Here are the latest coronavirus headlines from around the world for Sept. 18:WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of ...
Japan Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:08:16
The insured beneficiary will be covered towards hospitalization expenses as an in-patient incurred due to Coronavirus Disease.
Sunil Dhawan / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:34:36
COVID-19 vaccine update: Dr Reddy's Laboratories' Sputnik V deal raises hopes of vaccine for India by year-end
DRL has stated that it has reached an agreement with the Russian sovereign wealth fund involved in the talks - Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) - to conduct phase 3 human clinical trials of the Sputnik V vaccine in India.
FE Online / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:31:55
As per the guidelines mentioned in the Air India Express website, flyers, who have a moderate or severe disability are exempted from COVID-19 RT-PCR test for travel to Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Debjit Sinha / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:26:00
While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted businesses across the world and the Indian residential real estate sector has also felt the heat, a few trends indicate that the sector is likely to emerge stronger in the years to come.
Sanjeev Sinha / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:14:00
Here are the latest coronavirus headlines from around the world for Sept. 18:WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of ...
Japan Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:08:20
The coronavirus has affected most Americans, but NPR's latest poll shows Black, Latino and Native American households are hardest hit by the financial impact of the crisis.
Rhitu Chatterjee / NPR | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:01:20
Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne signalled on Friday that no further restrictive measures are in the pipeline, saying that we already have a number of measures in place. He was replying to questions by journalists a day after the Malta Chamber said a brief period of heightened restrictions is urgently ...
Malta Independent | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:00:00
• LIVE UPDATES: US reports more than 44,000 new Covid-19 cases
CNN | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:57:29
A woman has become the 17 th victim of Coronavirus in Malta, the government announced today. The woman, aged 91, had contracted the virus on 26 August and was admitted to Maltese Hospital on 6 September. She died late on Thursday evening. The ministry said she suffered from other medical ...
Malta Independent | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:57:00
Health secretary says number of people being hospitalised with the virus is doubling every 8 days
FT | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:55:56
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compucorp_admin / Political Studies Association | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:54:34
86 year old dream comes true! PM Modi inaugurates Indian Railways' Kosi Rail Mahasetu in Bihar; top 5 facts
Indian Railways' Kosi Mega Bridge project was completed during the coronavirus pandemic and for its completion, migrant labourers also participated.
Devanjana Nag / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:51:00
Asean, China, Japan, South Korea financial leaders redouble efforts to focus on coronavirus recovery
Financial leaders from China, Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia vowed on Friday to redouble their efforts to help the region recover economically from the novel coronavirus and to defend a multilateral system of trade and will remain vigilant to the continued downside risks … We are taking steps to ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:46:00
Patients often face unexpected illnesses with resilience and strength. The biopharma industry must do the same.
Anne White / St. Louis Fed | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:45:23
Citigroup to offer 6,000 jobs to youths in Asia-Pacific over three years to combat Covid-19’s impact on employment
Citigroup said it plans to offer 6,000 jobs and 60,000 training opportunities for youths across the Asia-Pacific region over the next three years to help cushion the impact from the global coronavirus pandemic, as unemployment rises in shrinking economies amid lockdowns.Citi and the Citi Foundation will commit US$35 million together ...
Alison Tudor-Ackroyd / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:45:14
Seeking Alpha | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:45:06
Yuri Kageyama - The Associated Press / Toronto Star | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:42:16
Hong Kong employers who did not use Covid-19 wage subsidies to retain or pay staff ‘should face higher penalties’
Penalties should be increased for Hong Kong employers as nearly a fourth of those joining the government’s wage-subsidy scheme have sacked staff or failed to use all the aid to pay workers, unions have urged.Those making the demands included a representative of an established employers’ group, the Hong Kong Small ...
