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Chinese business leaders leave lights on at work to fake country's 'recovery' from coronavirus...
Whistleblowers in China have claimed that business leaders are faking the success of the country's 'recovery' from the coronavirus outbreak to appease officials.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-08 04:08 UTC
China Cannot Explain Death of 'Cured' Coronavirus Patient...
A Chinese woman is demanding to know why her "cured" husband died of the coronavirus days after he was released from a Wuhan medical center.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-07 04:04 UTC
'Disturbing' black rain reported falling over parts of Japan...
Soot-coloured rainwater was reported falling on several wards in Saitama Prefecture in Japan, on 2 March. Many fearful citizens took to Twitter using #blackrain to discover the reason.
By ceres on 2020-03-05 17:26 UTC
South's military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile.The launch on Monday came two days North Korea's state media said leader...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-02 05:05 UTC
NASA images show a decrease in China's pollution related to coronavirus shutdown...
Satellite images released by NASA and the European Space Agency reveal that air pollution over China has gone down since the coronavirus outbreak. Production in many factories has been halted and transportation has been restricted in order to prevent spre
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-01 18:59 UTC
Hong Kong budget: HK$120 billion relief package includes HK$10,000 handout for each permanent resident, full guarantee for small business loans...
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 and above will each receive a cash handout of HK$10,000 (US$1,200) in a HK$120 billion relief deal rolled out by the government to ease the burden on individuals and companies, while saving jobs, the Post can reveal.F
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 04:41 UTC
Nation bans consumption of wild animals...
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which is widely believed to have originated in wild animals, has prompted China's top legislature to roll out a swift decision to comprehensively ban the eating of wildlife across the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 21:25 UTC
China brings in seven cruise ships to house Wuhan medical workers...
China is bringing in seven cruise ships to house medical workers in Wuhan, state media said on Saturday, at a time when such ships are under scrutiny after hundreds of passengers on the Diamond Princess liner in Japan contracted the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-22 07:51 UTC
Life in China under the coronavirus threat...
"This city of 21 million looks like a ghost town. No one goes out. Or very few. And it has been like that for three weeks." “Food is hard to find. Most restaurants are not open. Grocery store shelves are quickly emptied. I am very concerned by all the restaurant workers who cannot earn any money
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:43 UTC
Why Is China Increasing Censorship If The Coronavirus Is Under Control?...
China has increased efforts to censor access to international coverage of the coronavirus despite official claims the situation is improving.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:41 UTC
Coronavirus may have actually started in secret Wuhan lab just 280m from wet market...
A journal highlighted the close link of bats and the coronavirus-like pathogens after researchers were attacked by bats in secret labs just a stone's throw away from the notorious wet market in Wuhan where it has been thought up to now the virus origi
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 22:43 UTC
BREAKING: Coronavirus may have originated at Wuhan lab...
The newest deadly strain of the coronavirus may have come from a laboratory near the Wuhan market after all, according to a paper put forth by scientists.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 22:42 UTC
China will start destroying cash collected in areas with high exposure to the coronavirus...
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 central bank will also disinfect some bills and store them
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 22:40 UTC
China 'still lying' about coronavirus outbreak: Sen. Tom Cotton...
"This virus did not originate in the Wuhan animal market," Cotton said. "Epidemiologists who are widely respected from China who published a study … have demonstrated that several of the original cases did not have any contact with that food market. The virus went into that food market before it
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 18:38 UTC
China Quarantines Cash to Sanitize Old Bank Notes From Virus...
The new coronavirus has restricted millions of Chinese people to their homes and towns, and now old bank notes are being quarantined.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 07:10 UTC
The COVID-19 coronavirus and its economic impact...
The extensive efforts to contain the new coronavirus have caused economic growth in China to slow abruptly and are having repercussions around the world. The charts on this page track the spread of the virus Continue reading "The COVID-19 coronavirus and its economic impact (updated 14th
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 08:29 UTC
China Is Disintegrating: Steel Demand, Property Sales, Traffic All Approaching Zero...
China Is Disintegrating: Steel Demand, Property Sales, Traffic All Approaching Zero In our ongoing attempts to glean some objective insight into what is actually happening "on the ground" in the notoriously opaque Chinese economy which has been ha
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 08:28 UTC
Coronavirus: Death toll in China surges past 1,500...
Coronavirus fatalities have remained consistent in recent days even as the number of new infections falls. Chinese authorities also said over 1,700 hospital staff have become infected and six have died.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:22 UTC
China admits it still has no idea how many people are infected with coronavirus in Wuhan...
A top Chinese official appointed to handle the crisis said his team could not confirm the exact scale of the epidemic in the city, but warned the number of potential carriers could be 'quite large'.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:07 UTC
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