MUMBAI | NEW DELHI| KOLKATA: China Inc has a big and growing presence in India. China-originated Coronavirus is a growing threat worldwide, including in India. Now, the two are colliding. There are concerns over Chinese executives who may be visiting India for the auto expo and Chinese companies’ India units are issuing travel advisories to their executives. Office bearers of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) are meeting health ministry officials Wednesday on the need for taking any extra precautionary measures for the February 5-12 auto expo. Participation of Chinese Cos Crucial Organisers told ET more than 20% of the expo’s 40,000 sq meter exhibition area is for China’s companies. Participation of Chinese automakers are crucial for this year’s expo – the venue is in Greater Noida – as many top companies including BMW, Audi, Ford, Honda and Toyota are staying away from the event. Global presence is largely being led by … [Read more...] about Companies issuing travel advisories: Corona clouds on China cos in India
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Ding Gang of the People's Daily suggested as 'China's development is unstoppable', India should not follow a balance of power relations with the US to counter China as this is 'highly likely to lead to the loss of opportunities for cooperation with China'. For Ling Shengli of Foreign Affairs University, differences exist between the US and India. … [Read more...] about Trump’s visit: How will China react?
China's death toll from the coronavirus epidemic rose to 2,442 on Sunday after the government said 97 more people had died, all but one of them in the epicentre of Hubei province. … [Read more...] about China reports another 97 virus deaths, nearly 650 new cases
Among the 40,127 hospitalised patients in Hubei, 8,583 were still in severe condition and another 1,845 in critical condition. The number of new cases outside of Hubei stood at 18, the lowest since the commission started publishing nationwide data a month ago. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus outbreak: Nearly another 100 die in China, death toll now 2,442 amid falling infections
“It’s understandable the virus could prevent people from coming to cinemas,” lamented one manager at a Beijing cinema, who asked not to be named. She encouraged people to still come but to take precautionary measures like wearing masks. … [Read more...] about In China, people are fighting the coronavirus outbreak by watching disaster movie ‘The Flu’