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China admits ‘shortcomings’ in virus response

China admits ‘shortcomings’ in virus response

05-Feb-2020 Intellasia | 05-FEB-2020 Ontellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s top leadership has admitted “shortcomings and difficulties” in its response to the coronavirus outbreak, as state media said a new hospital built at [...]
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Have a good cry but no boozing: expert tips for virus-stressed China

05-Feb-2020 Intellasia | 05-FEB-2020 Ontellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Feeling stressed by the deadly coronavirus? Have a good cry, say Chinese health experts. Of that does not work, buy a punching bag for the office or try singing. The advice [...]
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China’s Israel envoy compares virus travel bans to Holocaust

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

China’s acting ambassador to Israel apologised on Sunday after comparing the closure of several national borders to Chinese citizens amid fears of a new virus from [...]
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More foreigners leaving China as virus fears mount

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

Wearing a mask and plastic gloves to protect himself from infection, an Uzbek student is among a rush of foreigners trying to fly out of virus-hit China to wait things out [...]
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Pompeo pushes against China, Russia in visit to ‘Stans’

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Uzbekistan on Sunday for the final stop of a five-country tour in which he is manoeuvring to undercut Chinese and Russian [...]
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New Zealand to bar entry to foreigners travelling from mainland China

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

New Zealand announced on Sunday it would bar entry into the country from all foreign nationals arriving from mainland China due too the increasing threat from the coronavirus [...]
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Chinese locked down in coronavirus epicentre Wuhan fight despair and boredom with humour

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

From love cabbages and dancing in the park to wry comments about the “patriotic virus”, bored Wuhan residents locked down due to coronavirus have turned to [...]
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China’s CATL signs battery supply agreement with Tesla

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

China’s top electric vehicle battery maker CATL said on Monday it has signed a battery supply agreement with Tesla . Tesla will determine the battery purchase volume [...]
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Chinese shares drop nearly 9pct amid fears of coronavirus impact

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

Stock markets in China have seen the biggest daily fall for five years as traders rushed to sell amid continued fears about the impact on the global economy of the [...]
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China finishes new hospital for virus patients as toll grows

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

China sent medical workers and equipment Monday to its just-completed, 1,000-bed hospital for treating victims of a new virus that has caused 362 deaths and more than 17,300 [...]
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Latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

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

The number of deaths in China from the newly identified virus, which emerged in Wuhan city in the central province of Hubei in December, has risen to 361, as of Sunday, up 57 [...]
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Coronavirus tests China’s ambitions as a global health leader

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

China’s handling of the deadly coronavirus outbreak has become a testing ground for its emergence as a global health power after nearly two decades of stepped-up [...]
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Pompeo condemns China’s Xinjiang crackdown during Central Asia tour

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

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on countries to offer asylum to ethnic minorities fleeing China’s troubled Xinjiang region during a visit Sunday to oil-rich [...]
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Coronavirus: 11 more British nationals evacuated from Wuhan set to arrive back in UK

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

Coronavirus: 11 more British nationals evacuated from Wuhan set to arrive back in UK Eleven more British nationals are set to arrive back in Britain on Sunday after being [...]
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China pledges more money to help companies weather coronavirus outbreak

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

China has announced a slew of measures to ensure ample liquidity and reduce lending rates to companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak that has prompted fears of a [...]
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