A worker watches over customers to ensure they queue a metre apart in a supermarket in Beijing on Monday. Agence France-Presse
More than 570 people have been infected with the coronavirus across China and Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak, has been placed under effective quarantine.
The slump is being felt sharply in Thailand, where tourism authorities say arrivals from China — usually close to one million a month — have plunged by 90 percent so far this February.
World markets bounced on Tuesday, with Chinese stocks reversing some of a previous coronavirus-related plunge amid official efforts to soothe nerves and both Europe and metals scoring their best day of the year so far.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Trade Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi discussed expanding UAE-US trade and commercial activity during bilateral meetings
Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, on Thursday
Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, and e& enterprise, part of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), on Thursday announced the launch of the region’s first AI Centre of Excellence (CoE).