China's Hebei approves $1.2 bln hydrogen production and consumption projects
Home to a quarter of China's steelmaking capacity, Hebei has been seeking to upgrade its industrial structure by turning to less-polluted and higher-value-added sectors including equipment manufacturing for metro and wind turbine.
China to lift travel curbs on Hubei province, including Wuhan
The easing of restrictions comes as Hubei reported that new infections dropped ...
Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs to 25 with 830 confirmed cases
As the virus spread in the country and the world, China on Thursday l...
First suspected case of coronavirus in Pakistan's Sindh province
A suspected case of deadly coronavirus has been detected in Pakistan's Sindh province in an engineering student who has been quarantined by authorities following his return from China.
First COVID-19 case can be traced back to November 17 in China's Hubei province: Report
The first case of someone in China suffering from COVID-19 can be traced back to November 17, the report said quoting government data. A 55-year-old from Hubei province could have been the first person to have contracted the viral infection on November 17 last year and cases rapidly began piling up since then, it said.
China sacrifices a province to save the world from Coronavirus
Unprecedented scenes are emerging daily from Hubei, the landlocked region of 60 million people.
India reaches out to over 600 Indians in coronavirus-hit Hubei province
"We have established contact with over 600 Indians across the province and are individually ascertaining their willingness to be repatriated. Our Mission in Beijing is working round-the-clock on the ground to work out the necessary logistics," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a media briefing.
China reports three deaths, 54 new confirmed cases of coronavirus
While no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 were reported on Friday, the number of coronavirus infections in people returning from abroad has gone up to 649 with 54 new cases reported, China's National Health Commission said.
Booming mask producers in China meet global demand
At the height of China's outbreak in early February, Guan Xunze's company created a new mask factory in just eleven days. The factory, with five production lines in northeastern China, made the much-needed N95 face masks which were in huge demand as infection numbers surged.
Pakistan army forcibly moving coronavirus positive patients to PoK and Gilgit
Amid strong protests by locals, the Pakistan army has started to move coronavirus positive patients from Punjab province to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan - the two most marginalised areas under Pakistani occupation.
Sun soon to rise on southeast Asia's largest solar farm in Vietnam
The 14-trillion-dong ($593.22 million) facility in Ninh Thuan province is scheduled to start power generation in the fourth quarter this year, the company said in an emailed statement.
Coronavirus scare in Pakistan as preachers from 80 nations attend gathering
The gathering in eastern part of Pakistan, the second most populous country in South Asia, brought together tens of thousands of Muslim preachers from about 80 countries. Nationals from Palestine and Kyrgyzstan, who attended the Tablighi Jamaat meet that ended on March 12, have tested positive, ET has learnt.
No new local coronavirus cases for third day in row in China
China reported no domestically transmitted coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day even as seven more fatalities have been confirmed, taking the death toll in the country to 3255.
South Korea says detected North Korea missile fire 'inapproriate' amid coronavirus
The missile launch came just hours after North Korea confirmed it would go ahead with a session of the Supreme People's Assembly, its rubber-stamp legislature, in Pyongyang.
China reports no new local virus cases for second day
The country's drop in cases offers a ray of hope for the rest of the world as a slew of other nations go into lockdown in an effort to emulate China's tactic against the disease. The number of deaths in China has also slowed dramatically, with the National Health Commission reporting only three new fatalities.
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