Controversy over Chinese government response to coronavirus

In China, controversy has erupted over a speech by President Xi Jinping that indicates he and other leaders knew about the threat of the coronavirus outbreak weeks before it was revealed to the public. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown is following the story from Hong Kong. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Controversy over Chinese government response to coronavirus

Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

China’s President is admitting shortfalls in the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Xi Jinping is promising to fix problems and loopholes in the health system. The epicentre of the outbreak, Hubei province, reported a sharp increase in new cases. But the World Health Organization says that’s because doctors are using a broader definition to diagnose … Read more Is China losing control of the coronavirus outbreak? I Inside Story

Coronavirus: blame shifting in Xi Jinping’s China

Commentator and investor André Loesekrug-Pietri tells François Picard how central authorities in Beijing have put the onus on local authorities in Wuhan. Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Visit our website: https://www.france24.com Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Xi Jinping visits Beijing coronavirus hospital, flags tough measures to control outbreak | ABC News

Chinese President Xi Jinping has visited a hospital treating coronavirus patients, his first such visit since the start of the deadly outbreak. The Chinese leader has largely kept out of the spotlight during the outbreak, with Premier Li Keqiang travelling to the virus-hit city of Wuhan to take the lead in government efforts to combat … Read more Xi Jinping visits Beijing coronavirus hospital, flags tough measures to control outbreak | ABC News

Coronavirus: China’s Xi visits hospital in rare appearance – BBC News

In a rare public appearance, China’s President Xi Jinping has visited health staff in Beijing treating patients infected with the coronavirus. We also hear about how transmissible the virus may become outside of China. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog The number of people killed by the new coronavirus rose by 97 on Sunday, the highest number … Read more Coronavirus: China’s Xi visits hospital in rare appearance – BBC News

China’s Xi dons mask for rare hospital visit as more than 900 die of coronavirus

Chinese President Xi Jinping donned a face mask and had his temperature checked Monday while visiting medical workers and patients affected by the deadly coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more China’s Xi dons mask for rare hospital visit as more than 900 die of coronavirus

Coronavirus: China’s economy takes huge hit – and President Xi appears in public

China’s President Xi Jinping has made a rare appearance on the streets of Beijing – wearing a protective face mask as he greeted residents and staff at a hospital in the capital. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Xi promised more action to contain the virus and claimed China would strive to meet its economic targets. But with major … Read more Coronavirus: China’s economy takes huge hit – and President Xi appears in public

How coronavirus puts pressure on China l FT

The FT’s global China editor James Kynge says the outbreak puts President Xi Jinping under intense pressure, with signs of disunity among Chinese officialdom, restrictions on travel, and factories shut. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2OaGLE1. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out … Read more How coronavirus puts pressure on China l FT

China cracks down on wildlife trade amid coronavirus outbreak

The rising death toll and increasingly rapid spread of the new coronavirus has prompted China’s President Xi Jinping to declare the outbreak a “grave” situation. He has also said public safety is the government’s top priority. This comes as more cities lock down public transportation. Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Beijing. – Subscribe to … Read more China cracks down on wildlife trade amid coronavirus outbreak

China Wants Hong Kong to Succeed Under ‘One Country, Two Systems,’ Says Lam

Jan.21 — Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered personal assurances that he won’t use the protests in Hong Kong as an excuse to tighten Beijing’s controls on the region, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.