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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is transferring 28% of his wealth to a new fund that will tackle coronavirus relief

TWITTER CEO JACK DORSEY IS TRANSFERRING 28% OF HIS WEALTH TO A NEW FUND THAT WILL TACKLE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

Jack Dorsey is using his substantial wealth to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Dorsey, who is CEO of both Twitter and Square,...

‘We're struggling': young people on losing jobs amid the coronavirus crisis

‘WE'RE STRUGGLING': YOUNG PEOPLE ON LOSING JOBS AMID THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

“I've been left with no income and no assistance from the government,” says 27-year-old Jennifer Thomson, a vocational education provider...

 
 
 
Israeli govt makes masks in public compulsory, tightens travel restrictions

ISRAELI GOVT MAKES MASKS IN PUBLIC COMPULSORY, TIGHTENS TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Israeli government issued orders on Tuesday making the wearing of masks in public compulsory. Trying to stem the spread of the coronavirus,...

ABTA urges U.K. government to launch temporary changes for holiday refunds

ABTA URGES U.K. GOVERNMENT TO LAUNCH TEMPORARY CHANGES FOR HOLIDAY REFUNDS

ABTA has warned that the holiday providers could go bankrupt if forced to offer refunds to travellers, meaning millions of trips could...

 
 
 
African Americans are the worst-hit ethnic group in the US coronavirus crisis. A years-old mistrust in government health services called the 'Tuskegee Effect' could be fuelling the problem

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE THE WORST-HIT ETHNIC GROUP IN THE US CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. A YEARS-OLD MISTRUST IN GOVERNMENT HEALTH SERVICES CALLED THE 'TUSKEGEE EFFECT' COULD BE FUELLING THE PROBLEM

African American communities are suffering disproportionately during the coronavirus outbreak. Recent data shows that black people...

'Light at the end of the tunnel': Stocks surge as fewer new coronavirus cases signal lockdowns are working

'LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL': STOCKS SURGE AS FEWER NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES SIGNAL LOCKDOWNS ARE WORKING

Stocks soared on Tuesday as investors cheered signs that lockdowns are helping to beat back the novel coronavirus. Italy, France, Spain,...

 
 
 
Trump dismissed a government report - based on surveys from more than 300 hospitals - detailing 'severe' shortages in COVID-19 tests and protective equipment

TRUMP DISMISSED A GOVERNMENT REPORT - BASED ON SURVEYS FROM MORE THAN 300 HOSPITALS - DETAILING 'SEVERE' SHORTAGES IN COVID-19 TESTS AND PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Reuters A new report, from the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services, is based on a survey of more than...

European markets climb higher on hopes of Covid-19 pandemic recovery

EUROPEAN MARKETS CLIMB HIGHER ON HOPES OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC RECOVERY

Stocks in Europe opened stronger on Tuesday, following gains in US and Asia as investors' fears about coronavirus and its effects on...

 
 
 
Japan plans to plow $1 trillion into its economy to combat a coronavirus downturn

JAPAN PLANS TO PLOW $1 TRILLION INTO ITS ECONOMY TO COMBAT A CORONAVIRUS DOWNTURN

Kent Nishimura/Getty Images Japan will provide $1 trillion in aid relief to mitigate the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus. The...

An Early View of the Economic Impact of the Pandemic in 5 Charts

AN EARLY VIEW OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC IN 5 CHARTS

By John Bluedorn , Gita Gopinath , and Damiano Sandri The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the world into a recession. For 2020 it will...

 
 
 
Corona beer halts production in Mexico amid coronavirus pandemic

CORONA BEER HALTS PRODUCTION IN MEXICO AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Grupo Modelo, which produces and exports several popular Mexican beer brands, including Corona, Pacifico and Modelo, will be temporarily...

How Restaurants Are Claiming Forgivable Loans Through SBA's Paycheck Protection Program

HOW RESTAURANTS ARE CLAIMING FORGIVABLE LOANS THROUGH SBA'S PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

Has your restaurant or small business applied for the government's new “forgivable loan” (a loan that may convert to cash that you...

 
 
 
Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

LIVERPOOL REVERSES PLAN TO FURLOUGH STAFF AFTER BACKLASH

Liverpool has reversed a decision to apply its furloughed non-playing staff for the British government's job retention scheme during...

'Beyond a catch-up': Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran lays out the 'best case scenario' for the US housing market after the pandemic

'BEYOND A CATCH-UP': REAL ESTATE MOGUL BARBARA CORCORAN LAYS OUT THE 'BEST CASE SCENARIO' FOR THE US HOUSING MARKET AFTER THE PANDEMIC

The high-end housing market is already feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. New York City, one of the most expensive housing...

 
 
 
The Safdie bros are selling limited edition Uncut Gems art for COVID-19 aid

THE SAFDIE BROS ARE SELLING LIMITED EDITION UNCUT GEMS ART FOR COVID-19 AID

In times of crisis, it often isn't the government we look to for help. When Australia was burning back in January, it wasn't the president...

Amazon is now selling masks, hand sanitizer, and gowns on a special section reserved for healthcare workers

AMAZON IS NOW SELLING MASKS, HAND SANITIZER, AND GOWNS ON A SPECIAL SECTION RESERVED FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Romeo Ranoco/Reuters Amazon has a new section on its website where hospitals and government organizations can shop for COVID-19 supplies. The...

 
 
 
France facing worst economic downturn since WWII - Ministry of Finance

FRANCE FACING WORST ECONOMIC DOWNTURN SINCE WWII - MINISTRY OF FINANCE

France is likely to see its worst post-war economic slowdown this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, much worse than it faced in...

ICAO issues State letter seeking new measures for safe flight operations

ICAO ISSUES STATE LETTER SEEKING NEW MEASURES FOR SAFE FLIGHT OPERATIONS

The International Civil Aviation Organization recently issued a new State letter seeking national governments to adopt new measures...

 
 
 
India's PM Modi, lawmakers agree 30% salary cut as govt deals with coronavirus outbreak

INDIA'S PM MODI, LAWMAKERS AGREE 30% SALARY CUT AS GOVT DEALS WITH CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top government figures will take a 30 percent salary cut this year, cabinet minister...

5G and coronavirus: scientists say rumours are 'complete and utter rubbish'

5G AND CORONAVIRUS: SCIENTISTS SAY RUMOURS ARE 'COMPLETE AND UTTER RUBBISH'

The UK government and mobile industry have reiterated that there is no scientific evidence of a link between 5G networks and the spread...