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Heroes and villains: Beijing crafts its narrative on virus outbreak

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s government is purging unpopular local officials and commandeering heroic stories of doctors on the frontline as it tries to shield itself from public rage over [...]
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U.S. renews pressure on China to join nuclear talks

U.S. renews pressure on China to join nuclear talks

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States on Friday renewed pressure on China to join nuclear arms control talks with Washington and Moscow, seeking to overcome Beijing’s long-standing [...]
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China confident epidemic will soon be over deputy foreign minister

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China is confident the coronavirus epidemic will be over soon and that the impact will be only temporary on its economy, which will rebound strongly, Qin Gang, China’s [...]
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U.S., allied firms testing alternatives to Chinese 5G technology: Esper

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said on Saturday that Washington was working with technology companies in the United States and allied nations to develop alternatives to [...]
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China’s Leadership Faces Growing Political Crisis Over Its Handling of Coronavirus

China’s Leadership Faces Growing Political Crisis Over Its Handling of Coronavirus

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Minxin Pei, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, about the political crisis that China’s leadership faces as [...]
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China cleans, locks away banknotes to stop virus spread

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China is disinfecting and isolating used banknotes as part of efforts to stop the spread of the new coronavirus that has killed more than 1,500 people, officials said [...]
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U.S., China, Russia making world more dangerous: German president

U.S., China, Russia making world more dangerous: German president

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Germany’s president took an indirect swipe at U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday in accusing Washington, China and Russia of stoking global mistrust and insecurity [...]
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For U.S. And China, Coronavirus Adds Pressure To Relationship Already Under Strain

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

As of Friday, China had reported more than 55,500 confirmed cases of coronavirus and more than 1,300 deaths from the virus. In countries around the world, there are now at [...]
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Chinese tourist in France dies of coronavirus, first death in Europe minister

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died of the fast-spreading coronavirus in France, becoming the first fatality in Europe, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on [...]
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Beijing orders returnees to quarantine as virus death toll hits 1,523

Beijing orders returnees to quarantine as virus death toll hits 1,523

17-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surpassed 1,600 in China on Sunday, with the first fatality reported outside Asia fuelling global concerns. More than 68,000 [...]
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China reports major drop in new virus cases; 143 new deaths

China reports major drop in new virus cases; 143 new deaths

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 9:00 AM

China reported Saturday a figure of 2,641 new virus cases, a major drop from the higher numbers in recent days since a broader diagnostic method was implemented. The number [...]
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Virus death toll nears 1,400 in China, with 5,090 new cases

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400. The National Health Commission said 121 more [...]
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Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A flyer in Los Angeles’ Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of [...]
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Coronavirus evacuees freed from quarantine as officials warn ‘many more’ in UK may need to self-isolate

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Eighty-three people were freed from their coronavirus quarantine on Thursday as officials warned that “many more” may have to self-isolate at home to stop the [...]
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Coronavirus scare leaves China’s empty restaurants selling off stocks

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Wang Chuanchao shuttered his restaurant in central Beijing three weeks ago as the scare over the coronavirus epidemic in country kept customers away and now he’s [...]
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