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Chinese man jailed for breaking quarantine rules and lying about travel history

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A man in central China has been jailed for 18 months for travelling to Europe and breaking coronavirus quarantine rules after returning home. The man, surnamed Guo, was [...]
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China rejects claims of inaccurate coronavirus death tally in Wuhan

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing has again sought to quell concerns that it underreported the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic, with the Chinese ambassador to France saying China did not [...]
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Coronavirus: China advises foreign diplomats to stay away from Beijing until May 15

Coronavirus: China advises foreign diplomats to stay away from Beijing until May 15

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing has advised foreign diplomats to China currently outside the country not to return until the middle of next month, while the South China Morning Post was told on [...]
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China mourns thousands who died in country’s coronavirus epidemic

China mourns thousands who died in country’s coronavirus epidemic

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:00 AM

China on Saturday mourned the thousands of “martyrs” who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout the country [...]
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China’s Wuhan marks sombre Tomb Sweeping festival amid coronavirus

China’s Wuhan marks sombre Tomb Sweeping festival amid coronavirus

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:53 AM

Each year for the tomb sweeping festival, Wuhan resident Dai Jinfeng drives with her mother to a nearby cemetery to pay respects to their ancestors. The coronavirus has [...]
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JPMorgan reaches agreement to increase stake in China mutual fund venture to 100pct

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

JPMorgan said on Friday it has reached agreement with its Chinese partner to increase its stake in its Chinese mutual fund venture to 100%. The US firm expects to proceed [...]
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As China goes back to work, many wonder if the country’s coronavirus recovery can be trusted

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

As the United States and much of the rest of the world locks down over the novel coronavirus pandemic, China appears to be cautiously opening back up. Travel restrictions in [...]
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China probing alleged fraud at Luckin Coffee, banks review IPO work

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s securities regulator said on Friday it would investigate claims of fraud at Luckin Coffee Inc, and sources said some of the banks involved in the Chinese [...]
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China Hits Back at Report That It Hid Coronavirus Numbers

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

China rejected the American intelligence community’s conclusion that Beijing concealed the extent of the coronavirus epidemic, and accused the US of seeking to shift [...]
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China fears second wave of COVID-19 outbreak

China fears second wave of COVID-19 outbreak

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

About 600,000 Chinese people have been locked down after new infections were reported near Hubei province. About 600,000 Chinese people have been locked down after new [...]
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Coronavirus: Chinese academics’ open letter urges Beijing, Washington to come together to beat Covid-19

Coronavirus: Chinese academics’ open letter urges Beijing, Washington to come together to beat Covid-19

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A group of 100 Chinese scholars has signed an open letter calling on the United States and China to put an end to their political blame game and work together to fight the [...]
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GM’s first quarter China car sales drop 43pct as coronavirus cuts demand

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

General Motors Co’s vehicle sales in China fell 43.3 percent in the first three months of 2020 compared with the same period last year, the company said on Friday, as [...]
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China steps up western media campaign over coronavirus crisis

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The Chinese state is ramping up its English-language media campaigns in a bid to defend the country’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, highlight the failings of [...]
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Covid-19 could be under control by end of April, China’s top respiratory expert says

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic could be under control by the end of the month, but uncertainty remains as to whether there will be another coronavirus outbreak next spring, [...]
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China’s fund industry bucks global routs as assets reach new high on haven demand

04-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s mutual-fund industry has expanded this year amid the global market routs, with assets reaching a new high in February amid demand for safer assets at home. [...]
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