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As Beijing steps up measures to contain a lethal coronavirus outbreak sweeping Asia and beyond, the contagion has claimed 65 more lives in China’s Hubei province – the viral epicenter – bringing the total death toll to 492.
A member of Pakistan’s parliament has asked the government to wage war on its neighbor India over disputed Kashmir and claimed that other Muslim states will support the effort, local media reported.
Demand for 5G smartphones has been growing with shipments of 19 million units last year, the latest report by research firm Strategy Analytics shows.
Pakistan has denied it is gearing up to merge the territory it administers in the disputed region of Kashmir with the rest of the country, dismissing reports to the contrary as media speculation.
The developing markets of China and India will make up 35 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2060, nearing the US and European nations' combined share, according to the Japan Center for Economic Research.
Since China banned the import of certain types of waste in 2017, those shipments have declined by 71 percent, the country's environmental authorities have announced.
One of China's largest producers of telecom equipment, ZTE, has announced plans to raise around $1.7 billion from a private share placement to fund research and development of 5G networks.
Lloyd’s of London, one of the world’s largest insurance markets, warned that volcanic eruptions could bury 15 major cities in lava and ash in the coming two centuries. As always though, there’s money to be made in catastrophe.
Makers of the beds at the Tokyo Olympic Village have confirmed their eco-friendly cardboard furniture will not collapse during sex – on condition there are only two people under the blanket.