China

China offers global help in combating COVID-19

President Xi Jinping spoke over phone on Monday night with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. China, Britain agree to support WHO’s role in combating COVID-19 BEIJING — President […]

China

First medical teams return from Wuhan

A member of the national emergency medical rescue team from Tianjin gestures before leaving Wuhan, Hubei province, on Tuesday. Over 42,000 medical workers from around China are leaving Hubei after the epidemic was basically brought […]

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Canada

Bank of Canada Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged

The Bank of Canada left its key interest rate unchanged at 0.25% in a scheduled policy announcement on Wednesday and said it would begin purchasing provincial and corporate bonds to ease strains in those markets. […]

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Business

Nikkei Closes 0.5% Lower, Weighed by Real-Estate, Bank Stocks

Japanese stocks ends lower with real-estate and bank stocks falling sharply due to continuing concerns about impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Real-estate developer Mitsui Fudosan closes 3.8% lower, Sumitomo Realty & Development 3.0% lower, Mizuho […]

China

Wuhan Zoo livestreams animals during outbreak

The Wuhan Zoo in Hubei province may have been closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus, but local residents staying indoors still have a chance to see their beloved animals online through […]

Business

Master Salutes Local Foodservice Heroes

The COVID-19 outbreak occurred right before the Lunar New Year forced hundreds of millions of people across China to stay at home. All public gatherings were banned to help prevent the spread of the virus. […]