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Jeon Mi-Kyung

Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, South Korean Born Mi-Kyung Jeon is a MASTER OF FINE ARTS (M.F.A.) from Duquesne University. She joined NYK Daily as an international Correspondent. She has previously interned at the New York Times in New York,for eleven months.
1900 Posts

Macau to suspend casino operations for two weeks to curb spread of virus

Macau, the world’s biggest gambling hub, said on Tuesday it had asked all casino operators to suspend operations for two weeks to help curb...

Japan quarantines 3,700 on cruise ship over new coronavirus

Japan has quarantined a cruise ship carrying 3,711 people and was testing those onboard for the new coronavirus Tuesday after a former passenger was...

No takers for Indonesia’s ‘pluck a tyre off the croc’ contest

Indonesia has called off a contest offering a cash reward to anyone brave enough to remove a motorbike tyre stuck around the neck of...

Shows canceled as virus outbreak spooks Asian entertainers

Concerts and shows are being canceled, not just in China but across much of Asia, as a virus outbreak that has killed more than...

Latest Update: New virus has infected more than 20,600 globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 20,600 people globally.  The latest figures as of Tuesday in Beijing: — China: 425 deaths...

Iraqi protesters dig in heels despite new PM-designate

Furious anti-government youth in Iraq's capital and south on Sunday rejected the nomination of Mohammad Allawi as prime minister, but came up against rival...

Uneasy quiet in Mideast, month after Iran strike against US

Nearly a month after Iran launched a rare direct military attack against United States forces in Iraq, an uneasy quiet has settled across the...

China not embracing U.S. help on coronavirus, Americans in next-door Kazakhstan

China has been more transparent about the coronavirus than it has been in previous crises but Beijing has not yet accepted a U.S. offer...

Formula E calls off Sanya race due to coronavirus

The all-electric Formula E series has abandoned plans for a race in the Chinese city of Sanya next month because of the coronavirus epidemic.  The...

New Chinese city locked down as first virus death abroad reported

China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of a coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll from the disease...

Indian smartphone makers fear supply disruptions due to China virus

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could start to disrupt India’s production of smartphones if it continues to spread in February, industry executives said,...

Dead man lies on an empty street at China’s virus ground zero

A grey-haired man wearing a face mask lies dead on the pavement at ground zero of China's virus epidemic, a plastic shopping bag in...

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