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Sect leader arrested in Korea over virus

South Korean authorities have arrested the founder of a secretive Christian sect at the centre of the country’s largest outbreak of COVID-19 infections for allegedly hiding crucial information from contact-tracers and other offences. Lee Man-hee is the powerful head of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus which is linked to more than 5200 coronavirus infections, or… Read More »

Thomson Reuters halts employee travel to China and South Korea over coronavirus outbreak

The Thomson Reuters logo is seen on the company building in Times Square, New York. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Media giant Thomson Reuters has canceled non-essential business travel for its employees to mainland China, Hong Kong and South Korea over mounting fears of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC.  “Thomson Reuters has… Read More »