By Cornelia Meyer*
Last week proved once more that markets often react on sentiment and perceived outlook rather than to cold, hard facts.
The coronavirus outbreak severely impacted oil demand, a.. Eurasia Review - Published
BEIJING — Almost 200 million kids across China started their second semester on Monday. But it was a school day unlike anything they had before the Lunar New Year holiday. For starters, they didn’t.. Seattle Times - Published
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Monday as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus..
Amid the coronavirus chaos, Chinatown has seen fewer visitors. But city officials say there's no reason to be concerned. On Sunday, hundreds of people flocked to the area for the Lunar New Year Parade...
BEIJING (Reuters) - A 60-year-old American has died of the new coronavirus, the first confirmed non-Chinese death of the illness, U.S. officials said, as millions of Chinese began returning home after..
While the risk of contracting the coronavirus is very low, businesses in San Francisco's Chinatown said the outbreak has caused a slowdown in local businesses during the normally busy time of the Lunar..
Reuters Greater China Chief Producer Mark Chisholm has spent 10 days commuting through a "ghost city" to work amid an extension of the Lunar New Year holidays due to the coronavirus outbreak. Francesca..
Chinese airlines are forced to drastically reduce their operations in the context of the spread of the new coronavirus, because the passenger traffic has been declining as a result of harsh measures.. PRAVDA - Published
Rumors have been pointing toward a significant iPad Pro update in the first half of this year, including a new triple-lens rear camera system supporting 3D sensing for immersive augmented reality.. MacRumours.com - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has become the first Russian citizen to be diagnosed with COVID-19, Russia said Monday.
The woman on the.. SeattlePI.com - Published
BEIJING (AP) — Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest market.
Local officials have orders from the.. SeattlePI.com - Published
SHANGHAI, Feb. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company Limited ("Ping An Good Doctor"; stock code:01833.HK), the world's leading healthcare ecosystem platform,.. PR Newswire Asia - Published
· *The People's Bank of China announced it will begin destroying notes collected by hospitals, buses, and markets in coronavirus-addles locales, financial news outlet Caixin reported.*
· *China's.. Business Insider - Published
BEIJING (AP) — Real estate agent Du Xuekun’s sales usually jump after the Lunar New Year holiday. But this year, Du has been at home for a month with no income after vast swathes of China’s.. SeattlePI.com - Published
BEIJING (AP) — China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the government announced new anti-disease measures as businesses reopen following sweeping controls that idled.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The economic costs of China’s under-reported and largely undetermined consumption and production shutdowns, since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, are beginning to tentatively flow through into.. Eurasia Review - Published
By Michael Lelyveld
As China’s government battles the coronavirus and urges businesses to get back to work, it is setting a tough task for energy markets by calling for contingency plans in case.. Eurasia Review - Published
Watch VideoThe Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been in the news a lot and has stoked fear and anti-Asian sentiment. Misinformation has spread about the outbreak, which originated in China, and.. Newsy - Published
BEIJING (AP) — In virus-stricken China, couples can celebrate Valentine's Day with a roast beef salad, hot chocolate, a rose and a note, all delivered to their door.
The note, scrawled on the.. SeattlePI.com - Published
HONG KONG, Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("GCBC" or the "Company"), China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem.. PR Newswire Asia - Published
Vietnam is monitoring more than 5,000 workers who returned to the Southeast Asian country after the Lunar New Year holiday for signs of coronavirus, state media reported on Friday. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
BEIJING (AP) — In the middle of a phone call with a customer, an important visitor knocks on Michael Xiong's door: his 3-year-old son.
Xiong, a salesman in Chibi, a city near the center of a virus.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Beijing (AFP) Feb 13, 2020
A diaper manufacturer in eastern China was closed for the Lunar New Year holiday when it heard from officials - China needed vast amounts of masks to fight a deadly virus.. Terra Daily - Published
BEIJING (AP) — China’s auto sales plunged in January, deepening a painful downturn in the industry’s biggest global market and adding to economic pressures as the country fights a virus.. SeattlePI.com - Published
China's vehicle sales likely fell by almost a fifth in January, marking a 19th consecutive month of decline, hurt by Lunar New Year holidays that started earlier than last year and by the coronavirus.. Reuters India - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — When the factory in China that makes Romy Taormina's anti-nausea wristbands closed for the Lunar New Year in late January, she expected production to resume by early this month. But.. SeattlePI.com - Published
SHANGHAI, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the end of the extended Lunar New Year holiday, WuXi AppTec sites in China have resumed operations today, with the exception of our site in Wuhan, which.. PR Newswire Asia - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Chinese nationals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia last month have fully recovered from the disease and were discharged from hospitals this week, officials said.
A tourist.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Major U.S. retail container ports are likely to report sharper-than-usual drop in imports in the month of February due to longer Lunar New Year shutdowns at factories in China amid the coronavirus.. RTTNews - Published
As the downgrades of the economic outlook for US, China and worldwide are about to begin, the virus outbreak may be steadying. Sadly, much of the economic, xenophobic and virus damage stems for lagging.. Eurasia Review - Published
By Caleb Mills
Beijing is always cold in February; snow glistens on the ground and flurries from above christen Tiananmen Square’s skyline. But for journalists like Reuters’ Mark Chrisholm, it.. Eurasia Review - Published
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday reported another drop in the number of new cases of a viral infection and 97 more deaths, pushing the total dead past 1,100 even as the country remains largely.. SeattlePI.com - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese authorities are struggling to strike a delicate balance between containing a viral outbreak and restarting the world’s second-biggest economy after weeks of.. SeattlePI.com - Published
SHANGHAI, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the novel coronavirus epidemic continues to evolve in China, the country has introduced controls to prevent the spread of the epidemic and reduce the risk of.. PR Newswire Asia - Published
Here's the latest for Monday, February 10th: Countdown to New Hampshire primary; businesses reopen in China after Lunar New Year break; suspect dead, 2 officers shot at Arkansas Walmart; South Koreans.. USATODAY.com - Published
by Xinhua writers Lyu Qiuping, Liu Yide and Wei Jingyu HOHHOT, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Despite wearing a mask, Ge Lei (pseudonym) took several deep breaths upon stepping out of the hospital. She had longed.. WorldNews - Published
Honda Motor Co said on Tuesday it aims to restart vehicle and component production at most of its Chinese plants from Feb. 17, following the extended Lunar New Year holiday due to the coronavirus.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
BEIJING (AP) — China's daily death toll from new virus has topped 100 for first time, with more than 1,000 total deaths recorded, the health ministry announced Tuesday, as the spread of the contagion.. SeattlePI.com - Published
China tentatively returned to work after an extended Lunar New Year shutdown precipitated by the coronavirus outbreak, but with deaths from the epidemic continuing to rise, much of the country remained.. New Zealand Herald - Published
BEIJING (AP) — More offices and stores in Beijing and other parts of China finally reopened Monday after the Lunar New Year break was extended to discourage travel and contain the new coronavirus,.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Japan Today
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Monday as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India