Coronavirus outbreak

How dangerous is the new coronavirus?

Global alarm mounts over a rapidly spreading new coronavirus in China, but just how worried should you be?

How dangerous is the new coronavirus?

Coronavirus outbreak

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

The virus has killed at least 1,665 people in mainland China and has infected some 69,000 worldwide, mostly in China.

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

Coronavirus outbreak

Xi had early knowledge of coronavirus severity, speech shows

As new cases drop for third day, speech shows leadership knew virus's potential severity weeks before telling public.

Xi had early knowledge of coronavirus severity, speech shows

Counting the Cost

Coronavirus outbreak's effect on the oil and gas market

Exclusive with secretary-general of Gas Exporting Countries Forum on the coronavirus. Plus, cost of rising sea levels.

Asia Pacific

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

Here's what we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

Coronavirus outbreak

China warns against panic as death toll passes 1,500

Foreign Ministry criticises countries that have introduced trade and travel restrictions on China.

Coronavirus outbreak

Chinese tourist in France is Europe's first coronavirus death

More than 1,500 people have died from the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, mostly in mainland China.

Chinese tourist in France is Europe's first coronavirus death

AJ Impact

Business, but not as usual, at Singapore Airshow

Asia's largest aerospace and defence event sees drop in participants, attendance amid deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Business, but not as usual, at Singapore Airshow

The Listening Post

Speaking up about the coronavirus - but at what cost?

Why China saw public anger and reporting about the coronavirus go uncensored. Plus, the fury of India's news anchors.

AJ Impact

China to loosen banks' bad debt limits to boost virus-hit firms

China's regulators say they plan to speed up lending for key projects to stimulate the economy.

China to loosen banks' bad debt limits to boost virus-hit firms

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Sports events hit by coronavirus outbreak

COVID-19 has forced Olympic qualifiers and major international competitions in China to be cancelled or relocated.

Sports events hit by coronavirus outbreak

AJ Impact

Face masks 'hot item' at London Fashion Week amid virus fears

Some designers changed or cancelled their shows due to factory shutdowns in China as global coronavirus worries spread.

Face masks 'hot item' at London Fashion Week amid virus fears

Inside Story

Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak?

Some Communist Party leaders have been sacked as the number of confirmed cases rises.

Coronavirus outbreak

China sets 14-day quarantine rule for Beijing arrivals

New fatalities push nationwide death toll close to 1,400 and further 5,090 new cases take total infections near 65,000.

Egypt

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa

The country's health ministry says the affected person is a 'foreigner' who is hospitalised and in isolation.

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa