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China’s car sales plunged 18pct in January. The coronavirus could make things even worse

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

The global auto industry knew that the coronavirus outbreak would be damaging. Now China is starting to reveal how bad the problem could get. Major automakers sold fewer than [...]
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China’s virus crackdown leaves millions working at home

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

In the middle of a phone call with a customer, an important visitor knocks on Michael Xiong’s door: his 3-year-old son. Xiong, a salesman in Chibi, a city near the [...]
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Coronavirus spells brutal Valentine’s Day for Shanghai dining spots

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

As Valentine’s Day nears on Friday, Shanghai restaurant owner Bill Hu finds himself unusually free. The lights are out at seul&SEUL, his French fine dining spot in [...]
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Chinese property firms bank on virtual reality as virus fears hit market

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

China’s property developers and realtors are turning to virtual reality salesrooms and livestream marketing to thaw a frozen market as the coronavirus epidemic keeps [...]
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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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China’s Hubei province reports 116 new coronavirus deaths on Feb. 13, with 4,823 new cases

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:06 AM

The number of new deaths in China’s central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak rose by 116 as of Thursday, the province’s health commission said on its [...]
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Coronavirus cases in China epicentre fall, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia

Coronavirus cases in China epicentre fall, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:52 AM

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China’s Hubei province rose by 116 on Friday, health officials said, less than half the number of deaths from the day before, [...]
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Virus death toll surges as China changes way it counts cases

Virus death toll surges as China changes way it counts cases

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

China’s official death toll from the new coronavirus spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed their counting methods, fuelling concern the epidemic is [...]
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Foreigners stranded in Wuhan by virus tell of fear and rations

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

Hunkered down at the epicentre of China’s virus epidemic and cut off from the world, the remaining foreigners in Wuhan are eking out a life in fear. A coronavirus [...]
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Coronavirus death toll leaps in China’s Hubei province

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

The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more cases on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, [...]
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When is coronavirus Covid-19 expected to ‘peak’?

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

The coronavirus Covid-19 could reach its “peak” in a matter of days, research suggests. Scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine [...]
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China’s Hubei province sees surge in coronavirus deaths on switch to new methodology

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

The death toll in China’s Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption [...]
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China to relax its internet restrictions for 100,000 students hit by Australia’s coronavirus travel ban

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

China has agreed to relax its internet restrictions, after lobbying from the higher education sector, so international students can study online while they are banned from [...]
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Xiaomi CEO urges China’s smartphone industry to return to work as soon as possible

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

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp expects a hit to first-quarter sales from the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, but believes demand will bounce back in the [...]
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China demotes top official in charge of HK

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

China has demoted the director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, the State Council said Thursday, following months of pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous [...]
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