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Monday, 30 March 2020 17:03 WIB

Britain is on an emergency footing for the first time since World War II. The move means the British government is setting up what it calls strategic coordination centers across the U.K. to distribute supplies to citizens to help combat the coronavirus outbreak.  There are more than 22,000 British confirmed cases of coronavirus “ Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles are among them. More than 1,200 have died. The government's deputy chief medical officer says the lockdown could last as long as six months but says if people do as they're told and conditions improve, the...

RECENT NEWS
US Troop Drawdown Begins Amid Deepening Afghan Political Crisis
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 23:33 WIB | Global

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree late Tuesday setting in motion the process of releasing thousands of Taliban prisoners as the U.S. military begins a troop drawdown in the country. Ssteps outlined in a deal with the Islamist insurgent group aimed at ending the nearly 19-year-old war. The  U.S.-Taliban agreement sealed in Qatar 10 days ago requires all American and coalition forces to leave the country in the next 14 months, subject to insurgent counterterrorism assurances and commitments the Taliban would seek a political reconciliation with other Afghan...

American Professor Pleads Guilty in Connection with China Work
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 17:00 WIB | Global

A former West Virginia University physics professor has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in connection with his work for one of China's premier foreign talent recruitment programs, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.  James Patrick Lewis, 54, pleaded guilty to one count of federal program fraud. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Lewis was tenured at the university from 2006 to 2019. In 2017, he signed a contract with the Chinese Academy of Sciences through its Thousand Talents Plan, agreeing to serve as a professor for three years in exchange for...

Trump Promises 'Substantial Relief' to Businesses, Individuals Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:14 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump met with congressional leaders Tuesday afternoon to discuss a payroll tax cut as part of efforts to provide "substantial relief" to businesses and individuals who suffer financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  "We're also going to be talking about hourly wage earners getting help so that they can be in a position where they're not could ever miss a paycheck to be working with companies and small companies, large companies, a lot of companies so that they don't get penalized for something that's not their fault," Trump told reporters on Monday...

Chinese Leader Visits Coronavirus Epicenter Wuhan for First Time
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 23:25 WIB | Global

Chinese President Xi Jinping traveled Tuesday to the city of Wuhan for his first visit since the area became the center of a coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 80,000 people and killed 3,100 in China. Chinese state media said Xi would be visiting medical workers and patients, as well as inspecting efforts to control the outbreak. His visit came as health officials reported 19 new cases Tuesday, part of a continuing trend of fewer and fewer infections in China as the virus spreads more rapidly in other countries.  About 70% of China's cases have already recovered. Part...

Trump Blames Saudi-Russian Oil Fight, Media for Market Drop
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:35 WIB | Global

With stock prices plunging amid an oil price war and the coronavirus crisis, Trump met Monday afternoon with his economic advisers, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who presented him with policy options to counter the quickly emerging threats to the economy. As the Dow Jones Industrial Average dived more than 2,000 points during Monday morning trading, Trump, via Twitter, blamed the market drop on Saudi Arabia and Russia arguing over the price and flow of oil. œThat, and the Fake News, is the reason for the market drop, he wrote. Saudi Arabia and Russia are arguing over...

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