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  • China to step up coronavirus countermeasures ahead of Lunar New Year holiday 19 Jan 2020 21:05 CBC China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fears the virus could spread to other countries. The National Health Commission said on Sunday departments …
  • 8@eight: ASX to rise as US-China trade-truce stokes animal spirits 19 Jan 2020 20:54 The Sydney Morning Herald 4. Chinese data improves growth outlook: Positive sentiment in global markets was fuelled by Chinese economic data on Friday. The GDP release was met with mixed emotions, printing at a forecast, but multi-decade low of 6.0 per cent. But beats in industrial …
  • The ominous metaphors of China's Uighur concentration camps 19 Jan 2020 20:47 Beijing News The recent leak of Chinese Communist Party documents to the New York Times offers a chilling glimpse into the 21st century's largest system of concentration camps. A million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are now detained in a Chinese operation …
  • 5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes China 19 Jan 2020 20:47 Beijing News Beijing [China], Jan 19 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck China's Xinjiang province on Sunday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at around 1:27 pm (UTC), …
  • China Gears Up for 39M-Mile Race to Mars Against NASA 19 Jan 2020 20:46 News Max China is doing more than challenging the U.S. on trade and world economic superiority; it is also ready to race Americans and NASA to Mars, some 39 million miles away, preparing a mid-year mission, Bloomberg reported. "It's about prestige, the …
  • China to support Myanmar in Rohingya repatriation 19 Jan 2020 20:31 Daily Star China has reaffirmed its willingness to provide further support, within its capacity, to Myanmar in the Rohingya repatriation process and resettlement of the displaced people from Rakhine state. This was mentioned in a statement issued on Sunday at the end …
  • China’s economic links with Myanmar 19 Jan 2020 20:31 Daily Star China has concluded a large number of deals with Myanmar during the recent visit of President Xi Jinping to Myanmar, the first by a Chinese leader to that country in nearly two decades. Understandably, the 33 deals have to do with China’s Belt and Road …
  • Seventeen new cases of mystery virus reported in China 19 Jan 2020 20:19 Hill Seventeen more people in China have contracted a new coronavirus strain, officials said Sunday, according to Reuters. The city of Wuhan’s health commission reportedly added that three patients are in serious condition and two have died. Wuhan, where all 62 …
  • China increasing measures to contain coronavirus outbreak 19 Jan 2020 20:19 Hill China is increasing measures meant to contain a coronavirus outbreak ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays that may increase the spread of the illness, Reuters reported.  The National Health Commission in Beijing encouraged local departments to work …
  • China steps up efforts to contain virus as 17 more infected 19 Jan 2020 20:08 Business Day Beijing  —  China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fears the virus could spread to other countries. The National Health Commission said on Sunday …
  • Head of Sudanese Sovereign Council hails relations with China 19 Jan 2020 19:49 Nile TV International Head of the Sudanese Sovereign Council Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan praised on Sunday the depth of historical relations between Sudan and China, stressing the importance of investing them in a new formula to achieve the common interests of the …
  • China's dams along the Mekong generate renewable energy, but it's costing locals their livelihoods 19 Jan 2020 19:35 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Updated January 20, 2020 06:28:51 Early in January, locals in the northern Thai village of Chiang Khong woke to find the Mekong River had dropped a metre overnight. Key points: Dams have been built along the Mekong River to generate renewable energy It has …
  • Mexican official eyes stronger ties with China after U.S. trade deal 19 Jan 2020 19:24 Reuters FILE PHOTO: Mexican Deputy Foreign Minister for North America Jesus Seade gestures as he speaks during a meeting at the Presidential Palace, in Mexico City, Mexico December 10, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico …
  • Critical caveat in U.S. / China trade agreement sows doubt 19 Jan 2020 19:15 Ag Week The reason comes down to the mounting expectation since October that China will put first its domestic growing industry and consider pricing over the language of any trade agreement. So at the ceremony when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said that Chinese …
  • China launches bid to phase out single-use plastics 19 Jan 2020 19:14 Telegraph.co.uk China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, the state planner said on Sunday, as it seeks to tackle one of the country's biggest environmental problems. Vast amounts of untreated plastic waste are …
  • Indian school teacher undergoes treatment for Streptococcal infection in China 19 Jan 2020 19:08 Indian Express By: PTI | Beijing | Updated: January 19, 2020 11:45:43 pm Preeti Maheshwari, a teacher at an international school in Shenzhen, is being treated for Streptococcal infection. (Representational Image/getty/thinkstock images) A 45-year-old Indian …
  • GOP senator on Trump asking Ukraine, China for political help: 'Things happen' 19 Jan 2020 18:49 NBCNews Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., on Sunday downplayed President Donald Trump's calls for Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, saying that "things happen." During an interview with ABC's …
  • Trump to tout CUSMA, China trade deal to convention of American farmers 19 Jan 2020 18:47 Global News By Darlene Superville The Associated Press Posted January 19, 2020 12:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to discuss new U.S. trade agreements with its North …
  • Move to link central fruit markets with China to boost exports 19 Jan 2020 18:41 Nationmultimedia.com The Department of Internal Trade (DIT) plans to link Thailand’s central fruit markets with those of China to expand the trading channel for Thai fruits, Whichai Phochanakij, the department’s director-general, said recently. “The central markets the DIT …
  • Yum China: The Best Of Both Worlds 19 Jan 2020 18:18 Seeking Alpha Company Overview Yum China Holdings Inc. (YUMC) came about as a spin-off of Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) in 2016. As the name suggests, the company operates in the country of China. Its business is that of franchise restaurants, namely KFC and Pizza Hut, …