Global  

China's factories reopen, only to fire workers as virus shreds global trade

Reuters Thursday, 26 March 2020
Shi Xiaomin, who used to export suits and blazers by the thousands to South Korea, the Netherlands and the United States, was luckier than many other Chinese factory owners.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

πŸ’‘ One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

South Korea South Korea Country in East Asia

Torrential rain causes flooding and landslides in South Korea, leaving 6 dead [Video]

Torrential rain causes flooding and landslides in South Korea, leaving 6 dead

At least six people died and eight others are missing after heavy rainfall pounded much of South Korea over the weekend.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:50Published
South Korea floods leave 13 dead [Video]

South Korea floods leave 13 dead

South Korea's longest spell of monsoon rain in seven years has caused flooding that has forced more than 1,000 people to leave their homes. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:54Published

New Zealanders reportedly killed in South Korea landslides

New Zealand nationals are reportedly among victims who are dead after landslides crushed their tourist accommodation in South Korea.The Korea Times reported that..
New Zealand Herald
Covid update: Ayodhya priest worried; South Korea on India, vaccines; gym rules [Video]

Covid update: Ayodhya priest worried; South Korea on India, vaccines; gym rules

From another Ayodhya priest testing positive days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, to the government issuing guidelines for gymnasiums and yoga centres ahead of their reopening from August 5 - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. The World Health Organisation has reportedly completed the groundwork in China for an investigation into the origin of the virus which causes the Covid-19 illness. WHO Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, also warned the world that although there is hope of development of an effective vaccine, there is also the possibility that we might never have a 'silver bullet' against the disease. Meanwhile, South Korean envoy to India, Shin Bong-kil, said that India has always been important when it comes to vaccines and the country also has a strong pharmaceutical industry. A controversy has broken out over the admission of Union Home minister Amit Shah to a private hospital in Gurugram after he tested positive for Covid infection. Congress' Shashi Tharoor said that patronage of the powerful is important to maintain public faith in government institutions. India also crossed a milestone in its fight against the virus. The country passed the landmark of 2 crore total tests on August 2. Watch the full video for the other updates regarding the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:46Published
NEP 2020: S Korea thinking to establish Korean language institute in Delhi, says Envoy [Video]

NEP 2020: S Korea thinking to establish Korean language institute in Delhi, says Envoy

Republic of Korea's Ambassador to India, Shin Bong-kil, on August 03 stated that the South Korean government is thinking to establish Korean language institute in Delhi. His statement comes after India's new National Education Policy offered several languages at secondary level including the Korean language. Bong-kil said, "Happy to hear Korean language will be offered at secondary level, it was reported heavily in Korean media. Korean government is thinking of giving extensive help and establishing Korean language institute in Delhi." Earlier, the new NEP passed by the cabinet and did away with the 34-year-old education policy and brought with it a number of changes.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:29Published

Netherlands Netherlands Country in Western Europe

Lebanon ex-PM Hariri assassination verdict due this week

The Hague: A UN-backed tribunal will give its verdict Friday on the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafic Hariri, but questions will remain over a long..
WorldNews
Face Coverings, Social Distancing Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread By 65% [Video]

Face Coverings, Social Distancing Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread By 65%

Wearing a mask, social distancing, and regular handwashing could reduce the spread of COVID-19. In fact, it could reduce the spread by as much as 65%, according to reports at UPI. Researchers from the Netherlands also applaud government-imposed social distancing measures. This includes closure of non-essential businesses and "stay-at-home" orders. These moves could delay the peak of an epidemic by up to seven months.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:36Published
EU survives COVID talks but not unscathed [Video]

EU survives COVID talks but not unscathed

Tense recovery talks have revealed deep political fractures in the European Union, questioning its ability to stay unified. Megan Revell reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 03:29Published
EU summit: 'I cannot say whether there will be a solution', Merkel says as third day begins [Video]

EU summit: 'I cannot say whether there will be a solution', Merkel says as third day begins

Charles Michel who chairs the summit is expected to reveal new proposals ahead of Sunday's meeting to bridge the gap between the 'frugal four' countries (Austria, Denmark, Netherlands and Sweden) and other countries who don't want to see big cuts and conditions added to the recovery fund.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:30Published
Merkel warns of possible EU summit failure [Video]

Merkel warns of possible EU summit failure

European Union leaders may not reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus plan on Sunday (July 19), German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as marathon negotiations ran into a third day. Francis Maguire reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:33Published

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

Trump White House Eliminated Key Health Role That Could Have Alerted U.S. to Coronavirus Magnitude Much Sooner [Video]

Trump White House Eliminated Key Health Role That Could Have Alerted U.S. to Coronavirus Magnitude Much Sooner

Months before the coronavirus outbreak, the Trump White House eliminated a U.S. health position based in China that could have alerted the world earlier about the extent of COVID-19. Veuer’s Justin..

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 01:25Published
Coronavirus outbreak: What do migrant workers do? [Video]

Coronavirus outbreak: What do migrant workers do?

The spread of the coronavirus outbreak beyond the Chinese mainland is leaving migrant workers vulnerable.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:02Published
Chinese manufacturing hits record lows amid Wuhan virus [Video]

Chinese manufacturing hits record lows amid Wuhan virus

BEIJING β€” Some great news coming out of China amid the whole Wuhan virus debacle. Chinese manufacturing activity plummeted at a record rate in February, while the boys in Beijing were lying to the..

Credit: TomoNews US     Duration: 01:24Published

Tweets about this