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Global economy screeches to a halt as coronavirus job losses take toll The shock of the coronavirus is hitting the economy like another Great Depression and Americans aren’t alone in their misery. A tsunami of job losses and welfare claims in Britain, the European Union and Asia in the last two weeks parallel the 10 mi
New York Post | 9 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indian officials warn of lockdown extensions as COVID-19 cases in South Asia near 6,000 The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday, even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on movement and warned lockdowns could be extended in a bid to rein in the pandemic.
Reuters | 10 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The answer to the mask debate may come from Asia As governments in the West wrestle with guidance on face masks, many living in Asia have been diligently wearing them for months since the start of the crisis. And there is evidence that widespread use has led to greater success in infection control. CNN' | 11 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
African elite who once sought treatment abroad are grounded The coronavirus could narrow one gaping inequality in Africa, where heads of state and other elite jet off to Europe or Asia for health care unavailable in their own nations | 13 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Asia virus latest: China mourns dead, S. Korea extends social distancing China came to a standstill to mourn the patients and medical staff who died because of the coronavirus outbreak, with the country observing a nationwide three-minute silence. At 10 am Saturday, Citizens paused as cars, trains and ships sounded their horns
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indian doctors say the country must prepare for an 'onslaught' of coronavirus cases One of Asia's biggest slums has reported its first coronavirus death as top Indian doctors warn that the country must prepare to face an "onslaught" of cases that could cripple the health system to levels far beyond what Europe and the United States are e | 19 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kim Swee Ho of Shangri-La Asia Limited (HKG:69) Just Spent US$213k On Shares Even if it's not a huge purchase, we think it was good to see that Kim Swee Ho, a Shangri-La Asia Limited (HKG:69...
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'They will pay a big price': Trump orders American firm to bring millions of masks made for doctors in Asia back to US 3M manufacturing firm opposed Trump request on 'humanitarian grounds' because it would have left medical workers in Asia with shortage
The Independent | Apr 3, 2020 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ricoh launches 14th annual Eco Action Day, pledging to tackle key sustainability issues in the areas of energy use, climate action, and responsible co Ricoh Asia Pacific (Ricoh), the Japanese multinational imaging electronics company, launched its 14th annual Eco Action Day campaign. Scheduled to run from April 1 to June 5, 2020, this year's campaign tackles Goals 7, 12 and 13 of the United Nations&
WebWire | Apr 3, 2020 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How the coronavirus pandemic has evolved The chart visualises how the centre of the crisis has lurched from Asia to the West with extraordinary speed, with China once in a runaway lead but now not even represented in the top 20.
Mail Online | Apr 3, 2020 2:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend