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Bamboo shortage forces Canada to send two giant pandas back to China

By Phoebe Zhang in Shenzhen, South China Morning Post A CANADIAN zoo has decided to send two adult giant pandas back to China because the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted essential deliveries of fresh bamboo. The Calgary Zoo said it previously had bamboo flown in from China directly, but flight cancellations had “removed this option”. “The

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Life

Phuket moves to reopen all routes on May 16

Phuket – This popular island’s Communicable Disease Committee today (13.5.2020) passed a resolution to reopen air, land and sea transport routes on May 16 in keeping with steps being taken to ease the impact of coronavirus lockdown and are now asking the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration and the Interior Ministry for the go-ahead, PostToday

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Coronavirus

PM Prayut to use cameras to fend off pantry raiders

AMID unsettling reports of people raiding “pantries of sharing” stocked with food by donors to help those in dire straits during the current coronavirus pandemic Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (13.5.2020) ordered that either cameras be installed at these cabinets or officials guard them to resolve the problem of people taking more than they should,

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