Archive for January 20th, 2020

5,000 tonnes of waste to be shipped back to Korea starting today

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNN Philippines | 6:02 AM

Over 5,000 tonnes of South Korean garbage which were dumped in the Philippines will be exported back starting today, an environment group said. The EcoWaste Coalition said [...]
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Korea’s export portfolio diversified in 2019 amid chip slump

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s export portfolio was more diversified in 2019 as its outbound shipments of chips sharply lost ground amid an industrywide slump, data showed Sunday. The [...]
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Heavy snow hampers search for missing S. Korean, Nepal trekkers

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Avalanches, heavy snow and poor visibility hampered the search Sunday for four South Koreans and three Nepalis caught in an avalanche in the popular Annapurna region of the [...]
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Drugmakers slash prices to be eligible for China’s bulk-buy programme

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Global pharmaceutical majors and generic drugmakers chopped by 53 percent on average prices of some of their off-patent products in the latest bidding round under [...]
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Propaganda and sexism prove powerful contraceptives for Chinese women

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

China’s government has been trying to manage a public U-turn on one of its biggest, longest running and most powerful policy and propaganda campaigns for several years [...]
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China reports new virus cases, raising concern globally before key holiday

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet [...]
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China virus: Experts fear hundreds of undisclosed cases of mystery SARS-like illness

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

The number of people infected by a mysterious and deadly SARS-like virus in China could be “substantially” higher than official reports suggest, researchers have [...]
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China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three people in serious condition, heightening fears ahead of China’s Lunar New Year [...]
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Experts warn over scale of China virus as US airports start screening

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The true scale of the outbreak of a mysterious SARS-like virus in China is likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists have warned, as countries ramp up measures [...]
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Does The China Trade Deal Move The World Away From Free Trade?

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

The “Phase 1″ trade deal with China that President Trump signed this week is unlike any previous free trade agreement. From Trump’s point of view, [...]
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New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has [...]
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Under pressure from US and China, UK faces dilemma on Huawei

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | NBC | 6:02 AM

The United Kingdom’s relationship with the United States is facing another stern test over whether to allow the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which the US and others [...]
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China’s state planner says approved projects in 2019 worth $195 billion

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s state planner said on Sunday that it had approved 157 fixed-asset investment projects in 2019, worth a total 1.33 trillion yuan ($195 billion). National [...]
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Virus casts shadow over China’s biggest festival, but little worry at epicentre

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Health authorities are concerned that a virus originating in central China could spread when hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during next week’s lunar new year [...]
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Women spark outrage by driving in Beijing’s Forbidden City

20-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

One of China’s top historic attractions issued an apology after two women drove an SUV into the Forbidden City in Beijing and posed for pictures when it was meant to be [...]
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