China sees biggest COVID-19 spike in over five months

Asia Pacific Jan 13, 2021

China sees biggest COVID-19 spike in over five months

China has recorded the biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases in more than five months, despite four cities in lockdown, increased testing and other measures aimed at preventing another wave of infections in the world's second biggest economy. Most of the new patients were reported ...

China sees biggest daily COVID-19 case rise in over five months

Asia Pacific Jan 11, 2021

China sees biggest daily COVID-19 case rise in over five months

Mainland China saw its biggest daily increase in COVID-19 cases in more than five months, the country's national health authority said on Monday, as new infections in Hebei province surrounding Beijing continued to rise. A county in the northeastern Heilongjiang province on Monday moved into ...

Commentary Apr 29, 2010

Obama conceding lead in space exploration

by Gwynne Dyer

In the movies, all the spacemen are Americans, but that's just because Hollywood makes the movies. In the real world, the United States is giving up on space, although it is trying hard to conceal its retreat. Earlier this month, three Americans with a ...

Reader Mail Sep 14, 2008

Same word for English, Spanish

The Sept. 10 article "JICA textbook project helps kids learn 'Guatematica' " states that matematica is the Spanish word for arithmetic. That is incorrect. Matematica means math (mathematics). In Spanish, arithmetic is aritmetica. The words in both English and Spanish have the same Latin ...