China Daily (China)

WUHAN, China (China Daily/ANN) - The local government failed to disclose information in a reasonable time frame in the early stages of the novel coronavirus epidemic, admitted Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Premier Li Keqiang presided over the meeting of the leading group of the Communist Party of China Central Committee on coping with the novel coronavirus, a pneumonia-causing virus, in Beijing. Li is head of the group.

DAVOS (China Daily/ANN) - In a speech at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Singapore PM Lee said that the US, China and globalisation are three major external factors that have driven the economic prosperity of Singapore, but they are all changing now.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The rapid spread of novel coronavirus has sparked fears of a global outbreak. The city of Wuhan and some of its neighbours have been put into lockdown which speaks volumes about the gravity of the situation.

MACAO (China Daily/ANN) - The special administrative region (SAR)'s health service announced on Thursday morning that a Macao hospital reported its second case of novel coronavirus.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Wild animals sold at a seafood market in Wuhan could be the source of the outbreak, Gao Fu, director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said, that Chinese scientists have cultured, isolated and analysed the genetic makeup of the microorganism.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China's National Health Commission said cases of the new coronavirus pneumonia disease rose to 571 on the Chinese mainland as of Wednesday midnight, including 95 in critical condition, and fatalities rose to 17,  on Thursday morning.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The local government of Wuhan has announced that all public transportation in the city will be temporarily closed starting at 10am on Thursday.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, said the firm is prepared for any new challenges that the US will bring in the coming year.

DAVOS, Switzerland (China Daily/ANN) - At the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng called on the international community to build an inclusive and open world economy and uphold multilateralism in support of economic globalisation.