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UPDATE 1-China warns of sustained virus impact on poultry, eggs supply

18 Feb 2020

* One company reports loss of around $14 million (Adds details, comments)

Fast-food companies in China step up ‘contactless’ pickup, delivery as coronavirus rages

17 Feb 2020

NEW YORK/BEIJING With the coronavirus outbreak in China continuing to spread, McDonald's Corp , Starbucks Corp and other fast-food companies are ramping up "contactless" pickup and delivery services to keep their workers and customers safe, the companies said.

'Animals live for man' - China's appetite for wildlife likely to survive virus

17 Feb 2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING For the past two weeks China's police have been raiding houses, restaurants and makeshift markets across the country, arresting nearly 700 people for breaking the temporary ban on catching, selling or eating wild animals.

Solo lunches and masks: Chinese returning to work grapple with coronavirus

15 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese government employee Jin Yang returned to work in Beijing this week to find his usual workplace rules upended as China battles a coronavirus epidemic. | Video

Solo lunches and masks: Chinese returning to work grapple with coronavirus

14 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese government employee Jin Yang returned to work in Beijing this week to find his usual workplace rules upended as China battles a coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus scare leaves China's empty restaurants selling off stocks

14 Feb 2020

BEIJING Wang Chuanchao shuttered his restaurant in central Beijing three weeks ago as the scare over the coronavirus epidemic in country kept customers away and now he's reduced to selling off vegetables on the street outside to cut losses.

Dozens of Asia trade fairs, conferences postponed amid coronavirus fears

10 Feb 2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING More than two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in Asia have been postponed because of the spread of the China coronavirus, shuttering events where billions of dollars worth of deals have been signed in the past.

As China returns to work, it is hardly business as usual

08 Feb 2020

SHENZHEN, China/BEIJING The Chinese economy will sputter towards normal on Monday after the coronavirus outbreak forced an extended holiday, although numerous stores and factories will remain shut and many white collar employees will continue working from home.

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