Annual World Economic Forum kicks off with US President Donald Trump criticising "prophets of doom" and teenage activist Greta Thunberg urging global financial elite to act against environmental crisis.
Chinese health authorities confirmed that some cases had been transmitted person-to-person and said cases are confirmed in Wuhan, Beijing and Guangdong, with suspected cases in Shanghai and other parts of the country.
You Wenfeng belongs to China's tiny Hezhen ethnic group and makes clothes of fish skin, an old tradition passed down by her mother.
The Daxing health commission in the capital Beijing said it had confirmed two cases of coronavirus, while the southern Guangdong province's health commission confirmed one case in Shenzhen.
The total number of patients infected by the disease in China, all of them in central Chinese city of Wuhan, has now climbed to 62.
Chinese authorities have said pneumonia linked to the virus has hit at least 41 people in the country, with the outbreak centred around a seafood market in the central city of Wuhan.
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.
The world’s second-largest economy grew by 6.1 percent, down from 2018’s 6.6 percent, already the lowest since 1990, government data showed Friday.
UN Security Council members hold rare "closed consultations," called by Beijing, on disputed Kashmir where New Delhi is accused of abuses against its mostly-Muslim population.
US President Trump signed a trade agreement with China that is expected to boost exports from US farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers.
China's increased power and influence has primarily come through economic means, but the rising power might be forced to change its approach.
A Chinese woman has been quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of the coronavirus, the first time it has been detected outside China.
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