8 April 2020, Wednesday | 03:31pm


Staff making iPhones in central China plant to be quarantined


TAIPEI, Feb 6 — Workers making iPhones at tech giant Foxconn’s plant in central China will be quarantined for up to two weeks, the company said today, as cities on the mainland tighten their defences against the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Putrajaya unveils guidelines on coronavirus for employers


KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — The government has issued guidelines on handling issues relating to contagious outbreaks including 2019 novel coronavirus infections (2019-nCoV).

Business as usual for Malaysian embassy in China


BEIJING: Operations at the Malaysian embassy in China will carry on as usual, according to a message sent to the Malaysian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (Maycham China).

Death toll from coronavirus outbreak in China rises to 563


MOSCOW: The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has risen to 563 and the number of confirmed cases has reached 28,018 people, Sputnik news agency quoted China’s state health committee as saying on Thursday.

Far from Wuhan, more Chinese cities locked down


BEIJING: Two more cities in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang have restricted the movement of residents over fears of the spread of the coronavirus, far from the epicentre of the health emergency.