Monthly Archives: February 2020

CORONAVIRUS: JAPAN CLOSING ALL SCHOOLS

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Japan’s entire school system, from elementary to high schools, will be asked to close from Monday until spring break late in March to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday.

The dramatic escalation of Japan’s fight against the virus follows rising criticism of what has

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China’s top container ports unclog backlog as virus curbs ease

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China’s top container ports are loosening the backlog of cargoes on their docks as workers return to their posts after coronavirus travel curbs that kept them away and jammed up global supply chains have been eased.

The flu-like epidemic, which originated in the city of Wuhan, an inland logistics hub

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