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China: An important piece of political theatre has begun. This is what to expect

作者:admin 2020-05-22

The National People's Congress, the annual meeting of China's legislature, has begun.Although the NPC is largely toothless, the meeting is still an important piece of political theatre where Chinese leaders publicly summarise the work of the last yea 阅读全文

Coronavirus: Which countries appear to be hitting or passing their peak in coronavirus deaths?

作者:admin 2020-05-22

Coronavirus deaths in many of the hardest-hit Western countries appear to be plateauing, and even falling in some cases.The trends were discovered in an analysis of data compiled by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, showing figures 阅读全文

Satellites and spacecraft malfunction as Earth's magnetic field mysteriously weakens

作者:admin 2020-05-22

Earth's magnetic field, which is vital to protecting life on our planet from solar radiation, is mysteriously weakening.On average the planet's magnetic field has lost almost 10% of its strength over the last two centuries, but there is a large local 阅读全文

Coronavirus: Trump refuses to wear face mask in factory - despite state warning it will ban his future visits

作者:admin 2020-05-22

Donald Trump has refused to wear a face mask once again during a tour in Michigan - despite an official warning he could be banned from visiting the state if he did so.The president was visiting a factory belonging to the Ford Motor Company, which ha 阅读全文

Coronavirus: Italian PM says country is over worst and cannot afford to wait for vaccine before restarting economy

作者:admin 2020-05-22

Italy's prime minister has said the country is over the worst of the global pandemic - and that they cannot afford to wait for a vaccine to kick-start the economy.Giuseppe Conte told Italian politicians that banks must now move towards "accelerating 阅读全文

Coronavirus: Facebook will allow half its staff to work from home permanently, but it will come at a cost

作者:admin 2020-05-22

Facebook says it is going to permanently embrace remote working once the coronavirus pandemic ends - but this could come at a cost for employees.The world's biggest social network is going to start "aggressively opening up remote hiring" - with chief 阅读全文

Coronavirus: China begins key political event delayed by COVID-19 pandemic

作者:admin 2020-05-22

China's president Xi Jinping held a silent tribute to victims of coronavirus at the start of the country's most important political event of the year.The opening of the annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) 阅读全文

New frog species the size of a 5p coin already 'critically endangered'

作者:admin 2020-05-22

A new species of frog no bigger than a 5p coin is already being classified as critically endangered.The stump-toed Stumpffia froschaueri was discovered in the northwest of Madagascar. The amphibian was found to live in three forest patches, whi 阅读全文

Donald Trump says US will 'react strongly' if China imposes new Hong Kong security law

作者:admin 2020-05-22

President Trump has said the US will "react strongly" to China if it pushes ahead with its plans to impose a new security law on Hong Kong.Beijing may try to gain more control over the former British colony and the move could see protests curbed afte 阅读全文

Three women with unborn babies among 11 mothers killed in attack on Kabul maternity hospital

作者:admin 2020-05-22

Three women in the delivery room with their unborn babies were among 11 mothers killed in an attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul last week, a charity has said.Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has accused gunmen of intentionally targeting 阅读全文