Ghana, Nigeria get medical supplies from China to contain coronavirus pandemic

London, April 7, 2020 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria and her West African neighbour Ghana are being assisted with medical supplies by China to combat the ravaging covid-19 pandemic READ ALSO: AFRICA WILL NOT BE TESTING GROUND FOR CORONAVIRUS VACCINES-WHO Ghana, Nigeria get medical supplies from China to combat coronavirus pandemic While Ghana on Monday received about 30,000 Personal … Continue reading “Ghana, Nigeria get medical supplies from China to contain coronavirus pandemic”

Les femmes et les naissances, aussi faibles que possible

Par Chris Hamilton – Le 16 décembre 2019 – Source Econimica D’abord, la carte du siècle… littéralement. Pour ceux qui sont plongés dans le fiasco actuel des prises en pension (REPO), des QE et de la monétisation… il est utile de prendre du recul et de clarifier ce qui provoque la défaillance du système économique … Continue reading “Les femmes et les naissances, aussi faibles que possible”

Corruption report ranks Taiwan 5th best in Asia-Pacific

Taiwan was ranked as the fifth least corrupt economy in the Asia-Pacific region in the latest Corruption Perception Index report released March 24 by Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Ltd.   The country’s score of 5.15 in the annual survey, improved from last year’s 5.37, saw it finish behind Singapore, Australia, Japan and … Continue reading “Corruption report ranks Taiwan 5th best in Asia-Pacific”

Qui a tué Zia ?

Par Barbara Crossette − 2005 −Source World Policy Journal De toutes les morts politiques violentes du XXème siècle, aucune de celles qui concernaient les États-Unis ne fut entourée d’autant de zones d’ombres que le mystérieux crash aérien qui tua le président pakistanais Mohammed Zia ul-Haq en 1988. Cette tragédie coûta également la vie à un … Continue reading “Qui a tué Zia ?”

Airline Carnage In Southeast Asia Reaches New Dimensions

Mar 23, 2020 Picture:  A growing number of Southeast Asia airlines are suspending flights or even completely grounding their planes as multiple governments have decided to introduce strict immigration regulations in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest to announce a tough measure was Singapore Airlines, which said on March … Continue reading “Airline Carnage In Southeast Asia Reaches New Dimensions”

La Chine se rêve en première puissance sanitaire mondiale

Le Covid-19 est devenu une pandémie avec près de 10 000 morts dans le monde, surtout en Chine, Italie et Espagne. Populations confinées, chute des cours boursiers, déraillement de l’économie mondiale… les États adoptent des stratégies variées pour limiter la propagation du virus tout en soignant les patients. Après s’être excusée d’avoir pris tardivement la mesure du fléau, … Continue reading “La Chine se rêve en première puissance sanitaire mondiale”

La pravda américaine. Les assassinats du Mossad

Par Ron Unz – Le 27 janvier 2020 – Source Unz Review De la paix de Westphalie à la loi de la jungle L’assassinat du général iranien Qassem Soleimani par l’US Army, le 2 janvier, a été un événement d’une importance capitale. Le général Soleimani était la plus haute personnalité militaire de son pays, qui … Continue reading “La pravda américaine. Les assassinats du Mossad”

FAQ: Taiwan’s 14-day quarantine requirements

Since last month, Taiwan requires all arrivals who have traveled to certain countries and territories affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to undergo 14-day home quarantine. This article provides answers to some frequently asked questions according to the latest information released by the Centers for Disease Control under the Ministry of Health and Welfare.  Which countries … Continue reading “FAQ: Taiwan’s 14-day quarantine requirements”

Virus Frenzy: Philippines Locks Down Luzon, Thailand Closes Bars, Malaysia Seals Up

Mar 17, 2020 Picture:  The coronavirus pandemic is throwing entire Southeast Asia in turmoil as travel restrictions and business closures are getting more extreme and widespread and tourism has almost come to a standstill. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte from March 17 has put the entire Philippine island of Luzon under an “enhanced community quarantine” until … Continue reading “Virus Frenzy: Philippines Locks Down Luzon, Thailand Closes Bars, Malaysia Seals Up”

Coronavirus (et autres maux) : 2020, année noire pour le tourisme mondial

La crise sanitaire du coronavirus, décrite statistiquement en temps réel par la John Hopskin University, attaque fortement l’économie mondiale et en premier lieu l’industrie du tourisme. Le World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) annonce que 50 millions d’emplois pourraient être supprimés. La France abandonnerait au moins 5 à 6 milliards dans ce secteur. Les compagnies aériennes subissent … Continue reading “Coronavirus (et autres maux) : 2020, année noire pour le tourisme mondial”

US Complains as Cambodia Pivots Toward China

US State Department-funded front “Radio Free Asia” (RFA) recently complained about plans to proceed with joint Chinese-Cambodian military exercises despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. According to Khmer Times, this year’s joint exercises will include up to 200 Chinese personnel … The post US Complains as Cambodia Pivots Toward China appeared first on Global Research.

