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I had COVID-19, but my tech guilt is worse

Ziad Reslan Contributor Share on Twitter All views are his own. More posts by this contributor Freelancers rights come of age as gig economy booms Egypt and Thailand: When the military turns against free speech I’ve been infected with the novel coronavirus for at least three weeks. It started with my partner coughing and feeling very tired. A couple of days later, I started showing the same sym...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation

IMPORTANT: The impact of the global coronavirus epidemic is fluid and evolving by the minute. While we do our best to keep this article current by adding additional information once it is received and confirmed, always check with your Universal Trip Support Team and local authorities for the most current information. We’ve overhauled our coronavirus business aviation restrictions blog article to make it more user friendly and easier to navigate. Starting today, we will be posting high-leve...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, UK, Featured, Mexico, China, Russia, Southeast Asia, Africa, Israel, Turkey, Virus, Thailand, Canada, United States


New Toyota Fortuner (facelift) leaked, likely to be unveiled in May

The new Toyota Fortuner has been spied completely undisguised in Thailand. It...
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Five CEOs on their evolution in the femtech space

Rae Witte Contributor Share on Twitter Rae Witte is a New York-based freelance journalist covering music, style, sneakers, art and dating, and how they intersect with tech. You can find her writing on i-D, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire and Forbes, among others. More posts by this contributor Nike is making footwear to improve athletes’ efficiency for the Tokyo Olympics With new Fit technology, Nike calls ...
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Thailand announces $58 billion plan to mitigate coronavirus impact

Thailand's cabinet approved a package of economic measures worth 1.9 trillion baht ($58 billion) on Tuesday to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana said.
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Coronavirus impact on business aviation

IMPORTANT: The impact of the global coronavirus epidemic is fluid and evolving by the minute. While we do our best to keep this article current by adding additional information once it is received and confirmed, always check with your Universal Trip Support Team and local authorities for the most current information. We’ve overhauled our coronavirus business aviation restrictions blog article to make it more user friendly and easier to navigate. Starting today, we will be posting high-leve...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Featured, Mexico, China, Russia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Africa, Virus, Thailand, Canada, United States, Asia Pacific, Middle East


Asia-Pacific Region: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Business Aviation

Asia & Pacific Region Australia April 6, 2020 General Restrictions: Below restriction for Australian citizens, residents and immediate family. All other foreign nationals are still not allowed entry. Passenger Restrictions: From 23:59 AEDT on 28 March 2020 all people entering Australia will be required to undertake their mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated facilities (for example, a hotel), in their port of arrival Travellers will be transported directly to designated facilities af...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, Indonesia, Australia, Cdc, China, Singapore, Qatar, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Malaysia


Europe Shows Signs of Easing; Dimon Sees Recession: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, a tentative sign that lockdown measures are easing the outbreak. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he expects the fallout to include a major economic downturn and stress similar to the crisis that almost brought down the U.S. financial system in 2008.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll propose a state of emergency in some prefectures, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalize...
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Germany, Spain Cases Slow; Dimon Sees Recession: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, a tentative sign that lockdown measures are easing the outbreak. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he expects the fallout to include a major economic downturn and stress similar to the crisis that almost brought down the U.S. financial system in 2008.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll propose a state of emergency in some prefectures, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalize...
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Germany, Spain Cases Slow; Japan Calls Emergency: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, a tentative sign that lockdown measures are easing the outbreak. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will propose a state of emergency in prefectures including Tokyo and Osaka for about a month, after a renewed surge in coronavirus infections.U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized as a precaution, after struggling to recover from the infection he contracted.Stock markets rallied after U.S. President Donald T...
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U.K. Premier Hospitalized; Japan Set for Emergency: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The daily death toll from the novel coronavirus declined in some global hotspots, and President Donald Trump said he sees signs the U.S. outbreak is beginning to level off.Stocks climbed as New York State fatalities fell for the first time and Italy had the fewest deaths in more than two weeks. Germany saw a fourth straight day of declines in new cases, though government officials have warned the worst of the crisis is yet to come.U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to a h...
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Alexander: Rose Zhang hoped to be facing LPGA’s best, not hitting balls in her garage

If things were normal, Rose Zhang would have been hanging out at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage this week, making her second appearance in the LPGA Tour’s first major championship of the year and soaking up the examples set by the circuit’s very best players. Instead, the 16-year-old from Irvine is hitting golf balls at home. “I have a little range area in my garage,” she said in a phone conversation. “I just hit balls and then putt. There’s not much you can do.” The ANA Inspiration...
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Death Toll Passes 60,000; N.Y. Has Deadliest Day: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic exceeded 60,000 worldwide and New York State reported its deadliest day. Spain will extend its state of emergency after cases surpassed those in Italy.U.S. deaths rose to more than 7,000 as health officials recommended wearing cloth masks to prevent the virus’s spread. At least a half-dozen cruise ships remain at sea with passengers and crew as companies navigate long trips and struggle to find ports willing to let them dock.Key Develop...
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Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights to fight coronavirus

Thailand will temporarily ban all passenger flights from landing in the country to curb the outbreak of the new coronavirus, the country's aviation agency said on Friday. The ban on incoming flights will come into effect on Saturday morning and run until the end of Monday, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand said in an order published late on Friday. Anyone arriving on a flight that took off before the order came into effect will need to be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in Thailand...
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US accused of 'modern piracy' after diversion of masks meant for Europe

