China Expels Three Wall Street Journal Reporters

Updated Feb. 19, 2020 6:18 am ET China revoked the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters based in Beijing, the first time in the post-Mao era that the Chinese government has expelled multiple journalists from one international news organization at the same time….

China Touts Fall in New Coronavirus Infections, Deaths

BEIJING—Chinese officials were heartened by a drop in the number of new coronavirus infections and deaths, though the World Health Organization warned against complacency as global health authorities continued to battle the fast-spreading virus. On Tuesday, China’s National Health Commission reported 1,886 new confirmed coronavirus…

U.S. Seeks to Rally Wary Europeans Against China

MUNICH—Defense Secretary Mark Esper told European allies in a speech Saturday the U.S. considers China a pre-eminent threat in its pursuit of an “advantage by any means and at any cost.” His comments at the Munich Security Conference followed earlier remarks by Secretary of State…

Coronavirus: No change in outbreak despite China spike, WHO says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Vietnam has put 10,000 people in quarantine after six cases were found in villages north of Hanoi Coronavirus cases are not rising dramatically outside China despite a spike in Hubei province, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. The only exception…

China Ousts High-Level Officials as Coronavirus Cases Soar

BEIJING—China ousted two top Communist Party officials in Hubei province, the center of the new coronavirus outbreak, hours after health officials there confirmed 14,840 new infections on Wednesday alone—an almost 10-fold increase from a day earlier—indicating that the epidemic is far from tapering off. The…

China to Cut Tariffs on $75 Billion of U.S. Goods

BEIJING—China said it would slash tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports in half as part of its efforts to implement a recently signed trade agreement with Washington. Beginning Feb. 14, China will cut tariffs on some U.S. goods to 5% from 10%, while levies…

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