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Going viral: Billie Eilish is all Gucci at the Grammy Awards, from nails to face – the singer wears a mask
Teenage music star Billie Eilish wore head-to-toe Gucci on the pre-show red carpet at the Grammy AwardsThe branding was evident from her nails to her face mask – did she have the Wuhan coronavirus in mind?
Tim Cook says Apple has shut one store in China and is restricting employee travel because of coronavirus
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday the company is restricting travel in China as the coronavirus continues to spread.
Huawei is the world's top 5G phone vendor, analyst says
Global 5G phone shipments hit 19 million last year, according to Strategy Analytics.
‘Bad timing’: industry experts pan expanded fast-track immigration scheme by Hong Kong government to lure tech talent
Lawmaker Charles Mok bemoans city’s battered global image amid protest violence and coronavirus outbreak, while experts say plan could be more beneficial if extended to other industries
Wuhan coronavirus: tech firms including Alibaba, Tencent donate US$432 million to boost frontline efforts in Hubei province
Alibaba tops the list and has offered 1 billion yuan for purchase of medical materials. Donations, free services are positive publicity for these big companies, analyst says
How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?
Viruses can be spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Hand-washing is a first line of defence
Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Following the advice of the Emergency Committee today, WHO Director-General has declared the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In China, more than 7700 cases have been confirmed...
The Trump Administration Just Declared Coronavirus A Public Health Emergency In The US
"We still have a low risk to the American public. But we want to keep it at a low risk," said NIAID director Anthony Fauci.
Coronavirus: US confirms 8th case of virus in person who travelled to China; Pentagon agrees to provide quarantine housing for up to 1,000 people
Latest US patient, who was not identified, is in Massachusetts. The virus has so far resulted in 259 deaths in China, although none outside the country. The Pentagon will provide housing support for people who may need to be quarantined
Coronavirus latest: Cayman to consider travel restrictions
Cayman’s National Security Council will meet early next week to consider the implementation of travel restrictions in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Antigua & Barbuda closes its borders to travellers from China
The government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to close its borders to travellers from the Peoples Republic of China.
China: Covering the Coronavirus Contagion
The coronavirus outbreak in China - a public health disaster and a messaging nightmare. Also on the show, the saga of Hong Kong's kidnapped bookseller.
Coronavirus: how to stay healthy and happy during virus outbreak and flu season, from the vitamins you need to exercise like yoga
Boost your immune system with vitamin C, vitamin D and zinc, one expert says, to decrease the risk of catching the flu. Avoid feeling overwhelmed by acknowledging feelings of anxiety, another says, and you will feel more emotionally stable
The Perfect Storm of Economic Risks on Hong Kong’s Horizon
In 2019 there was the escalating U.S.-China trade war, which squeezed exports. Then came violent protests beginning mid-year, with street-fighting between police and protesters driving away tourists and shoppers, hurting the services ind...
Rebel Wilson topical speech
Australian comedian and actor Rebel Wilson was praised for “single-handedly breathing life into the Baftas” after giving a topical speech touching on the coronavirus, the Baftas’ lack of diversity, and the failure of her latest film, Cats.
Inside Wuhan: Daily life in China's coronavirus quarantine zone
Ben Kavanagh is working as a teacher in Wuhan - the city under quarantine as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread across China .
What Bill Gates predicted 4 years ego about Coronavirus
In 2014, the world avoided a horrific global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers - plus, frankly, thanks to some very good luck. In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. So, now's the time, Bil...
Coronavirus spotlights Japan contagion risks as Olympics loom
The disease that has killed 17 people and infected almost 600 has already affected Olympics-related events in China, with the cancellation of boxing matches set for the city of Wuhan, seen as the epicenter of the outbreak, and women’s so...
10 tips to keep you healthy on a plane amid spread of China coronavirus, flu and colds
Winter travel is always slightly risky when it comes to physical well-being, but the coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan is an added worry
Stupidity in the name of God: MLA Eden calls earthquake, coronavirus ‘warnings’ over gay lifestyle
One of the most stupid legislator in the world, Anthony Eden, moved a motion in the Legislative Assembly on Friday to affirm Christian values, an action he described as a direct response to debate over same-sex partnerships. Wouldn't it ...
Newborn among 24,500 coronavirus cases as death toll nears 500
News comes as Hong Kong says it will quarantine all people coming from mainland China
China’s smartphone giants sending smaller contingent to world’s biggest mobile show amid coronavirus crisis
Companies like Huawei and Oppo have scaled back the size of staff taking part in MWC Barcelona this year. Employees from some of the major Chinese smartphone brands are being sent to Spain nearly three weeks ahead of the event
Coronavirus: AI firms deploy fever detection systems in Beijing to fight outbreak
Megvii and Baidu have rolled out advanced temperature screening systems in major Beijing railway stations. National AI champions are taking the lead in Beijing’s latest initiative against the coronavirus outbreak
Switch being made to working from home
The first Foreign Ministry news conference after the Spring Festival vacation was not held in the blue hall, as is often the venue, but via a WeChat group involving over 200 journalists.
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