Wuhan Municipal Health Commission in China identified the victim as a 69-year-old man who fell ill with the respiratory condition on December 31.
China, which will host the tournament for the second time after 2004, had been one of four nations to initially bid to host the 24-team competition with South Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand also submitting bids before pulling out.
Islam’s history in China is nearly as old as the religion itself, but it is still treated as ‘foreign’ in the country.
Authorities say rescue operation continues after a series of mudslides in the county's autonomous south-western Sichuan province buried people alive and levelled homes.
The cause of the explosion which occurred at Yibin Hengda Technology near the southwestern province of Sichuan is yet to be ascertained.
The technique appears to unblock moisturising sebaceous glands along the rim of the eyelid, says Qu Chao, an opthalmologist who works at a nearby hospital in Chengdu.
A film titled Home of Poetry will compete against over 60 tourism videos from around the world.
Another 13 injured as coach barrels into the wall of an expressway tunnel in Shaanxi province, reports say.
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