A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response to a new virus outbreak from early on in the crisis.
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, Turkish and Syrian forces clashed in northwestern Syria for the second time in two weeks. As Turkish trucks rumbled into Idlib province, officials in Ankara warned Syria’s Assad regime to pull back. Also, U.S. Senate…
China is struggling to contain an outbreak of novel coronavirus that has now spread in small numbers to at least 25 other countries or territories. Both the official death toll and the number of confirmed cases have doubled in recent…
Hong Kong on Tuesday reported its first death from the illness, a man who had traveled from the mainland city of Wuhan that has been the epicenter of the outbreak.
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
By Yanan Wang, Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
A respiratory expert said two people in Guangdong province in southern China caught the disease from family members.
By Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
“As we always said we don’t want to start the trade war, but we are not afraid,” Xi said.
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
President Xi Jinping promised to let Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-government protests.
Communist China's planned economy once prevented its citizens from becoming wealthy. But China now produces billionaires faster than any country in the world, even as President Xi Jinping has cracked down on ostentatious displays of wealth. Special correspondent Katrina Yu…
By Nick Schifrin, Katrina Yu, Dan Sagalyn
For decades, the world's two largest economies — the U.S. and China — have been integrated. But the Trump administration is now trying to undo that, as an escalating trade war impacts consumers and businesses in both countries. NewsHour's Nick…
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