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Beijing’s Great Leap Backward

Expelling Wall Street Journal reporters returns China to a darker age.
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Wall Street Journal, Beijing (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Great Leap Backward


The 25 biggest stadiums in world soccer - Business Insider

'The Bird's Nest' in Beijing, China holds exactly 80,000 people Beijing's National Stadium was designed and used for the 2008 Olympics, during which it had an extra 11,000 temporary seats on top of its normal capacity. For soccer, it has only been used for a variety of showcase fixtures between big European clubs.
Tags: News, Beijing, Beijing China, National Stadium


Coronavirus Live Updates: Xi Began Fighting Virus Earlier Than Known

Chinese state media released evidence that the country’s leader, Xi Jinping, issued internal orders about the coronavirus epidemic in early January, about two weeks before his first public remarks.
Tags: Japan, News, China, Xi Jinping, Epidemics, Beijing (China, Quarantines, Hubei Province (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Live Updates: First Death Outside Asia Reported in France

The victim was an 80-year-old tourist from China who had been hospitalized since Jan. 25, the French health minister said.
Tags: Japan, News, France, China, Epidemics, Beijing (China, Quarantines, Hubei Province (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Live Updates: France Reports First Death Outside Asia

The French health minister said the man was an 80-year-old tourist from Hubei who had been hospitalized since Jan. 25.
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, France, China, Epidemics, Hubei, Beijing (China, Quarantines, Hubei Province (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The CDC Has Confirmed a 15th Case of COVID-19 in the U.S. Here’s What to Know

The U.S. now has 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. The latest case is a patient at the JBSA-Lackland military base in San Antonio, Texas, where 91 evacuees from Wuhan, China—the epicenter of the outbreak—have been in mandatory quarantine since they left China for the U.S. on Feb. 6. This is the first person under quarantine at the base who has tested positive for the virus, the CDC said in a public statement Thursday. ...
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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


Fear, Fury and the Coronavirus

China’s Communist rulers are not just fighting an epidemic. They are also struggling to contain an upwelling of public anger about their own failure to stem the outbreak.
Tags: News, China, Xi Jinping, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘Let’s Not Shake Hands’: Xi Jinping Tours Beijing Amid Coronavirus Crisis

China’s leader, who rarely mingles with the public, visited several sites in the capital and spoke to medical workers in Wuhan via video conferencing.
Tags: News, China, Xi Jinping, Epidemics, Local Government, Li Keqiang, Wuhan, Communist Party of China, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity

Pandemics are perversely democratic. They’re nasty, lethal and sneaky, but they don’t discriminate. No matter your age, ethnicity, religion, gender, or nation, you’re a part of the pathogenic constituency. That shared vulnerability, and the resulting human collectivism—a universal response to a universal threat—is newly and vividly evident in the face of the now-global outbreak of the novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV. As of writing, there have been over 30,000 diagnosed cases and over 6...
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China Cuts Tariffs on $75 Billion of U.S. Imports Amid a Trade War Truce

(BEIJING) — China cut tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports including auto parts on Thursday in response to American reductions as part of their truce in a trade war. The cuts come as China struggles with the mounting cost of measures imposed to contain a virus outbreak that has closed factories, stores and other businesses. The reductions apply to tariffs imposed Sept. 1 as the two sides were ratcheting up their dispute over Beijing’s technology ambitions and trade surplus, the Ministry o...
Tags: News, Washington, China, Uncategorized, Beijing, United States, Trump, Beijing China, Ministry Of Finance, Overnight, Onetime


Coronavirus and the Panic Epidemic

The Chinese government is going all-out because it knows the people don’t entirely trust it.
Tags: News, China, Communist Party of China, Lunar New Year, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus and the Panic Epidemic

The Chinese government is going all-out because it knows the people don’t entirely trust it.
Tags: News, China, Communist Party of China, Lunar New Year, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A Virus’s Journey Across China

Government officials thought they could control the disease and cover up its growing death toll. They were wrong.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, Beijing (China, Protective Clothing and Gear, Respiratory Diseases, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Journey Across China


How to Avoid the Coronavirus? Wash Your Hands

I covered the SARS outbreak as a reporter in China, and I saw that common sense is the best defense against viral illness.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Viruses, Beijing (China, Hygiene and Cleanliness, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


How to Prevent Coronavirus? Wash Your Hands

I covered the SARS outbreak as a reporter in China, and I saw that common sense is the best defense against viral illness.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Viruses, Beijing (China, Hygiene and Cleanliness, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Hulu's head of HR reveals the 3 teams the company will be staffing up most in 2020 (DIS)

Hulu's head of HR shared with Business Insider the three teams the streaming company will be staffing up most in 2020. It's beefing up its technology, marketing, and advertising-sales teams this year. Hulu currently has more than 100 job openings across its US offices and its Beijing, China location. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Hulu is hiring for more than 100 jobs across the US and its Beijing, China office.  Business Insider asked the streaming company's head of human resources, S...
Tags: New York, US, Trends, Beijing, Ken Burns, Hulu, Business Insider, Santa Monica, Beijing China, Sullivan, Shannon Sullivan, Seattle Washington, Santa Monica Read, Hulu Sullivan, Santa Monica Advertising


SAEV to invest $500m in renewables and energy efficiency technologies

In Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) is planning to set up a $500 million fund to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. SAEV is a subsidiary of the kingdom’s state-owned oil producer and recently opened an office in Beijing, China to scale up its presence in the country, said CEO Majid Mufti as reported by GreenTechMedia. SAEV currently has offices in Houston, Boston, Aberdeen, Norway and London. The fund launched in 2012 with a $500 million budget to invest i...
Tags: London, Saudi Arabia, Producer News, Beijing China, Greentech Media, SAEV, Majid Mufti, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures SAEV, GreenTechMedia SAEV, Houston Boston Aberdeen Norway


