21 June, 2020 | World News

Beijing can screen almost 1 million people daily for coronavirus: official

BEIJING – The Chinese capital is capable of screening almost 1 million people a day for the coronavirus, an official has said, as testing continued across the city to try

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21 June, 2020 | Australia News

Victoria extends state of emergency as coronavirus cases surge

MELBOURNE – Australia‘s second most populous state, Victoria, has extended its state of emergency for four more weeks to July 19, as it battles a spike in coronavirus infections with

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20 June, 2020 | World News

N.Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions

SEOUL – North Korea is gearing up to send propaganda leaflets over its southern border, denouncing North Korean defectors and South Korea, its state media said on Saturday, the latest

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20 June, 2020 | World News

Brazil passes 1 million coronavirus cases with no end in sight

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil has passed 1 million coronavirus cases and approached 50,000 deaths, a new nadir for the world’s second worst-hit country as it struggles with a tense

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20 June, 2020 | World News

Mexican president says he ordered release of ‘El Chapo’s’ son

MEXICO CITY – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he personally ordered the release of Ovidio Guzman, one of the sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman,

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20 June, 2020 | World News

EU should take China to UN court over Hong Kong, lawmakers say

BRUSSELS – The European Union should take China to the International Court of Justice in The Hague if Beijing imposes a new security law on Hong Kong, the European Parliament

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19 June, 2020 | Vietnam News

Samsung denies reports of move of China display output to Vietnam

HANOI – Samsung Electronics is planning to shift much of its display production from China to Ho Chi Minh City this year, Vietnamese state media reported, although the South Korean tech

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19 June, 2020 | Australia News

Australia sees China as main suspect in state-based cyberattacks, sources say

SYDNEY – Australia views China as the chief suspect in a spate of cyber-attacks of increasing frequency in recent months, three sources familiar with the government’s thinking told Reuters, a

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18 June, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam in talks to ease entry for visitors from China, South Korea, Japan

HANOI – Vietnam is holding talks aimed at easing the entry of citizens from China, South Korea and Japan into the country after restrictions on foreign visitors amid the coronavirus

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18 June, 2020 | World News

UK says China and Russia trying to exploit coronavirus crisis

LONDON – The United Kingdom has said that China, Russia and Iran were looking to exploit weaknesses shown by the coronavirus outbreak, amid suggestions Beijing had used the crisis to

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