Month: February 2020

#Huawei announces it will open manufacturing plant for wireless products in France

Huawei has today (28 February) announced that it will open a factory in France dedicated to the production of wireless equipment for 4G and 5G networks. The majority of the products leaving this facility will be destined for European markets. The value of the first phase of this investment will be over 200 million Euro. …

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Frankie Dettori recalls his best and worst travel adventures 

Three-time champion jockey Frankie Dettori recalls his travel adventures and how surviving a tragic plane crash left him with a fear of flying By Tessa Williams For The Daily Mail Published: 05:59 EST, 29 February 2020 | Updated: 10:31 EST, 29 February 2020 Frankie Dettori pictured above  So which destination is the jockey’s favourite? Here …

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LILLEY: Pipeline protesters losing public support

The protesters who have been attempting to shut down Canada for the past few weeks have captivated media attention and have a lot of politicians nervous, but they are losing public support. Whatever one thinks of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline, most Canadians don’t want to see rail lines blocked, ports shut down or roads closed …

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Coronavirus: Foreign diplomats to be evacuated from North Korea

North Korea has not confirmed a single case of the virus inside its borders, but global health experts have warned the country is highly susceptible to an outbreak given its close proximity to China and limited medical capabilities. Every other country in East Asia has confirmed numerous cases. The German Embassy, French Cooperation Office, and …

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Intense search underway in California for others exposed to coronavirus patient

Health officials in Northern California are searching for people who might have come in contact with a woman who is believed to be country’s first novel coronavirus patient who did not recently travel outside the country or come in contact with someone who did. Authorities said her case might indicate that the virus is already …

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Senate votes to suspend Lynn Beyak again despite her apology for posting offensive letters on website

OTTAWA — The Senate has voted to suspend Sen. Lynn Beyak a second time over derogatory letters about Indigenous Peoples posted on her website. Senators have approved a report from the upper house’s ethics committee, which recommended Beyak be suspended without pay for the duration of the current parliamentary session. The report was adopted “on …

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After fumbled messaging, Trump gets a coronavirus czar by another name

The new role will put Ambassador Debbie Birx, who has served since 2014 as the U.S. government’s leader for combating HIV/AIDS globally, at the center of what now appears to be three leaders of the government response. Trump revealed in a news conference Wednesday evening that Pence would head up the administration’s management of the …

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Coronavirus latest updates: Australia initiates emergency plan as Trump says risk to US is ‘very low’ | World news

7.23am GMT07:23 Matthew Weaver AP has the latest breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths from the virus: Mainland China: 2,744 deaths among 78,497 cases, mostly in the central province of HubeiHong Kong: 81 cases, 2 deathsMacao: 10 casesSouth Korea: 1,595 cases, 13 deathsJapan: 894 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 7 deathsItaly: …

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‘We don’t know if outbreak is contained in China’ – economist Diana Choyleva – Channel 4 News

26 Feb 2020 Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, and Katie Martin is the Capital Markets Editor for the Financial Times. Diana Choyleva is the Chief Economist for Enodo Economics – a macroeconomic and political forecasting company that focuses on China, …

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