German city follows Austria and stipulates face masks for shoppers

BERLIN (Reuters) – The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear…

U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

By Stephanie Kelly and Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. death toll from the…

Taiwan to push social distancing in coronavirus fight, but no fines yet

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan will introduce social distancing measures to help control the coronavirus but will…

Senegal’s graffiti artists join fight against coronavirus

DAKAR (Reuters) – The mural stretched over 10 metres of wall in Senegal’s seaside capital Dakar…

Huawei posts 5.6% rise in 2019 profit, smallest increase in three years

By David Kirton SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies reported its smallest annual profit increase…

China’s Pinduoduo raises $1.1 billion in share placement amid volatile markets

By Julie Zhu and Kane Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce firm Pinduoduo Inc <PDD.O>…

China delays college entrance exam as fears grow over risk of coronavirus second wave

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China will delay its national college entrance exam by a month as it…

Indonesia to suspend foreign arrivals as coronavirus cases, deaths rise

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday the government would ban all arrivals and…

Despair and pride in China’s Wuhan as coronavirus lockdown eases

By Brenda Goh WUHAN, China (Reuters) – Residents of China’s Wuhan city, ground zero for the…

Africa’s megacity Lagos braces for two-week coronavirus lockdown

By Angela Ukomadu LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s announcement imposing a 14-day lockdown on…