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US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering

US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering

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

The United States and China on Monday each demanded that the other stop smearing its reputation over the novel coronavirus as Donald Trump referred to the pathogen as the [...]
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China shows COVID-19 Coronavirus can be ‘stopped in its tracks’

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | News.un.org | 6:02 AM

While more than 153,00 cases of the respiratory illness have been recorded globally as of Sunday, it is on the decline in China, demonstrating that the course of the outbreak [...]
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China reports just 1 new domestic virus case, 20 more imported

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

China reported on Tuesday just one new domestic coronavirus infection but found 20 more cases imported from abroad, threatening to spoil its progress against the disease. The [...]
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Chinese tycoon vanishes after calling Xi a ‘clown,’ slamming government’s handling of COVID-19

Chinese tycoon vanishes after calling Xi a ‘clown,’ slamming government’s handling of COVID-19

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:02 AM

An outspoken tycoon who blasted Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party for their abysmal handling of the coronavirus has gone missing, his friends say. Ren [...]
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Roughly 5 million people in China lost their jobs in the first 2 months of 2020

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Roughly 5 million people in China lost their jobs amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the first two months of this year, according to data published Monday. [...]
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Alibaba’s Chinese billionaire co-founder donates coronavirus test kits to US

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance UK | 6:02 AM

The co-founder of Chinese online marketplace Alibaba (BABA) has sent a shipment of surgical masks and coronavirus test kits to the United States. Chinese billionaire Jack Ma [...]
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Coronavirus: world faces ‘similar economic shocks’ to China as global lockdowns escalate

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

A series of grim economic numbers from China have given the world a glimpse of what might lie ahead, as countries embark on draconian coronavirus containment measures. The [...]
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Mainland China reports 21 new coronavirus cases

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

Mainland China had 21 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday, up from 16 a day earlier. That brings the total [...]
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China ‘giving detained Canadians Kovrig and Spavor better food’ during coronavirus

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

Beijing said it was providing better food and allowing more deliveries during the coronavirus outbreak for two Canadians detained in China on spying charges that were seen as [...]
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Can China’s carmakers avoid a virus-driven crash?

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

At the Shenzen showroom of GAC Motor one of China’s biggest carmakers the salespeople sat at their desks looking thoroughly bored. It was a late February afternoon, and [...]
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Dow Inc CEO: China business rebounding as coronavirus outbreak eases

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Dow Inc. CEO Jim Fitterling expressed optimism Monday about the US economy’s ability to recover from the coronavirus, pointing to positive signs coming from Chinese [...]
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China telecoms maker ZTE says operations ‘normal’ after reports of new bribery investigation by US

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

Chinese telecoms company ZTE Corporation said on Monday its operations were “normal” and it has not received any notices from the US government after NBC reported [...]
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Pompeo conveyed ‘strong US objections’ to Beijing over COVID-19 accusations

Pompeo conveyed ‘strong US objections’ to Beijing over COVID-19 accusations

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

A war of words between China and the United States showed no signs of let up on Monday, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call with a top Chinese diplomat [...]
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China hits out at Nobel laureate Vargas Llosa over virus article

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

China hit out on Monday at Peru’s Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa for allegedly expressing “irresponsible and prejudiced opinions” over the [...]
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More of China’s local governments, companies resort to coupons to boost flagging consumer spending

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

More local governments in mainland China are relying on coupons and public appearances by officials at shops and restaurants to boost consumption, which has been hit hard by [...]
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