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Nearly 90 percent of schools did not have students on strike
A survey conducted by the Hong Kong Federation of Educators found that nearly 90 percent of schools did not have students on strike. Most schools started the new school year in an orderly manner.
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HSBC and Standard Chartered to cancel dividends, suspend buy-backs
HSBC and Standard Chartered said on Wednesday they would cancel their dividends and not launch any share buy-backs in 2020 after a financial regulator in the United Kingdom aske...
‘No shortage of rice’, but please stop hoarding
The world will not run into rice shortages due to the disruption in supply chains caused by the new coronavirus, provided surges in panic buying and export bans do not spiral ou...
A fifth of smaller firms 'will run out of cash'
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.
California Plans To Release 3,500 Prisoners Because Of The Coronavirus Pandemic
America first not only in coronavirus, but also in number of prisoners per capita. USA has the highest rate of prisoners per capita - 10 times more then countries that belongs t...
Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis
It's the debate heard 'round the world: Should you or shouldn't you wear a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic? That's something White House and US Centers for Disease Con...
Trump warns of 'painful' two weeks ahead as White House projects more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths
President Donald Trump warned of a "painful" and "tough" two-week stretch ahead as he extended nationwide distancing measures that - even if followed closely - could still mean ...
After 'Zoom bombings', other incidents, FBI warns of videoconferencing hijacking amid coronavirus
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of potential hijacks of videoconferencing applications. Overnight, the FBI highlighted two incidents in Massachusetts related to t...
FEMA sends 85 refrigerated trucks to New York City to hold bodies
FEMA is sending 85 refrigerated trucks to New York City to serve as temporary morgues as the death toll from the coronavirus grows.
Trump says he sees Germany as an enemy because of World War II
Former State Department official calls president's 'personality driven' foreign policy 'devastating' during pandemic outbreak
New world order: Russia and China Sends Medical Aid to Coronavirus-Hit U.S., Trump Says
Russia and other countries have sent medical aid to the United States, the hardest-hit country in the deadly coronavirus outbreak, U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday.
More than 3,000 coronavirus deaths in US as large cities battle hospital bed shortages
The U.S. hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic Monday, recording its 3,000 death as the nation's most populated cities put out cries for aid and extra hospital beds.
8 strains of the coronavirus are circling the globe. Here's what clues they're giving scientists.
At least eight strains of the coronavirusare making their way around the globe, creating a trail of death and disease that scientists are tracking by their genetic footprints.
Medtronic is sharing its portable ventilator design specifications and code for free to all
Healthcare and biomedical engineering company Medtronic was in the news recently because Tesla CEO Elon Musk had discussions with the company about the automaker’s potential pl...
Trump unveils five-minute COVID-19 test
The test, by Abbott Laboratories, can show a positive result in five minutes and a negative result in 13 minutes.
Coronavirus live updates: WHO special envoy tells countries to 'act quickly' as global cases climb
‘Act quickly, act decisively, act robustly’ to stop coronavirus outbreaks, WHO special envoy says
UST student arrested over scuffle at forum in 2019
The University of Science and Technology on Monday confirmed that one of its own has been arrested in connection with scuffles during a forum with the university's president Shy...
UK’s Prince Charles ‘out of isolation’ after Covid-19 diagnosis
Heir to the British throne Prince Charles has come out of self-isolation and his health is improving, after having tested positive for the Covid-19 virus last week, Clarence Hou...
Covid-19: your questions about coronavirus, answered
The novel coronavirus has killed thousands of people and is devastating the global economy. Ed Carr, The Economist's deputy editor, and Alok Jha, our science correspondent, answ...
Go inside a NYC hospital on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak
CNN's Miguel Marquez gets an exclusive look inside a New York City hospital where doctors and staff are working tirelessly to save coronavirus patients.
Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during virus shutdown
The ‘Spring Garden’ was stolen from the Singer Laren museum in overnight smash-and-grab raid.
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