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Why East Asia Is Beating the West in Controlling Coronavirus (source — www.news.com.au) 20/10/2020 17:05:04

While life in South Korea, China and Japan has broadly returned to normal, the U.S. and Europe face new surges in Covid-19 cases. WSJ explains how countries in East Asia have kept the virus in check w...

10 Ways To Make Working From Home More Bearable Right Now (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 20/10/2020 08:00:03

Seen the Pingu clip doing the rounds lately? We relate to that little penguin, we really do, caught between a boiling kettle and phone that’s never off the hook.When working from home, it c...

Russia planned cyber-attack on Tokyo Olympics, says UK (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/10/2020 20:00:00

Foreign secretary condemns ‘cynical and reckless’ bid to disrupt Games, before they were postponedRussian military intelligence services were planning a cyber-attack on the Japanese-hosted Olympics an...

Australia defies 'race to the bottom' in Asia power stakes (source — www.smh.com.au) 18/10/2020 16:01:00

Middle powers Australia, Vietnam and Taiwan are the only countries to have gained influence in Asia during the coronavirus crisis, while China maintained its standing and the clout of the US, India an...

Damon Albarn in a facemask: Kevin Cummins' best photograph (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/10/2020 17:51:13

‘He wanted to get on a train in Tokyo to see what they were like. He put on a facemask and did a shiver as a joke. Because of Covid-19, it now seems really prescient’ Blur toured Japan in 1992 and I w...

Japan supercomputer shows humidity affects aerosol spread of coronavirus (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 14/10/2020 14:13:04

Don’t blame the government for its handling of Covid. It's our fault, apparently | Joel Golby (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/10/2020 12:04:55

Despite spending months watching the people in charge mess up, the public still think the public’s to blameCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAt the weekend I went to Broadway...

Machu Picchu Welcomes Lone Tourist As First Visitor In 7 Months (source — www.huffpost.com) 14/10/2020 01:47:12

Jesse Katayama of Japan planned to tour the 15th century Inca citadel in March before it closed due to COVID-19.

Peru’s Machu Picchu Welcomes Lone Tourist As First Visitor In 7 Months (source — www.huffpost.com) 14/10/2020 01:47:12

Jesse Katayama of Japan planned to tour the 15th century Inca citadel in March before it closed due to COVID-19.

Ivanka Trump’s Spin On Her Dad’s Covid-19 Failings Backfires (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 13/10/2020 16:55:00

Ivanka Trump faced backlash after she tried to spin the narrative on her father’s devastating mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic.During a campaign event Monday in Las Vegas, Donald Tru...

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