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Coronavirus latest: Australia retail sales post record slump

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 6,395,328, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 380,580.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, June 4

12:10 p.m. China says it will allow more foreign airlines to fly into the mainland, shortly after Washington barred Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States citing Beijing’s restrictions on American airlines. Qualifying

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Coronavirus latest: antimalaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in study

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 6,395,328, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 380,580.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, June 4

9:40 a.m. Australian airline Qantas Airways says it will raise domestic flight capacity to 15% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of June, up from 5% now, as Australian states ease travel restrictions.

9:00 a.m.

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Coronavirus latest: New York offers free universal testing

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 6,395,328, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 380,580.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, June 4

4:43 a.m. A high-profile study says a malaria drug touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for coronavirus infection is ineffective for that use. The University of Minnesota study also says it found

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In depth: Huawei’s chip dreams in crosshairs of latest US assault

The latest U.S. assault against Huawei Technologies is aimed squarely at the company’s HiSilicon chip design unit, a move that could force the embattled company to sharply scale back or even abandon one of its most promising businesses, analysts said.

On May 15, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it would expand a previous decision that had already cut off Huawei from its U.S. suppliers unless they got permission from Washington. It said that rule not only applied to Huawei’s U.S. suppliers and other business partners, but also to any of Huawei’s foreign chipmaking partners whose production lines incorporate U.S.-made

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