China

Update: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has cost the lives of more than 2,569,000 while confirmed cases exceed 115,618,000. Although coronavirus started in China in early 2020, now it has spread all over the world, with the US accounting for the most deaths. Also, Europe, South America and India top the list with the regions affected significantly.

China issues guideline to boost green economy

In an effort to accelerate the development of a green and low-carbon circular economy and hit peak carbon emissions at around 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060, State Council of the People’s Republic of China issued a guideline for all-levels of governments.

ITF: Shipowners should pay to save seafarers stranded off China

As the 16 seafarers from the cargo ship MV Anastasia were finally released following months of being stranded onboard off China, the ITF called on shipowners to pay the millions of dollars required to get seafarers off ships which remain stranded off the Chinese coast due to the country’s informal Australian exports ban.

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