With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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"If we have another Daegu in this country, I can't imagine what would happen," a professor said since medical resources are being stretched thin.
China will work to make sure a US loss in the Philippines is its gain, one expert on the region told Business Insider.
New cases outside China have caused global concerns that more major regions were at risk and the outbreak could reach pandemic status.
South Korea admitted it failed to keep the virus out of the country as cases now surge, and many countries are reporting their first cases and deaths.
SARS killed 774 people between November 2002 and July 2003. More than 2,100 people have died from the new Wuhan coronavirus since December.
These diseases throughout history, from the Black Death and cholera to HIV/AIDS and coronavirus, have caused universal alarm.
Maersk, Air-France KLM, and Foxconn warned the rampaging, flu-like illness is hammering their businesses.
Coronavirus is changing food consumption in China. A food-delivery giant is witnessing larger orders and a demand for contactless delivery.
The woman had visited her hometown in Hubei Province, the centre of the outbreak, and was returning to Shanghai, where she works. She was quarantined.
The husband of a Wuhan nurse drives behind her, lighting her path as she walks to work in the early morning hours. The wife is in self-quarantined.
Delaying the National People's Congress is an admission of China's struggle to control the deadly coronavirus that has killed more than 2,500 people.
Wuhan announced that some people could leave the locked-down city, only to reverse the announcement hours later as the coronavirus spreads.
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In the midst of an "unprecedented crisis," Daegu's mayor shut down public spaces, effectively emptying the usually busy city of 2.5 million people.
The US appears to be renewing its lobbying efforts to get the UK to ditch Huawei after Britain said it would let Huawei build some of its 5G.
Kentaro Iwata said he had safely weathered the Ebola, SARS, and cholera crises, but was terrified of catching COVID-19 on the quarantined cruise ship.
The detection method is the latest move in the province's crackdown on the coronavirus, which originated in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province.
The hit to China's economy accounts for most of UBS's forecast, with disruptions in Thailand, Singapore, and Hong Kong also weighing on expansion.
Banking giant HSBC's lackluster earnings and intention to cut 35,000 jobs also weighed on world markets.
Xu Zhangrun, a law professor at the elite Tsinghua University, had published a scathing essay on the Chinese government's handling of the coronavirus.
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