Natalie Wong / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:36:09
An expert's take on what the U.S., U.K did wrong in Covid-19 communications - and what others did right
An expert's take on what the U.S., U.K did wrong in Covid-19 communications - and what others did right
Rebecca Robbins and Damian Garde and Adam Feuerstein / St. Louis Fed | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:35:45
The Irish government on Thursday tightened its Covid-19 travel restrictions by imposing quarantines on travelers from major holiday markets Italy and Greece, angering the country's dominant airlines Ryanair and Aer Lingus. Ireland had initially waived quarantine for travelers from countries with lower Covid-19 rates, but as its 14-day infection rate ...
keeptalkinggreece / Keep Talking Greece | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:33:17
The Greek government is preparing to restrict public gatherings and suspend cultural events for two weeks to limit the spread of the coronavirus in the regional unit of Attica, where most new infections are recorded, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday.
Kathimerini | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:33:03
India set for new Kharif sowing record thanks to best monsoon in 26 years; agri still won't offset weak growth
India is all set to report record kharif sowing this year even while the country is one of the most impacted nations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Prachi Gupta / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:24:00
North-east England is the latest region to face extra restrictions as coronavirus rates rise.
BBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:18:29
Seeking Alpha | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:15:46
The government is this morning launching a Covid-19 contact tracing app . A press conference is being addressed by Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne and Digital Economy Parliamentary Secretary Clayton Bartolo. The app will let users know if they have been in close contact with someone who tests positive for ...
Malta Independent | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:15:00
World's largest medical glove maker sees strong growth ahead as pandemic sparks global surge in demand
Malaysia's Top Glove still expects "very strong" growth ahead, following its blockbuster earnings report on Thursday, the firm's managing director Lee Kim Meow told CNBC on Friday.
CNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:12:04
Trump once suggested that COVID-19 might be a good thing because it would stop him from having to shake hands with "disgusting people", Olivia Troye said.
Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:08:42
Rising cases in Dublin lead NPHET to recommend closure of indoor dining and arts venues
Irish Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:02:15
In a year filled with pandemic and election madness, the Jewish New Year allows for a time to reflect and renew
Can this year just stop already? It's a thought ricocheting around the world as we cope with Covid-19, quarantine, wildfires and hurricanes.
CNN | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:01:21
Australia’s universities hit by loss of ‘cash cow’ foreign students, as coronavirus vaccine race heats up
Leading a team of scientists at the University of Queensland in what has been framed as Australia’s best shot at a Covid-19 vaccine, Paul Young has plenty to worry about: from competition with other vaccine hopefuls to unexpected clinical results that could derail everything.But there is another concern that has ...
Bloomberg / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:01:10
San Francisco officials have kept private gyms closed for months. They claim it is necessary to reduce the spread of coronavirus. But some city-owned gyms have remained open, allowing police officers and other city employees to continue to work out. A local TV station asked city officials to explain why ...
Charles Oliver / Hit & Run | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:00:10
Several insurance providers and airlines are lining up to offer travellers COVID-19 medical coverage, despite Canada's advisory to avoid non-essential travel abroad.
Sophia Harris / CBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:00:00
The guidelines said testing was not necessary for people who were exposed to COVID-19 but not displaying symptoms.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:59:18
The third week of September for many years was associated with the Nationalist Party. The evenings used to be filled with activities organised by the PN to celebrate Independence Day. For a whole week, the Granaries Square in Floriana became a PN home, with food and information stands set up, ...
Malta Independent | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:54:00
Researchers plan to start a clinical trial for an additional dose of a coronavirus vaccine candidate co-developed by China’s CanSino Biologics and a military-backed research unit, according to a clinical trial registry.A single dose of the vaccine candidate Ad5-nCoV, one of a handful that China is pursuing, has final-stage trials ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:52:14
Bruno Riddy / Telegraph | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:41:19
New cases rising. Deaths surpass 19,000. Vaccine race.
Moscow Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:41:00
A wedding in rural Maine became a coronavirus event that left seven people dead and 177 infected, renewing fear of the disease in the northeastern US state that had hoped the worst of the pandemic was behind it.The nuptials in early August were attended by 65 people, breaking the official ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:38:20
Coronavirus 1) Surge in demand 'caught testing chief by surprise' "Demand for tests could be four times higher than capacity,... Read more ...
Conservative Home / Conservative Home | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:37:30
Counsel assisting the inquiry into hotel quarantine says state authorities probably knew of the offer of military help.
