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Rusal, Glencore agree aluminium deal worth up to $16.3 billion

Russia's Rusal has approved a new long-term aluminium supply contract with Glencore worth up to $16.3 billion, it said in a Hong-Kong regulatory statement on Friday.
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Asian countries impose new restrictions as coronavirus cases come roaring back

After appearing to have the virus under control, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong are imposing new controls as COVID-19 infections continue to rise.
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Using AI responsibly to fight the coronavirus pandemic

Mark Minevich Contributor Share on Twitter Mark Minevich is president of Going Global Ventures, an advisor at Boston Consulting Group, a digital fellow at IPsoft and a leading global AI expert and digital cognitive strategist and venture capitalist. More posts by this contributor The American AI Initiative: A good first step, of many Irakli Beridze Contributor ...
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What We Need To Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers If We’re Going to Beat Coronavirus

This story was first published at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In the early days of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., around the last week of February, I joked to a colleague that maybe now, finally, people would learn how to wash their hands properly. My remark revealed a naive assumption I had at the time, which was that all we needed to do to keep the novel...
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Coronavirus live news: confirmed global cases approaching 1 million

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Catalonia asks Spanish army for help; Thailand imposes national curfewUS: 6.65 million filing for unemployment last weekTesting: how some countries got ahead of the restUS coronavirus – latest updatesUK coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 4.19pm BST The Hong Kong government has been accused of attacking the editorial independence of its public broadcaster after criticising it for asking a World Health Organization official why Taiwa...
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Pandemic pedagogy

Image source: pxfuel The buildings may be closed but learning never stops, not even for a global pandemic.The following links to education resources were kindly shared by BETT earlier today as part of the global efforts to keep people learning during the Coronavirus pandemic.BETT has also created a community hub so that educators everywhere can share ideas and resources, discuss and work together online during the school closures.The first link focuses on how to lead remote learning and i...
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Cats and coronavirus: 3rd animal case in Hong Kong, and SARS-CoV-2 can replicate in cats says new China study

In Hong Kong, the Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department said on March 31 that a pet cat has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the third animal to test positive for the virus in Hong Kong. They believe there is currently no evidence that pet animals can be a *source* of the virus, but medical experts caution that pets could potentially carry and transmit the virus without being ill. Just like humans can. Separately, the results of a new study in China on possible transmission of...
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Asian Cup 2027 hosting deadline extended over virus

Hong Kong (AFP) – The Asian Football Confederation extended the deadline for preliminary bids for the 2027 Asian Cup on Thursday after the coronavirus pandemic caused major problems for football administrations. Expressions of interest will... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Infected but Feeling Fine: The Unwitting Coronavirus Spreaders

As many as 25% of people infected with the new coronavirus may not show symptoms, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns -- a startlingly high number that complicates efforts to predict the pandemic's course and strategies to mitigate its spread.In particular, the high level of symptom-free cases is leading the CDC to consider broadening its guidelines on who should wear masks."This helps explain how rapidly this virus continues to spread across the country," th...
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Why Asia’s New Wave of Virus Cases Should Worry the World

After a surge in cases tied to international travelers, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and other places that seemed to have the epidemic under control have imposed stricter measures.
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Hong Kong swells tech-buying subsidies for local businesses that buy from local businesses

$25k from you and $75k from the government buys improved productivity and economic diversity The Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong has increased the subsidies offered to local business’ technology investments by 50 percent.…
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Johnnie To’s THROW DOWN Comes to Blu-Ray in a New 4k Restoration - New Trailer and Artwork

The Hong Kong action drama makes its UK debut this May. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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Alamo Drafthouse Announces Virtual Cinema Experience

Alamo Drafthouse announces virtual cinema experience The niche movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse is joining the laundry list of cinemas around the world looking to circumvent the pandemic shutdowns with a new virtual cinema experience entitled “Alamo-at-Home,” in which they have partnered with indie distributors Kino Lorber, Film Movement and Magnolia Pictures for digital screenings, according to Slash Film. RELATED: Kino Marquee Expands To 150 Virtual Theater Screens Alongside the Amer...
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Alamo Drafthouse Expands Virtual Cinema to Bring Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday Into Your Home

Alamo Drafthouse recently announced a new Virtual Cinema initiative that will allow indie distributors like Kino Lorber, Film Movement, and Magnolia Pictures to let independently owned movie theaters screen films digitally to viewers. But now they’re also using the new Alamo-at-Home banner to keep some of their longest-running genre programming alive. In conjunction with the American Genre Film Archive, the Alamo Drafthouse is bringing their signature Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday programm...
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Taxpayers Paid Millions to Design a Low-Cost Ventilator for a Pandemic. Instead, the Company Is Selling Versions of It Overseas.

