Tag Archives: COVID-19

  • Coronavirus lockdown gives India’s capital Delhi clear skies, clean air

    Residents of Delhi are experiencing the longest spell of clean air, according to government data, as a stringent lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus drastically cuts pollution in the world’s most polluted capital. ...

  • China accused of discriminating against Africans as part of coronavirus fight

    Chinese officials are denying allegations that people of colour are facing discrimination and even eviction under coronavirus mitigation efforts, as they report that Africans are among the country’s newly confirmed cases. ...

  • Tenzing Jigme Will the Wuhan pandemic lead to revolution? Finding opportunity in this crisis

    The current unprecedented crisis is seen by the CCP as an opportunity to reshape their image and reemphasize their power and efficiency around the world. We must thus be steadfast, firm, and committed in our unveiling of the truth ...

  • Trump warns China could face consequences for virus outbreak

    US President Donald Trump warned China on Saturday that it should face consequences if it was “knowingly responsible” for the coronavirus pandemic, as he ratcheted up criticism of Beijing over its handling of the outbreak. ...

  • We need to fight coronavirus with compassion: Dalai Lama

    Eventually, this virus will pass, as I have seen wars and other terrible threats pass in my lifetime, and we will have the opportunity to rebuild our global community as we have done many times before. ...

  • China virus epicentre Wuhan raises death toll by 50%

    China's coronavirus ground-zero city of Wuhan on Friday admitted missteps in tallying its death toll as it abruptly raised the count by 50 percent -- and as world doubts mounted about how transparent China has been. ...

  • US intelligence officials suggest coronavirus came from lab in Wuhan

    The US intelligence community is examining whether the coronavirus that caused the global pandemic emerged accidentally from a Chinese research lab studying diseases in bats. ...

  • India must not become the next coronavirus epicenter, World Bank says

    The world cannot allow India to become the next coronavirus epicenter, as the country’s health-care infrastructure is not equipped to handle the kind of outbreak seen in the United States or in several Western European countries. ...

  • Trump halts WHO funding, with world on edge over virus lockdowns

    US President Donald Trump on Tuesday cut off funding to the World Health Organization, accusing the UN body of mishandling the coronavirus crisis as governments grapple with how and when to get their struggling economies back. ...

  • NS Venkataraman China as world superpower in post-COVID-19 era?

    There is no doubt that after the Second World War, COVID-19 is the most decisive development in the world, likely to turn upside-down the relations between different countries and the way that humanity will view things in life. ...