Xi Jinping Calls Situation Grave as China Scrambles to Contain Coronavirus

(BEIJING) — China’s leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak’s epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. President Xi Jinping’s remarks, reported by state broadcaster CCTV, came at a meeting of Communist Party leaders convened on Lunar New Year — the country’s biggest holiday whose celebrations have been muted — and underlined the gover...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, News, Australia, France, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Chicago, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Malaysia, New South Wales, Moscow, Cctv


Hulu's head of HR explains exactly what it takes to get a job at the streaming TV company in 2020 (DIS)

Business Insider spoke to Hulu's head of human resources about what it takes to get hired at the streaming company.  Candidates applying in 2020 should be prepared to show how they live up to Hulu's five core values, and answer "knock-out questions" that could eliminate them from consideration. Employee referrals and networking at Hulu events can also give applicants a leg up. Hulu is staffing up in 2020 in its technology, marketing, and ad sales teams. Click here for more BI Prime stories. H...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, Disney, US, Trends, Linkedin, Netflix, Beijing, Ken Burns, Hulu, San Antonio, Santa Monica, Beijing China, Santa Monica California, Sullivan


The ultimate guide to getting a job at Hulu in 2020, according to its head of HR (DIS)

Business Insider spoke to Hulu's head of human resources about what it takes to get hired at the streaming company.  Candidates applying in 2020 should be prepared to show how they live up to Hulu's five core values, and answer "knock-out questions" that could eliminate them from consideration. Employee referrals and networking at Hulu events can also give applicants a leg up. Hulu is staffing up in 2020 in its technology, marketing, and ad sales teams. Click here for more BI Prime stories. H...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, Disney, US, Trends, Linkedin, Netflix, Beijing, Ken Burns, Hulu, San Antonio, Santa Monica, Beijing China, Santa Monica California, Sullivan


Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app whose ties to China are raising concerns in the US

TikTok is a short-form video app that's become one of the most popular social platforms among teens and Generation Z. TikTok has , and is owned by a Chinese internet company called ByteDance. Here's the story of how TikTok got its start, grown into a wildly popular platform, and the problems that it's facing from US lawmakers along the way. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Follow INSIDER on TikTok. One of the most popular apps among teenagers at the moment is a short-form ...
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Wuhan, Center of Coronavirus Outbreak, Is Being Cut Off by Chinese Authorities

A senior health official warned that the annual Spring Festival holiday travel rush would complicate efforts to contain the outbreak, as the official death toll nearly doubled.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, Viruses, Lunar New Year, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, Chinese Authorities, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Wuhan Center


Chinese Authorities Cut Off Transportation From Wuhan, Center of Coronavirus Outbreak

A senior health official warned that the annual Spring Festival holiday travel rush would complicate efforts to contain the outbreak, as the official death toll nearly doubled.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, Viruses, Lunar New Year, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Wuhan Center


Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Chinese to Rethink Travel Plans

A senior health official warned that the annual Spring Festival holiday travel rush would complicate efforts to contain the outbreak, as the official death toll nearly doubled.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, Viruses, Lunar New Year, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Chinese to Rethink Travel Plans

A senior health official warned that the annual Spring Festival holiday travel rush would complicate efforts to contain the outbreak, as the official death toll nearly doubled.
Tags: News, China, Epidemics, Viruses, Lunar New Year, Politics And Government, Beijing (China, Wuhan (China, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


China Sentences Ex-President of Interpol Meng Hongwei to 13 Years for Bribes

(BEIJING) — China has sentenced the former president of Interpol Meng Hongwei to 13 years and six months in prison on charges of accepting bribes. Meng was elected president of the international police organization in 2016, but his four-year term was cut short when he vanished after traveling to China from France last October. Interpol was not informed and was forced to make a formal request to China for information about Meng’s whereabouts amid suspicion he had fallen out of political favor wit...
Tags: News, France, China, Uncategorized, Interpol, Tianjin, Beijing China, Meng, Overnight, Onetime, Meng Hongwei, Interpol Meng Hongwei, Xi Jinping Meng, Intermediary Court, Interpol Meng


Extradition Hearings for Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Begin in Canada

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom Monday, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar between China and Canada and complicated high-stakes trade talks between China and the United States. Canada’s arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, in late 2018 at America’s request enraged Beijing to the point it detain...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Washington, China, Uncategorized, America, Iran, Fbi, Beijing, Canada, United States, Xi Jinping, Hsbc, WTO, Vancouver, Donald Trump


China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans

A top Chinese government-appointed expert says a mysterious respiratory illness that has killed at least three people can be transmitted by humans, heightening concern about the outbreak.
Tags: Japan, News, China, World Health Organization, Viruses, Beijing (China, Bangkok (Thailand, Seoul (South Korea, Wuhan (China, Respiratory Diseases, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Traditional art in Beijing, China

Traditional Chinese art tends to be associated with watercolor mountainscapes or inky calligraphy, but with a 3,000-year-old history, China has a huge array of artistic traditions. While the earliest of Chinese arts included painting, calligraphy, and bronze work, subsequent centuries would see the development of ornate jade sculptures and glazed pottery and ceramics. Beijing, being the home of the emperor, attracted the finest artisans from across the country to pamper the imperial family. T...
Tags: Travel, France, China, Beijing, All, Buddhist, Tiananmen Square, Beijing China, National Art Museum of China, Forbidden City, National Museum of China, Ming, Chaoyang, Ancient China, Wangfujing Beijing, Xu Beihong