17 February 2020


Virus-hit Hong Kong racing gallops on behind closed doors (6)
Sport Virus-hit Hong Kong racing gallops on behind closed doors 17 Feb 2020 03:07PM HONG KONG: The bell sounds as 11 runners in the Gold Cup break from the stalls at Hong Kong's famous Sha Tin racecourse. But there is no customary roar from 30,000 excited punters lining the home straight.
Malaysia to choose 5G partners based on own security standards (4)
Malaysia plans to issue spectrum tenders in April and estimates that 5G infrastructure development would cost some 21.6 billion ringgits over five years. (AFP) Short Url Reuters February 17, 2020 09:14 Follow @arabnews Malaysia to choose 5G partners based on own security standards Malaysia is aware of the 'concerns that have been expressed around the world' about Huawei
India Summons Turkish Envoy Over President Erdogan's Remarks on Kashmir (4)
08:36 GMT 17.02.2020(updated 08:43 GMT 17.02.2020) Subscribe Sputnik International Sputnik envoy-over-president-erdogans-remarks-on-kashmir/ The Turkish president previously voiced his support for Islamabad, blaming
Asian shares hover around three-week highs on Chinese support measures (10)
Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares reversed earlier losses on Monday and moved back toward a three-week top as Chinese efforts to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak cheered investors, although Japanese stocks faltered amid growing recession risks. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16, 2020.
Slowed by the coronavirus, China Inc. struggles to reopen (3)
China's efforts to contain the virus are clashing with its push to get the country back to work. New York Times| Last Updated: Feb 17, 2020, 11.51 PM IST Getty ImagesEven to start up again, Chinese officials are requiring businesses to provide masks to workers, record their temperatures and track their movements to make sure they haven't come into contact with the coronavirus, named COVID-19. Airbus is slowly restarting its assembly line in China.
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