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Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia: WHO official - Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official said on Tuesday.
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World Bank warns coronavirus outbreak taking huge toll on China's economy
The pandemic is causing "an unprecedented global shock, which could bring growth to a halt and could increase poverty across the region," said Aaditya Mattoo, World Bank chief economist for East Asia and the Pacific. Even in the best-case scenario, the region will see a sharp drop in growth, with China 's expansion slowing to 2.
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Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia, WHO official says
BEIJING (REUTERS) - The coronavirus epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official said on Tuesday (March 31).
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares inch up, China's factories show flicker of life
* Asian stock markets : https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4. * Asia shares supported by month-end demand, calmer mood. * China factory survey beats forecasts, PMI rises to 52.0. * Oil prices steady for now after steep drop. By Wayne Cole. SYDNEY, March 31 (Reuters) - Asian shares were closing out a....
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US deaths pass 3,000 as World Bank warns Covid-19 will drive east Asia into poverty
An emergency field hospital in Manhattan’s Central Park, will begin taking patients on Tuesday. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images. President Trump’s daily news conference featured hand-picked captains of industry praising is efforts to tackle the virus, while reporters were again chastised for asking hard questions.
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Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia - WHO
BEIJING: The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official said on Tuesday. Even with all the measures, the risk of transmission....
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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% in morning trading to 19,243.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 2.0% to 5,285.
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REUTERS - UPDATE 1-Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia - WHO official
UPDATE 1-Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia - WHO official. (Adds details, changes media slug to link to TV) BEIJING, March 31 (Reuters) - The coronavirus epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for....
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FOREIGN-NEWS-SCHEDULE - Foreign news schedule for Tuesday, Mar 31 - Stories relating to coronavirus from multiple datelines.
- Situation of global markets due to COVID-19. - About 11 million could be driven into poverty in East Asia and Pacific says World Bank - Employment-based backlog to double by 2030, Indians have to wait for decades for Green Card: Congressional Research Service. - Forest fire in China kills 19.
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Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia - WHO official
The coronavirus epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region, and the current measures to curb the spread of the virus are merely buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official said on Tuesday. Even with all the measures, the risk of....
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Lark available for free across the Southeast Asia region
It brings together several essential work tools like messenger, online docs and sheets, cloud storage, calendar, and video conferencing. As businesses and educational institutions around the world scramble to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak with initiatives ranging from travel restrictions to....
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Philippines has second highest death toll in Southeast Asia
MANILA (Reuters) – Coronavirus testing is expected to increase substantially in coming days in the Philippines, where the high number of deaths relative to confirmed cases reflects lower testing so far, a World Health Organisation official said on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus will hit profitability of Asia Pacific banks through 2021, says Fitch
pandemic, Fitch Ratings said. The ratings agency earlier this month downgraded the outlook for 10 banking systems in the region to "negative." All 17 banking systems in Asia Pacific that Fitch assesses now have a "negative" outlook. But the outlook assessment doesn't necessarily indicate that....
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Stocks in Asia Pacific mixed; China manufacturing activity rebounds in March
Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday afternoon as China's official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index for March came in better than some analysts expected. Mainland Chinese stocks were higher by the afternoon, with the Shanghai composite up 0.42% while the Shenzhen composite added 0.806%.
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Stock Markets in Asia Signal Investor Caution: Live Updates
Asian markets rise modestly despite Wall Street’s surge. Stock markets in Asia sounded a cautionary note on Tuesday after a big rise on Wall Street, reflecting investor jitters over the state of the world economy. Major markets in the region were up less than 1 percent at midday, though Hong Kong....
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What should Bangladesh do?
In a major report on Bangladesh and its handling of the Covid-19 crisis entitled “Defusing Bangladesh’s Covid-19 time-bomb,” the South Asia Center of Washington DC-based think tank the Atlantic Council provides the following recommendations for tacking the crisis.
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Asia shares inch up, China’s factories show flicker of life
March 31, 2020. By Wayne Cole. SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were closing out a calamitous quarter with a tentative rally on Tuesday as factory data from China held out the hope of a rebound in activity, even as much of the rest of the world shut down. China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) bounced to 52.
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Asian Markets In Positive Territory After China PMI Data
(RTTNews) - Asian stock markets are in positive territory on Tuesday following the overnight gains on Wall Street and as data from China that showed the country's manufacturing sector moved back into expansion in March. The announcement of additional stimulus measures by the Australian government....
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World Bank Appeals to Countries to...
AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2020 -- A World Bank's new report called on Cambodia and other nations in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) to act now in order to mitigate the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, said a press release AKP received this morning. The virus that triggered a supply shock in China has now caused a global shock.
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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% in morning trading to 19,243.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 2.0% to 5,285.50, while South Korea's Kospi picked up 1.6% to 1,743.84. Hong Kong's Hang Seng stood at 23,517.68, up 1.5% and the Shanghai Composite gained 06% to 2,764.16.
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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% in morning trading to 19,243.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 2.0% to 5,285.50, while South Korea's Kospi picked up 1.6% to 1,743.84. Hong Kong's Hang Seng stood at 23,517.68, up 1.5% and the Shanghai Composite gained 06% to 2,764.16.
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Tuesday, March 31: Coronavirus global update
All the latest news in brief as it happens. 06.52 Coronavirus epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia – WHO official. The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and the current measures to curb the spread of the virus are merely buying time for countries to prepare for....
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Coronavirus impact: 11 million people may be pushed into poverty, says World Bank
WASHINGTON: The coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout could cause China's growth to come to a standstill while driving 11 million more people in East Asia into poverty, the World Bank warned Monday. The pandemic is causing "an unprecedented global shock, which could bring growth to a halt and....
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Growth for developing economies in East Asia, Pacific to slow to 2.1 pct in baseline scenario: World Bank
WASHINGTON, March 30 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank announced on Monday that it projected growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region to slow to 2.1 percent in the baseline scenario amid the COVID-19 pandemic, from an estimated 5.8 percent in 2019.
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Asian Markets In Positive Territory After China PMI Data
are in positive territory on Tuesday following the overnight gains on Wall Street and as data from China that showed the country's manufacturing sector moved back into expansion in March. The announcement of additional stimulus measures by the Australian government and upbeat economic data from Japan also boosted sentiment.
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Southeast Asia stocks - Markets rise as China factory activity rebounds
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday as data showed China factory activity unexpectedly expanded in March after contracting to a record low in the previous month even though the coronavirus pandemic showed few signs of abating. China's official Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 52 in March from a collapse to a record low of 35.
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