asia

Coronavirus spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears

While radical quarantining measures have helped slow the rate of transmission in China, it is accelerating elsewhere.

By REUTERS
27/02/2020
Workers from a disinfection service company sanitize a street in front of a branch of the Shincheonj
Coronavirus epidemic in South Korea may be tied to Shincheonji Church

The Shincheonji Church teaches illness should not prevent the believer from spreading the message of the church.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/02/2020
Ben Gurion International Airport - Terminal 3
Coronavirus outbreak threatens Israeli tourism

"There is drastic decline in bookings for East Asia, and that's understandable – but bookings in general have come to a standstill, even for Passover flights to Verona or Cyprus."

16/02/2020
Study work
Coronavirus lockdown results millions in Asia working from home

In some sectors, specifically digital-based companies, the change in workplace environment has been seen as a positive experience

16/02/2020
Iceland Blue Lagoon geothermal spa
What's on your travel bucket list?

Bucket lists are more than a pleasant distraction; they have real psychological value. Fulfilling a bucket list “is an attempt to make life memorable," writes Prof. Christopher Peterson.

14/02/2020
Official ceremony inaugurating the Shaar HaShamayim Synagogue in Tondano, Indonesia, at the presence
Only synagogue left in Indonesia officially inaugurated

Yaakov Baruch, the leader of the community in remote Tondano, explained that now they will be able to officially perform weddings and other rituals.

Taliban concedes to a week-long temporary ceasefire with the US

A breakthrough in the talks between the US and the Taliban, for the first time since resuming the talks in 2018.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
29/12/2019
An Indian man walks among debris left behind after a tsunami hit Velankani beach on the outskirts of
230,000 people lost in a day: 2004 tsunami remembered

On the morning after Christmas Day in 2004, a 9.1 magnitude quake off northern Sumatra island triggered a tsunami with waves as high as 17.4 meters (57 feet) that swept over vulnerable coastal areas of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and nine other countries.

By REUTERS
26/12/2019
New winds blow over the parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan

Since President Shavkat Mirziyoyev officially assumed office late in 2016, Uzbekistan has faced sweeping transformations.

By ZEEV LEVIN
14/12/2019
Grapevine: An Asian presence

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

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