Archive for January 30th, 2020

China-US Air Traffic Is In Free-Fall

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Predicting the future, even with solid data, is full of unknowns. But one thing we can rely upon in aviation forecasting is that it’s unforeseen factors that suddenly [...] » More

China coronavirus: airlines ramping up efforts to contain risk of transmission among staff, passengers

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Airlines are ramping up efforts to contain the risk of transmitting the Wuhan coronavirus, with Taiwan’s China Airlines implementing measures to minimise contact [...] » More

China battles virus spread with masks and disinfectant

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

At a deserted restaurant in China’s capital, one black-and-white sign stands out among colourful the decor and neon signs advertising braised meat dishes: “this [...] » More

France to airlift citizens from virus-hit Chinese city

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

France will send a plane this week to start evacuating its citizens from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, the government said Tuesday as a [...] » More

Could China’s coronavirus outbreak become a global epidemic?

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:02 AM

Public health experts in Hong Kong on Monday raised alarms that there could be thousands of more carriers of a deadly new coronavirus in China and called for the enforcement [...] » More

US developing vaccine against deadly China virus: officials

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States said Tuesday it was developing a vaccine against a deadly virus that originated in China, and urged Beijing to step up its cooperation with international [...] » More

How China’s new virus could disrupt the phase one trade deal with the US

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

A recent trade deal between Beijing and Washington could suffer “collateral damage” if the spread of coronavirus in China causes prolonged demand disruption, [...] » More

Wuhan virus: Scoot cancels all Wuhan flights until end of March

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Budget airline Scoot, the only Singapore-based airline with direct flights to Wuhan, has cancelled all its flights between Singapore and the Chinese city until end of March, [...] » More

China tries to contain diplomatic impact of coronavirus outbreak

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China is scrambling to contain the impact of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus on foreign relations, with its diplomats seeking to reassure other countries their concerns are [...] » More

Coronavirus outbreak could peak in ten days: Chinese expert

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A viral outbreak that has killed 106 people in China could reach its peak in around 10 days, a top Chinese government expert said Tuesday. The novel coronavirus that has [...] » More

China virus turns Macau into gambling ghost town

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Chinese territory of Macau has become a near-ghost town during what is typically the busiest time of year in the world’s biggest casino hub, after authorities [...] » More

China agrees to WHO sending experts to study virus

China agrees to WHO sending experts to study virus

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has agreed that the World Health Organization will send international experts there as soon as possible to increase understanding of a new coronavirus and guide the [...] » More

United Airlines trims service from US to China over virus

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

United Airlines said Tuesday it will trim its service to China from the United States in light of a big drop in demand amid an outbreak of a SARS-like virus. “Due to a [...] » More

China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:02 AM

China and countries around the world are scrambling to contain the spread of a new coronavirus that has killed at least 106 people and infected more than 4,500. Germany has [...] » More

China confirms 5,974 virus cases, exceeding nation’s SARS total

China confirms 5,974 virus cases, exceeding nation’s SARS total

30-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The number of confirmed cases in the new virus outbreak in China reached 5,974 on Wednesday, overtaking the number of people infected in the mainland by the SARS epidemic in [...] » More