Hong Kong (AFP) Feb 17, 2020
A gang of knife-wielding men jumped a delivery driver in Hong Kong and stole hundreds of toilet rolls, police said Monday, in a city wracked by shortages caused by.. Terra Daily - Published
AS THE CORONAVIRUS MENACE CONTINUES TO HAUNT CHINA, AN 80-YEAR-OLD CHINESE TOURIST HAS BECOME THE FIRST PERSON TO DIE FROM THE CORONAVIRUS IN EUROPE. THE MAN DIED ON FRIDAY AT A HOSPITAL IN PARIS. THE..
BEIJING (Reuters) - A 60-year-old American has died of the new coronavirus, the first confirmed non-Chinese death of the illness, U.S. officials said, as millions of Chinese began returning home after..
LONDON (AP) — Kendall Jenner and fellow super models unveiled Burberry's new season designs at London Fashion Week on Monday, a collection that spanned everything from classic and ladylike to sexy,.. SeattlePI.com - Published
One of Thailand's largest family-owned conglomerates will have its first trading day, expected to be the country's biggest initial public offering (IPO), this Thursday against the backdrop of a virus.. Bangkok Post - Published
The latest data provided by China on people infected with coronavirus indicates a decline in new cases but "every scenario is still on the table" in terms of the epidemic's evolution, the World Health.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
In the past few weeks, countries outside China did not send adequate case reports to WHO in time, while media suffered an ‘infodemic.’ Instead of battling COVID-19, WHO and its chief were.. Eurasia Review - Published
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese territory of Macao will allow casinos to reopen Friday after a 15-day closure imposed to help block the spread of China's virus outbreak.
The territory’s finance.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Factory shutdowns are likely to affect deliveries of essential low-emissions hybrids and electric vehicles
The spread of coronavirus could undermine almost every car maker's plans to hit the new.. Autocar - Published
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:
Wall Street expects that Walmart closed out its last fiscal year on a high note.
Analysts.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Japan could lose $1.29 billion in tourism revenue in the January-March period due to international flight restrictions stemming from the new coronavirus outbreak, according to an estimate by… Japan Today - Published
Beijing (AFP) Feb 15, 2020
China's government is purging unpopular local officials and commandeering heroic stories of doctors on the frontline as it tries to shield itself from public rage over the.. Terra Daily - Published
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 22 days amid an outbreak of coronavirus, state media reported on Saturday, to visit a national mausoleum and mark the anniversary of.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews •Reuters India
BEIJING (AP) — Real estate agent Du Xuekun’s sales usually jump after the Lunar New Year holiday. But this year, Du has been at home for a month with no income after vast swathes of China’s.. SeattlePI.com - Published
A recent speech published by the state media indicates that he was leading the response to the crisis, but also opens him up to criticism over why the public was not alerted sooner Hindu - Published Also reported by •Newsday •CTV News •CBC.ca •Japan Today •IndiaTimes
This might very well be the golden age of learning. If you ever wanted to pick up a new skill, learn a new vocation or just pursue a hobby, it is all out there. Most of these sites use videos to teach,.. Mid-Day - Published
China's market regulator announced on Saturday policies to encourage companies to resume work amid a coronavirus outbreak, saying it would accelerate the approval process for production licenses. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
· Hong Kong's Disneyland is letting the city use its sites to quarantine people as the government tries to stop the deadly coronavirus from spreading.
· The government wants to build quarantine.. Business Insider - Published
Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He and other NHL players might want to think twice.. SeattlePI.com - Published