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tried to plug a crucial hole in its preparations for a global pandemic, signing a $13.8 million contract with a Pennsylvania manufacturer to create a low-cost, portable, easy-to-use ventilator that could be stockpiled for emergencies. This past...
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Why Asia’s New Coronavirus Controls Should Worry the World

After a surge in cases tied to international travelers, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and other places that seemed to have the epidemic under control have imposed stricter measures.
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Singapore, Epidemics, Travel Warnings, Politics And Government, Fines (Penalties, Quarantines, China Hong Kong Singapore, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Coronavirus: Why some countries wear face masks and others don't

Step outside without a face mask in Hong Kong and you'll get looks. That's not true elsewhere. Why?
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V1 Group Announces 2019 Annual Results Positive Gross Profit Reflects Strong Performance of Sports and Lottery Related Business

HONG KONG, CHINA / ACCESSWIRE / March 31, 2020 / One of China's top 100 internet companies, V1 Group Limited ("V1 Group" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the"Group"; stock code: 00082.HK),has announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2019 (the "Reporting Period"). During the Reporting Period, the Group successfullyachieved a turnaround to a gross profit of HK$127.3 million, primarily due to the consolidation of the full year financial results of Beijing C...
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Hong Kong's night races gallop on during the coronavirus outbreak... but without the fans

The Wednesday night races in Hong Kong's Happy Valley are typically a raucous ritual that can draw up to 20,000 people to the course.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is what real coronavirus leadership looks like

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has long had an uneasy relationship with both the media and the overwhelmingly Democratic residents of his state. He has let the vital New York City subway fall into ruin, actively connived with Republicans to give them control of the state Senate, and generally been a thorn in the side of anyone who wants to do anything good. But now, thanks to the novel coronavirus outbreak, suddenly everyone loves him. He's getting breathless (even lustful) media coverage, a...
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Hong Kong: Mediation In Hong Kong – Exploring The Appetite Of This Form Of ADR - Gall

Hong Kong has been trying for over a decade to grow the commercial space's appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism to resolving commercial disputes.
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Zao Wou-Ki, the Chinese abstract painter who sells for millions

At auctions last year, Zao Wou-Ki's work outsold that of every artist in the world, aside from Picasso and Monet. Now, a Hong Kong exhibition is exploring how the late painter reconciled Eastern and Western influences.
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong Based Asset Managers And Financial Institutions With Exposure To Asia Or Hong Kong - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to numerous industries and sectors on a worldwide scale in an unprecedented manner.
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Fact check: will Covid-19 fade in the summer – then return later like the flu?

Experts weigh in on whether coronavirus will dissipate during the summer and warn against letting up on physical distancing * Coronavirus – live US updates * Live global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageThe seasonal flu tends to dissipate during the summer, leading some to hope the coronavirus will do the same. Experts explain why transmission of some illnesses lowers with warmer temperatures – and warn against lowering our guard. Why are some viruses seasonal?Dr Marc Lipsitch: What ...
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Horwath HTL Sentiment Survey: Hong Kong Hotel Market and the impact of COVID-19

This sentiment survey, conducted by Horwath HTL Hong Kong, was specially designed to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the outlook for the Hong Kong hotel market. In addition, the overall Hong Kong hotel market performance in 2019 was included to review the impact of the social campaign to the industry.
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India’s Virus Emergency Is Only Just Beginning

(Bloomberg) -- It’s a mass exodus not seen since the days following India’s independence in 1947.Hundreds of thousands of the country’s poorest citizens are walking long distances from cities back to their villages, carrying what little they have on their shoulders along major highways. Many lost their jobs and housing virtually overnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a three-week lockdown on March 24.The decision is aimed at stopping the spread of Covid-19 in a country of 1.3 bil...
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Hong Kong: Virtual Assets In Hong Kong – An Evolving Regulatory Approach - Withers LLP

In the Financial Secretary's 2020 – 2021 budget speech, the Hong Kong Government announced that it will consider extending the anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing requirements to cover crypto currency service providers.
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Hong Kong asked domestic workers to stay in to stop the spread of coronavirus. But some got infected at home by their employers

The Hong Kong government issued guidance on January 30 asking the city's 390,000 domestic workers to remain at home on their day off, when typically they would congregate in large groups in public spaces.
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Could Robots Help Us Fight Infectious Diseases?

In the journal Science Robotics, an international group of robotic experts wrote an editorial arguing COVID-19 "may drive further research in robotics to address risks of infectious diseases," and urging more funding. The Washington Post reports: Robots already have been enlisted in the fight against the virus. In Hong Kong, a fleet of miniature robots disinfects the city's subways; in China, an entire field hospital was staffed by robots designed to relieve overworked health-care workers. In ...
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I was quarantined at home as an 8-year-old during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong. Here's my advice for parents with kids at home now.

Janet Lam remembers how her mom kept her active during six weeks off school, and shares four tips for parents navigating the coronavirus crisis now.
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