Mon, 30 Mar 2020

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

Search engine giant commits $800 million to help ward off coronavirus

PanARMENIAN.Net - Google has announced a new $800 million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organizations and ...

Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Time to reboot American manufacturing

The coronavirus crisis has turned the fact that we don't make anything in America anymore from a topic for philosophical ...

Asian markets mostly down as virus fears grow

Asian markets fell Monday following a steep drop on Wall Street as the jubilation from last week's enormous US stimulus ...

Coronavirus: Trump and religious right rely on faith, not science

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads globally, many governments have forbidden large gatherings. Some groups have been slow to heed the ...

New OECD estimates suggest a 22% hit to Australia's economy

New Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development estimates paint a grim picture of the direct economic costs of public health ...

Studying a uni course online? Here are 4 tips to get yourself tech ready

Australian universities have responded in a number of ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include delaying enrolments, ...

Rand falls to record overnight low against dollar

The rand fell to its lowest level ever against the dollar in overnight trade, as global markets reacted to the ...

Thailand Faces Record Drought

For some Thais who are turning on their faucets this month, what they are getting in return is a stream ...

Germany's Merkel Shines in Virus Crisis Even as Power Wanes

BERLIN - In her first address to the nation on the coronavirus pandemic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel calmly appealed to ...

Earth Hour goes digital for first time due to COVID-19

Beijing [China], Mar 29 (ANI): The annual observation of Earth Hour in the night of the last Saturday of March ...

South Africa may approach IMF over coronavirus impact

South Africa may approach the International Monetary Fund for the first time ever to help with funding to deal with ...

Daniel Silke | A black swan and a downgrade will test SA

It was perhaps naive to think that the last remaining ratings agency keeping the country within investment grade parameters would ...

Hunger games? Tennis foot soldiers struggle in time of coronavirus

With careers spent scratching around dusty outposts, sometimes with "just $100" in their pockets, tennis' unheralded army of foot soldiers ...

Bukidnon allots P700M to "no-work no-pay" workers

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, March 29 (PIA) - In an effort to help the province's thousands of "no-work no-pay" workers who ...

US Journalists Expelled From China Invited to Taiwan

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu invited three U.S. journalists whose credentials were revoked by China to work from the island.Wu's ...

Cancel County Championship if it can't be played in full - Cook

Former England captain Alastair Cook on Saturday called on cricket chiefs to cancel the English County Championship if the season ...

Report: PGA Tour to aid golfers, caddies in financial need

The PGA Tour is stepping in to assist golfers and caddies who are financially struggling as a result of the ...

Reserve Bank takes steps to ease bank lending

South Africa's banking regulator has published proposals to drop the minimum capital requirements and compulsory reserve funds for lenders to ...

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Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Asian markets mostly down as virus fears grow

Asian markets fell Monday following a steep drop on Wall Street as the jubilation from last week's enormous US stimulus ...

Rajya Sabha prorogued by President

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): President of India Ram Nath Kovind has prorogued the Rajya Sabha on March 29. ...

COVID-19 fallout: Singapore Airlines cut flights by 96%

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, Mar 30 (ANI): As many countries in the world are closing their borders, the COVID-19 outbreak ...

'PM Modi's 21-day lockdown is model for COVID-19 affected countries'

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 30 (ANI): At a time when the world is fighting COVID-19 pandemic and several countries are ...

On this day, Meg Lanning guided Australia to fourth T20 WC final

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): On this day in 2016, Australian skipper Meg Lanning's fifty guided the side to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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