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    Global fears rise as 563 killed in China virus

    Agence France Presse. Wuhan | Updated at 11:15am on February 06, 2020

    China’s coronavirus crisis deepened on Thursday with the death toll soaring to 563, as thousands of people trapped on quarantined cruise ships added to the...

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    Ex-Malaysian first lady goes on trial on corruption charges

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 03:19pm on February 05, 2020

    Malaysia’s former first lady, who allegedly invested in a luxurious lifestyle with bribes and stolen public money, went on trial on Wednesday for corruption for...

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    More China cities shut as virus death toll rises

    Agence France-Presse . Hangzhou, China | Updated at 11:04am on February 05, 2020

    Millions more people have been ordered to stay indoors as China battles to curb the spread of a new virus that authorities said Wednesday has...

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    Disabled Chinese boy dies while father in virus quarantine

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:55pm on February 04, 2020

    A disabled boy has died after being left to fend for himself when his father was quarantined over the deadly new coronavirus in China’s Hubei...

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    1st death in HK as more countries report cases

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 04:45pm on February 04, 2020

    Three more Asian countries confirmed coronavirus infections on Tuesday among citizens who had not travelled to China, as Hong Kong reported its first death from...

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    Japan locks cruise having 3,500 people to test for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:00pm on February 04, 2020

    Japan has quarantined a cruise ship carrying 3,500 people and was testing passengers for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after a passenger who departed in...

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    China virus death toll spikes to 425

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 10:59am on February 04, 2020

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing The number of deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak spiked to 425, after authorities in Hubei province reported 64 new fatalities on Tuesday....

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    China needs medical gear as virus toll tops SARS

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:09am on February 04, 2020

    China said Monday it urgently needed medical equipment and surgical masks as the death toll from a new coronavirus jumped above 360, making it more...

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    Coronavirus death toll hits 361, around 17,000 people infected

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:33pm on February 03, 2020

    China’s death toll from the coronavirus epidemic soared past 360 on Monday, with deepening global concern about the outbreak and governments closing their borders to...

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    New Chinese city locked down as first coronavirus death abroad reported

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:12am on February 03, 2020

    China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of a coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll from the disease soared...