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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 11:16 am: Xi holds calls with leaders of the UK and France Chinese President Xi Jinping held phone calls with leaders of the U.K. and France on Tuesday to express gratitude for their sympathies and support in China’s
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Walmart earnings and revenue for the holiday quarter missed analysts’ estimates, as the retailer cited softness in toys and apparel during December. The company said earnings took a hit, in part, because of political unrest in Chile, where protests have caused disruption in Walmart stores in the region. Its profit outlook for the upcoming year
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Malaysia has barred the entry of remaining passengers from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia — after an American passenger tested positive for the new coronavirus upon her arrival in Kuala Lumpur. Confirming local media reports, Malaysia’s deputy minister for international trade and industry, Ong Kian Ming, told CNBC on Monday that his country will
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:30 am: Hubei reports 100 more deaths and 1,933 new cases China’s Hubei province said it has confirmed 1,933 new coronavirus cases and 100 more deaths as of Feb. 16. It said that the virus has infected 58,182
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Excited passengers disembark from the MS Westerdam, which is now docked in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The cruise ship arrived in Cambodia on February 14, 2020 after being stranded for two weeks Paula Bronstein | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time. China’s
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 12:55 pm: China bans insurers from offering virus-specific products China’s deputy chair of the banking and insurance regulator, Liang Tao, said Saturday at a press conference that there are already more than 400 insurance products that can cover risks
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 11:22 am: Singapore must be prepared for cases to climb, minister says Singapore must be prepared that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country could continue to climb in the coming weeks, said Janil Puthucheary, senior
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 9:40 am: United Airlines extends China cancellations until late April United Airlines on Wednesday said it would extend cancellations of its China service until at least April 24, about a month later than the carrier previously planned, as
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Former Nissan Motor Chariman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2019. Issei Kato | Reuters Nissan filed a civil lawsuit against former Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, seeking an initial amount of 10 billion Japanese yen ($90 million). The company said the suit, filed at Yokohama District Court in
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Oil and gas stocks are likely to stay beaten down unless the industry sees consolidation, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday. The “Mad Money” host compared the current state of oil-and-gas affairs to that of the struggling shopping mall industry, which saw notable merger-and-acquisition activity on Monday. Simon Property Group announced it was buying rival Taubman
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A woman sits outside wearing a protective mask on February 9, 2020 in Wuhan, China. Flights, trains and public transport including buses, subway and ferry services have been closed for eighteenth days. The number of those who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, in China has climbed to 813. Stringer | Getty
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Officers in protective gear enter the cruise ship Diamond Princess, where 10 more people were tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, to transfer a patient to the hospital after the ship arrived at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan February 7, 2020. Kim Kyung-Hoon | Reuters This is a live blog.
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A citizen wearing a mask cycling across a deserted road in Wuhan, China on February 7, 2020. The 2019 new coronavirus was discovered in Wuhan in late 2019, and has spread to more than two dozen countries since. Stringer | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates.
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