Trump says U.S. investigating whether virus came from Wuhan lab

World Apr 16, 2020

Trump says U.S. investigating whether virus came from Wuhan lab

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his government is trying to determine whether the coronavirus emanated from a lab in Wuhan, China, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Beijing "needs to come clean" on what they know. The source of the virus remains ...

How a military-style lockdown unfolded in Wuhan

Asia Pacific Apr 8, 2020

How a military-style lockdown unfolded in Wuhan

As the world grapples with the escalating coronavirus pandemic, China reopened the city of Wuhan on Wednesday, allowing its 11 million residents to leave for the first time in over two months, a milestone in its effort to combat the outbreak. But while the operation ...

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

Asia Pacific Apr 4, 2020

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence. At 10 a.m., citizens stopped, cars, trains and ships sounded their horns, and air-raid sirens rang out ...