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Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    China warns virus could spread as death toll rises to 17

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:22am on January 23, 2020

    A new virus that has killed 17 people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged...

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    Wuhan cancels Lunar New Year event to prevent virus outbreak

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:16pm on January 22, 2020

    The Chinese city at the centre of a SARS-like virus outbreak has urged people to stay away, cancelling a major Lunar New Year event, as...

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    China virus hits 291 people, kills six

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:21pm on January 21, 2020

    Asian countries on Tuesday ramped up measures to block the spread of a new virus as the death toll in China rose to six and...

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    China targets takeout containers in bid to reduce plastic waste

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:46am on January 21, 2020

    China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down...

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    SARS-like virus spreads in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:00pm on January 20, 2020

    A SARS-like virus has killed a third person, spread around China and reached another Asian country, authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak...

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    China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:07am on January 20, 2020

    China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China’s Lunar New...

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    Lack of transparency in China’s Belt and Road projects: EU firms

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on January 19, 2020

    A lack of information and transparency are top barriers for European companies seeking involvement in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, according to a survey published...

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    EU warns of WTO challenge if China-US deal creates ‘distortions’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:46am on January 18, 2020

    The European Union would challenge the China-US trade agreement at the World Trade Organisation if it creates ‘distortions’ in the market that harm EU companies,...

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    Chinese economic growth hits 3-decade low

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:42am on January 18, 2020

    China’s economy grew last year at its slowest pace in three decades, hit by weak domestic demand and trade tensions, but while officials warned of...

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    China birth rate hits lowest

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:30am on January 18, 2020

    China’s birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society...

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