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 2020-04-08 18:26 

Japan Times

Spain warns EU future at risk over financial response to coronavirus...

The European Union's future is in jeopardy if it cannot come up with a joint financial response to combat the new coronavirus, Spanish officials warned ......

 2020-04-08 18:25 

Ecns.cn

Australia 'exposed' to global medical supply shortage: Minister...

Australia's Finance Minister has warned that the nation's medical stockpile has been "somewhat exposed" to international shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 18:25 

Ecns.cn

S.Korea adds 46 bln USD economic stimulus package over COVID-19...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that his government will add about 56 trillion won (46 billion U.S. dollars) for additional economic stimulus package to help prevail over the economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak across the world....

 2020-04-08 18:20 

China Post

Russia aims to prosecute destruction of war monuments abroad...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's defense minister called on law enforcement officials Wednesday to consider filing criminal charges against representatives of other countries where World War II memorials commemorating the actions of the Soviet Union are d...

 2020-04-08 18:20 

China Post

Airbus cuts production by a third as airlines struggle...

LONDON (AP) — European planemaker Airbus said Wednesday it is reducing production by about a third as demand for aircraft and travel plummets due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it delivered 122 planes in the first quarter, but 60 rema...

 2020-04-08 18:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

Singapore's coronavirus stimulus package has lessons for ASEAN...

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of...

 2020-04-08 18:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

Southeast Asia gives cash to low-wage workers as jobs evaporate...

BANGKOK -- With the coronavirus bringing economic activity to a standstill, Southeast Asian countries are extending cash and other assistance to worke...

 2020-04-08 18:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan wage hikes undershoot 2% for first time in 7 years...

TOKYO -- Japanese companies will increase worker pay by an average of 1.98% this year, down 0.32 percentage point from last year and below the 2% mark...

 2020-04-08 18:13 

Ecns.cn

Tokyo Skytree lights up to send positive message amid coronavirus outbreak...

A message reading "Together we can all win" is displayed at the Tokyo Skytree after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan April 7, 2020....

 2020-04-08 18:10 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus latest: US cases pass 400,000 as WTO warns of deepest recession 'of our lifetimes'...

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the US surpassed 400,000 on Wednesday, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.The pandemic has now claimed the lives of around 13,000 in the United States, which leads the world in the number of conf...

 2020-04-08 18:06 

Japan Times

Behind the scenes, an LDP power struggle over record-size economic package...

As the Cabinet approved a record-breaking emergency stimulus package Tuesday, the deep-seated rivalries it has amplified within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party were hidden from ......

 2020-04-08 17:59 

South China Morning Post

World Health Organisation chief slams US for politicising coronavirus crisis...

The World Health Organisation's chief slammed the US for politicising the Covid-19 pandemic and singled out the Taiwan government for condoning what he said were online attacks against him.In a series of scathing attacks, WHO director general Dr Tedro...

 2020-04-08 17:57 

Ecns.cn

More infections reported in Heilongjiang...

Heilongjiang province's health commission reported 25 new imported COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including two patients in serious condition, bringing the total to 87....

 2020-04-08 17:57 

Ecns.cn

U.S.-China cooperation called for in virus fight...

To fight the coronavirus pandemic, the governments and national public health organizations of the United States and China should cooperate closely while staying open-minded about the guidelines and measures adopted by one another, said Madelyn Ross....

 2020-04-08 17:57 

Ecns.cn

Real estate market on steady recovery track...

The gradual resumption of business and production has contributed to the recovery of the property market in March, and experts suggest the worst impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the sector may have passed....

 2020-04-08 17:57 

Ecns.cn

Texas COVID-19 patients to get malaria drug...

At a Texas nursing home south of Houston, 30 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been prescribed , an anti-malaria drug also used to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, which is now at the center of a medical controversy....

 2020-04-08 17:57 

Ecns.cn

Guangzhou official says no need to panic as risk rises in areas...

The COVID-19 epidemic situation is under control in Guangzhou, despite sporadic cases being reported in certain parts of the city, said a senior health official on Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 17:49 

China Post

Fed eases limit on Wells Fargo to make more small biz loans...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is lifting its lending restrictions on Wells Fargo after some of the bank's thousands of small business customers were shut out of a program that's supposed to throw them a financial lifeline. The Fed'...

 2020-04-08 17:48 

Ecns.cn

U.S. coronavirus cases near 400,000 as death toll exceeds 12,000...

The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States reached 398,809 as of 11 p.m. on Tuesday (0300 GMT on Wednesday), with 12,895 deaths, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-04-08 17:48 

Ecns.cn

Chinese ambassador says attempt to stigmatize China is 'political virus'...

Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming said on Tuesday that the attempt to stigmatize China is a "political virus" that undermines the international cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 17:48 

Ecns.cn

Reopened megacity Wuhan signals optimism in global post-virus future...

