Archive for February 8th, 2020

Trump ‘apoplectic’ in phone call with Johnson over Huawei decision, report claims

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Donald Trump was “apoplectic” with Boris Johnson during a phone call to discuss the British prime minister’s decision to allow Chinese firm Huawei a role in [...]
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China says Italy willing to resume some China flights

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

China’s foreign ministry said on Friday that Italy was willing to resume some flights between the two countries, after it suspended direct air traffic last month over [...]
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Moon to meet Chinese, Japanese ambassadors for their credentials

Moon to meet Chinese, Japanese ambassadors for their credentials

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

President Moon Jae-in will greet the new Chinese and Japanese ambassadors to South Korea at Cheong Wa Dae on Friday, an opportunity to discuss the issues of the ongoing novel [...]
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Coronavirus: World Health Organization plays down dip in daily infection rate, saying it might not mean outbreak has peaked

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

The World Health Organization on Thursday cautioned against reading too much into data showing a dip in daily new coronavirus infections in China after the figure had surged [...]
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Huawei warns Brazil further delays in 5G auction could hurt competitiveness

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

Brazil’s economy risks becoming less competitive if a long-awaited 5G spectrum auction is further delayed, an executive of China’s Huawei Technologies said in an [...]
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Global panic deepens over China virus as whistleblower doctor dies

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

A Chinese doctor, among the first to raise the alert about China’s new coronavirus, himself died from the pathogen on Friday, emphasising the depth of a worsening [...]
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‘Ghost city’: Commute through China’s deserted capital amid coronavirus

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

Snow covers the ground and the trees are bare amid near-freezing temperatures. Despite this, Beijing would typically be thronged with morning traffic and tourists heading to [...]
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China virus crisis deepens as whistleblower doctor dies

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

A Chinese doctor who was punished after raising the alarm about China’s new coronavirus died from the pathogen on Friday, sparking an outpouring of grief and anger over [...]
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Wuhan virus: Employers must inform MOM of workers returning to Singapore from China Lawrence Wong

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

Employers in Singapore must report to the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on the return of their workers from China to Singapore, said Lawrence Wong, the co-chair of the [...]
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Peak coronavirus? Epidemic forecasts are often wrong but can be useful

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

Predicting “peak virus” is often destined to fail. But that’s not to say it is pointless. Many health, policy and economic experts worldwide are now trying [...]
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Chinese cryptocurrency billionaire Justin Sun finally sits down to eat with Warren Buffett

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

Chinese cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun Yuchen has finally sat down for a meal with Berkshire Hathaway chair and legendary investor Warren Buffett after postponing it [...]
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The Latest: Xi, Trump discuss outbreak in phone call

The Latest: Xi, Trump discuss outbreak in phone call

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

The Latest on a virus outbreak that began in China (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A plane carrying Canadian citizens from Wuhan, China, has landed in Vancouver. The evacuation [...]
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WHO says too early to say coronavirus peaking in China

WHO says too early to say coronavirus peaking in China

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

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was too early to say that China’s coronavirus outbreak was peaking, but noted that the country had recorded its [...]
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Chinese public mourns, rages over death of doctor who raised early alarm on coronavirus

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

A Chinese doctor who issued an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak before it was officially recognised died of the virus on Friday, triggering a wave of public [...]
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China Reneges on Commodity Deals, Worsening Global Trade Chaos

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world threatened by trade wars. Sign up here. Global commodity trade plunged deeper into chaos as Chinese companies [...]
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