Nissan to halt production at Japan factory due to coronavirus

11.02.2020 [16:25]
Nissan Motor Co will temporarily halt production at its plant in Kyushu, southwestern Japan, due to the coronavirus, the Japanese automaker said on Monday, as the outbreak starts to strain the global supply chain, Reuters reports. ...

Death toll from Thailand shooting rises to 27

09.02.2020 [16:37]
The death toll from Saturday’s mass shooting in northeastern Thailand has risen to 27, including the gunman, with 57 others injured, according to Chinese media, Anadolu Agency reports. ...

Death toll in China’s coronavirus outbreak rises to 723

09.02.2020 [16:02]
The death toll in China from the novel coronavirus outbreak climbed to 723, the country’s National Health Commission (NHC) said Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. Authorities said 34,546 confirmed cases have been reported and 86 people have died and more than 3,000 ...

Overnight brawl in Kazakhstan leaves 8 dead, scores wounded

08.02.2020 [16:52]
A brawl and a series of clashes in several villages in Kazakhstan’s southern Zhambyl province have left eight people dead and scores wounded, Interior Minister Yerlan Turgumbayev said on Saturday, according to Reuters. Some 70 people were involved in the initial brawl on the outskirts of the Masanchi village, close ...

China's Hubei reports 2,447 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection

07.02.2020 [11:02]
Central China's Hubei Province reported 2,447 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 69 new deaths on Thursday, local health authorities said Friday, according to Xinhua. The provincial capital Wuhan reported 1,501 new infections and 64 new deaths ...

China reports 3,694 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection, 73 new deaths

06.02.2020 [10:38]
Chinese health authorities Thursday said it received reports of 3,694 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 73 deaths on Wednesday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, according to Xinhua. ...

Turkey: Avalanche buries search team, 33 killed

06.02.2020 [10:31]
Death toll rose to 33 after rescue workers were buried under an avalanche in eastern Turkey, authorities said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) ...

At least 5 killed in avalanche in eastern Turkey

05.02.2020 [18:15]
At least five people are dead and others are feared trapped following an avalanche in eastern Turkey’s Van province, authorities said Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. “Seven people were rescued during the search. Unfortunately, five others ...

Key meeting emphasizes treating all patients

05.02.2020 [15:31]
A meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Tuesday adopted measures to enable more patients infected with the novel coronavirus in Hubei province and especially Wuhan to obtain treatment, improve recovery rates and reduce fatalities, according to china ...

Central bank performs second round of liquidity injection

05.02.2020 [15:01]
The Chinese central bank injected funds for the second straight day into the financial system, adding 500 billion yuan ($73 billion) of liquidity on Tuesday to stabilize market expectations and boost investor confidence amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, according to china daily.com.cn ...

Uzbekistan evacuates 84 people from China's Wuhan

05.02.2020 [14:32]
Uzbekistan has evacuated 84 people from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, and will place them in quarantine upon arrival in Tashkent, the Central Asian nation’s state airline said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Uzbekistan Airways said in a statement the passengers were being accompanied by doctors ...

Erdogan, Putin talk over phone after Idlib attack

05.02.2020 [10:50]
The Syrian regime's recent attack on Turkish troops in Idlib has marred joint efforts for peace in the country, the Turkish president told his Russian counterpart in a phone call, Anadolu Agency reports. The phone call between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin came after Monday’s ...

Messages of support pour in from world

04.02.2020 [18:15]
International support for China's efforts in fighting the novel coronavirus has continued to pour in, with countries from around the world offering sympathy and medical assistance and calling for an objective and rational evaluation of the outbreak ...

China will withstand economic impact of outbreak, official says

04.02.2020 [16:46]
China is confident in its ability to minimize the impact on its economy by the novel coronavirus epidemic, said a senior government official, according to chinadaily.com.cn. In comparison with the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, China's economic ...

Hyundai Motor to suspend South Korea production as China virus hits parts supply

04.02.2020 [15:06]
Hyundai Motor said it will suspend production in South Korea, its biggest manufacturing base, becoming the first major automaker to do so outside China due to disruption in the supply of parts resulting from the coronavirus outbreak, according to ...

Medical supply shortage addressed

03.02.2020 [19:35]
China is working to ramp up production of medical supplies and promote international purchasing to address a supply shortage as part of its broader drive to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, the country's top industry regulator said on Sunday, according to chinadaily.com.cn ...

Arab League rejects so-called peace plan for Mideast

03.02.2020 [16:53]
The Arab League on Saturday announced that it rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's so-called peace plan for the Middle East, Anadolu Agency reports. In a statement following an extraordinary ministry-level session requested by Palestine ...

Superfast hospital in Wuhan ready

03.02.2020 [15:15]
A 1,000-bed hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, will begin receiving highly contagious pneumonia patients on Monday, less than 10 days after construction began, according to chinadaily.com.cn. The new facility will ease the shortage of beds in the city resulting from an increasing number of patients ...

China sees 2,829 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection, 57 new deaths

03.02.2020 [10:12]
Chinese health authorities Monday said it received reports of 2,829 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 57 deaths on Sunday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, according to Xinhua ...