Welcome to the ADC in Asia newsletter, a compendium of what I find new, informative and interesting in China and Asia.
As the death toll breaks 900 worldwide, the coronavirus hits Singapore's financial center. J.Crew and other luxury brands flee Hong Kong. Two outlooks for Vietnam's post-coronavirus economy. South Korea's Moon fights 'Hate China Virus' sentiment.
– Feb 9, 10:36 PM
Singapore's coronavirus outbreak has spread to its financial center, with some staff at major companies being told to work from home for at least the next few days and temperature screening checkpoints set up at the front doors of several towers. A…
Hong Kong(CNN) Millions of people across China are heading back to work after the Lunar New Year break turned into an extended quarantine due to the Wuhan coronavirus. Many will be working from their homes, however, with strict quarantine…
A notice at J.Crew's Times Square shop says it will shut on February 23. Photo: Warton Li US retailer to shut both shops in city Coronavirus has ‘turned business from bad to worse' for luxury brands, restaurants, Savills says A notice at…
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has submitted two scenarios for economic growth this year to the government, as the country faces the impact of coronavirus in China, one of Vietnam's biggest trade partners.
Nikkei Asian Review
– Feb 9, 10:16 PM
SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in, already hard-pressed to prevent the spread of deadly coronavirus in the country, is facing another kind of outbreak -- a rise in anti-Chinese sentiment among the terrified South Korean populace. The…