German politician adds to chorus of complaints about American tactics to source protective gearCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US has been accused of “modern piracy” after reportedly diverting a shipment of masks intended for the German police, and outbidding other countries in the increasingly fraught global market for protective equipment.About 200,000 N95 masks made by the manufacturer GM were diverted to the US as they were being transferred between planes in ...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, China, Berlin, US, World news, US news, Medical Research, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Gm, Coronavirus outbreak


Thailand’s Phanom Rung Festival

At the Phanom Rung Historical Park in the province of Buriram in rural Thailand, a 1,000-year-old Khmer temple sits atop an extinct volcano surrounded by rice paddies. In early April, the rising sun shines through all 15 doorways of the hilltop temple, creating a stunning visual effect. Locals gather each year for the annual Phanom Rung Festival to pray, give offerings, socialize, celebrate Thai culture, and observe the solar phenomenon which is said to bring good luck. Photo: Jeff Bell Th...
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The surprising scientific value of national bias

Emotions seem by their very nature to defy scientific analysis. Private and evanescent, and yet powerful and determining, feelings resist systematic observation and measurement. We are lucky to catch a glimpse in a facial expression or inflection of speech. The emotions of animals are all the more difficult. Without words to communicate what might be in their minds or on their nerves, animals–ranging from the complex to the simple–remain nearly a closed emotional book for even the cleverest expe...
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Thailand says new economic measures to ease virus impact worth 10% of GDP

Thailand's new package of economic measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak will be worth about 10% of its gross domestic product (GDP), Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.
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Debra & Nelson’s Elegant & Classic Melbourne Wedding

Debra & Nelson Debra and Nelson’s big day is all about classic elegance. Picking an all-white colour palette, a traditional church ceremony and a black-tie dress code, these two wanted the focus of their day to be utterly romantic. Inviting Will Chao Photography along to capture it all, this is a day that shows the very best of Melbourne’s idyllic location when it comes to weddings Debra and Nelson were on seperate holidays in Thailand when they met, tells the bride. Continue reading Debra & Nel...
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Thailand reports 103 new coronavirus and four new deaths; total cases at 1,978

Thailand on Friday reported 103 new coronavirus cases and four more deaths, bringing its total number cases to 1,978, a health official said. There were four new deaths, bringing total fatalities to 19, said a spokesman for the government's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, Taweesin Wisanuyothin.
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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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Coronavirus live news: global number of confirmed cases passes 1 million

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 11.55pm BST Just dipping back into the Trump press conference at the White House, and the president has blame states for ...
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Coronavirus live news: global number of confirmed cases passes 1m

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 9.23pm BST “A glimmer of hope but little detail.” See the experts’ reaction to the UK health secretary Matt Hancock’s new...
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Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 50,000

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 7.03pm BST As the pandemic worsens, panicked governments have been accused of using questionable methods to acquire suppl...
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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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Thailand imposes nationwide curfew to curb virus spread

Thailand will introduce a six-hour night curfew in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus, authorities said Thursday, warning anyone who breached the order faced a two-year jail term. Exemptions will be made for essential staff, including medical workers, food and fuel transport staff, and postal services. The number of infections in Thailand has soared past 1,800 -- up more than 80 percent from a week ago -- and the death toll has nearly quadrupled to 15 as of Thursday.
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Money transfer service Azimo partners with Siam Commercial Bank for faster payments to Thailand

Azimo, the London-headquartered international money transfer service, has partnered with Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) to deliver instant payments for its customers from Europe to SCB bank accounts in Thailand. According to the World Bank, Thailand is one of the top remittance destinations globally, with $6.7 billion received from abroad each year, and Azimo says it remains one of the most expensive countries to send and receive money. That’s something the U.K. fintech wants to help chan...
Tags: Travel, Startups, TC, Asia, Europe, London, Eu, Thailand, Kent, Rakuten, Azimo, Greycroft, SCB, Siam Commercial Bank, EIB, Michael Kent


This ‘Lego Masters’ contestant made toys for Marvel and a ‘Golden Girls’ Lego that went viral

As a child, playing with Lego sets allowed Sam Hatmaker to build more imaginative worlds than the tiny village on the bottom edge of Michigan where the youngster lived. “We built dream houses and spaceships and whatever we wanted to get us out of that,” said Hatmaker, who as a gender non-conforming person uses the pronouns they or them. “It was a way to escape into any other world I wanted to.” When Hatmaker turned 21, friends brought Lego sets and they spent the night building together. “I woul...
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This ‘Lego Master’ contestant made toys for Marvel and a ‘Golden Girls’ Lego that went viral

As a child, playing with Lego sets allowed Sam Hatmaker to build more imaginative worlds than the tiny village on the bottom edge of Michigan where the youngster lived. “We built dream houses and spaceships and whatever we wanted to get us out of that,” said Hatmaker, who as a gender non-conforming person uses the pronouns they or them. “It was a way to escape into any other world I wanted to.” When Hatmaker turned 21, friends brought Lego sets and they spent the night building together. “I woul...
Tags: TV, Australia, La, China, New York City, Marvel, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Lego, Thailand, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Cambodia, Ncaa


Thailand warns food delivery apps for overcharging amid coronavirus outbreak

Thailand's anti-monopoly watchdog warned food delivery platforms on Wednesday they could face fines for charging higher commissions as online food orders surge amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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