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China says 1,716 health workers infected by coronavirus, six dead

China says 1,716 health workers infected by coronavirus, six dead

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

A senior Chinese health official said on Friday 1,716 health workers have been infected by the coronavirus and six of them have died. National Health Commission vice minister [...]
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Huawei, Meng face new US charges of trade secrets theft

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

Chinese tech giant Huawei was hit Thursday with fresh US criminal charges alleging a “decades-long” effort to steal trade secrets from American companies. A US [...]
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Coronavirus lockdown in Wuhan means foreign residents with no flight out must sit tight

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

Nigerian student Peter has not left his flat in Wuhan for more than a week, because thousands of cases of coronavirus are reported in the central Chinese city every day. The [...]
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Justice Department charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets, again

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

The US Justice Department has charged Huawei and two US subsidiaries with racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to steal trade secrets. A 16-count superseding indictment, [...]
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Hundreds of frontline medics likely infected with coronavirus in China presenting new crisis for the government

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

Ning Zhu, a nurse in Wuhan, the central Chinese city at the heart of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, is restless. Instead of helping on the frontlines, she has been under [...]
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Yunnan province plan to contain coronavirus by tracking residents in public places comes under question

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

In the latest effort to use big data to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, a province in southwestern China is asking residents to scan a code when they enter public [...]
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Coronavirus: China condemns Australian decision to extends travel ban for a week

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

The Australian government has extended its travel ban on people who have travelled through China by another week, Scott Morrison has announced. The ban, initially set for 14 [...]
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Coronavirus live updates: Singapore braces for more cases, Chinese city bans dining out

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

5:50 pm: China says 1,716 health workers infected by coronavirus, six deaths China’s National Health Commission said on Friday that 1,716 health workers in the country [...]
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Dying a desperate death: A Wuhan family’s coronavirus ordeal

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

There were no doctors, nurses or medical equipment at the Wuhan hotel converted into a temporary quarantine facility for suspected coronavirus patients when brothers Wang [...]
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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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Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination

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

A flyer in Los Angeles’ Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses like Panda Express because of [...]
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