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#Huawei tests if #China is ready to venture out for new phones

#Huawei tests if #China is ready to venture out for new phones

| March 27, 2020

Huawei is banking that the Chinese government’s strict limits on public mobility at the start of the year are beginning to relax, and the country is open for business again. | REUTERS Huawei Technologies Co. is about to test the demand for flagship smartphones in China, and the chief executive officer of its consumer business […]

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Lock ’em up or let ’em out? #Coronavirus prompts wave of prisoner releases

Lock ’em up or let ’em out? #Coronavirus prompts wave of prisoner releases

| March 26, 2020

The rapid spread of coronavirus is piling pressure on criminal justice systems globally and has led to a flood of prisoner releases, with the United States, Canada and Germany joining Iran in releasing thousands of detainees, writes Luke Baker. Germany’s most populous state, North-Rhine Westphalia, announced on Wednesday it would release 1,000 prisoners who are […]

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#COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate global fragmentation and economic freezing

#COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate global fragmentation and economic freezing

| March 24, 2020

US President Donald Trump announced on 11 March that the United States will suspend travel to from all European countries except Britain for a period of 30 days from 13 March. “After consulting our senior government health officials, I decided to take some strong but necessary actions to protect the health of all Americans. To […]

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Trump refused permission to build wall at Irish seaside golf course

Trump refused permission to build wall at Irish seaside golf course

| March 19, 2020

An Irish golf course and hotel owned by US President Donald Trump has been refused planning permission to build a sea wall to protect the course from coastal erosion, writes Graham Fahy. In a decision published on Wednesday, Ireland’s planning appeals board, Bord Pleanala, said it was not satisfied that the proposed development at Doonbeg […]

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Public restrooms could be spreading #Coronavirus

Public restrooms could be spreading #Coronavirus

| March 19, 2020

A series of papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine raised concerns about the potential for asymptomatic patients to spread the COVID-19 virus, but when these findings are coupled with earlier studies, they suggest an entirely unappreciated way in which the virus can spread. A German study documented the spread of infection from an […]

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‘Never again’ means standing up for #Israel

‘Never again’ means standing up for #Israel

| March 8, 2020

Standing up to contemporary anti-Semitism is no easy thing, as it means taking up arms in the war being fought over Israel’s legitimacy. This is a fight to the death against the mortal enemy of the Jewish people—one in which the casualties are all too real. It cannot be fought with pleasantries. Beautiful speeches notwithstanding, […]

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US ‘could learn from Taiwan’s #COVID-19 response measures’

US ‘could learn from Taiwan’s #COVID-19 response measures’

| March 7, 2020

In an article titled Response to COVID-19 in Taiwan: Big Data Analytics, New Technology, and Proactive Testing, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on 3 March,  scholars at Stanford University and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) praised Taiwan’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, adding that the US could learn […]

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