Archive for February 14th, 2020

Chapman To buys 20,000 face masks for medical workers

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:02 AM

Chapman To revealed that he has purchased ten boxes of medical-grade face masks to be distributed to family members and medical workers in Hong Kong. As reported on Mingpao, [...]
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China to relax its internet restrictions for 100,000 students hit by Australia’s coronavirus travel ban

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

China has agreed to relax its internet restrictions, after lobbying from the higher education sector, so international students can study online while they are banned from [...]
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Coronavirus death toll leaps in China’s Hubei province

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

The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more cases on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, [...]
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Coronavirus Infections In China Surge As Officials Add New Testing Methods To Tally

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

Health officials in China’s Hubei Province the epicenter of the outbreak of a new coronavirus reported the largest single-day infection rate to date on Thursday, [...]
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China crossing into Taiwan airspace was ‘completely inappropriate,’ says State Department official

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

China’s military drills near Taiwan on two consecutive days this week were “completely inappropriate,” a US State Department official said on Wednesday. On [...]
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RPT-FOCUS-Coronavirus outbreak begins to disrupt booming China drug trials

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

The fast-spreading coronavirus is starting to disrupt testing of experimental medicines in China, posing a threat to plans by global drugmakers that have invested billions of [...]
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Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outside China, says expert

Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outside China, says expert

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

The coronavirus epidemic may be peaking in China where it was first detected in the central city of Wuhan but it is just beginning in the rest of the world and likely to [...]
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China sees hope in virus ‘war’ as deaths top 1,100

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

China’s official death toll and infection numbers from a new coronavirus spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed their counting methods, fuelling [...]
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Coronavirus: Hubei province reports spike in new confirmed cases and deaths after change in diagnostic criteria

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

China’s National Health Commission reported 59,804 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Wednesday after a surge of 15,152 new cases because of a change in diagnostic [...]
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China plans to restructure meat supply system after triple health scares sparked by animal virus: Jefferies

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

China is likely to restructure its meat production and distribution system by doing away with smaller producers in favour of large-scale animal farming once the coronavirus [...]
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Coronavirus: Beijing purges Communist Party heads in Hubei over outbreak response

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

Beijing’s purge of officials in Hubei province picked up pace with the removal of the top Communist Party leaders in the region as the central government responded to [...]
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2nd case of new coronavirus confirmed among China evacuees

2nd case of new coronavirus confirmed among China evacuees

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

A second case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the US among evacuees from China, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. The person [...]
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China transparent in virus response: UN envoy

China transparent in virus response: UN envoy

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

China has handled the new coronavirus outbreak in a transparent and “highly responsible” way, the country’s UN ambassador said Wednesday, after criticism [...]
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Coronavirus: How fast can China revive the economy after outbreak?

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

A significant shift is taking place across China as local authorities are being told by Beijing to kick start economic activities and to revoke certain draconian measures [...]
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As China needs virus masks, phone and diaper makers fill void

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

A diaper manufacturer in eastern China was closed for the Lunar New Year holiday when it heard from officials China needed vast amounts of masks to fight a deadly virus [...]
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