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China fears mount over virus cases from outside

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

A month of containment measures to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus in China seems to be working, but the rise of overseas cases means the country is now facing a [...]
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China virus expert says earlier action would have reduced infections

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

China would have seen far fewer infections from the new coronavirus if it had been quicker to adopt strict control measures, a top Chinese scientist said Thursday, in [...]
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JPMorgan sees China’s economy growing 15pct in second quarter as it recovers from coronavirus

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

China’s economy will bounce back from the coronavirus and grow 15 percent in the second quarter on a quarter-on-quarter, annualised basis, JPMorgan Chase’s Joseph [...]
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China starts screening members of Korean sect for coronavirus

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

The Chinese authorities are screening members of a secretive South Korean Christian sect for the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, according to a researcher who closely [...]
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China city offers $1,400 reward for virus patients who report to authorities

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

A city in China’s Hubei province, the epicentre of the global coronavirus epidemic, will pay residents as much as 10,000 yuan ($1,425.96) if they proactively report [...]
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China’s top container ports unclog backlog as virus curbs ease

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

China’s top container ports are loosening the backlog of cargoes on their docks as workers return to their posts after coronavirus travel curbs that kept them away and [...]
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Coronavirus far more likely than Sars to bond to human cells due to HIV-like mutation, scientists say

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

The new coronavirus has an HIV-like mutation that means its ability to bind with human cells could be up to 1,000 times as strong as the Sars virus, according to new research [...]
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Coronavirus response delay could have seen 100,000 cases, China expert says as mainland reports 433 new infections

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

The number of daily coronavirus infections in South Korea has exceeded those in China for the first time, with 505 new cases on reported on Thursday compared with 433. In [...]
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China says Wall Street Journal ‘admitted its mistake’ over ‘sick man of Asia’ headline

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

China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that The Wall Street Journal had “admitted its mistakes” but not formally apologised for a controversial headline [...]
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The US-China trade war unintentionally prepared companies for coronavirus

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Finance | 6:02 AM

A global outbreak of the new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) has put a stick in the spokes of many supply chains that rely on China’s manufacturing. However, some [...]
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Coronavirus, trade war a ‘double whammy’ for foreign firms in China, EU chamber boss says

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

The coronavirus epidemic has dashed the hopes of foreign companies operating in China that trading conditions in the region might be about to improve, according to the head [...]
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China’s Military Can’t Deliver on Humanitarian Promises

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | EP | 6:02 AM

All eyes have been on China as it struggles to contain the coronavirus, which, as of February 26, has infected more than 80,000 people, the vast majority in China itself, and [...]
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Trump says US coronavirus spread ‘not inevitable,’ mulls new travel bans

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

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was not inevitable that the novel coronavirus would continue to spread in the United States, as he said he is considering travel [...]
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Microsoft says virus in China hurting supply chain more than expected

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | PressHerald | 6:02 AM

The virus outbreak in China is hurting Microsoft more than expected, as the company said it won’t meet targets that had already factored in the uncertainty. In [...]
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Foreign firms in China forecast revenue drop due to virus

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

Foreign firms in virus-hit China are expecting large drops in revenue, especially for the first half of the year, with some planning to lower their business targets, said [...]
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