Archive for April 11th, 2020

US spy agencies collected raw intelligence hinting at public health crisis in Wuhan, China, in November

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | NBCNews | 6:02 AM

US spy agencies collected raw intelligence hinting at a public health crisis in Wuhan, China, in November, two current and one former US official told NBC News, but the [...] » More

US threatens to block China Telecom from American market

US threatens to block China Telecom from American market

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States threatened Thursday to cut off Beijing-controlled China Telecom from serving the US market because of legal and security risks, the Justice Department [...] » More

Once the biggest outbreak outside of China, Korean city reports zero new coronavirus cases

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The South Korean city of Daegu, which endured the first large coronavirus outbreak outside of China, on Friday reported zero new cases for the first time since late February, [...] » More

Tesla’s China sales hit record high in Marchindustry association

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) sold 10,160 vehicles in China in March, its highest ever monthly sales in the world’s largest auto market, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) [...] » More

Coronavirus: China trade improved in March, but global outlook remains grim

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s imports and exports improved in March after the coronavirus outbreak caused a dramatic collapse in the first two months of 2020, the Ministry of Commerce said [...] » More

Trump’s ‘friend’ Jack Ma helps repair China’s image after virus

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Jack Ma’s influence in the world has gotten bigger since he stepped down as chair of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd China’s richest person is now playing a prominent [...] » More

China’s Wuhan to keep testing residents as coronavirus lockdown eases

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s Wuhan city, where the global coronavirus pandemic began, is still testing residents regularly despite relaxing its tough two-month lockdown, with the country [...] » More

China says new coronavirus cases lower, tightens land border containment

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China on Friday reported a fall in new coronavirus cases, particularly imported and asymptomatic infections which authorities fear could see a second wave of COVID-19 as city [...] » More

Sheltering in place in Tokyo’s small apartments

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As Japan enters a coronavirus state of emergency, millions of people are being asked to stay at homebut often that means staying indoors in tiny living spaces, especially in [...] » More

Japan urges G20 energy summit to address importance of stable oil prices minister

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan hopes a Group of 20 energy ministers summit later on Friday will address the importance of stable oil prices and supply after OPEC and its allies agreed to make record [...] » More

Coronavirus fears give rise to stigma in Japan’s local communities

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:02 AM

As the new coronavirus continues to spread in Japan, recovered patients, their families, co-workers and neighbours are facing stigma and discriminatory treatment, a recurrent [...] » More

Tokyo announces monthlong action plan to contain coronavirus outbreak

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike revealed on Friday the capital’s overarching plan to conquer the coronavirus outbreak by calling on residents to continue isolating themselves [...] » More

Japan’s wholesale prices mark first fall in five months as pandemic hits global demand

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s wholesale prices marked the first annual decline in five months in March, suggesting that slumping global demand for oil and raw material due to the coronavirus [...] » More

Outbreak Pushes Japan’s Shoppers to Finally Buy Things Online

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Now that Japan’s government is urging consumers and businesses to step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak, shoppers may finally have no excuse but to [...] » More

Japan to Pay Companies to Move Production Out of China

11-Apr-2020 Intellasia | NationalReview | 6:02 AM

Japan will devote more than $2.2 billion of its coronavirus economic stimulus package to incentivise its manufacturers to move their production out of China as relations fray [...] » More