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How to restore international trade after the pandemic ends
April 19, 2020

How to restore international trade after the pandemic ends

Editor’s note: Djoomart Otorbaev is the former prime minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, a distinguished professor of the Belt and Road School of Beijing Normal University, and a member of Nizami Ganjavi International Center. The article reflects the author’s views, and not necessarily those of CGTN. […]

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April 19, 2020

The choice between overreacting and underreacting

Editor’s note: U.S. President Donald Trump decided on Wednesday to halt the funding of the World Health Organization (WHO), accusing it of “severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus.” However, it is not the first time that the WHO has been blamed for […]

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April 13, 2020

Why locusts such a huge threat to Africa

A swarm of locusts is set to devastate parts of East Africa. This swarm is up to 20 times the size of the one that hit only 2 months ago. Locusts are related to grasshoppers, but locusts swarm and can fly long distances. A swarm […]

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March 31, 2020

Cyber threats in the time of the coronavirus outbreak

More people are working from home and online due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, but now, more threats to people’s online activities are on the rise. CGTN’s Mark Niu takes a look at how cyber threats remain in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 31, 2020

New York police fight COVID-19 while maintaining lockdown

Police departments across the United States are trying to find ways to continue working while keeping officers and the public safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York, the epicenter of the outbreak in America, five members of the NYPD have died, and more than […]

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March 30, 2020

NBA stars recovering from COVID-19

The fourth NBA player to recover from COVID-19 is Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics. He announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has fully recovered from the disease. “Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s […]

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U.S. unemployment record reaches an all time high
March 28, 2020

U.S. unemployment record reaches an all time high

Some disturbing economic data is coming out of the United States showing the dramatic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on workers. Last week, the number of jobless claims filed in the U.S. topped 3.2 million, an all-time high.   

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New Yorkers ignore stay-at-home orders as spring arrives
March 28, 2020

New Yorkers ignore stay-at-home orders as spring arrives

An order to stay at home to stop the spread of COVID-19 is being ignored by many New Yorkers. While residents are allowed to leave their homes for exercise, people have been gathering in parks to enjoy the spring weather. The state governor has asked […]

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