Fri, 03 Apr 2020

City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as ...

Japan's key index drops 4.50%, Asian markets otherwise mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed sharply lower on Wednesday, except for Australia where the major index made ...

Companies in Ireland win financial backing from European Commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The European Commission on Tuesday approved a €200 million support package for Irish companies impacted by the ...

Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

New Era ofUSCampaigning in Time ofCoronavirus

WASHINGTON - The congressional district Lindsey Boylan is running to represent is eerily quiet.New York's 10th Congressional District takes in ...

After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is a drink?

Some countries have banned alcohol, others say liquor shops are essential services, and one top official even suggested a tipple ...

How internet shutdowns have affected the lives of millions of Ethiopians

The people of Wollega province in the western part of Ethiopia did not have access to the internet from January ...

Bloodbath continues as plummeting rand weakens more than 2%

The rand reached a new all-time low against the US dollar on Thursday, as investors flocked to safe haven assets ...

Facebook launches Messenger app for desktop to rival Zoom

California [USA], April 2 (ANI): Facebook announced today a dedicated Messenger app for desktop to help users connect easily via ...

Kraft's aircraft picks up 1.2M masks from China

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arranged for the team plane to transport 1.2 million masks from China to Massachusetts, ...

Sindh HC reduces penalty of accused in Daniel Pearl murder case

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 2 (ANI): The Sindh High Court on Thursday reduced the death sentence awarded to the main accused ...

Coronavirus, oil prices push Kazakhstan toward recession

The government in Kazakhstan has, in the light of the unfolding coronavirus pandemic and the concomitant fall in global oil ...

UPDATE: Bloodbath continues as plummeting rand weakens more than 2%

The rand reached a new all-time low against the US dollar on Thursday, as investors flocked to safe haven assets ...

Record 6.65 Million US Workers Make New Jobless Benefit Claims

WASHINGTON - A record 6.65 million U.S workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as businesses large and small shut ...

US jobless claims doubled to record 6.65 million last week

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits more than doubled to a second straight record as the coronavirus widened ...

Insider trading by members of Congress may be difficult to prove

Recent allegations regarding stock trading by members of Congress in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic have raised calls for ...

Rand plumbs new lows on fears of global recession, Moody's downgrade

The rand has reached a new all-time low against the US dollar, as investors flock to safe haven assets amid ...

China's Jobless Rate to Rise as Canceled Orders Hurt Manufacturers

China's hope for a quick rebound from COVID-19 is now put on hold as the global pandemic is taking another ...

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Wimbledon chief fears 'no more tennis this year'

Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis admitted on Thursday that he feared the remainder of the 2020 tennis season could be wiped ...

After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is a drink?

Some countries have banned alcohol, others say liquor shops are essential services, and one top official even suggested a tipple ...

Managing postpartum depression: New moms isolated by coronavirus pandemic

Up to one in five women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that can adversely affect the thoughts, emotions and ...

Cities lead the charge on the coronavirus front lines

How many times have we heard over the past few weeks that we have entered an unprecedented era?The rapid spread ...

Leading an online social movement requires offline work

Today, most social movements around the world are digital in some capacity. When a hashtag seems enough to start a ...

There are many COVID-19 tests in the US - how are they being regulated?

When it comes to COVID-19 testing in the United States, the situation is about as messy as it gets.The U.S. ...

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