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

Coronavirus: All you need to know in 500 words

New virus thought to have originated in China's Wuhan city has killed at least 2,118 people and infected some 74,576.

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Coronavirus: Japan gov't defends handling of ship quarantine

Japan is standing by its decision to end the quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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China’s bank loans surge as government tries to buffer economy

China's central bank lowers its benchmark lending rate to help businesses experiencing higher costs due to coronavirus.

China’s bank loans surge as government tries to buffer economy

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How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?

COVID-19 spreads from person to person in close proximity, similar to other respiratory illnesses.

How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?

Coronavirus outbreak

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

The virus has killed 2,118 people in mainland China and has infected more than 75,000 worldwide, mostly in China.

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

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Air France-KLM sees earnings drop up to $216m due to coronavirus

European airline group suspends China flights until March, warning of worse effects if they do not resume after then.

Air France-KLM sees earnings drop up to $216m due to coronavirus

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China expels foreign journalists as coronavirus deaths climb

Critics call expulsion of Wall Street Journal reporters counterproductive as country grapples with a deadly outbreak.

China expels foreign journalists as coronavirus deaths climb

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Virus freezes hiring across Singapore, Hong Kong's finance firms

Asia's financial hubs are slowing recruitment as business slows down due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Virus freezes hiring across Singapore, Hong Kong's finance firms

Coronavirus outbreak

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

At least 2,004 people in mainland China have died from the coronavirus, which has now spread to 27 countries.

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EU trade chief warns coronovirus may delay China trade accord

The EU sees the agreement as opening more sectors of the Chinese economy to investment by European companies.

EU trade chief warns coronovirus may delay China trade accord

Coronavirus outbreak

Seven things you need to know about coronavirus

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle a new coronavirus that originated in China's Wuhan city.

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Coronavirus poses risks to global economy's fragile recovery: IMF

IMF says global economic recovery will be shallow and could be derailed by a further spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus poses risks to global economy's fragile recovery: IMF

Asia Pacific

Movement restrictions in and out of China 'helping contain' virus

Tens of millions of people have been restricted from leaving their homes, while residents have to rely on local teams to deliver food.

Asia Pacific

South Korean film sees new opportunity after Parasite Oscar

South Korean filmmakers have struggled to win global recognition but doors are opening after Parasite won the Oscar for Best Picture.