heatwave is forecast across the country.
As Thailand green-lights cannabis, patients welcome cheaper supplies
Thailand has become the first Asian country to legalise the growing and private consumption of marijuana, a move authorities say will boost agriculture by giving farmers a valuable new cash crop.
Tesla halts production at Shanghai plant due to supply issues, sources say
China's auto association says last week it estimated auto sales in China dropped 48% in April as zero-Covid lockdowns shut factories, limited traffic to showrooms and put the brakes on spending.
Shanghai scrambles to secure food supplies as Covid lockdown hits
Many have called for asymptomatic cases to be allowed to quarantine at home, and policies that separate Covid-positive children from their parents have drawn fire.
Vegetable shortage adds to Hong Kong’s Covid woes
Some vegetable and fruit stalls selling mainland Chinese produce were shuttered while others were selling produce at double their usual prices.
Ikea expects supply woes to spill into 2022
Suppliers have struggled to keep up with a surge in demand for goods as economies have reopened following lockdowns and restrictions imposed due to the Covid pandemic.