Archive for February 8th, 2020

Coronavirus: outbreak has stoked a rise in xenophobia, Chinese living abroad say

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

The deadly coronavirus outbreak seems to have stoked an increase in xenophobia and anti-Chinese sentiment, according to members of Asian diaspora communities around the [...]
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Desperate patients struggle to get help in coronavirus-hit Wuhan as others wait it out

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

Like many Wuhan residents, primary school teacher “Xiao Ya” had been fearing the worst as the deadly coronavirus outbreak took hold in her city, and the rest of [...]
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Toyota extends China plant closure over virus

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

Japanese auto giant Toyota said Friday it would keep its Chinese factories shut until February 16, extending its suspension by a week amid the growing coronavirus crisis. [...]
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China lashes out at countries restricting travel over virus

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

Beijing is growing increasingly angry at countries imposing harsh travel restrictions on visitors from China as the world tries to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus. [...]
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China grows isolated as airlines cancel more than 50,000 flights amid coronavirus epidemic

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

Dai Xin planned to fly to the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang this month to celebrate her 40th birthday. The rapid spread of coronavirus changed her mind. [...]
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Coronavirus live updates: Trump and Xi talk on the phone, China death toll hits 636

Coronavirus live updates: Trump and Xi talk on the phone, China death toll hits 636

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

All times below are in Beijing time. 3:07 pm: Shanghai passes new law to punish those who hide their illness The Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress voted to pass a [...]
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Coronavirus: mother-baby transmission yet to be proven, obstetrician says

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

A Chinese obstetrician has warned people against jumping to conclusions about the risk of pregnant women infected with the coronavirus passing it on to their unborn children, [...]
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Coronavirus: outbreak has stoked a rise in xenophobia, Chinese living abroad say

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

The deadly coronavirus outbreak seems to have stoked an increase in xenophobia and anti-Chinese sentiment, according to members of Asian diaspora communities around the [...]
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Coronavirus: bat scientist’s cave exploits offer hope to beat virus ‘sneakier than Sars’

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

Shi Zhengli has spent a lot of time in smelly caves, poking around in bat droppings. The world may well prove thankful she did. Shi has hiked into deep mountains across 28 of [...]
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China says UK virus advice to citizens an ‘overreaction’

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

Beijing’s ambassador to London on Thursday said Britain’s advice to its nationals to leave China because of the novel coronavirus outbreak was an [...]
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US should buy control of Nokia, Ericsson to fight Huawei: attorney general

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

The United States and its allies should take controlling stakes in Nokia, Ericsson or both to battle Chinese telecoms giant Huawei’s dominance of the 5G market, US [...]
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The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

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

The new coronavirus that emerged in a Chinese market at the end of last year has killed more than 630 people and spread around the world. The latest figures from China show [...]
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Chinese hospital pharmacist, 28, dies after 10 straight days helping fight coronavirus

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

A 28-year-old hospital pharmacist who worked for 10 straight days helping to fight the coronavirus outbreak in central China has died of a heart attack, according to state [...]
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The global car industry is bracing for a huge shock from China

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

For decades, China was the promised land for American, European and Japanese carmakers. Now, the coronavirus outbreak threatens to prolong a slump in vehicle sales, derail [...]
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Somber start to Fashion Week for Chinese label amid virus fears

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

New York Fashion Week started on a gloomy note Thursday, with a Chinese designer showcasing its wares to a partially empty room amid fears the coronavirus could force labels [...]
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