News | China To Impose Visa Restrictions On U.S. Individuals Over Hong Kong

WASHINGTON – Beijing said on Monday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals with ‘egregious conduct’, on Hong Kong – related issues, mirroring U.S. sanctions against unnamed Chinese officials deemed responsible for curbing freedom in the city. The announcement comes as the top  decision – making body of China’s parliament deliberates a draft nations … Continue reading News | China To Impose Visa Restrictions On U.S. Individuals Over Hong Kong

BUSINESS | Apple Says Reopening All Its Brand Stores In China

BUCHAREST – Apple Inc is reopening all 42 of its branded stores in China on Friday, a company spokesman said, more than a month after they were shut in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The iPhone maker’s China website listed the opening time for all stores, which varies from 10:00 am to 11:00 am … Continue reading BUSINESS | Apple Says Reopening All Its Brand Stores In China

BREAKING NEWS | China Revokes Three Wall Street Journal Reporters’ Credentials

MILAN | ITALY - - China has revoked the press credentials of three journalists of the Wall Street Journal after the newspaper declined to apologize for a column with a headline calling China the ‘real sick man of Asia’, the  foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Spokesman Geng Suang said Beijing made ‘stern representation’ to the … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | China Revokes Three Wall Street Journal Reporters’ Credentials

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Five Britons Contract Coronavirus In French Ski Resort

PARIS | FRANCE – Five British nationals including a child have been  diagnosed with the coronavirus in France, after staying in the same ski chalet with a person who had been in Singapore, French health officials said on Saturday. The new cases emerged after authorities began to retrace the recent  travels of one British citizens … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Five Britons Contract Coronavirus In French Ski Resort

HEALTH | WHO Says Too Early To Say Coronavirus Peaking In China

GENEVA - - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was too early to say that China’s coronavirus outbreak was peaking , but noted that the country had recorded its first day of a drop in the number of new infections. The death toll from the virus in mainland China jumped by 73 … Continue reading HEALTH | WHO Says Too Early To Say Coronavirus Peaking In China

BREAKING NEWS | King Salman Calls China’s Xi, Expresses Support In Fight Against Coronavirus

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz assured China’s President Xi Jinping of Kingdom’s support to his country’s fight to overcome the coronavirus outbreak, during a phone conversation on Thursday. The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques issued directives to the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | King Salman Calls China’s Xi, Expresses Support In Fight Against Coronavirus

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Suspends Travel Of Citizens And Residents To China: SPA

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  - - Saudi Arabia has suspended travel to China for bot citizens and non-Saudi residents of the kingdom, state news SPA said on Thursday. Citizens who break the suspension would be held accountable, SPA said, while foreign residents would not be allowed back into the country if they traveled to China.

NEWS ALERT | Baby Test Positive For China Virus Just 30 Hours After Birth

MILAN | ITALY - - A baby in China’s epidemic-hit Wuhan city has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus just 30 hours after being born, Chinese state media reported Wednesday. The infant is the youngest person recorded as being infected by the virus, which has killed nearly 500 people since emerging late last year. CCTV … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Baby Test Positive For China Virus Just 30 Hours After Birth

RACING | China Formula E Race Postponed Indefinitely Due To Coronavirus Concerns

MILAN | ITALY - - The electric racing series Formula E has postponed its upcoming race in Sanya, China, due to the coronavirus outbreak. The second annual event was scheduled for March 21 at the tropical tourist hotspot, which is located over 1,000 miles away from the epicenter of the viral outbreak in Wuhan. The … Continue reading RACING | China Formula E Race Postponed Indefinitely Due To Coronavirus Concerns

NEWS ALERT | China’s Shantou City To Ban Cars, Ships, People From Entering From Jan 27

PARIS | FRANCE - - China’s coastal city of Shantou in Guangdong province, said on Sunday it would ban cars, ships and people from entering in the city starting from Jan.27 to help prevent the spread of a coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan at end-2019. Shantou, which is more than 800 km (500 miles) … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | China’s Shantou City To Ban Cars, Ships, People From Entering From Jan 27