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Coronavirus outbreak: senior US official accuses China of lack of transparency

Top White House official Larry Kudlow questions approach of Politburo as China brings in ‘wartime’ measures in more citiesCoronavirus latest updates A senior White House official has called on Beijing to be more transparent over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak as Chinese authorities expanded “wartime” measures to limit its spread.Casualties from coronavirus reached nearly 1,400, with more than 5,000 new cases reported on Friday, dampening optimism that the virus will soon be contained. ...
Tags: Science, White House, China, US, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Politburo, Larry Kudlow, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: senior US official accuses China of lack of transparency

Top White House official Larry Kudlow questions approach of Politburo as China brings in ‘wartime’ measures in more citiesCoronavirus latest updates A senior White House official has called on Beijing to be more transparent over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak as Chinese authorities expanded “wartime” measures to limit its spread.Casualties from coronavirus reached nearly 1,400, with more than 5,000 new cases reported on Friday, dampening optimism that the virus will soon be contained. ...
Tags: Science, White House, China, US, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Politburo, Larry Kudlow, Coronavirus outbreak


CDC is hopeful weather will suppress coronavirus, others unsure of weather's role

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) on Thursday confirmed the 15th case of novel coronavirus in the United States after a Chinese evacuee was flown to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The 14th U.S. case of COVID-19, the official name for the strain of novel coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands mostly in China, was confirmed on Wednesday night.The death toll for the virus reached more than 1,300 total fatalities as of Thursday morning, the vast majority of which have occurred i...
Tags: Science, Cdc, China, Beijing, United States, New Hampshire, Npr, Donald Trump, Accuweather, San Antonio, Reuters, Beijing China, LAHORE Pakistan, MANCHESTER N H AP, Nicholls, Evan Vucci


Avoid the rose price hike: 5 alternative flowers to gift for Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, consumers in the United States are expected to spend an average of more than $195 - a 21% increase from last year - to shower their loved ones with gifts, including chocolate and flowers.In 2020, total spending is anticipated to reach $27.4 billion, which is a 32 percent increase from 2019, according to the National Retail Federation."Roses are still our number-one flower," said Alfred Palomares, vice president of merchandising for 1-800-Flowers.com. "We expect to sell ...
Tags: Science, Beijing, United States, Valentine, Andes, National Retail Federation, Department of Agriculture, Lorraine, Palomares, Andy Wong, Fantastic Services, Alfred Palomares, Gardenia Gardenias, Gena Lorainne, Lorainne, Lily of the Incas


Coronavirus live updates: deaths pass 1,000 as infections rise over 42,000 – latest news

Xi Jinping makes rare appearance at Beijing hospital as nervous global investors turn to safe havens like gold. Follow updates live‘Come back soon’: coronavirus wreaks havoc on global tourism hotspotsNumber of confirmed UK cases rises from four to eightCould the coronavirus mutate if a vaccine can’t be found in time? 11.58pm GMT With limited opportunities for residents in many Chinese cities to get out of their homes to shop, and with many shops closed, buses in Shinxi province have been tur...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Infectious Diseases, Jincheng, Coronavirus outbreak, Shinxi province


Chinese military stole masses of Americans’ data, U.S. says

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history to target consumer data. The 2017 breach affected more than 145 million people, with the hackers successfully stealing names, addresses, Social Security and drive...
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Coronavirus: new UK cases are closely linked, official says – live updates

UK government declares virus an ‘imminent threat to public health’ as death toll inside China jumps to 908 with more than 40,000 infectionsNumber of UK confirmed cases rises from four to eightSixty more cases on cruise ship as ‘depression sets in’How to protect yourself from coronavirusShare your stories 5.47pm GMT British Airways has extended the suspension of flights serving Chinese cities amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus. On Monday, the airline said flights to and from Beijing...
Tags: UK, Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Shanghai, Ba, British Airways, Doyle, Coronavirus outbreak


Xi Jinping appears in public as China returns to work after holiday

President greets workers in Beijing as WHO chief warns cases could be ‘tip of iceberg’China goes back to work as toll rises – live updatesChina’s president, Xi Jinping, has made his first public appearance in weeks, as some people began to return to work following the lunar new year holiday, which was extended as authorities grappled with the coronavirus outbreak.Xi, who has been absent from public view as the crisis worsened, visited a neighbourhood in Beijing’s Chaoyang district. The president...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Who, Chaoyang, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live updates: UK declares 'serious and imminent threat' to public health – latest news

Declaration gives UK government additional powers as death toll inside China jumps to 908 with more then 40,000 infections 8.04am GMT A team of experts headed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) flew into Beijing on Monday to help assess the latest outbreak. While China has borne the brunt of the disease with the vast majority of confirmed cases and all but two of the deaths, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there had been “some concerning instances” of transmission from people w...
Tags: UK, Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Who, World Health Organisation WHO, Yokohama, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus outbreak, Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal


Coronavirus live updates: China goes back to work as cases exceed 40,000 – latest news

