Archive for April 14th, 2020

Peru police arrest Chinese man for illegal COVID-19 testing

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

Police in Lima on Sunday arrested a Chinese citizen for illegally conducting rapid COVID-19 tests on the public with newly-delivered kits stolen from Peru’s health [...] » More

Beijing tightens grip over coronavirus research, amid US-China row on virus origin

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

China has imposed restrictions on the publication of academic research on the origins of the novel coronavirus, according to a central government directive and online notices [...] » More

Russian border becomes China’s frontline in fight against second virus wave

Russian border becomes China’s frontline in fight against second virus wave

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

China’s northeastern border with Russia has become a frontline in the fight against a resurgence of the coronavirus epidemic as new daily cases rose to the highest in [...] » More

Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

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

China’s Mekong River dams held back large amounts of water during a damaging drought in downstream countries last year despite China having higher-than-average water [...] » More

China tightens controls on Russia border as number of imported coronavirus cases continues to rise

China tightens controls on Russia border as number of imported coronavirus cases continues to rise

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

China has further tightened its border controls with Russia and is building another backup hospital to counter Covid-19 infections imported from its northern neighbour. China [...] » More

Trump’s tariffs on China could cost the US in its fight against the coronavirus

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

US tariffs on imported medical equipment, particularly from China, have added to the struggle in America’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak. The US and China have [...] » More

China says there is no discrimination against ‘African brothers’

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

China said on Monday there was no discrimination against “African brothers” in the country and rejected US accusations of mistreatment of Africans in Guangzhou as [...] » More

Coronavirus: China got it right by locking down Wuhan, German study says

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

The citywide lockdowns and other extreme measures used by China to contain the coronavirus were effective in curbing the spread of Covid-19 and led to the outbreak peaking in [...] » More

China’s US envoy says trade deal being implemented, hopes for coordinated response

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

China is still implementing the first phase of a Sino-US trade pact, its ambassador to the United States said, but hoped the two could work together to assess the changing [...] » More

China’s PLA Navy is controlling coronavirus and aircraft carrier’s deployment proves it, report says

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

A Chinese naval flotilla headed into the Pacific over the weekend, evidence that the People’s Liberation Army Navy has done a much better job controlling coronavirus [...] » More

Rising unemployment from virus fight threatens China’s poverty targets

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

Although China is claiming success in its battle against the coronavirus, millions have lost their jobs in the economic fallout, throwing into jeopardy an ambitious target to [...] » More

Chinese tech giants Tencent, Alibaba filed for the most blockchain patents last year

14-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheBlock | 6:02 AM

Chinese tech giants Tencent and Alibaba filed the most blockchain patent applications in 2019, according to research conducted by The Block’s Steven Zheng. Tencent and [...] » More

African ambassadors complain to China over ‘discrimination’ in Guangzhou

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

African ambassadors in China have written to the country’s foreign minister over what they call discrimination against Africans as the country seeks to prevent a [...] » More

CORRECTED-Chinese food deliverer Meituan: Most of our commission rates are in 10pct-20pct range

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

Chinese food delivery company Meituan Dianping said on Monday that the commission rates on more than 80 percent of the food vendors on its platform are in the range of [...] » More

US and China still working to carry out trade deal, says ambassador

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

China’s ambassador to Washington has said the two countries were still working to carry out their trade deal despite the recent strains in their relationship prompted [...] » More