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Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going as planned with...

BTS takes over Twitter with 17 million tweets in 48 hours

TAIPEI (The China Post) – Global superstars BTS released their highly-anticipated album, “Map Of The Soul: 7” on Feb. 21 and ARMY followers all...
Coronavirus poses tough challenge for economic policymakers

Coronavirus poses tough challenge for economic policymakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fast-moving coronavirus isn’t just confounding health officials. It’s also bedeviling policymakers and central bankers who are struggling to assess the...
'Time is everything': World braces for spread of new virus

‘Time is everything’: World braces for spread of new virus

China's massive travel restrictions, house-to-house checks, huge isolation wards and lockdowns of entire cities bought the world valuable time to prepare for the global...
No panic but European virus response can be a bit confusing

No panic but European virus response can be a bit confusing

BRUSSELS (AP) — At first glance, the response to the new virus outbreak in Europe appears to be all over the place. A thousand tourists...
Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreak

Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday hit out at China and Iran for their response to the outbreak of coronavirus,...
New virus has infected over 80,000 people, killed 2,700

New virus has infected over 80,000 people, killed 2,700

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring...
Drugmaker readies possible coronavirus vaccine for testing

Drugmaker readies possible coronavirus vaccine for testing

Drugmaker Moderna has shipped its first batch of a possible coronavirus vaccine for humans to government researchers for testing. Shares of the biotech company soared...
Virus cases in SKorea delays table tennis team world champs

Virus cases in S. Korea delays table tennis team world champs

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The team world championships in table tennis scheduled in South Korea is the latest sports event postponed because of...
Japan's ANA orders 20 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Japan’s ANA orders 20 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese carrier ANA is ordering 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, bringing its fleet of the planes to 103 by 2025. The latest...

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