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tv   DW News  Deutsche Welle  February 4, 2020 5:30pm-5:45pm CET

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oh. with the sure that you can share your children. 50 cents and a tap on your smartphone to gather global hunger please tell me the. this is a show coming up. to fight cancer women in pakistan doing it so cancer patients like now can have their self-esteem back. i asked my mom if it would come back. medics on strike coronavirus pharaoh's gripping their city medics go on strike. for does with me china.
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time with a woman president in a record number of women in taiwan leads the way for gender equity to government but new m.p.'s see. i'm going to spend a day welcome to. it's good to have you with us breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in pakistan that's according to the wild health organization for the thousands of women coping with that diagnosis each year in the country the emotional support is a crucial part of recovery for many it can be something as simple as regaining lost to chemotherapy correspondent reports. in my head i cried a lot it was very long and beautiful. i mean i asked my mom if it would come
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back. my hair has now regrowing but it's not the same as it was before. your wardrobe it's a devastating loss but we believe everything is a test from god. to an i.v. line in hospital 52 year old not mine of the charges facing the side effects of chemotherapy losing her beautiful hair was an avoidable a breast cancer diagnosis and short dad over the last 25 years pakistan has witnessed a significant rise in the number of people diagnosed with cancer according to the world health organization one 174000 cases for recorded in 201820 percent of those were vim and they had breast cancer but years of one then best one in the health care system is highlighting that the increase in
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ability to track the growing health crisis and after here and after thought it is often left to charities to help patients feel like them says again. here to help is one such organization members of the public do need dear hear which is then turned into weeks and given to those in hospital wards charge initial resistance from some people to the initiative forced the charity to get in slum make a scholar to issue a fatwa in favor of people donating here. well go there be that miami people still believe in the idea that this is the scene especially of the hair they donate is misused but i assure them we have nothing to do with black magic i encourage donors by telling them that their hair will grow back and that for women who are going through this trauma these wigs can be a huge boost for their self-esteem then let's get it right their. human here can
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be colored and looks more natural which is why this preferred or worse in their day quicks but they are more expensive to me so the charity of dollars fee here goes as an incentive to come forward. when they're difficult situations cancer patients go through a difficult time fighting this disease and then they suffer from hair loss and hair is important to the overall appearance of a woman in pakistan and a citizens it's our duty to encourage those in any. and for donors like suman they know this is a small gesture can make a big difference to them and they coming from cancer. in a red admission china's leadership present knowledge to shortcomings and its response
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to the koran of virus outbreak president xi jinping is now calling the crisis a court people's war of prevention but it's a rallying cry that rings hollow for many in hong kong which has reported its 1st death from the koran of virus trust in beijing is already low after months of pro-democracy protests and many residents duran's card by memories of the sars epidemic nearly 2 decades ago where hong kong recorded nearly the same number of deaths as on the chinese mainland and now health care workers have gone on strike to demand a complete border closure with the mainland the strikers say that's the only way to stop the koran or virus from spreading. i close the border save hong kong that's the demand of thousands of the city's health workers on strike for a 2nd day for those battling on the virus's front line the current precautions simply aren't enough. people think i hope the government listens to our demands
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quickly closes the borders and bring this epidemic and to control. so many this latest epidemic serves as a painful reminder of the deadly sars outbreak nearly 2 decades ago and few have forgotten china's initial attempts to cover up that outbreak severity which killed nearly $300.00 in the city state now as then people in hong kong are critical of a government response they say is lethargic. on monday all thora t.'s took further measures closing all the 2 land border crossings the international airport also remains open. hong kong's chief executive has hit back at critics. i certainly would not agree with the allegation that we sort of are not addressing this public health concern adequately and certainly i don't agree with
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the allegation that we are putting politics above public health. a statement likely to fall on deaf ears with protest is valid to continue their strike until the end of the week. did have a corresponding charlot bill is in hong kong and your judgement the line now charlotte watch has been the impact on medical services of the strike. well this is now the 2nd day of this 5 day strike in the hospital here in hong kong is that there is. a serious impact on medical services here mentioned in particular what counts the care service is near nato intensive care services as well have been discussed. as services impacted by this strike so with 3 days still to come with many frontline staff including doctors and nurses expected to continue to strike this could be
