Nyma E., journalist
On Oct. 31, a 24-year-old man went on a stabbing rampage and set fire to a train in the Tokyo subway. Multiple people were injured, with one in critical condition. This marks the second stabbing on a Tokyo train in two months.
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Nyma E., Global News Department Co-Editor
BANGKOK–Protests in Thailand have been escalating since they began on October 6. More violence has been breaking out between opposing groups, which has led to very grim consequences. Many believe that if violence and rioting ensue, the future of Thailand could be very dark.
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The coronavirus, which was first detected in Hubei Province, China, has been declared “a public health emergency of international concern”, by the WHO. COVID-19, the official name for this disease, has infected 73,335 people, 72,438 of them being in China, killing around 1,873 in both China, and other countries, such as the Philippines, Japan, France, and Hong Kong. In the beginning of the outbreak, the cases had some link to a seafood and live animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread. It has been discovered that this disease can be passed from person to person: the main reason for the spread inside and outside of China.
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Lily M., journalist and social director
At a time when the vast majority of people generally partake in celebrations for the Lunar New Year, China is unusually grim. The new strain of coronavirus first originated in the city of Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province. This was in late December and early January but as of Wednesday, the virus has spread to fifteen countries, including the United States.
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