Tag Archives: Asia Economy

USNS Comfort crewmember tests positive

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 1,359,300 Global deaths: At least 75,945 US cases: At least 368,449 US deaths: …

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Japan declares state of emergency

A passerby with a face mask walks past a stock board in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district showing the Nikkei average index falling on the Tokyo Stock Exchange during the corona virus pandemic. Concerns are growing about the increasing cases of COVID-19 in Japan. SOPA Images This is a live blog. Please …

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Singapore plans third stimulus package to support economy

A food outlet in Singapore placed markers on selected tables to separate diners as authorities implement stricter social-distancing measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Suhaimi Abdullah | Getty Images Singapore on Monday announced another 5.1 billion Singapore dollars ($3.6 billion) in stimulus to soften the economic damage from the ongoing …

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South Korea reports fewer than 50 new cases

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 1.27 million Global deaths: At least 69,300 Most cases reported: United States (337,072), Spain (131,646), Italy (128,948), Germany (100,123), and France (93,773) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8 a.m. Beijing …

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Arkansas gov. calls bidding wars a global jungle

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 1.2 million Global deaths: At least 65,711 US cases: At least 312,245 US …

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China, South Korea new cases, deaths

People wearing protective masks walk through Lu Xun Park in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg via Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 1,197,405 Global deaths: At least 64,606 Top 5 countries: United States (308,850), …

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