Coronavirus latest: 1m now infected and 50,000 dead

Coronavirus latest: 1m now infected and 50,000 dead

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. More than 1 million people have been infected worldwide, with deaths surpassing 50,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. Global...
Luckin’s coffee wasn’t as strong as advertised, probe finds

Luckin’s coffee wasn’t as strong as advertised, probe finds

NEW YORK/HONG KONG — Luckin Coffee, the homegrown Chinese chain seemingly on a meteoric rise to challenge Starbucks, fabricated sales totaling 2.2 billion yuan ($310 million) over the last three quarters of 2019, an ongoing internal probe has found. The...
Abe faces calls for decisive action after ‘Abenomask’ blunder

Abe faces calls for decisive action after ‘Abenomask’ blunder

TOKYO — The Japanese government is under fire for procrastinating on declaring a state of emergency and implementing stricter measures to limit people’s movement as confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus continue to increase in the country. Prime...