Death toll inside China rises to 908 as the WHO dispatches a team of experts to Beijing 1.33am GMT Phillip Inman, economics editor of the Observer, has taken an in-depth look at the effect that coronavirus is having on the global economy.Among the gloomier possibilities is this:If the virus continues to spread and Chinese activity remains deeply disrupted for months, a contraction of the global economy is not impossible, particularly as central banks have little effective monetary ammunition...
Tags: Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Who, Sichuan, Reuters, Phillip Inman, Coronavirus outbreak


A construction expert broke down how China built an emergency hospital to treat Wuhan coronavirus patients in just 10 days

The Huoshenshan hospital was modeled on the blueprints of a medical facility in Beijing, which was set to help tackle the SARS epidemic in 2003.
Tags: Science, China, Beijing, Wuhan


The coronavirus lays bare the limits of WHO's health diplomacy with China

The global body is accused of failing to act fast to halt epidemic but the true cost of doing politics with Beijing is still unknownOn social media this week the insults were flying thick and fast, some tinged with racism, but all with a common theme: how the World Health Organization, and its head, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, was effectively doing the bidding of the Chinese government in the midst of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.It is a charge that has also been expressed in less offensive...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Global development, World Health Organization, Wuhan, Global Health, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Coronavirus outbreak, Beijing Tedros


Coronavirus: officials seek people with contact to UK cases as some airlines stop China flights – live news

Death toll rises, with almost 12,000 confirmed cases of infection in China. Follow the latest developmentsUS bars foreign nationals who have recently travelled to China‘The city is suffocating’: diary of the Wuhan lockdownTwo people in Britain test positive for coronavirusHelp or hindrance? How Chinese politics affected responseShare your stories 11.36am GMT Three Chinese citizens were denied entry to Erbil International Airport, in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, over fears ab...
Tags: UK, Science, China, Iraq, World news, US news, Beijing, Britain, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Dubai, Kurdistan, Wuhan, Kurdistan Region, Erbil, Erbil International Airport


Coronavirus latest updates: Australia bans foreign arrivals from China as deaths hit 259 – live news

Death toll rises, with 11,000 confirmed cases of infection in China, as some airlines stop flights in to Beijing and Shanghai. Follow the latest developmentsUS bars foreign nationals who have recently travelled to China‘The city is suffocating’: diary of the Wuhan lockdownTwo people in Britain test positive for coronavirusHelp or hindrance? How Chinese politics affected responseShare your stories 6.25am GMT Britain is withdrawing some staff from its embassy and consulates in China due to the...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, China, World news, US news, Beijing, Britain, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Shanghai, British Embassy, Wuhan, Morrison, Coronavirus outbreak, China Essential


Virus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin

By KEN MORITSUGU BEIJING  — Countries began evacuating their citizens Wednesday from the Chinese city hardest-hit by a new virus that has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by SARS. The number of confirmed cases jumped to 5,974, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003. The death toll rose to 132, which is still lower than the 348 people who were killed in China by SARS. Scientists say there are still many critical questions to...
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5,974 coronavirus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin

By KEN MORITSUGU BEIJING  — Countries began evacuating their citizens Wednesday from the Chinese city hardest-hit by a new virus that has now infected more people in China than were sickened in the country by SARS. The number of confirmed cases jumped to 5,974, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003. The death toll rose to 132, which is still lower than the 348 people who were killed in China by SARS. Scientists say there are still many critical questions to...
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Coronavirus: China death toll rises to 106 with first fatality in Beijing – live updates

US updates travel warning to China to highest level as mayor of Wuhan admits authorities were too slow in releasing information about virus. Follow the latest newsWuhan mayor admits mistakesWhat is the coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?Coronavirus: how to protect yourself from infection 8.27am GMT Countries around the world are planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and private citizens from Chinese areas hit by the new coronavirus, Reuters reports. The news agency has compile...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, China, US, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Wuhan, Reuters, Coronavirus outbreak


Instant hydrogen production for powering fuel cells

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and Tsinghua University, Beijing investigate real-time, on-demand hydrogen generation for use in fuel cells, which are a quiet and clean form of energy.
Tags: Science, Beijing, Tsinghua University, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing


Coronavirus: China death toll climbs to 106 with first fatality in Beijing – live updates

US updates travel warning to China to highest level as mayor of Wuhan admits authorities were too slow in releasing information about virus. Follow the latest newsWuhan mayor admits mistakesWhat is the coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?Coronavirus: how to protect yourself from infection 2.23am GMT As I mentioned earlier, the US consulate in Wuhan is preparing to fly its diplomats and some other Americans out of the country. Many other countries are also considering this, such...
Tags: Science, Australia, China, US, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Wuhan, Hubei, France Australia, Dan Tehan, Japan Mongolia, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: first death in Beijing as US issues new China travel warning – live updates

Death toll rises to 82 as mayor of Wuhan admits authorities were too slow in releasing information about virus. Follow the latest developmentsWuhan mayor admits mistakesWhat is the coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?Coronavirus: how to protect yourself from infection 12.28am GMT Still in Australia, where the country’s schools are returning this week after the long summer break, health authorities in the state of New South Wales have confirmed there are four confirmed cases of ...
Tags: Science, Australia, China, US, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, New South Wales, Wuhan, Melbourne Australia, Chris Weston, Westmead, Pepperstone, NSW Australia, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: Britain under pressure to evacuate UK nationals

