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GENEVA/SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has imposed a strict quarantine around foreigners or returning nationals who display fever on entering the country, but has found no cases of coronavirus yet,...

HONG KONG/MACAU (Reuters) – Casinos in Macau, the world’s biggest gambling hub, reopen on Thursday after being closed for two weeks because of the coronavirus epidemic, but all punters and...

A singleton so desperate for love he advertised for dates on a giant billboard finally landed an evening out with a woman. Mark Rofe has been single for a year so decided to take drastic action, paying...

A CHINESE city has deployed a fleet of remote-controlled mini-tanks to spray disinfectant in residential areas hit by coronavirus. The unmanned machines, deployed in Taiyuan, central China’s Shanxi Province,...

For decades, the Uighur imam was a bedrock of his farming community in China’s far west. On Fridays, he preached Islam as a religion of peace. On Sundays, he treated the sick with free herbal medicine....

A Bible prophecy shows the coronavirus outbreak will plunge the world into its toughest periods for hundreds of years, a Rabbi has claimed. Rabbi Yosef Pinto, an respected Israeli mystic, has claimed the...

A B.C. father is relieved after learning his son, who has been quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan for nearly two weeks, is finally coming home. But Spencer Fehrenbacher won’t be flown back to...

Chinese scientists ‘are using 2,000-year-old traditional remedies on patients suffering with coronavirus’ say experts Doctors in Wuhan testing traditional Chinese medicines to treat the coronavirus New...

The Independent Film & Television Alliance has filed a complaint to the U.S. Trade Representative, calling for the U.S. government to keep China on its Priority Watch List and to monitor China under...

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s banking and insurance regulator has announced new measures to support companies, manufacturers, and small and medium businesses that have been hard hit by the coronavirus...

Coronavirus could come and go with the seasons, claims an infectious disease expert. The world is still reeling from the devastating outbreak that has killed more than 1,500 people in the last month, with...

MUNICH (Reuters) – China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi dismissed U.S. criticism of his country as “lies” on Saturday, shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

SHANGHAI/TOKYO (Reuters) – More than 2,600 new cases of a coronavirus have been confirmed in China with deaths up by 143, health officials said on Saturday, as the United States urged its citizens...

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is nudging insurers to work on cheaper medical cover linked to the coronavirus and is assuring them of fast-track approval for these new products, people with...

China's Hubei province reported 14,840 new coronavirus cases and 242 deaths on Thursday morning local time. The new numbers are the highest reported in a single day since the outbreak began. Visit...

The Singapore bank DBS on Wednesday cleared a downtown office and told some 300 employees to work from home after one of its staff was infected with the new virus, adding to concerns that also led authorities...