HK stocks plummet 800 points on virus fears

All 50 blue chips on the Hang Seng Index ended in the red on Tuesday in a broad sell-off that started with the tourism-linked...

Two more dead in Wuhan virus outbreak, mayor says

The number of people in mainland China infected by a new SARS-like virus has jumped to 291, while two more people have died, officials...

Taiwan confirms first case of Wuhan virus

Taiwan on Tuesday confirmed its first case of the deadly new coronavirus that emerged around three weeks ago in Wuhan and has since spread...

Armenians can now visit China visa-free

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia and China have officially abolished visas from January 19, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan said in a Facebook post.Armenian President Armen...

Hong Kong stocks plunge after ratings downgrade

Hong Kong stocks tumbled more than two percent on Tuesday morning after Moody's downgraded the city's credit rating, while traders were also spooked by...

Virus expert sounds alarm over HK’s packed hospitals

Top microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung said on Tuesday that the overcrowding in Hong Kong's public hospitals are his top concern should the mainland's outbreak of...

‘New virus is probably now in 20 mainland cities’

A team led by former top health official Gabriel Leung has estimated that the virus outbreak in Wuhan has already spread to 20 mainland...

Ventus Lau granted bail after court appearance

Localist Ventus Lau, who organised an anti-government rally on Sunday that police brought to a sudden end, has been released on bail after appearing...

‘Weaponised’ doxxing leads to record complaints

Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog says it received almost four times as many complaints in 2019 compared to the previous year – with almost half...

China jails former Interpol chief for over 13 years

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who was detained on a visit to China in 2018, was sentenced on Tuesday to more than 13 years...

Asia ramps up defence against Wuhan virus

Asia stepped up its defences on Tuesday against a new Sars-like virus, introducing mandatory screenings at airports of arrivals from high-risk areas of China...

No by-elections to be held for vacant Legco seats

Authorities have announced that they will not be holding by-elections to fill two vacant seats in the Legislative Council, saying given the city's social...

Police chief sued for damages over Yuen Long attack

Eight people who say they were seriously injured in the July 21 Yuen Long attacks on Tuesday has filed a lawsuit against the Commissioner...

Dragan Skocic Shortlisted for Iran Job: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Croatian coach Dragan Skocic is reportedly among the nominees to coach Iran national football team. - Sports news - The 51-year-old...

Equity indices fall in early trading, IndianOil slips by 3.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the negative zone during early hours on Monday as concerns over a cut...

WHO may declare global emergency over Wuhan virus

The World Health Organisation will hold a key committee meeting on Wednesday on whether to declare the Wuhan virus outbreak an international public health...

Tokyo shares open down on low volume

Tokyo's Nikkei index opened slightly lower on Tuesday, with investors on the sidelines over a lack of trading pegs a day after the benchmark...

Fourth person dies from Wuhan virus

China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and authorities said a fourth...

Saracens coach admits ‘end of an era’ after demotion

European champions Saracens were facing the "end of an era" on Sunday after accepting their stunning relegation from the English Premiership.The Premiership title holders...

Real Madrid sign Brazilian prospect Reinier

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.According to...

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