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China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea’s Centers [more…]

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry’s website [more…]

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s eastern province of Zhejiang on Monday reported that five patients are in quarantine for respiratory illness but the diagnosis is not [more…]

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise [more…]

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s National Health Commission on Sunday said the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus is controllable, in the first statement from [more…]

Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand

Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand

Published 13/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Chinese woman has been quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of coronavirus, authorities said on Monday, the first time it [more…]

Chinese firms implemented $203 billion debt-to-equity swaps in 2019

Chinese firms implemented $203 billion debt-to-equity swaps in 2019

Published 13/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese firms implemented 1.4 trillion yuan ($203 billion) in debt-to-equity swaps and disposed of 2 trillion yuan in soured debt last year [more…]