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Friday, 24 January 2020 23:43 WIB

More airports are beginning to screen passengers arriving from China amid growing concerns Friday over the outbreak of a new virus there that has already killed more than two dozen people and sickened hundreds. The energy-rich Gulf Arab nation of Qatar, home to long-haul carrier Qatar Airways, said it had installed thermal scanners at its main hub, Hamad International Airport.    Kuwait announced similar measures late the night before at Kuwait International Airport, joining the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, which on Thursday announced screenings for all passengers...

RECENT NEWS
US Reports First Case of New Coronavirus
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 18:56 WIB | Global

The United States is reporting its first case of the new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, and has killed at least six people. Health officials in the northwest U.S. state of Washington said a man who returned to Seattle from Wuhan last week is hospitalized in good condition with pneumonia. They say he poses no threat to doctors or hospital staff members. U.S. authorities are screening travelers from Wuhan at airports in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they are adding Atlanta and Chicago to the list of airport...

Trump Impeachment Trial Could Impact 2020 Election
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 13:17 WIB | Global

President Donald Trump has already made history as only the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. He now hopes to make history again by becoming the first impeached president to win re-election. The Senate impeachment trial of Trump got under way in earnest Tuesday with a high bar for conviction and removal from office. Two-thirds of the Senate, 67 of the 100 senators, would have to vote to convict Trump in order to force his removal. That is a highly unlikely prospect given that Republicans hold a 53-to-47 seat majority in the chamber and there has been...

Trump Touts US Economy in Davos, Ahead of Impeachment Trial Start
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 23:37 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump touted the conclusion of two major trade deals and declared Americans are "winning again like never before," as he gave an opening address Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The speech came hours before his impeachment trial was due to go into high gear in the U.S. Senate. Trump went through a list of what he celebrated as victories for middle class workers and companies, including the first phase of a trade deal with China and the Senate's approval of a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. "When I spoke at this forum two years...

ILO: Labor Inequality Threatens Social Cohesion
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 18:06 WIB | Global

The International Labor Organization warns that rising unemployment and inequality are preventing people from working their way out of poverty and threatening social cohesion. For the ninth consecutive year, the International Labor Organization reports global unemployment has remained stable at about 188 million people. But the agency says unemployment is projected to increase by around 2.5 million this year. The ILO says the employment picture is actually worse than these figures indicate when one factors in the 285 million people who do not have enough paid work or have are no longer...

China Confirms Coronavirus Transmitted by Humans
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 10:42 WIB | china Global

China's National Health Commission said the virus, which causes a type of pneumonia, can be transmitted person-to-person and not just from animals to people, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Earlier Monday, Chinese health officials confirmed 136 new cases of the newly discovered virus ” a huge spike ” over the past three days, including the first cases in the capital, Beijing, and Shanghai. Heath officials in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak began, say the number of cases now exceeds 200. Most of the confirmed cases are described as mild, but three deaths...

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POLITICS
Amerika Terbitkan Daftar Politisi dan Oligarki Rusia Tapi Tidak Ada Sanksi Baru
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:01 WIB

Departemen Keuangan Amerika telah mengeluarkan daftar politisi dan tokoh bisnis Rusia yang dekat dengan pemerintahan Presiden Vladimir Putin, berikut hubungan mereka dengan para pemimpin puncak...

SECURITIES
Kerusuhan Merebak di India Jelang Penayangan Film Kontroversial
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:25 WIB

Kerusuhan merebak di berbagai Kota India, sehari menjelang penayangan perdana film kontroversial yang menceritakan legenda seorang Ratu Hindu. Para pengunjuk rasa yang marah membakar mobil dan...

MISCELLANEOUS
Deputi Direktur FBI Mundur dari Jabatan
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:27 WIB

Andrew McCabe, pejabat FBI No. 2 yang secara umum dikritik Presiden Donald Trump atas dugaan bias politik, mundur dari biro tersebut hari Senin waktu AS, beberapa minggu sebelum masa pensiunnya,...