An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, national and local authorities confirmed on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders

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25 February 2020
One more person died of new pneumonia in Wuhan bringing death toll to 4
New details: 15 healthcare workers in Wuhan have tested positive for the new coronavirus and 1 of them is in critical condition. Test results are pending for a 16th healthcare worker
Leaked footage from the isolation ward in a Wuhan hospital. Medical staff in full gear
1 month ago
Sky News: World Health Organisation says emergency meeting in Geneva on Wednesday will discuss whether new Coronavirus constitutes an international health emergency
Pulmonology expert from China's National Health Commission, Zhong Nanshan, has confirmed on a CCTV News programme that the new Wuhan coronavirus could be transmitted among human beings
Yuen Long district councillor and lawmaker Roy Kwong describes Hong Kong's fight for democracy as a war between light and darkness and between memorising and forgetting.1 month ago
Yuen Long district councillor and lawmaker Roy Kwong describes Hong Kong's fight for democracy as a "war between light and darkness and between memorising and forgetting".
An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, national and local authorities confirmed on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders
1 month ago
Moody's downgrades Hong Kong's sovereign rating
Reuters: China had confirmed a total 217 cases of the coronavirus, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, by 1800 local time on Monday, state TV said. Shanghai also confirmed another case, according to state media reports published shortly afterwards the Xi report
New China coronavirus numbers: 224 cases reported - 217 confirmed in mainland China with Wuhan 198, Beijing 5, Guangdong 14. Authorities also monitoring: Sichuan 2 people, Yunnan 1, Shanghai 2, Guangxi 1 & Shandong
HKU students put up protest posters around campus on Monday, the opening day of the Spring semester.  Photo: Telegram.1 month ago
HKU students put up protest posters around campus on Monday, the opening day of the Spring semester. Photo: Telegram.
Chinese President Xi says new virus must be 'resolutely contained': state media
1 month ago
Coronavirus has spread to Korea. First case there following Thailand, Japan, Beijing & Guangdong. South Korea case also somebody who'd travelled from Wuhan so still not clear if this virus can easily pass from human to human. Officially diagnosed total 201.
1 month ago
Citing President Xi Jinping, Beijing envoy Luo Huining pledges to boost Hong Kong patriotism and national security
1 month ago
A pneumonia outbreak in central China has widened with more than 200 people diagnosed with the new SARS-like virus, as health experts say there's evidence that the illness is spreading from person to person
1 month ago
China coronavirus outbreak: South Korea reports first case
Passengers screened for coronavirus symptoms on a domestic flight out of Wuhan
Reuters: Shares of pharmaceutical companies and mask makers jumped in China as another 139 cases of the new virus outbreak are confirmed
[World Sanctions Rally] Someone was blocking the road in Mong Kok at night, and the riot police cleared the roadblock at the junction of Sai Yee Street and Shandong Street late at night. (11:20 PM)1 month ago
[World Sanctions Rally] Someone was blocking the road in Mong Kok at night, and the riot police cleared the roadblock at the junction of Sai Yee Street and Shandong Street late at night. (11:20 PM)
Photo from Myanmar Air Force MiG 29 escorting President of China Xi Jinping1 month ago
Photo from Myanmar Air Force MiG 29 escorting President of China Xi Jinping
Police suddenly push forward after about an hour of stand-off in Mong Kok. They even attempt to snatch a couple of journalists as they think they have got too close to them and posed safety threats to them.1 month ago
Police suddenly push forward after about an hour of stand-off in Mong Kok. They even attempt to snatch a couple of journalists as they think they have got too close to them and posed safety threats to them.
Anti-government demonstrators  called to have flash mob protests in Mong Kok. Here's the scene how reporters are treated when @hkpoliceforce advance:1 month ago
Anti-government demonstrators called to have flash mob protests in Mong Kok. Here's the scene how reporters are treated when @hkpoliceforce advance:
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 119km ENE of Arzak, China
The Privacy Commissioner has said it would follow up on the incident on Sunday where a police officer deliberately displayed a Stand News reporter's ID in front of a live stream camera.1 month ago
The Privacy Commissioner has said it would follow up on the incident on Sunday where a police officer deliberately displayed a Stand News reporter's ID in front of a live stream camera.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 116km E of Arzak, China
Simon Cheng, former staff of British consulate in HK who was briefly detained in mainland China, appeared in the rally. He has previously cut off ties with his family in HK, citing the harassment they've endured online. He decries systematic state suppression of human rights1 month ago
Simon Cheng, former staff of British consulate in HK who was briefly detained in mainland China, appeared in the rally. He has previously cut off ties with his family in HK, citing the harassment they've endured online. He decries systematic state suppression of human rights
After the World Sanction Rally at Chater Garden in Mong Kok ended this afternoon, riot police officers were dispatched in many districts. At the junction of Nathan Road and Dundas Street, police officers showed blue flags. (9:50 PM)1 month ago
After the World Sanction Rally at Chater Garden in Mong Kok ended this afternoon, riot police officers were dispatched in many districts. At the junction of Nathan Road and Dundas Street, police officers showed blue flags. (9:50 PM)
Riot police chased protesters setting up rudimentary roadblocks in Mong Kok amid the traffic on Sunday evening.  Photo: Kaiser / USP 社媒.1 month ago
Riot police chased protesters setting up rudimentary roadblocks in Mong Kok amid the traffic on Sunday evening. Photo: Kaiser / USP 社媒.
Protesters set roadblocks with rubbish bins in Mong Kok on Sunday night, quickly cleared by riot police, while one man was apparently beaten after a dispute.  Photo: Stand News / HKGolden screenshot.1 month ago
Protesters set roadblocks with rubbish bins in Mong Kok on Sunday night, quickly cleared by riot police, while one man was apparently beaten after a dispute. Photo: Stand News / HKGolden screenshot.
1 month ago
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has jolted hits Kashgar city in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Western China
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