Casual sex is out, companionship is in Lockdowns are forcing singletons to embrace emotional intimacy China starts campaign to help new graduates find jobs as economy slumpsInitiatives include recruiting more teachers, expanding army enlistment, more hiring by state-owned firms, and more subsidies for small businesses. Coronavirus has created a rift between the US and China that may take a generation to healThe novel coronavirus has destroyed lives and livelihoods in both the United States and China. But instead of bonding the two nations together to fight the pandemic, it has sent their already strained relations on a rapid downward spiral -- and fanned the Coronavirus spares China’s armed forces but disrupts PLA modernisation plansPeople’s Liberation Army has officially recorded no infections but disease fears have delayed recruitment, training and operations. Calls for probe into forced labour, deaths on Chinese vesselsIndonesian government calling on Beijing to respond to accusations Indonesian nationals were worked to death on board Chinese fishing vessels. Iran nuclear deal: Key detailsThe key details of the comprehensive nuclear deal agreed by Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers. US takes away anti-missile system that guarded oil facilities from Saudi Arabia, presumably over oil production disputes"This has nothing to do with Saudi Arabia. This has to do with other countries, frankly, much more," President Donald Trump said. Sanctions make Iran's coronavirus crisis more deadlyIn the face of this global threat, the US should abandon its maximum pressure strategy against Iran and lift sanctions. Is U.S. Looking for Latest Exit from Global Alliances? Funding Freeze Stokes ConcernThe State Department insists the Trump administration is at the fore of the global response to the coronavirus, but worries persist about an American retrenchment. Coronavirus found in patients’ semen in small Chinese studyUnclear if sexual transmission is possible or how long virus remains in bodily fluids; expert says study no cause for alarm, but cautions against sex with carriers Trump and Biden use antagonism against Beijing to win votesChina becomes battleground at a time when international cooperation is key What to make of the Trump administration's Wuhan lab theoryIs there "enormous evidence" the virus started there? Depends who you ask. Trump 'torn' over U.S.-China trade deal as officials push to fulfill its termsU.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was "very torn" about whether to end the so-called Phase 1 U.S.-China trade deal, just hours after top trade officials from both countries pledged to press ahead with implementing it despite coronavirus econom WHO: Live animal markets shouldn’t close despite likely role in spreading virusOfficial at UN health agency says even though such markets can be a source of epidemics, focus should be on improving them rather than shutting them down 80 million Chinese may already be out of work. 9 million more will soon be competing for jobs, tooThe pandemic all but shut down China for several weeks this year, wreaking havoc on the world's second largest economy and forcing millions of people out of work. The full scale of how many people have lost their jobs in the country is hard to capture, bu Kim Jong Un congratulates Xi Jinping for China’s coronavirus ‘success’North Korea's Kim Jong Un gave a shout-out to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, congratulating him for his “success” in managing the coronavirus outbreak. US and China offer different takes on resumed trade talksBeijing seeks 'favorable atmosphere,' Washington says 'meet obligations' China to update disease prevention and control systems in wake of coronavirusSenior health official says virus exposed ‘weak links’ in way country managed epidemics China, US agree to move forward with trade deal despite Covid-19 blame gameChinese and US trade representatives agreed Friday to "create favourable conditions" for the phase one trade deal signed in January, Beijing officials said, despite recent tensions over the coronavir… Here's an idea why Secretary of State Pompeo keeps spreading the conspiracy theory that coronavirus escaped from a Chinese labGOP China hawks know that if you want Trump to internalize something, make it a Fox News talking point. They want him to internalize anger at China. A Uighur Disappeared in China After Attending a U.S. Leadership Program. His Sister Is Fighting for His Freedom.Ekpar Asat came to the United States for the State Department’s most prestigious program for foreign citizens. Chinese security officers detained him weeks after he returned home. U.S. tightens visa rules for Chinese journalists amid coronavirus tensionsThe United States issued a new rule on Friday tightening visa guidelines for Chinese journalists, saying it was in response to the treatment of U.S. journalists in China, a shift that comes amid tensions