Samsung Confirms Coronavirus Case at South Korea Phone Factory Complex

Samsung Electronics said on Saturday that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning. Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, said the floor where the infected employee worked would be shut down until […]

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Father’s SOS To PM Modi For Woman Isolated On Virus-Hit Ship Off Japan

Sonali Thakkar had urged the government to evacuate Indians from the Diamond Princess. Kolkata: The father of a 24-year-old Indian woman quarantined on a cruise ship affected by coronavirus has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have her evacuated. Sonali Thakkar has been confined to a small room and has not tested positive for […]

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China’s Ambitious 5G Push Slowing Due to Coronavirus Disruptions

Government measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus in China look set to delay the rollout of next-generation 5G telecom networks, a key technology initiative for the country’s leadership. Tenders for six big 5G projects have been postponed since January 31, government records show. They include an industrial Internet project in Guangdong province, a […]

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China Denies Delay In Granting Permission To Special Indian Flight To Wuhan

The special flight to Wuhan is reportedly awaiting clearance from China. Beijing: China on Friday denied any delay in allowing a special Indian flight to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan city to deliver medical supplies and evacuate remaining Indians from there, saying the concerned departments of both the countries were in touch to finalise the schedule. India […]

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Coronavirus: Here Is The Full List Of Suspended Flights To China, Hong Kong

Coronavirus: American Airlines has suspended China and Hong Kong flights through April 24. Airlines have been suspending flights to China or modifying service in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Coronavirus: Airlines that have cancelled all flights to Mainland China: American Airlines – Extends suspension of China and Hong Kong flights through April 24. Air France […]

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Coronavirus reaches Chinese jails, sparks new fears of cluster cases

The novel coronavirus outbreak has reached Chinese prisons triggering fresh concerns of similar closed-area cluster cases breaking out in the other crowded prisons in China including in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). According to information made available by the government, nearly 450 prisoners and policemen have been infected in Chinese prisons including in the […]

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Foxconn Says Cautiously Resuming China Output, Warns of Coronavirus Hit

Apple iPhone maker Foxconn said on Thursday it is cautiously restarting production at its main plants in China and warned revenue will be hurt this year by the coronavirus epidemic. The statement comes just days after Apple rescinded its March quarter sales guidance, saying factories in China have been slower to get back to work […]

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Lenovo Warns of Coronavirus Challenges, Posts Profit Beating Expectations

Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo warned on Thursday it faced short-term volatility and challenges from the coronavirus outbreak, as it reported a better than expected quarterly profit and record revenue. The world’s largest PC maker is among companies facing disruptions to their supply chain after local governments extended a Lunar New Year holiday and imposed […]

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South Korea confirms first coronavirus death as infection cases surge

South Korea recorded its first confirmed death from a person infected with coronavirus and its verified cases more than tripled within a day, with the bulk of the new cases tied to a cluster from a fringe religious sect. South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that one person died of the […]

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