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  • Commentary: China's COVID-19 push for global influence 06 Apr 2020 05:51 CANBERRA: The coronavirus pandemic is a “black swan” moment. It is a rare and unpredictable event that could have momentous, system-wide, and unforeseen consequences. China deserves credit for having mobilised quickly, efficiently, and effectively after …
  • 'It's going to be very bad': COVID-19 fears for Australia's neighbours 05 Apr 2020 21:01 Loading Dr Stoffels said Western nations should be able to survive the worst of the pandemic and his greatest concern was the impact on south-east Asia, Africa and South America. He urged governments to listen to their scientists, lock down their cities …
  • China is appointed position on UN Human Rights Council despite long-record of human rights 04 Apr 2020 17:03 China has been been given a place on the UN Human Rights Council despite a long-record of human rights abuses. The coronavirus outbreak originated in China late last year, reportedly in the ‘wet’ livestock markets in the city of Wuhan.  The country has …
  • Coronavirus live updates- China mourns those killed by pandemic, Tesla dismissing contractors 04 Apr 2020 14:49 French firefighters from Marin unit of Marseille wearing protective equipment escort a woman suspected of being infect with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outside her building to the mobile unit in Marseille, on April 2, 2020. CHRISTOPHE SIMON —This is …
  • Navigator Holdings Ltd (NVGS) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript 04 Apr 2020 03:30 Image source: The Motley Fool. Navigator Holdings Ltd (NYSE:NVGS) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Apr 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by …
  • Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NVGS) CEO Harry Deans on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 03 Apr 2020 23:33 Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call April 1, 2020 8:00 AM ET Company Participants David Butters - Executive Chairman Harry Deans - CEO Niall Nolan - CFO Oeyvind Lindeman - Chief Commercial Officer Conference Call …
  • COVID-19 Will Greatly Reduce Africa’s GDP Growth 02 Apr 2020 03:20 COVID-19 will greatly reduce Africa’s GDP growth in 2020 As of March 31, more than 720,000 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide, with nearly 40,000 deaths. The number of cases, and deaths, has been growing exponentially. Compared to other regions, …
  • Coronavirus latest: US death toll surpasses China’s 31 Mar 2020 18:42 849 people have died from COVID-19 in Spain in just 24 hours Over 800,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide, with more than 40,000 deaths German health authorities warn the pandemic will "carry on for weeks and months" Jena is the first …
  • US briefing: Cuomo's virus warning, business reacts and age risk study 31 Mar 2020 11:52 Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. US cases almost double China’s as deaths top 3,000 The US has suffered its deadliest day so far during the coronavirus pandemic, with the death toll passing 3,000 and the number of confirmed …
  • For China’s Factories, Virus Brings ‘Survival Of Fittest’ Test 31 Mar 2020 10:51 NINGBO, CHINA - FEBRUARY 21: A MSC Industrial Direct CAPELLA container ship sails into the Port of ... [+] Ningbo-Zhoushan at sunrise on February 21, 2020 in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province of China. (Photo by Zhou Daoxian/VCG via Getty Images) VCG via Getty …
  • CHINA: Plague Propaganda Perishes 31 Mar 2020 09:52 March 31, 2020: Government announcements of declining Wuhan (covid19) virus infections are unverified and verifiable data indicates the virus is still a serious problem in Wuhan and surrounding areas. The government has increased censorship efforts within …
  • Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia-Pacific, WHO warns 31 Mar 2020 08:12 The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official has said. Even with all the …
  • Tuesday, March 31: Coronavirus global update 31 Mar 2020 06:47 As of 06.30 today more than 785,800 people have been infected across the world and over 37,820 have died but at the same time 165,659 people have recovered. The USA is now the country with the most infected cases (164,250) ahead of Italy (101,739) and …
  • Coronavirus live news: World Bank warns of ‘unprecedented global shock’ as US records its deadliest day 31 Mar 2020 06:27 2.19am EDT 02:19 Good morning, this is Alexandra Topping taking over at the helm of the global coronavirus liveblog from my colleague Helen Sullivan - my thanks to her. As ever, if you have a global coronavirus story you want to draw our attention to, …
  • Why Southeast Asia Should Matter to Imran Khan’s Pakistan 28 Mar 2020 17:53 AdvertisementOn matters of foreign policy, Pakistan has not traditionally been coherent and progressive. Part of the reason is the disruption caused by domestic compulsions, border convulsions, and Pakistan’s role in the war on terror, which have …