Society / Social Issues

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…]

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Published 19/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop [more…]

Your money: Avoid divorce money regrets by taking control now

Your money: Avoid divorce money regrets by taking control now

Published 14/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Emotions — and expenses — often run high during a divorce, but people and their bank accounts can bounce back given [more…]

With nothing to lose, loners build future in China’s hollowed-out north

With nothing to lose, loners build future in China’s hollowed-out north

Published 13/01/2020

HEGANG, China (Reuters) - Li Hai is a nobody in China. But the 32-year-old ship mechanic became a minor internet sensation last month after posting [more…]