NO CHINESE FEAR HERE - Asians say racism hasn’t raised ugly head in Jamaica over coronavirus concerns

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Despite global concern surrounding the threat of the novel coronavirus, Chinese nationals working in Jamaica are singing the praises of locals for their support since the December 31 outbreak in the city of Wuhan. That reaction comes amid growing…

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Bartlett calls for emergency funding to rein in coronavirus

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WESTERN BUREAU: As the novel coronavirus outbreak threatens global economic and health security, co-chair of the Global Tourism Resilience…

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NO CHINESE FEAR HERE - Orientals say racism hasn’t raised ugly head in Jamaica over coronavirus concerns

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Despite global concern surrounding the threat of the novel coronavirus, Chinese nationals working in Jamaica are singing the praises of locals for their support since the December 31 outbreak in the city of Wuhan. That reaction comes amid growing…

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Chinese business class urged to deepen local roots

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A Chinese merchant who has built a thriving business in Clarendon and bridged the divide with locals with charity initiatives is appealing to other Chinese entrepreneurs to engage in community projects and integrate in national life. Stephen Liao,…

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PEP in step for subpar students - Ministry seeks to reserve spaces at traditional high schools for poor performers

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The Ministry of Education is seeking to have a classroom or two reserved at traditional high schools to accommodate students who perform poorly in the upcoming Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations, which are to be held over a five-day period…

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Murders still soaring amid SOEs

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Despite the imposition of states of emergency in almost half the police divisions across Jamaica, murders have climbed by more than eight per cent up to February 1 this year compared with the corresponding period in 2019. Thirty-five people were…

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‘Bigga’ Ford warns ex-cops of ambush - Former Flying Squad officer shot 10 times on Red Hills Road

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Former police sleuth Garth Tapper narrowly escaped with his life on Saturday after he was shot by gunmen 10 times on Red Hills Road in St Andrew, prompting a warning from retired Senior Superintendent of Police Cornwall ‘Bigga’ Ford that all…

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Tourism ministry on virus watch

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A senior tourism ministry official says it is too early to determine the extent of any impending fallout as a result of the Government’s travel ban implemented last week in response to the World Health Organization’s designation of the novel…

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Cook gets recipe for success with Chinese support

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A mother of three is imploring business leaders in Clarendon to integrate more with at-risk communities as hope has risen from the support and empowerment of a Chinese businessman. Monice Codner, 25, told our news team that she hopes the dark days…

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Phillips beats anti-crime drum on US tour

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Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips unveiled a number of proposed solutions to the rampant crime and violence in the country as the election season draws near. Phillips, who is currently overseas touring the tri-state area in the United States of…

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