between the two nations over the coronavirus global Coronavirus live news: global cases approach 4 million as US unemployment hits 14.7%Trump says Covid-19 will ‘go away without a vaccine’; UK death toll passes 31,000; Russian cases top 10,000 for sixth consecutive day. Follow the latest updates Endangered pangolins for sale on Facebook amid potential link to coronavirusInvestigation identified three page offering pangolins and body parts for sale. One post offered rhino horns North Korea lashes out at South Korea over military drills Kim Jong-un has sent China's Xi Jinping a message congratulating the country for its success in controlling coronavirus Analysis | Walking through Trump’s numerous defenses of his handling of the coronavirus pandemicDuring an interview on "Fox and Friends," Trump offered up most of his most common excuses. No bitterness: Chinese company raises $500m in US despite LuckinMarket welcomes Xiaomi-backed Kingsoft Cloud, but Sen. Rubio tweets objection What is coronavirus, how did it start and how big could it get?The answers to all your questions on the disease outbreak spreading across the world Temperature has little or no impact on spread of coronavirus, new study suggests‘Seasonality is likely to play only a minor role in the epidemiology of Covid-19,’ scientists conclude US tightens Chinese journalists' entry amid tensions with BeijingNew visa restrictions seen as a retaliatory measure after China expelled American journalists from three US newspapers. With oil prices depressed, China presides over a buyer’s marketOil and gas suppliers are toiling to secure Chinese demand FBI source in Russia probe called Israelis ‘f***ing spies’ who should be killedDOJ releases transcript of source speaking with George Papadopoulos, who was probed by Mueller over his ties to Israel, which includes references to the Mossad, 'fake' Russian Jews Former CDC director gives '10 plain truths' about coronavirus to House committeeFormer CDC director spoke to House Appropriations Committee, warning fight against virus ‘just the beginning’ The Interview - Taiwan’s vice president says 'possibility' that Covid-19 came from Chinese laboratoryIn an interview with FRANCE 24, Taiwan's Vice President Chen Chien-jen, an epidemiologist by training, discussed his country's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, while criticising the response of Chi… COVID-19: Pandemic paradise for French family stuck in India villageWe’re better off here, says family of five experiencing Indian hospitality Breaking the cycle of discrimination against Asian AmericansTrump has already signaled that he intends to amplify anti-Chinese hysteria and xenophobic hatred ... and it's clear that easing lockdown restrictions is only going to create more opportunities for racists to target Asian Americans, writes Jeff Yang. Someone's heading for a Disney theme park soonBut some areas of sprawling attraction will be off-limits to visitors on opening day Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News - The Moscow TimesPrime minister infected. Russia on lockdown. Rising infections. EU battles to fend off China's 'mask diplomacy' in BalkansRussia also seeks to expand influence amid slow pandemic aid Pollutionwatch: breathtaking views will vanish unless we build back betterOnly government action will preserve the clearer, bluer skies gifted to us by the coronavirus lockdown There is less trust between Washington and Beijing than at any point since 1979What does that mean in practice? A wealth tax is not the answer this timeWay the Covid-19 has impacted shows sharp deviations from past He Had Never Sold a Ventilator. N.Y. Gave Him an $86 Million Deal.An engineer landed one of the state’s biggest coronavirus-related contracts after FEMA volunteers forwarded his name. Week in Review: Covid-19 prisoner releases, how a pandemic affects film and the Rance ValleyThis week we took a look at Iran's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, the troubles that lie ahead for prisoners on early release due to the coronavirus and China's "mask diplomacy". We also investiga… Pence press secretary tests positive for the coronavirusMiller's positive diagnosis means several people within the West Wing may have been exposed. Apple to start gradual reopening of US stores next weekApple will begin opening its American retail stores next week. The reopening of its 271 US locations — which have been shuttered in March due to the coronavirus — will be gradual, starting with six… An impeachment witness foreshadowed Trump's coronavirus response before the pandemic even beganStanford law professor Pamela Karlan hypothesized a scenario in which the president dangled federal aid to states during a national crisis. Coronavirus: Uber plunges to $2.9bn loss but 'encouraged' as lockdowns easeUber's results come a day after it announced that it was to cut 3,700 jobs as the coronavirus had resulted in a slump in bookings.