Wuhan Has No New Local Cases Since Outbreak

China has reported that Wuhan has had no new local cases of the Coronavirus since the outbreak began. China’s health commission confirmed that there have been no new local transmission cases of the Coronavirus. This marks a major milestone in the fight against the pandemic. It is especially important since it has taken place in ground zero of the outbreak, … Read More

Japan Flu Treatment Effective Against Coronavirus Says China

Medical experts and authorities in Chinese have praised a flu treatment from Japan. They praise its “clear effectiveness” against the Coronavirus. This new treatment is currently being used to treat an influenza strain. The Japanese media revealed this in a report last Wednesday. The new treatment is called favipiravir. It is currently being developed by a subsidiary of Fujifilm.  One … Read More

China’s Economy Shows Massive Contraction

Recent data suggests that China’s economy is poised for a massive contraction. Data has just been prepared on China’s economy. This data looks at various industries of China. These include the industrial industry, investments, and retail as well. The data was collated and reported in a combined way. This is to account for normal seasonal swings. The data was released … Read More

South Korea Bans Short Selling for Shares

The financial regulation of South Korea has just prohibited the short selling of certain shares on the Kosdaq and Kospi. This ban will start on the 16th of March and will last for six months.  Short selling is when a trader takes shares from a company via a broker. They would then sell them when they expect the prices to … Read More

Jack Ma Sends Coronavirus Aid to Europe

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma has just sent essential important supplies to Europe. These supplies will aid Europe in the fight against the Coronavirus. Europe has become Ma’s latest target for aid. Recently, he had just donated more than USD$2 million to Australia to speed up the development of a Coronavirus vaccine. He also sent a million face masks to the … Read More

Worldwide Food Concerns Overshadowed by the Coronavirus

With news of increased Coronavirus cases and lockdowns always present, worldwide food concerns have been largely overshadowed. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently elevated the Coronavirus to a pandemic. Thus, it is now classified as a disease in most corners of the world.  Global news all but confirms this new classification. Every day, there is news about new cases … Read More

Philippines Capital Placed on Lockdown Due to Coronavirus

The capital of the Philippines – Metro Manila – has just been put on lockdown due to the rapid increase of Coronavirus cases. President Rodrigo Duterte gathered media for a press conference today. In the press conference, he announced that Metro Manila will be put on lockdown. He did so after raising the alert level of the Coronavirus to Code … Read More

OY–OI-AIIIAH

That long-standing question of which came first, the chicken or the egg, could be paraphrased by asking, “Which came first, incompetent government or mistrust of government?” Regretfully, I don’t claim to have the answer to either question but, as to the latter, I can state without fear of recrimination that incompetency in government and mistrust of government are at sky-high … Read More

Japan Opens World’s Largest Hydrogen Plant

Japan has just opened the world’s largest hydrogen plant. The largest hydrogen plant in the world just opened this past Saturday. It is the biggest facility to burn hydrogen and provide clean energy. Apart from the technological marvel, this also marks a sort of resurrection for Japan.  It has been almost nine years since certain parts of Japan were ravaged … Read More

Coronavirus Lessens China’s Gas Emissions

The Coronavirus has lessened China’s greenhouse gas emissions. They say that every cloud has a silver lining. Ever since the Coronavirus started spreading, people were hard pressed to just find the edges of the clouds.  Interestingly enough, scientists just saw a small part of the Coronavirus’ lining. They found that China’s greenhouse gas emissions were declining due to the virus. … Read More