May 2020
M T W T F S S
« Apr   Jun »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

36 articles published


Taiwan rebuffs WHO, saying China has no right to represent it

Asia Pacific May 5, 2020

Taiwan rebuffs WHO, saying China has no right to represent it

Only Taiwan's democratically elected government can represent its people on the world stage, not China, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday, calling on the World Health Organization to "cast off" China's control during the coronavirus pandemic. Taiwan's exclusion from WHO, due to China's objections which ...

Japanese firms develop contactless technologies to tackle pandemic

Business / Tech May 5, 2020

Japanese firms develop contactless technologies to tackle pandemic

Contactless technologies have come into the spotlight amid the spread of the new coronavirus as people have become more conscious of the risks of infection from touching doorknobs and buttons. While wearing face masks has become commonplace, Glory Ltd., a money-changer manufacturer, has developed an ...

Researchers nearly double U.S. coronavirus death projection due to easing

World May 5, 2020

Researchers nearly double U.S. coronavirus death projection due to easing

Nearly 135,000 Americans were forecast to die from COVID-19 through the beginning of August, almost double the last prediction, due to loosening of lockdowns, according to an updated forecast from the University of Washington on Monday. The university's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) ...