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Riken institute develops test to detect coronavirus within 30 minutes

National Feb 27, 2020

Riken institute develops test to detect coronavirus within 30 minutes

The Kanagawa Prefectural Institute of Public Health and the government-affiliated research institute Riken said Thursday that they have developed a technology that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus in only 10 to 30 minutes. Kanagawa Gov. Yuji Kuroiwa told a news conference the same day that ...

U.S.-China tensions color race to head global patent agency

Business Feb 27, 2020

U.S.-China tensions color race to head global patent agency

Washington is warning about the prospect of a Chinese national heading up the U.N. patent agency, saying that putting Beijing in charge of global intellectual property protection would be a "terrible mistake. "We want a candidate who comes from a country with a history of ...

Erdogan rules out even 'smallest step back' in Syria's Idlib

World Feb 27, 2020

Erdogan rules out even 'smallest step back' in Syria's Idlib

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed Turkey would not take the "smallest step back" in an escalating stand-off with Damascus and Russia over the northern Syrian region of Idlib. Meanwhile, a meeting between Erdogan and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, is expected to take ...

Huawei and ZTE equipment use must be reported under FCC order

Business / Tech Feb 27, 2020

Huawei and ZTE equipment use must be reported under FCC order

The Federal Communications Commission told U.S. telephone companies to report details on their use of equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp., Chinese gear-makers accused by the Trump administration of posing a risk of espionage. The action is the next step in the FCC's ...

Japan judo federation names bulk of Olympic team

More Sports / Judo Feb 27, 2020

Japan judo federation names bulk of Olympic team

Shohei Ono will grapple for his second straight Olympic gold medal in the men's 73-kg division, this time on home soil, after being named to Japan's judo team for this summer's Tokyo Games on Thursday. The All Japan Judo Federation selected 12 of its 14-member ...