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Coronavirus tightens grip on US as China reports second day with no domestic cases

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The coronavirus pandemic continued to tighten its grip on the US on Friday, as China reported the second day in a row of no new domestic cases of the virus. [...]
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‘A hopeful change’ as 3 Chinese airlines resume SFO flights

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Sfgate | 6:02 AM

As China sees first signs of recovery, flights return. But who will fly? While most US airlines are cutting flights to historically low numbers because of the coronavirus [...]
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Virus whistleblower doctor punished ‘inappropriately’: Chinese probe

Virus whistleblower doctor punished ‘inappropriately’: Chinese probe

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Police in China’s virus epicentre Wuhan acted “inappropriately” by punishing a doctor who blew the whistle on the outbreak that has now killed more than [...]
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China reports no domestic cases of coronavirus for first time since outbreak began

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

For the first time since the coronavirus outbreak started, China has reported no new domestic transmissions of Covid-19, a major milestone in the country’s fight [...]
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It’s the ‘coronavirus,’ not the ‘Chinese virus,’ but Trump is right: China made it worse

It’s the ‘coronavirus,’ not the ‘Chinese virus,’ but Trump is right: China made it worse

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News | 6:02 AM

President Trump has taken pains over the past week to link the coronavirus outbreak to China, calling it the “Chinese virus” at daily briefings over objections [...]
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Zero home-grown coronavirus cases reported in China for second day running

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Mainland China has recorded no new coronavirus domestic infections for the second day in a row, and the lowest number of new deaths from Covid-19, the disease caused by the [...]
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Xiaomi reopens over 1,800 retail stores after China records zero domestic new coronavirus cases

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has reopened over 1,800 retail stores in China and more than 80 per cent of its suppliers have resumed operations on Thursday, after the [...]
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Korea discusses coronavirus with China, Japan; plans to quarantine Europe entries

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan held a video conference on Friday to discuss cooperation on the coronavirus pandemic amid growing concern over the [...]
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California goes on virus lockdown as Italy death toll overtakes China

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

California was placed under lockdown in the most drastic step yet by a US state to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus as Italy surpassed China as the country with the [...]
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China sends doctors and masks overseas as domestic coronavirus infections drop

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

In the last few weeks, China has donated coronavirus testing kits to Cambodia, sent planeloads of ventilators, masks and medics to Italy and France, pledged to help the [...]
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Coronavirus: Wuhan police apologise to family of whistle-blowing doctor Li Wenliang

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Wuhan police have apologised to the family of a doctor whose death sparked national outrage after it emerged he had been disciplined for trying to warn colleagues about the [...]
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Chinese property developers turn to TikTok, virtual consultants and discounts to realise Wuhan’s promise

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s biggest property developers are hurting from one catastrophe or another. First, it was a slowdown in the country’s economy, and now, it is the Covid-19 [...]
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‘Is that it?’: Chinese report into death of doctor who raised coronavirus alarm underwhelms

‘Is that it?’: Chinese report into death of doctor who raised coronavirus alarm underwhelms

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Chinese report into the coronavirus death of a young doctor reprimanded by police for “spreading rumours” when he tried to raise the alarm about the disease [...]
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Miners stuck in limbo as Beijing’s last coal mine closes

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Gutted factories, rusting pickaxes and crumbling homes that will soon be abandoned dot the scarred hills in Mentougouhome to Beijing’s last coal mine slated to close [...]
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Chinese probe criticises police reprimand of virus doctor

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China’s top disciplinary body has criticised how police handled the case of a Chinese doctor who was reprimanded for rumour-mongering after he shared a warning with [...]
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