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Dozens allowed off Japan virus-hit ship have symptoms : minister

Japan has come under increasing pressure over its handling of the crisis on the vessel, particularly after it emerged that some passengers allowed to disembark after testing negative were subsequently diagnosed with the virus......»»

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Virus peaked in China but could trigger global pandemic: WHO

The World Health Organization on Monday said the new coronavirus epidemic had "peaked" in China but warned that a surge in cases elsewhere was "deeply concerning" and all countries should prepare for a "potential pandemic"......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 25th, 2020Related News

Xi Jinping remains firmly in power despite novel coronavirus scare — report

The President of China, Xi Jinping, speculated that the authority by the coronavirus outbreak was blamed for downplaying and potentially even deliberately covering up  the severity of the virus, ignoring evidence that it spread from person-to-person until it was too late. .....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 18th, 2020Related News

China s Xi discusses coronavirus with Trump — state media

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on Friday with US President Donald Trump on the novel coronavirus outbreak, emphasizing that Beijing has "spared no effort in fighting the epidemic", state media reported......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

LIVE: Trump s 2020 State of the Union Address

Trump addresses the nation on the eve of the final day of his impeachment trial......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsFeb 5th, 2020Related News

China virus death toll rises to 169, more than 1,000 new cases

Besides the China toll, more than a dozen countries have reported the contagion, with new cases reported on Wednesday in Finland and the United Arab Emirates......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 30th, 2020Related News

Foreigners prepare to flee as China virus toll tops 100

"The virus is scary, but the biggest fear for me is that this thing will go on for months, and it will get harder and harder to get supplies, and to live.".....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 28th, 2020Related News

US, China sign momentous trade deal

The United States and China signed a truce in their trade war on Wednesday after nearly two years of tensions, bringing relief to markets but largely leaving massive tariffs in place......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 16th, 2020Related News

Firefighters hit out at Australia PM over bushfire response

Firefighter Paul Parker, 57, whose sweary television tirade against Morrison has gone viral Down Under, told AFP he was "absolutely appalled" by the government in Canberra and "particularly Scott Morrison"......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 5th, 2020Related News

Iran crowds mourn general killed by US strike

A tide of mourners packed the streets of the Iranian city of Ahvaz Sunday to pay respects to top general Qasem Soleimani, days after he was killed in a US strike......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 5th, 2020Related News

One critically injured as popular New Zealand volcano erupts

White Island is New Zealand's most active volcano cone and about 70% of it is under water, according to government agency GeoNet......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsDec 9th, 2019Related News

UN says online anti-vaxxers fuelling Samoa measles deaths

"It's quite clear that they have a corporate responsibility to step up to the plate and make sure that populations, particularly vulnerable populations, get accurate information that's going to keep children alive," Yett told AFP......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsDec 5th, 2019Related News

Expat Hong Kongers rally on keyboard frontline

In the videos, protesters give their name and the time and state they would never commit suicide, meaning that if they are found dead they must have been killed......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

The eagles have landed: Singapore shows off rare Philippine raptors

The birds, Geothermica and Sambisig, are the first breeding pair ever to be sent outside the Philippines and arrived in Singapore in June on a 10-year loan from Manila. .....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsNov 27th, 2019Related News

UN: Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high in 2018

The WMO's main annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin listed the atmospheric concentration of CO2 in 2018 at 407.8 parts per million, up from 405.5 parts per million (ppm) in 2017......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsNov 25th, 2019Related News

Trump call with Duterte left White House ‘genuinely horrified’

“Unheard of,” one former White House official who handled foreign calls said. “That just blew me away.”.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsOct 17th, 2019Related News

China signs deal to lease Pacific island in Solomons

A Chinese company signed an agreement to lease an entire island in the Solomon Islands a day after Beijing recruited the Pacific nation as its latest ally in the strategically important region, according to documents obtained by AFP Thursday......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsOct 17th, 2019Related News

Google celebrates pioneering doctor who changed how drug addiction is viewed

The doodle shows the late doctor in a therapy session with a patient shown to be wrestling with inner turmoil......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsOct 1st, 2019Related News

UN chief basks in climate spotlight, amid global conflict clouds

On Monday, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will position himself on the frontline against climate change as he presides over a UN emergency summit, a role some say he turned to after difficulties in resolving global conflict......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsSep 22nd, 2019Related News

Chinese scholars claim English is actually Mandarin

A group of Chinese scholars claim that all European languages, including English, are actually Mandarin dialects......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsSep 10th, 2019Related News