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How Asia's largest slum chased away COVID-19

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Jun 14, 2020

How Asia's largest slum chased away COVID-19

India’s Dharavi, Asia’s most crowded slum, has gone from coronavirus hot spot to potential success story, offering a model for developing nations struggling to contain the pandemic. Authorities have knocked on 47,500 doors since April to measure temperatures and oxygen levels, screened almost 700,000 people ...

Japan and 10 other TPP nations considering ministerial videoconference

Business Jun 14, 2020

Japan and 10 other TPP nations considering ministerial videoconference

Japan and the 10 other member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact are considering holding a ministerial videoconference, economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said in a television program on Sunday. Nishimura apparently hopes that participants in the session will discuss an overhaul of ...

From Paris to London to Atlanta, fresh protests against racism

World Jun 14, 2020

From Paris to London to Atlanta, fresh protests against racism

Thousands marched in cities around the world for a second week of rallies Saturday to support the Black Lives Matter movement, but also to highlight racism and police brutality in their own countries. There were rallies in cities across Europe, with thousands demonstrating in several ...

Rika Kihira to train under Brian Orser, joining Yuzuru Hanyu

Figure Skating Jun 14, 2020

Rika Kihira to train under Brian Orser, joining Yuzuru Hanyu

Figure skater Rika Kihira said Saturday she will augment her coaching team with Canadian Brian Orser, who has coached her compatriot Yuzuru Hanyu to consecutive Olympic men's championships. "I decided this because I was certain I can absolutely grow (by working with Orser) ahead of ...