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Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 2:43 PM

A Japan-bound plane caught fire on takeoff at Manila airport in the Philippines late Sunday, killing all eight people on board, airport authorities said. The Westwind [...]
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COVID-19:Indonesia cases reach 1,285, death toll at 114

COVID-19:Indonesia cases reach 1,285, death toll at 114

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AA | 2:36 PM

Indonesia on Sunday announced 12 more deaths due to the novel coronavirus, raising the total to 114. Government spokesman Achmad Yurianto said the number of positive cases [...]
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Exclusive: Support for HK protesters’ demands rises even as coronavirus halts rallies: poll

Exclusive: Support for HK protesters’ demands rises even as coronavirus halts rallies: poll

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Support for the demands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong has grown even as rallies have paused due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey conducted for [...]
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WHO Chooses Malaysia as One of First Few Countries to Test Possible Covid-19 Cure

WHO Chooses Malaysia as One of First Few Countries to Test Possible Covid-19 Cure

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Worldofbuzz | 6:02 AM

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to grow all over the world, the cure for the coronavirus infection is still not found. Therefore, during the daily Covid-19 update hosted [...]
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Indonesia volcano erupts 16,000-foot plume of ash

Indonesia volcano erupts 16,000-foot plume of ash

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano, erupted a column of ash about 16,000 feet into the air on Friday. According to Agence France-Presse, there are no reports [...]
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Thailand reports new coronavirus death as total cases reach 1,245

Thailand reports new coronavirus death as total cases reach 1,245

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand reported 109 new coronavirus cases and one death on Saturday, bringing the total to 1,245 infections and six deaths. The new cases include 39 patients linked to [...]
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‘Like wartime’  Philippine doctors overwhelmed by coronavirus deluge

‘Like wartime’ Philippine doctors overwhelmed by coronavirus deluge

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Private hospitals in the Philippines capital Manila have stopped accepting coronavirus patients in the face of surging numbers of sufferers and people seeking tests, the [...]
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Tokyo coronavirus cases rise by daily record, residents urged to stay home

Tokyo coronavirus cases rise by daily record, residents urged to stay home

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday promised an unprecedented package of steps to cushion the world’s third-biggest economy from the coronavirus [...]
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Mystery In Wuhan: Recovered Coronavirus Patients Test Negative… Then Positive

Mystery In Wuhan: Recovered Coronavirus Patients Test Negative… Then Positive

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

A spate of mysterious second-time infections is calling into question the accuracy of COVID-19 diagnostic tools even as China prepares to lift quarantine measures to allow [...]
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EU, China and 14 others agree stop-gap fix for WTO crisis

EU, China and 14 others agree stop-gap fix for WTO crisis

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The European Union, China and 14 other World Trade Organisation members agreed on Friday on a temporary mechanism to resolve trade disputes after US action rendered the WTO [...]
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Korea reports 146 new coronavirus cases, highest in a week

Korea reports 146 new coronavirus cases, highest in a week

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Three Korean coronavirus test-kit makers have won preliminary approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for kits to be exported to the United [...]
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N Korea Seen Expanding Rocket Launch Facility It Once Promised To Dismantle

N Korea Seen Expanding Rocket Launch Facility It Once Promised To Dismantle

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

North Korea appears to be expanding a key rocket launch facility it once pledged to dismantle, according to new satellite imagery shared exclusively with NPR. The imagery, [...]
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Taiwan foreign minister invites US reporters expelled by China

Taiwan foreign minister invites US reporters expelled by China

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Taiwan Foreign minister Joseph Wu extended a personal invitation on Saturday for three major US newspapers to station on the island their China-based journalists whose [...]
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HK bans public gatherings of more than four people

HK bans public gatherings of more than four people

30-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned public gatherings of more than four people on Friday, hours after the Asian financial hub reported 65 new cases of coronavirus infections, [...]
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Seoul city cancels Shincheonji permit, blames religious sect for virus

Seoul city cancels Shincheonji permit, blames religious sect for virus

28-Mar-2020 Intellasia | KoreanHerald | 6:02 AM

The Seoul city government canceled a permit for a foundation apparently associated with Shincheonji Thursday, accusing the fringe religious sect of aggravating the [...]
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