Cambodia To Get Its First Wind Power Farm

Mar 04, 2020 Picture:  The Cambodian government is close to signing a deal with the local subsidiary of French-owned, Singapore-based renewable power producer The Blue Circle to construct the energy-starving country’s first wind power farm. “Both sides expect to sign an agreement soon. I expect it will be done by June,” said Victor Jona, director … Continue reading “Cambodia To Get Its First Wind Power Farm”

Art With a Heart: Pune Trust Revives 65+ Indian Artforms, Employs 400+ Artisans

If there’s one thing every art lover will agree to, it’s the fact that while art often gets appreciated, the creator remains mostly forgotten. In India especially, traditional artforms are dying by the minute, mainly because of how commercialised consumerism has become. We spoke to the Padmaja Jalihal, 51, founder of Heart for Art Trust, … Continue reading “Art With a Heart: Pune Trust Revives 65+ Indian Artforms, Employs 400+ Artisans”

The Powerful Are Going After Jane Fonda Again

The more things change, well readers get the drift here. Jane Fonda, the accomplished actor and protester, who protests right outside of the idiot-in-chief’s door these days on the pressing issue of environmental ruin, is being tormented once again for an act of protest during the Vietnam War era. Ohio’s secretary of state, Frank La … Continue reading “The Powerful Are Going After Jane Fonda Again”

Grab, German Startup Team Up To Explore Air Taxi Services In Southeast Asia

Feb 23, 2020 Picture:  Singapore-based ride-hailing and e-commerce company Grab partnered with German aviation startup Volocopter to explore the opportunity of deploying air taxi services in selected cities in Southeast Asia. In a first step, the firms will conduct a joint feasibility study which will look into the most suitable cities and routes to offer … Continue reading “Grab, German Startup Team Up To Explore Air Taxi Services In Southeast Asia”

Dutch passengers allowed to leave cruise ship quarantined over coronavirus

Five Dutch passengers who were on board the quarantined Diamond Princess are now allowed to leave the cruise ship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday. The last passengers of Dutch cruise ship Westerdam who are still in Cambodia, are now also allowed to leave the country, shipping company Holland America Line said in … Continue reading “Dutch passengers allowed to leave cruise ship quarantined over coronavirus”

Michel Lequenne (1921-2020) : un trotskiste singulier

Après plus de quatre-vingts années années d’engagement, Michel Lequenne, une des figures du mouvement trotskyste français, s’est éteint à l’âge de 98 ans. Dans cet article, publié initialement sur le site du NPA, Michaël Lowy lui rend un dernier hommage. Illustration : 10 novembre 1967 – Célébration du 50ème anniversaire de la révolution d’Octobre au … Continue reading “Michel Lequenne (1921-2020) : un trotskiste singulier”

Widely Parroted Claim That a New Cambodian Airfield Is Really a Chinese Airbase Is Wrong, Ignorant and Stupid

A widely circulated report from News.com.au, a division of News Corp Australia, was published on Feb. 8, 2020, and was subsequently parroted and shared all around the national security and defense online community. The story claims that an airfield that is under construction near Cambodia’s Dara Sakor Seashore Resort is actually a Chinese Air Base that … Continue reading “Widely Parroted Claim That a New Cambodian Airfield Is Really a Chinese Airbase Is Wrong, Ignorant and Stupid”

Dutch cruise ship passenger disembarking in Cambodia

The first passengers of Dutch cruise ship Westerdam were allowed to leave the ship during the early hours of Friday morning, Dutch time. The Holland America Line cruise ship docked in the Cambodian port city of Sihanoukville on Thursday after being refused by five Asian countries for fear of the coronavirus 2019-nCoV, now officially called Covid-19.Submitted … Continue reading “Dutch cruise ship passenger disembarking in Cambodia”

Dutch cruise ship allowed to dock in Cambodia; Health Ministers gather to discuss coronavirus

The Westerdam, a Dutch cruise ship refused entry to several Asian ports due to fear of the coronavirus, was allowed to dock in the Cambodian port of Sihanoukville. None of the passengers have been diagnosed with 2019-nCoV, but the ship was still refused due to concerns of the virus spreading. The European Ministers of Public Health … Continue reading “Dutch cruise ship allowed to dock in Cambodia; Health Ministers gather to discuss coronavirus”

ASF prevention measures strengthened in Kinmen

Taiwan has strengthened measures for preventing the spread of African swine fever in outlying Kinmen County, and the country as a whole remains on high alert, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture Feb. 5.   The additional actions follow the discovery of pigs washed ashore in the county’s Lieyu Township that tested positive for … Continue reading “ASF prevention measures strengthened in Kinmen”

Cambodia To Launch Digital Currency-Based National Payment Platform

Jan 30, 2020 Picture:  The National Bank of Cambodia, the country’s central bank, is preparing the launch of a blockchain-based, peer-to-peer payment and money transfer platform in the coming months as “the national payment gateway for Cambodia,” the institution’s director-general Chea Serey said. Trial runs are already underway since last year for the digital currency … Continue reading “Cambodia To Launch Digital Currency-Based National Payment Platform”

En Chine, les pauvres sont les plus exposés au coronavirus et ses conséquences politiques

Inégalités, système sanitaire largement privatisé, un régime répressif : les travailleurs, les paysans et les classes populaires sont les plus exposés au coronavirus mais aussi à la répression de l’Etat. Crédit Photo : Getty Images Malgré les mesures drastiques du gouvernement chinois, l’épidémie de coronavirus s’accentue, principalement en Chine mais aussi dans d’autres pays. Ainsi, … Continue reading “En Chine, les pauvres sont les plus exposés au coronavirus et ses conséquences politiques”