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  • Kuwaitis praise traditional Chinese medicine for treating COVID-19

    Witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases as the pandemic continues to rage globally, Kuwait has enforced several measures to contain the spread of the virus.


  • Shanxi Province finds coronavirus on imported frozen food

    The city of Huozhou in north China's Shanxi Province has found that an imported frozen food packaging sample tested positive for the novel coronavirus, local health authorities said on Wednesday.


  • China supports global scientists in conducting research on source, transmission route of virus

    China continues supporting scientists around the world in conducting global scientific research on the source and route of transmission of the coronavirus, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Thursday.


  • China's coronavirus response responsible, contribution to global fight -- experts

    China's response to the coronavirus outbreak has been responsible, with especially a good job of information and experience sharing, which makes a significant contribution to the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts.


  • Volkswagen extends US production pause due to coronavirus crisis

    German carmaker Volkswagen on Wednesday suspended production in its US plant in Tennessee by another week due to the coronavirus crisis.


  • German firms see improvements in China, but still face challenges

    German businesses in China are seeing improvements as the country's economy restarts, but still face serious challenges from the fallout of the coronavirus crisis, according to a newly released survey.


  • Bitkom: Coronavirus will push ahead digitalization in Germany

    According to Germany's digital industry association, Bitkom, the consequences of the fight against the coronavirus could significantly promote digitalization in Germany.


  • Intermeeting is training Chinese doctors on infectious diseases

    The training course organized remotely in collaboration with the University of Padua is about to start. It will be available online on a platform designed by the Chinese Health Ministry, which initially should have had to start in May.


  • Chinese-Italian philanthropy join forces against coronavirus emergency

    The Civil Protection and the Red Cross have been distributing in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions the 50% of the first cargo of over 2 tons of protective suits, masks and gloves donated by Chinese foundations.


  • Germany's Ifo business climate index collapses due to coronavirus

    German business confidence collapsed in March, according to the Ifo finance institute, which described the economic climate as "extraordinarily dire" in releasing its closely watched survey on Wednesday.


  • Air cargo costs to triple, Beijing aims at supporting the carrier

    The air freight costs rose sharply, so China intends to support its international presence in the sector so as to guarantee supply chains and value chains.


  • The Wuhan's model: how China has defeated coronavirus

    The measures to isolate the city and other two centres in Hubei province, with the result of closing 60 million citizens inside the perimeter border with a few hours’ notice, has allowed a first stage of containment, by avoiding an explosion of infection cases on the whole Chinese territories.


  • Seven lessons from China to defeat coronavirus

    Are there any lessons that Chinese companies, the first ones which had to cope with coronavirus, can teach to the European and in particular to the Italian ones? A BCG analysis has collected and listed them.


  • Intel, Lenovo, BGI team up to accelerate analysis of coronavirus genome

    U.S. leading chip manufacturer Intel Corporation and Chinese tech firms of Lenovo and BGI Genomics announced on Tuesday to pool their resource for investigating the genomic characteristics of the novel coronavirus.


  • Coronavirus outbreak hits border trade

    In January 2020, Thailand's total border trade registered 86.07 billion baht, down 10.76 percent year-on-year. Of the total figures, exports from Thailand totaled 59.501 billion baht, down 9.44 percent from January last year.


  • Interview: China to remain top toy maker globally despite coronavirus impact

    As a hub of the global toy industry, China's crucial role in the supply chain won't be shaken by a potential coronavirus-related impact, a U.S. toy industry executive has said.


  • China’s railway operator orderly resumes key project construction amid epidemic

    China's railway operator has resumed the construction of key projects in an orderly manner amid the novel coronavirus epidemic, the Xinhua-run China Securities Journal reported on Wednesday.


  • China's car-hailing firm sets up dedicated convoys for medical workers

    China's car-hailing service firm Didi Chuxing has set up dedicated convoys to help ferry medical staff and residents amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.


  • China Focus: Digital economy helps offset coronavirus impact

    When some industries in China have been put into temporary stagnation due to the sudden coronavirus epidemic outbreak, the country's booming digital economy, however, is playing an increasingly important role in hedging economic risks and uncertainty.


  • China's 'Optics Valley' ready for the long haul

    The electronics and optical communication equipment manufacturing industry in China is likely to see pressure in the short term as the novel coronavirus outbreak might have an influence on the normal production of related companies in Wuhan.


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