Coronavirus outbreak: Foxconn, General Motors to restart production

Topics Coronavirus | Foxconn | JLR

A worker wearing a protective suit checks the luggage of an evacuee from Wuhan, China. Photo: AP/PTI
• Apple's main iPhone maker Foxconn got the green light to reopen two major plants at Zhengzhou and Shenzhen  
• General Motors said it would restart production from February 15 in China   
• Chinese President Xi Jinping said the government would try and prevent large-scale layoffs 
• British Airways has cancelled mainland China flights until end of March
• Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo and Sony pulled out of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Amazon, LG Electronics,Ericsson and Nvidia have already withdrawn from the MWC

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