UK embassy in Beijing says it is working on option for British nationals to leave ChinaCoronavirus latest - live updatesBritain’s embassy in Beijing has said it is “working to make available an option” for British nationals to leave the Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus as the UK’s response was contrasted with that of other countries with active evacuation plans.As other countries prepared to airlift their citizens from the worst affected region of China, the prime minister insis...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, France, China, Society, UK News, World news, US news, Beijing, Britain, Asia Pacific, Wuhan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronovirus: Britain under pressure to evacuate UK nationals

UK embassy in Beijing says it is working on option for British nationals to leave ChinaCoronovirus latest - live updatesBritain’s embassy in Beijing has said it is “working to make available an option” for British nationals to leave the Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus as the UK’s response was contrasted with that of other countries with active evacuation plans.The announcement on Monday came as the former foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, backed the idea of airlifts for British c...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, France, China, Society, UK News, World news, US news, Beijing, Britain, Asia Pacific, Jeremy Hunt, Public Health England, Coronavirus outbreak


China coronavirus: WHO to hold special meeting in Beijing as death toll jumps

Officials have postponed the end of the lunar new year holidays as spread of virus continues and lockdowns expandChinese premier Li Keqiang visits Wuhan - latest updatesThe head of the World Health Organisation will hold a special meeting with officials in Beijing on Monday to discuss how to contain the coronavirus that has killed 80 people and left more than 400 in a critical condition.In an effort to reduce chances of infection during what is China’s busiest travel season, officials announced ...
Tags: Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Li Keqiang, World Health Organisation, Wuhan, Coronavirus outbreak


China virus: five cities locked down and Beijing festivities scrapped

Residents in cities affected by coronavirus hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeCoronavirus latest news - live Chinese authorities have imposed lockdown measures on five cities in an unprecedented effort to contain the outbreak of deadly new virus that has made hundreds of people ill and spread to other parts of the world during the busy lunar new year travel period.Authorities banned transport links from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, on Thursday morning, suspending buses, subwa...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Sars, Hubei Province, Huanggang, Chibi, Coronavirus outbreak, Ezhou


Coronavirus: five Chinese cities locked down and Beijing festivities scrapped

Residents in affected cities hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeCoronavirus latest news - live Five Chinese cities have been put on lockdown and Beijing has cancelled a number of major public events in an attempt to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus outbreak.Authorities banned transport links from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, on Thursday morning, suspending buses, subways, ferries and shutting the airport and train stations to outgoing passengers. Later in the day, th...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Sars, Hubei Province, Huanggang, Chibi, Coronavirus outbreak, Ezhou


China’s response to the coronavirus shows what it learned from the Sars cover-up | Thomas Abraham

Beijing is determined to crush this disease as firmly as it crushes dissent. But there is no guarantee a lockdown will workA new disease arrives in a Chinese winter – is history repeating itself? At the end of 2002, Sars erupted in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. Nearly two decades on, another new virus has struck at roughly the same time of year, this time in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Though the diseases are similar – Sars and the new Wuhan virus are from the same coronaviru...
Tags: Health, Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Guangdong, Sars, Global Health, Coronavirus outbreak, Thomas Abraham


Coronavirus: three Chinese cities locked down and Beijing festivities scrapped

Residents in Wuhan, Ezhou and Huanggang hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeThree Chinese cities with a total population of 20 million have been put on lockdown and Beijing has cancelled a number of major public events in an attempt to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus outbreak.Authorities banned transport links from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, on Thursday, as well as the nearby central Chinese cities of Huanggang and Ezhou, suspending buses, subways, ferries and shut...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Sars, Hubei Province, Huanggang, Coronavirus outbreak, Wuhan Ezhou, Ezhou


Coronavirus: Chinese cities in lockdown in effort to contain virus

Residents in Wuhan, Ezhou and Huanggang hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeThree Chinese cities with a total population of 20 million have been put on lockdown and Beijing has cancelled a number of major public events in an attempt to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus outbreak.Authorities banned transport links from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, on Thursday, as well as the nearby central Chinese cities of Huanggang and Ezhou, suspending buses, subways, ferries and shut...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Sars, Hubei Province, Huanggang, Coronavirus outbreak, Wuhan Ezhou, Ezhou


Chinese Hackers Bypass 2FA in Attacks Spanning 10 Countries

A Chinese hacking group believed to operate on behalf of the Beijing government has learned how to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) in attacks on government and industry targets, ZDNet reported on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, China, Beijing, Zdnet, Apt20


China says it has met its carbon reduction goal early

BEIJING (AP) — China says it has realized its 2020 target for reducing carbon emissions ahead of schedule. The ecology and environment ministry published a report Wednesday saying China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP had fallen last year by 4% from a year earlier to stand at 45.8% less than in 2005. Vice Minister […]
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