Coronavirus: Singapore to put together assistance package for China, confident Beijing can weather crisis

Singapore on Monday announced it would put together an assistance package for China, which is battling to stem the coronavirus outbreak, with the island nation’s leaders stressing they had the utmost confidence in Beijing to weather the crisis.The coronavirus, which was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world, killing more than 360.Singapore’s health minister Gan Kim Yong on Monday told parliament that the coronavirus had become “not…