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a very serious pool. but those who are taking part in the strike have stress that this disruption will be nothing to the disruption that would be cool if this period i read takes hold here and they say that medical services here are already stretched and that they simply won't quote if the number of cases of this current virus which is. striking at a time when the. spreading of potential might have reached its peak as yet. how much support is there for these striking. well of course the strikes have been condemned by the government here chief executive edging medical staff to return to what as soon as possible many in the medical community as well a warning that doctors and nurses must perform that job particularly now while this
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corona virus is starting to spread in hong kong having said that many people that we've spoken to at the very least support the cool of this strike the reason behind it they also want all of the borders closed here in hong kong there are so many people remember that sars outbreak in 2003 when always 300 people lost their lives here in hong kong they know that is very densely populated the spread can start to take hold very rapidly and that is a big concern here a number of people that we've spoken to as well worried about the fact that there is a very urgent small scale shortage here that blaming the authorities the north getting a supply of those most functional here in hong kong the facts now that i've been to more cases confirmed today right full cases of the 17 and toso believed to have been transmitted while in hong kong not coming from mainland china but really is starting to to increase the concern for people here. in hong kong thank you very
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much for that. a little over 3 weeks back taiwan elected psion one to a historic 2nd term as leader of the island but along with side taiwan he's also elected the record 42 percent women to parliament that makes taiwan the only region in asia with the highest number of female parliamentarians this is thanks to a nearly century long struggle to increase political representation for women that's also seen the introduction of kowtows for most election races but still it isn't easy going the double correspondent phebe kong met newly elected m.p. fun human of the ruling democratic progressive party she began by asking her what difficulties she faces as a woman in politics. do you personally encounter any of these sly sex or some behavior difficulties that during your campaign of course for example when i am when some people. me they not only. sometimes they will
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just say that. so it's not only in the real we're actually in the the so-called virtue or in the internet it's even more and. more so i will say this sounds like you still need some time to change the culture so. that's the 1st question will like to ask you so is there anything like you think like can improve in taiwan in terms of gender equality to what are you going to plan to do and what should be in the future tiffany i think we have more things that we can do to improve the situation for example i would propose day we should we said to our public funding for women to wrong as a because compared to their male partners of their male counterparts women have less resource east to be a politician especially to. beat and i would say that we have to
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set up some education of gender education mechanisms in our city council and also in our national congress because they are the you know they are the people who look up to dan if the male politicians often have some comments as he's really not the wrong sim the wrong message to tell when these people. taiwanese m.p. from human to group. that's it for now i don't what all reps are due. to the. other stories from the region. really even over the look of the life of. just outside of the. it's a winter tradition to treat those 2 fruit confused offspring thoughts.
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. i'm not laughing at the germans because sometimes i am but less than nothing with the time i. think the german culture. will get from this grandmother to east coast it's all about who know i'm rachel join me to meet again i'm going to help the course. forget the glitz and glamour of macau is a ghost town the crown of bars sees the chinese gambling enclave close its casinos the outbreak continues to take its toll on global business. bribery protasis. chief executive steps aside all of florida's. investigate unusual payments at the malaysian carrier. and in thailand small breweries set out to disrupt the be a market sector that's unfairly skewed to big multinationals. and be invisible and
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let's do business counting the costs of the coronavirus analysts say the outbreak could rapidly weaken global growth the situation is already fragile goldman sachs estimates a modest hits a growth this year while the macroeconomic effects still unclear the near term implications for chinese output are becoming very clear economists say the viruses cost china's restaurant tourism and movie industries $144000000000.00 in losses of the lunar new year holiday casino stocks have slumped the world's gambling capital macau is closing obey news for at least 2 weeks that will cut off the lifeblood of the city's economy. the prospects for tourism in macau are as uncertain as a throw of the dice that one of the territories gifty casinos the virus has seen billions.


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