Coronavirus is slowing China’s economy

As China grapples with the coronavirus, the economic damage is mounting around the world.

In China, the iPhone and electronics manufacturer Foxconn even promised its employees a range of perks if they would just do one thing: brave the coronavirus and come back to work. (Fortune)

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Kiribati’s new toys made in China

Taiwan lost another ally in one week as Kiribati cut ties after Solomon Islands. This leaves Taiwan with four allies in the Pacific region, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Palau and Tuvalu.

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Hong Kong Russian Doll

Pro-democracy protesters were attacked by what opposition politicians suspected were gang members wearing white t-shirts.

Hong Kong police were criticized over failure to stop the attacks. Instead of responding to calls from the demonstrators to take action against gangster assaults, the police retreated into police stations and let gangsters off easy. No one was arrested.

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Tumultuous 2017

It’s been quite a year for Taiwan and the region.

Please read: https://international.thenewslens.com/article/86568

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