China’s Huawei to build US$1.2 bil research facility in England

LONDON: China’s Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it had received planning permission to build a US$1.2 bil research and development facility in England. The facility will employee around 400 people and focus on the production of optical devices for use in fibre-optic communication systems, the company said in a statement. The move will anger US […]

England’s test-and-trace system fails to reach 26% of positive cases

Members of the clinical staff care for patients with coronavirus in the intensive care unit in a Cambridge hospital. (AP pic) LONDON: England’s Covid-19 test and trace system could not reach a quarter of people who had their cases transferred to the system after a positive test for the new coronavirus, the UK’s Department of […]