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In wake of coronavirus, Google temporarily shutting down all China offices: Report

The shutdown includes all offices in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, according to the report
Last Updated 30 January 2020, 05:15 IST

Alphabet Inc's Google is temporarily shutting down all its offices in China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus in the country, technology website The Verge reported on Wednesday.

The shutdown includes all offices in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, according to the report.

The flu-like virus has killed over 130 people in China and has set-off alarm across the globe with companies closing stores, putting travel restrictions on employees and warning of a financial hit from slowing business in the world's most populous country.

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(Published 30 January 2020, 05:09 IST)

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