Laura He, CNN

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Recent articles by Laura:

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'Everything is gone.' Flooding in China ruins farmers and risks rising food prices

By this time of year, the rice growing on Bao Wentao's family farm should have been ready to harvest. → Read More

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Asian markets rally as volatile week continues

The market volatility is continuing into Asia. → Read More

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Australia suffers first recession in 29 years

Australia's economy is suffering its first recession in nearly three decades as the nation grapples with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

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80 million Chinese may already be out of work. 9 million more will soon be competing for jobs, too

The pandemic all but shut down China for several weeks this year, wreaking havoc on the world's second largest economy and forcing millions of people out of work. The full scale of how many people have lost their jobs in the country is hard to capture, but even the official tally has started to register a spike. → Read More

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China is giving cash to car buyers to revive sales crushed by the pandemic

In a normal year, China would have sold more than 6 million new cars by now. This year, the number is closer to 3.7 million, and now the government is handing out cash to help the world's biggest auto market get back on its feet after the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

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China has been stockpiling oil for years. Low prices give it reason to buy more

Oil is cheaper right now than it has been in years. That's great news for China — the world's second largest consumer of oil and its biggest importer — which has been building up huge reserves and needs energy to restart its economy. → Read More

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Asian markets improve after Wall Street's third day in the green

Asia Pacific markets mostly moved higher on Friday, building on Wall Street's positive momentum overnight. → Read More

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Dow futures plunge 1,000 points after Fed cuts interest rate to zero

Global stock markets plunged Monday as investors were unnerved by drastic action from the US Federal Reserve to cushion the blow from coronavirus and as data showed the outbreak has caused an unprecedented economic collapse in China. → Read More

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China boasts massive car and aviation markets. Both collapsed in February

China's automotive and aviation industries suffered historic drops in activity in February as the government locked down cities and restricted travel to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

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China's economy could shrink for the first time in decades because of the coronavirus

The novel coronavirus outbreak has been brutal for China and could plunge the country's economy into its first contraction since the 1970s. → Read More

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China's factories just had a historically terrible month because of the coronavirus

China's factories are reeling from the novel coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

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Asian markets fall as coronavirus continues to spread

Asia Pacific markets are falling Friday as fears about the novel coronavirus continue to spur a global sell-off. → Read More

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Coronavirus fears are weighing on Asian markets again

The novel coronavirus-related shock to US markets is once again carrying over to Asia Pacific. → Read More

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The coronavirus outbreak is still rattling global markets

Fears about the novel coronavirus outbreak are still roiling some global markets Tuesday. → Read More

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Pepsi is buying a major Chinese snack retailer for $705 million

PepsiCo is buying a Chinese company that sells snacks online as it tries to corner more of the world's largest food and beverage market. → Read More

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Global stocks hammered as coronavirus cases surge in South Korea and Italy

Stock markets are falling around the world after the number of coronavirus cases surged in Italy and South Korea, putting two more major economies at risk from a virus that has already caused widespread disruption in China. → Read More

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Small businesses drive China's economy. The coronavirus outbreak could be fatal for many

Small companies that drive China's economic engine are worried about how much damage the novel coronavirus outbreak will cause. Without more help or a reprieve from the disease, many may have only weeks to survive. → Read More

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Food prices are soaring in China because of the coronavirus and swine fever

The coronavirus outbreak is driving up the cost of food — and almost everything else in China — adding to the pressure on household budgets. → Read More

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Asian markets are higher, but the coronavirus still looms over businesses

Asian markets are continuing to recover after being shaken by coronavirus fears. → Read More

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China could spend billions buying stocks if the coronavirus panic continues. It's done it before

Monday's market sell-off in China was the worst in many years and wiped nearly half a trillion dollars off the value of the country's biggest companies. Now the Chinese government has to find ways to stem the panic before the coronavirus epidemic makes things even worse. → Read More