Wuhan Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak Could Derail Xi Jinping’s Dreams of a Chinese Century


Chinese scholar blames Xi Jinping, Communist Party for not controlling coronavirus outbreak

  • Beijing’s crackdown on civil society, freedom of expression made it impossible for people to raise the alarm about the situation, Tsinghua University professor Xu Zhangrun says in online article
  • Intellectual Xu Zhiyong repeats his call for ‘not very smart’ Xi to step down as leader


Coronavirus to test just how reliant the world is on Chinese manufacturers, with Asia braced for shock wave

  • With regions of China accounting for 80 per cent of exports on lockdown, factories around Asia are being forced into looking for alternative supplies
  • Workers trapped in China amid travel bans, while trade watchers as far afield as California wait for boats from China to stop arriving


China’s Red Cross is under fire for not getting supplies to hospitals fighting coronavirus. That’s a problem for the government


China reneges on commodity deals, worsens global trade chaos


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