11 July 2020, Saturday | 12:14pm

coronavirus outbreak

Hong Kong property developers cut retail rents in Feb amid virus battle


HONG KONG: Major shopping mall landlords in Hong Kong are offering cuts in February rent by as much as 60% to help tenants ride out the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

China virus death toll hits 636, more than 30,000 infections


BEIJING: The official Chinese death toll from the coronavirus outbreak rose on Friday to 636, with the government saying total infections had climbed past 30,000.