Archive for April 20th, 2020

Searching for answers in Wuhan’s coronavirus aftermath: people at epicentre of China’s crisis want explanations

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

Tian Xi says he still can’t get the sound of the screams out of his head. It was about noon on February 4 and he had volunteered to help deliver medical masks and other [...] » More

China Focus: TCM irreplaceable to treat viral infectious diseases: expert

20-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has played a significant role and is irreplaceable in treating viral infectious diseases from the experiences drawn from the COVID-19 [...] » More

Xinhua Headlines: 30 years of miracles: Shanghai Pudong delivers opportunities to world

20-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

After 30 years of accelerated reform and opening up, Shanghai’s Pudong has become not only China’s most iconic skyline but a symbol of the country’s link [...] » More

US appeals to China to revise export rules on coronavirus medical gear

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

The United States has asked China to revise new export quality control rules for protective equipment needed in the coronavirus outbreak so they are not an obstacle to timely [...] » More

China emerges as coronavirus scapegoat in US election campaign

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

If attack advertisements now being rolled out are any indication, United States President Donald Trump and his campaign managers have settled on a scapegoat for the [...] » More

China reports 27 new coronavirus cases, death toll at 4,632 after data revisions

China reports 27 new coronavirus cases, death toll at 4,632 after data revisions

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

China’s National Health Commission reported 27 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 17, up from 26 the day earlier, according to data published on Saturday. Of that [...] » More

N Korea defies sanctions with China’s help, UN panel says

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

North Korea sharply stepped up trade in coal and oil products last year in defiance of UN sanctions through the apparent help of China’s shipping industry, a UN panel [...] » More

Chinese help for virus gets wary reception in France

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

An operation by France’s Chinese community to help the diaspora during the coronavirus outbreak by distributing masks, disinfectant and gloves has prompted questions [...] » More

As US pulls back, China builds influence at UN

As US pulls back, China builds influence at UN

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

As President Donald Trump announces a halt in World Health Organization funding, accusing it of kowtowing to China over the coronavirus outbreak, Beijing is building on a [...] » More

Chinese and Malaysian ships in South China Sea standoff    sources

Chinese and Malaysian ships in South China Sea standoff sources

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

A Chinese government survey ship is tagging an exploration vessel operated by Malaysia’s state oil company Petronas in disputed waters in the South China Sea, three [...] » More

China mandates coronavirus tests for key public workers leaving Wuhan

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

China ordered on Saturday that anyone in Wuhan working in certain service-related jobs must take a coronavirus test if they want to leave the city. The order comes after the [...] » More

The Wuhan lab at the core of a virus controversy

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

Nestled in the hilly outskirts of Wuhan, the city at the heart of the coronavirus crisis, a Chinese high-security biosafety laboratory is now the subject of US claims it may [...] » More

‘Biological Chernobyl’: How China’s secrecy fueled coronavirus suspicions

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

In recent days, President Donald Trump’s allies have seized upon an alternate origin story for the novel coronavirus: that the disease emerged from inside a Chinese [...] » More

Coronavirus: China refuses to be beholden to US dollar even as pandemic creates shortage

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

China is reluctant to project an image to the international community that it needs the United States to provide it with easier access to US dollars, even though the [...] » More

Wuhan revises up coronavirus toll by half to cover deaths at home

Wuhan revises up coronavirus toll by half to cover deaths at home

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

The central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic was first reported, has revised up its death toll to include 1,290 more people increasing the total by [...] » More