After being put into lockdown for almost 11 weeks, Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, is finally reconnected with the rest of the world on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 17:48 

Ecns.cn

India COVID-19 death toll rises to 149 as total cases reach 5,194...

India's federal health ministry Wednesday morning said the death toll due to COVID-19 in India rose to 149 and the total number of confirmed cases in the country reached 5,194....

 2020-04-08 17:48 

Ecns.cn

UN chief condemns attacks on hospital in Tripoli...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the heavy shelling, for two consecutive days, of Al Khadra General Hospital in Tripoli, said his spokesman late Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 17:46 

Japan Times

China snake village scales down as coronavirus prompts wildlife trade ban...

Since China began frantic efforts to curb a coronavirus epidemic in late January, residents in the tiny snake breeding village of Zisiqiao have had to ......

 2020-04-08 17:45 

South China Morning Post

Are men more vulnerable to coronavirus infection?...

Death and infection tolls from the Covid-19 pandemic spreading around the world point to men being more likely than women to contract the disease and to suffer severe or critical complications if they do.Here are some insights from research and experts:Ar...

 2020-04-08 17:42 

Ecns.cn

Beijing says yes to travelers from Hubei...

Beijing is requiring people who had been stranded in Hubei province — the initial epicenter of the outbreak — to undergo at least two tests for the coronavirus, one before leaving Hubei and the other after arriving in the capital....

 2020-04-08 17:42 

Ecns.cn

Egyptian zoo birds vaccinated against avian flu...

An Egyptian veterinarian administers an avian flu vaccination to a pelican held by a zookeeper at the closed Giza Zoo, during the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt April 7, 2020....

 2020-04-08 17:41 

Ecns.cn

Los Angeles mayor issues facial covering mandate...

Non-medical essential workers and customers at businesses in Los Angeles will be required to cover their faces starting Friday to help curb the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-08 17:41 

Ecns.cn

ECB announces temporary collateral easing measures...

The European Central Bank said Tuesday that it has decided to adopt an "unprecedented" set of temporary collateral easing measures to mitigate the tightening financial conditions across the euro area due to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-08 17:38 

Ecns.cn

Last, pivotal Sichuan-Tibet railway tunnel confirms completion...

Construction on the last pivotal tunnel on the Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet railway was completed Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Kyoto Sangyo University receives numerous threats regarding virus infections 8:06 pm, April 08, 2020 Kyoto Sangyo University in Kyoto, where clusters of infections were originated by students, has rec...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Fear of collapse of medical care led to Japan's declaration of state of emergency PREMIUM 6:23 pm, April 08, 2020 It was a growing sense of crisis over the collapse of medical services triggered b...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan's government won't ask hairdressers, h. 03:07 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Cooperate to prevent infections, protect medical system PREMIUM 1:37 pm, April 08, 2020 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has issued a declaration of a state of emergency to respond to the spread of infection...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Hush descends over Tokyo after emergency dec. PREMIUM 06:26 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan's National Training Center shut down PREMIUM 03:35 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japanese Prime Minister Abe calls for 80% cu. PREMIUM 03:42 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japanese government asks business community . PREMIUM 01:24 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Wuhan city further eases coronavirus lockdow. 10:43 am...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japanese governors debate scope of coronavirus business closures PREMIUM 7:42 pm, April 08, 2020 Economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura held a teleconference Wednesday morning with the g...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Carmakers among firms to help make medical i. PREMIUM 11:53 am...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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11 mild coronavirus cases moved to Tokyo hot. PREMIUM 01:47 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Nepal: Pandemic could affect foreign aid 4:44 pm, April 08, 2020 The global economy is bracing for a recession as the coronavirus crisis shifts to the United States and Europe.Nepal could see a reduct...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Honda, Nissan furlough U.S. workers as auto . 10:42 am...
 2020-04-08 17:37 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan's Feb machinery orders rise in sign of business resilience 10:47 am, April 08, 2020 TOKYO (Reuters) — Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose in February, suggesting busine...
 2020-04-08 17:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japanese Nordic ski jumper Kasai locked on n. PREMIUM 01:16 pm...
 2020-04-08 17:36 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Q&A — Is a lockdown going to happen in Japan? PREMIUM 8:00 pm, April 08, 2020 Q: What will change now that a state of emergency has been declared?A: The powers of governors in prefectures for wh...
 2020-04-08 17:30 

Japan Times

Coronavirus forces Japanese firms to weigh hybrid online-offline shareholders meetings...

Corporate law requires firms to set a physical venue for the meeting, but the government has confirmed online options are legal — with a caveat....

 2020-04-08 17:25 

RTHK News

WTO says pandemic could slash world trade this year...

Global trade could plummet by a third this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Trade Organization said Wednesday, warning the deepest rece......

 2020-04-08 17:20 

Ecns.cn

Still no agreement over possible restart for Spanish football season...

How, when, or if the current football season in Spain can be finished is still uncertain after the Spanish Football League (LaLiga) on Tuesday distanced itself from an agreement....

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