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Coronavirus: Singapore urges calm after panic buying hits supermarkets amid outbreak fears...
The government has come out to assure Singaporeans that there is an ample supply of essentials, after the raising of the risk assessment level of the novel coronavirus situation in the city state sparked panic buying at supermarkets.Photos of long queues
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:40 UTC
Hundreds of miles from Hubei, another 30 million Chinese are in coronavirus lockdown...
Four big cities in Zhejiang, one of the country's most prosperous regions, are now at a standstill as Communist leaders struggle to contain the deadly outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:39 UTC
Doctored Screenshots Claim China’s Coronavirus Deaths Over 24,000...
There have been claims that a data leak by website Tencent shows that deaths due to coronavirus have crossed 24,000.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:35 UTC
China's central bank vows to step up support for virus-hit economy...
China's central bank will step up support for the economy to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak, but activity is expected to recover once the virus is brought under control, one of its deputy governors said on Friday.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 07:49 UTC
Coronavirus live updates: China's death toll rises to 636 as total cases cross 31,000...
Most of those who died on Thursday were from Hubei — the epicenter of the outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 00:47 UTC
Taiwan says China feeding WHO wrong information about virus cases on island...
China is providing the World Health Organization (WHO) with wrong information about the number of coronavirus cases in Taiwan, the island's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after the WHO published incorrect case numbers earlier this week.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 07:25 UTC
China halves tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods, as coronavirus outbreak escalates...
China announced on Thursday that it will halve tariffs on $75 billion worth of US imports, as the world's two largest economies continue to step back from a years-long trade war that has hurt both countries and dented global growth. The move comes as
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 07:24 UTC
Alleged Tencent Leak Suggests Coronavirus Death Toll Spiraling to 25,000...
Tencent may have accidentally published what looks like the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 02:02 UTC
China accused of cremating bodies in secret as coronavirus patient numbers spike...
There are claims Chinese doctors are cremating people from the virus, but failing to identify and record them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 02:00 UTC
Tencent may have accidentally leaked real data on Wuhan virus deaths...
Tencent briefly lists 154,023 infections and 24,589 deaths from Wuhan coronavirus
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 01:58 UTC
Have 'real' coronavirus death figures been leaked? Chinese conglomerate lists death toll at 24,589...
Tencent, the second largest company in China, may have inadvertently leaked the true extent of the coronavirus death toll as more than 24,000, more than 80 times higher than the official figure.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 01:57 UTC
10 coronavirus cases confirmed from cruise ship quarantined in Japan...
Ten people have tested positive for novel coronavirus during testing of people aboard a cruise ship quarantined in Japan after a passenger later was confirmed to have it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-05 03:01 UTC
China province reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak...
A city in Hunan province, which boarders Wuhan's Hubei province, has killed thousands of chickens after an H5N1 outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:19 UTC
Taiwan calls China 'vile' for restricting island's access to WHO on coronavirus...
Taiwan's foreign ministry said on Tuesday China is "vile" for restricting the island's access to WHO during the coronavirus outbreak, adding to tensions with Beijing over the growing health crisis.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:04 UTC
Macau closing all casinos over coronavirus fears...
MACAU: Macau will close all its casinos for two weeks as the gambling hub battles the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), its leader announced Tuesday, cutting off the lifeblood of the city's economy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:02 UTC
Coronavirus detected on doorknob in S. China's Guangzhou...
Scientists in south China's Guangzhou last Sunday detected the nucleic acid of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on a doorknob at the house of a patient diagnosed with the disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-03 20:41 UTC
Coronavirus could be 'death blow' for many of China's small manufacturers if not under control by April...
Concerns among small and medium-sized manufacturers in China over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak have risen sharply, with many worrying about going bust if the situation is not brought under control soon.Anxiety is most acute among labour-intensiv
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 22:40 UTC
New Chinese city locked down as first virus death abroad reported...
China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll from the disease soared to 304 and the first fatality outside the country was reported in the Philippines. Since emerging out of Wuhan la
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 21:02 UTC
China virus death toll surges past 300...
The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic soared to 304 on Sunday, as an increasing number of countries imposed extraordinary Chinese travel bans to combat the spread of the disease.Similar expansive restrictions have been announced by countrie
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 06:16 UTC
Communities around China threaten to cull residents' pets due to coronavirus...
Residential committees, village officials and companies from various provinces have issued the order after receiving instructions from their superiors to tackle the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-01 18:38 UTC
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