Archive for April 13th, 2020

Volunteers needed for second phase of China coronavirus vaccine trial

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

Chinese biopharma firm CanSino Biologics is recruiting 500 volunteers for the second phase of a clinical trial of a vaccine that is the country’s biggest hope for [...] » More

China calls Taiwan’s attacks on WHO ‘venomous’

China calls Taiwan’s attacks on WHO ‘venomous’

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:02 AM

China has accused Taiwan of “venomously” attacking the World Health Organization (WHO), taking advantage of the current coronavirus crisis to seek independence, [...] » More

Chinese government reveals draft list of animals which can be farmed for meat

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government has issued a new draft list of livestock that can be farmed for meat in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, which is suspected to have originated [...] » More

Blaming China for coronavirus isn’t just dangerous. It misses the point

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

For politicians in the US and western Europe seeking to distract from their own disastrous mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic, the idea of “China” has become [...] » More

Coronavirus: China is not safe while Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, experts say

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

China’s top epidemiologists have warned that the country may not yet be out of the woods with regards to the coronavirus pandemic and that the responses of the United [...] » More

China’s $1 trillion consumer loan bubble is bursting as army of borrowers flinch under pandemic strain

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

China’s consumer loans are shrinking at an unprecedented pace after a decade of breakneck expansion, a blow to the government’s strategy of relying on spending as [...] » More

Africans in Guangzhou are on edge, after many are left homeless amid rising xenophobia as China fights a second wave of coronavirus

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The African community in Guangzhou is on edge after widespread accounts were shared on social media of people being left homeless this week, as China’s warnings against [...] » More

Mainland China reports 46 new coronavirus cases, up from 42 a day earlier

Mainland China reports 46 new coronavirus cases, up from 42 a day earlier

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

China reported on Saturday a rise in new coronavirus infections, mostly in travellers arriving from abroad, as doctors in the central city of Wuhan, where the virus initially [...] » More

How China could use this moment to charge ahead with its geopolitical agenda

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China, the world’s second largest economy, is under threat as the pandemic wipes out jobs and slows productivity and growth. But even with the economic setback, [...] » More

Coronavirus outbreak gives public health in China the push it needs

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The global coronavirus pandemic is propelling more money and government support for public health in China. Whether it’s new policies, capital, or even a school, the [...] » More

Chinese govt uses smartphones to track citizens, deny service to those deemed threat to society

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Lifesitenews | 6:02 AM

While China has begun relaxing its severe coronavirus quarantine restrictions in its hardest hit cities, it has introduced an electronic tracking of their citizens via their [...] » More

African community targeted in China virus crackdown

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

Africans in southern China’s largest city say they have become targets of suspicion and subjected to forced evictions, arbitrary quarantines and mass coronavirus [...] » More

Chinese ventilator makers desperate for parts as global demand for machines hits 1 million

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Politico | 6:02 AM

China has asked Switzerland to provide more components for ventilators as domestic producers face an “impossible” task of expanding supply to meet global demand. [...] » More

Coronavirus: China asks Switzerland to ramp up production of key component for ventilators

13-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:02 AM

China has asked Switzerland to ramp up its production of key components for ventilators after Beijing producers complained they were struggling to keep up with global demand [...] » More

China vows to unleash deep market-oriented reforms in new policy directive as economic uncertainty grows

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

China has vowed to further liberalise its economy from land to labour in a new reform paper, as the country readies itself for an increasingly uncertain outside world. The [...] » More