China starts to report asymptomatic coronavirus cases

Asia Pacific Apr 1, 2020

China starts to report asymptomatic coronavirus cases

Chinese health authorities began on Wednesday reporting on asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus as part of an effort to allay public fears that people could be spreading the virus without knowing they are infected with it. China, where the coronavirus emerged late last year, has ...

U.S. spies unclear on COVID-19 spread in China, North Korea and Russia

World Mar 31, 2020

U.S. spies unclear on COVID-19 spread in China, North Korea and Russia

As U.S. spy agencies seek to assemble a precise picture of the world's coronavirus outbreaks, they are finding serious gaps in their ability to assess the situation in China, Russia and North Korea, according to five U.S. government sources familiar with the intelligence reporting. The ...

Japanese car production in China down 86% in February

Business / Corporate Mar 31, 2020

Japanese car production in China down 86% in February

Output by major Japanese carmakers in China plunged 86.7 percent in February from a year earlier to 29,911 units due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to data released by the companies. The automakers temporarily closed plants in China due to the spread of the virus ...