Archive for February 7th, 2020

Exclusive: Kia in talks over moving $1.1 billion plant to another Indian statesources

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

South Korea’s Kia Motors is discussing with the Indian state of Tamil Nadu the possibility of moving a $1.1 billion plant out of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh only months [...] » More

3 new coronavirus cases in Korea; 2 men had travelled to Singapore for conference

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

South Korea has confirmed three more cases of the novel coronavirus, including two men who had attended a business meeting at Singapore’s Grand Hyatt hotel last month. [...] » More

China halves tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods, as coronavirus outbreak escalates

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

China announced on Thursday that it will halve additional tariffs on $75 billion worth of US imports, as the world’s two largest economies continue to step back from a [...] » More

Coronavirus: China Southern, Hainan Airlines among crisis-struck mainland carriers to put all foreign pilots on unpaid leave

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

All foreign pilots working for China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, and a host of smaller mainland Chinese carriers have been placed on indefinite unpaid leave, [...] » More

Coronavirus: Which countries have citizens infected by the disease?

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News UK | 6:02 AM

Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that the death toll in mainland China from the coronavirus outbreak had risen to 425, with the number of cases standing at 20,438. The [...] » More

Desperate for coronavirus solutions, Chinese turn to HIV drugs, grey market and traditional cures

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

The rapidly spreading virus in China and a shortage of medical resources are prompting people to resort to unorthodox ways to obtain treatment, with some appealing to HIV [...] » More

Coronavirus: infant tests positive just 30 hours after birth

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

This is a rolling story. See the heading below for the latest update. Daily deaths caused by the new coronavirus have reached yet another record high in China, with 65 [...] » More

Coronavirus forces China buyers to desert Europe’s fashion events

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

Hundreds of Chinese buyers will not be travelling to this year’s fashion weeks in London and Milan because of the deadly coronavirus, organisers of both events [...] » More

Chinese scholar blames Xi Jinping, Communist Party for not controlling coronavirus outbreak

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

A prominent Chinese scholar has published an article criticising the country’s leadership for failing to control the coronavirus outbreak that has infected almost [...] » More

Coronavirus cannot be cured by drinking ‘garlic water’, experts say

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

Fears over catching China’s deadly coronavirus have spread worldwide. Since the previously unknown strain started in the city of Wuhan at the end of last year, it has [...] » More

Hundreds of millions of chickens at risk of being wiped out with much of China locked down due to virus

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

Following its pork crisis, China’s poultry farmers are now in dire straits because of the coronavirus outbreak. Millions of chickens may soon perish in coming days as [...] » More

Canada and China both ‘furious’ in row triggered by Huawei arrest: Canadian envoy

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

Canada and China are both “furious” over the case of a Huawei executive detained in Canada in 2018 and its aftermath, but there are signs the two sides can hold [...] » More

Chinese scientists ask for patent on US drug to fight virus

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Scientists in the city at the centre of China’s virus outbreak have applied to patent a drug made by US company Gilead Science Inc. to treat the disease, possibly [...] » More

Coronavirus vaccine could be tested on animals ‘next week’

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

Soon after China’s coronavirus was discovered at the end of last year, scientists around the world have been working hard to develop a vaccine. The previously unknown [...] » More

Virus highlights OPEC reliance on Chinese oil demand

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

Fears of an economic slowdown, fuelled by the coronavirus slashing output in China, has shone the spotlight on OPEC, whose oil is heavily bought by the world’s [...] » More