Archive for March 28th, 2020

Coronavirus: China to ban most foreign arrivals in effort to block contagion’s spread

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China will ban most foreigners from entering the country starting at midnight on Friday in an effort to block the spread of the coronavirus through imported cases. Entry [...] » More

China’s Didi Chuxing restarts evening Hitch service

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese ride hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Friday it would restart its evening Hitch service in some cities, with improved safety features and more rigorous driver and [...] » More

Xi Jinping calls on Trump to improve US-China relations amid Covid-19 crisis

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Chinese president Xi Jinping has called on Donald Trump to take “substantive actions” to improve relations between the two countries, as China prepared to shut [...] » More

China’s industrial firms post steepest fall in profits in a decade

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Profits at China’s industrial firms slumped in the first two months of the year to their lowest in at least a decade, with the mining, manufacturing and power sectors [...] » More

China temporarily bans foreign nationals to curb the spread and return of coronavirus

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

China is temporarily prohibiting foreign nationals from entering the country in efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs [...] » More

US playing dangerous game, China says, after warship sails through Taiwan Strait

US playing dangerous game, China says, after warship sails through Taiwan Strait

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China accused the United States on Thursday of playing a dangerous game with its support for Taiwan, after a US warship passed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait following [...] » More

Xi calls for coordinated response to coronavirus at G-20 meeting

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on leaders from the Group of 20 nations for greater international coordination of macroeconomic policy to restore confidence in global [...] » More

China’s Xi, speaking with Trump, calls on US to improve relations

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump during a phone call on Friday that he hopes the United States will take substantive action to improve bilateral [...] » More

Coronavirus ‘biggest test’ for Donald Trump and US-China relations

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump is facing his biggest test yet when it comes to relations with China, as the global coronavirus pandemic that started in Wuhan threatens to [...] » More

Oil titan PetroChina’s production plan and budget hang in the balance as coronavirus, oil price war cloud economic outlook

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

PetroChina, the nation’s largest oil and gas producer, has deviated from its long-standing practice of unveiling clear production targets when it announces its annual [...] » More

340,000 coronavirus test kits sold to Spain by China defective

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Spanish newspaper El Pais reported on Friday (March 27) that the Spanish government has had to stop using 340,000 test kits purchased from China, after they were found to [...] » More

US insisting that the UN call out Chinese origins of coronavirus

US insisting that the UN call out Chinese origins of coronavirus

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | NBCNews | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration is pushing the UN Security Council to call attention to the Chinese origins of the coronavirus, four diplomats posted to the United Nations told NBC [...] » More

China’s January-February soybean imports from US rise as truce cargoes arrive

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s soybean imports from the United States in the first two months of the year rose sixfold from the same period last year, customs data showed on Wednesday, as [...] » More

China slashes inbound and outbound international flights in drastic action to curtail imported coronavirus cases

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s aviation regulator has slashed the number of international flights in and out of the country, in a move to curtail air travel and limit the rising number of [...] » More

Three newborns test positive for coronavirus in China but experts stress they unlikely caught it in the womb

Three newborns test positive for coronavirus in China but experts stress they unlikely caught it in the womb

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

Three newborn babies in China have tested positive for the coronavirus. Scientists from Fudan University in Shanghai looked at 33 pregnant women who were confirmed to be [...] » More