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China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu said he wants Canadians to know that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are healthy and getting good treatment in Chinese custody, in a May 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu said he wants Canadians to know that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are healthy and getting good treatment in Chinese custody, in a May 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China’s ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Commission says low oil prices have a positive impact on the country, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China buys crude as prices collapse, adding to stockpiles

Chinese importers sent 84 tankers to Saudi Arabia

  • Apr 23, 2020
China’s ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Commission says low oil prices have a positive impact on the country, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The Communist Party has rolled back curbs on Wuhan and other areas, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

City at centre of China’s virus outbreak gradually revives

“After two months trapped at home, I want to jump. I want to revenge shop.”

The Communist Party has rolled back curbs on Wuhan and other areas, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Businesses in Chinatowns across Canada have reported a drop in activity since COVID-19 hit China in January and started to spread around the world. The streets a quite in Chinatown in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Around the world, about 81,000 people have become ill with the virus

Businesses in Chinatowns across Canada have reported a drop in activity since COVID-19 hit China in January and started to spread around the world. The streets a quite in Chinatown in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Staff move bio-waste containers past the entrance of the Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where some infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The number of cases of a new coronavirus from Wuhan has risen over 400 in China Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)

VIDEO: WHO says China virus not global health emergency

The decision came after Chinese authorities moved to lock down three cities on Thursday

Staff move bio-waste containers past the entrance of the Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where some infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The number of cases of a new coronavirus from Wuhan has risen over 400 in China Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is out on bail and remains under partial house arrest after she was detained last year at the behest of American authorities, leaves B.C. Supreme Court, in Vancouver, on Tuesday January 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is out on bail and remains under partial house arrest after she was detained last year at the behest of American authorities, leaves B.C. Supreme Court, in Vancouver, on Tuesday January 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck