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Cyclone Nisarga: Storm set to hit Covid-ravaged Mumbai
June 2, 2020
Powerful Cyclone Nisarga is likely to make landfall near India's financial capital on Wednesday.
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Countermeasures promised if HK privileges withdrawn
June 1, 2020
CHINA said yesterday US attempts to harm Chinese interests will be met with firm countermeasures, criticizing a US decision to begin ending special treatment for Hong Kong as well as actions against Chinese
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Tokyo issues coronavirus alert after 34 new daily cases reported
June 2, 2020
“The purpose of this alert is to make residents aware of our precarious situation and urge them to be cautious,” Gov. Yuriko Koike says during ...
Toranomon Hills Station revealed ahead of opening
June 2, 2020
Tokyo Metro expects that the station will serve some 80,000 users daily as it is close to areas where many redevelopment projects are underway.
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Industry must tap world’s trust in India: PM
June 2, 2020
PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday invoked “trust and reliability” to urge domestic industry to manufacture products for the international markets and be part of the global supply chain, while suggesting that this could turn out to be the mantra for getting back on the path towards faster growth.
'People above 60 accounts for 50% Covid deaths'
June 2, 2020
The elderly, who constitute 10% of India’s population, accounted for over 50% of the country’s Covid-19 deaths, the government said on Tuesday. Besides, 73% of Covid-19 deaths were among those with co-morbidities, the health ministry said, arguing that India was able to manage Covid-19 treatment and reduce deaths better than many other countries.
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Testing Is Key to Beating Coronavirus, Right? Japan Has Other Ideas
June 2, 2020
The country has reported fewer deaths than other major nations and ended a state of emergency even while maintaining a low testing rate.
Global Anger Grows Over George Floyd Death, and Becomes an Anti-Trump Cudgel
June 2, 2020
Public outcries over racism in the United States erupted from Addis Ababa to Vancouver. China and Iran, criticized on human rights by the Trump administration, called the killing of Mr. Floyd a symbol of American hypocrisy.
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North Korea eases coronavirus lockdown because even totalitarian states need trade
June 2, 2020
The country may have been spared the worst of the pandemic, but it hasn’t escaped the economic pain.