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China may have ‘no new coronavirus cases’ outside Hubei epicentre by mid-March

China may have ‘no new coronavirus cases’ outside Hubei epicentre by mid-March

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

A senior researcher involved in efforts to contain the coronavirus epidemic is predicting there may be no more new cases in mainland China, except for the Hubei province [...]
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Tesla wins approval to sell longer-range China-made Model 3 vehicles

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

Tesla Inc has secured Chinese government approval to sell longer-range China-made model 3 vehicles in China, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on [...]
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New coronavirus infections may drop to zero by end-March in WuhanChinese government expert

New coronavirus infections may drop to zero by end-March in WuhanChinese government expert

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

Wuhan, the epicentre of China’s coronavirus epidemic, will likely see new infections drop to zero by the end of this month, an expert with the country’s top panel [...]
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Chinese police place Britons in enforced isolation after ferry trip

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

Joanna Davison and her partner were relaxing in their flat in Shenzhen, China, when the phone rang. She was told by the Chinese authorities that they had been exposed to the [...]
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Coronavirus: Children at same level of risk, study of Chinese data finds

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

China says research on coronavirus vaccines is well under way, and some will be available for emergency and clinical research use next month. Zheng Zhongwei, director of the [...]
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Starbucks predicts a 50pct sales drop in China because of coronavirus

07-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Starbucks is expecting significantly lower sales in its Chinese stores in the second quarter because of the deadly coronavirus. In February, sales at stores open at least 13 [...]
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Chinese schools reopen as coronavirus cases rise rapidly in Europe

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

Schools are set to reopen in parts of China as the central province of Hubei excluding the provincial capital Wuhan reported no new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 [...]
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Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan postponed as coronavirus casts shadow over China’s agenda

Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan postponed as coronavirus casts shadow over China’s agenda

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan has been postponed, Beijing and Tokyo said on Thursday, as concerns over the coronavirus epidemic cast a shadow over [...]
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Tencent’s WeChat tightens privacy controls for third-party apps, calls out rival DingTalk for alleged violations

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

WeChat tightened privacy controls on third-party apps this week, restricting rights to collect sensitive personal information to a smaller group of developers and requiring [...]
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China grants duty exemption on US soybean importssources

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

China has granted tariff exemptions for some crushers to import US soybeans, five sources told Reuters, in line with a plan it announced in February, aiming to fulfill [...]
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China warns metals firms not to race back from virus

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

China’s industry ministry said on Friday metals firms should not seek to ramp up production at all costs and should “avoid vicious competition” with one [...]
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Robotic arm designed in China could help save lives on medical frontline

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

Researchers at one of China’s top universities have designed a robot they say could help save lives on the frontline during the coronavirus outbreak. The machine [...]
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China coronavirus infections spike in central city of Wuhan

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

Mainland China reported a rise in new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Thursday, reversing three straight days of declines, because of a spike in new infections in Wuhan, [...]
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China seeks to recast itself from virus pariah to helping hand

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

From being ostracised by the international community as the centre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, China is seeking to reframe itself as a global expert that can help [...]
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China keeps turning screw on civil liberties and free speech, says US-backed campaign group Freedom House

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

Beijing’s pressure on civil liberties intensified over the past year, when censorship and surveillance reached “new extremes”, independence in academia hit [...]
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