China’s First-Quarter Growth Is Expected to Boom on Paper

The world’s traditional growth engine reported an 18.3 percent leap in the first quarter. But consumers and small business aren’t fully sharing in the spoils. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/business/economy/china-economy.html Alexandra Stevenson and Cao Li Original Source: NY Times >>

Merkel Focuses Final New Year’s Speech on Coronavirus Pandemic

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, who is expected to leave office in 2021, used her last New Year’s Eve speech to address the coronavirus pandemic and deliver a message of hope. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/europe/100000007528475/merkel-new-years-eve.html Reuters Original Source: NY Times >>