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New virus outbreaks in China, abroad rekindle concerns

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

An eruption of new virus cases in South Korea, Iran and Chinese hospitals and prisons rekindled concerns Friday about the spread of a deadly disease that has killed more than [...]
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China reports 889 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on mainland on February 20

China reports 889 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on mainland on February 20

21-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:42 AM

Mainland China had 889 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Thursday, the National Health Commission said on Friday, up from 394 cases a day earlier. That brings [...]
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HNA Group’s fate hangs in the balance as coronavirus lockdowns scupper the Chinese asset buyer’s debt workout plan

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

The fate of the HNA Group, one of the biggest global asset buyers to emerge from China in the past decade, hangs in the balance as its debt workout plan has been scuppered by [...]
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China’s military tightens secrecy rules as PLA steps up exchanges abroad

China’s military tightens secrecy rules as PLA steps up exchanges abroad

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

China’s military has tightened confidentiality rules for overseas cooperation and arms fairs as the People’s Liberation Army steps up exchanges with its foreign [...]
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Virus brings two foes together, Japan and China

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

As China faces increasing isolation, with some countries closing off borders over coronavirus fears, an unlikely friend has emergedhistorical arch-foe Japan. After decades of [...]
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In coronavirus fight, Shanghai river town opts for caution

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

In Qibao, an old river town on the outskirts of Shanghai, officials have deployed more than 2,700 staff and volunteers to check temperatures and monitor traffic as they work [...]
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US condemns China for revoking Wall Street Journal reporters’ press credentials

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

The US on Wednesday condemned China’s decision to revoke the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters based in Beijing. “Mature, responsible [...]
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China launches Long March 2D rocket, taking special steps to keep area coronavirus-free

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

China launched a Long March 2D rocket from a centre in the southwest of the country early this morning, sending four satellites into near-Earth orbit after scientists took [...]
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Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts ‘are working’

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

China’s efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus “are working”, Beijing’s top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an easing in new [...]
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Coronavirus: Chinese toilet paper makers say there’s ‘plenty of stock’ after panic buying in HK

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

Guangzhou lawyer Ding Yaqing just could not understand it when she saw images of people panic buying toilet paper over the border in Hong Kong because of the coronavirus [...]
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Chinese CDC study finds Covid-19 virus to be more contagious than SARS or MERS

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

A comprehensive study of more than 72,000 confirmed and suspected cases of the novel coronavirus by Chinese scientists has revealed new information about the deadly infection [...]
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Trump: ‘Confident China is trying very hard’ in handling coronavirus outbreak

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

US President Donald Trump is confident that China is “trying very hard” in its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, he said in a television interview late on [...]
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US meeting on Huawei, China policy still on for Thursday despite Trump tweets: sources

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

A meeting of US government officials to discuss further curbs on exports to Huawei and China is still on for Thursday, two sources said, despite pushback from President [...]
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Global fintech deals declined 4 per cent in 2019 as China investments fell sharply, report says

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

Investments in global fintech firms fell 3.7 per cent in 2019, hurt by a sharp decline in deal activity in China in 2019 against the backdrop of a bruising trade war between [...]
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The coronavirus means tense times for small business owners who import products from China

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

As coronavirus spreads around the world, small business owners who import from China are on edge. Kyle Kirshner, who has been doing business in China for several years, knew [...]
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