Tammy Mills / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:36:09
Asian and European markets were mixed Friday but investors are struggling to reignite the rally that has characterised much of the past six months, owing to a stuttering economic recovery and US lawmakers' failure to agree a new stimulus. With coronavirus showing no sign of easing as fresh spikes around ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:33:44
President Trump and his White House say they've done a great job responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, but by most metrics, including cases and deaths , the U.S. resembles a failed state. Vanity Fair 's Katherine Eban "wanted to better understand how the U.S., with its advanced medical systems, unmatched ...
The Week | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:33:00
Applegreen PLC (LON:APGN) said it is trading ahead of expectations thanks to positive momentum seen during the summer, though it swung to an interim loss as the coronavirus pandemic impacted business in the first half. The Dublin-based petrol station retailer said it saw a "sharp" recovery supported by government stimulus, ...
Proactive Investors | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:27:00
CEO Shemara Wikramanayake says cash-strapped governments will need private capital to fund new public infrastructure essential to stimulate their COVID-hit economies.
Patrick Hatch / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:26:05
Sara C Nelson / Huffington Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:25:30
A nationally consistent approach to contact tracing based on the success of NSW will be rolled out across Australia, the Prime Minister has announced.
Dana McCauley / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:13:01
With companies cutting back on hiring plans for 2021, soon-to-be college graduates worry they're missing their chance.
Kazunori Takada / Japan Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:08:24
Malaysia's aim to attract medical tourists by focusing on curbing the coronavirus outbreak hit a roadblock as resurgences around the world limited its ability to reopen borders.
Bangkok Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:07:00
The reported cumulative total of coronavirus cases has surpassed 30 million worldwide, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker.
Mia Jankowicz / Business Insider | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:03:21
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets 7.56am BST Good morning, and welcome to our live coverage of business, economics and global financial markets. UK retail sales grew for the fourth consecutive month since April's lockdown in August, but the pace of growth slowed markedly. #UK #retail sales ...
Jasper Jolly / Guardian | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:01:43
UK retail sales volumes, including petrol, rose by 0.8% month-on-month in August, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), matching the consensus forecast and further surpassing their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic level. Year-on-year growth increased to 2.8%, from 1.4% in July, marginally above the consensus of 2.7%. The ONS's deputy ...
Proactive Investors | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:55:00
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday morning.
BBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:54:24
is a virus unto itself. And Fox News is the vector," warned Brianna Keilar.
Huffington Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:51:15
U.S. government debt prices fell on Friday morning amid rising coronavirus cases and ahead of consumer sentiment data.
CNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:46:03
Ex-Pence aide Olivia Troye spoke in a scathing ad, released Thursday, condemning the Trump administration for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lauren Frias / Business Insider | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:45:03
Australia Pushes New Measure To Detain COVID "Conspiracy Theorists" Tyler Durden Fri, 09/18/2020 - 02:45 Weekend demonstrations have flared up in Australia over the last month, as Aussies have vented their frustrations and attempted to take back control of their communities after a surge in virus cases prompted the government ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:45:00
While the coronavirus pandemic has affected businesses and consumer retail has also been one of the sectors to face the blues, it is expected that online sales ahead of and during festival season will beat the gloom.
FE Online / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:42:00
7.35am: Retail sales above pre-pandemic levels UK retail sales volumes, including petrol, rose by 0.8% month-to-month in August, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), matching the consensus forecast and further surpassing their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic level. Year-on-year growth increased to 2.8%, from 1.4% in July, marginally above the ...
Proactive Investors | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:40:00
The Covid-19 pandemic has ripped through the developing world this year with particular cruelty and ferocity, upending lives and livelihoods on a scale never seen before. In this podcast, ING's Trieu Pham takes a look at what the future holds for some of the hardest-hit countries in the world
Ing | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:35:00
Genentech’s Actemra reduces need for ventilation in COVID-19 patients; fails to achieve secondary endpoints
Seeking Alpha | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:33:02
A wedding in rural Maine became a coronavirus event that left seven people dead and 177 infected, renewing fear of the disease in the northeastern US state that had hoped the worst of the pandemic was behind it.
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:31:38
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has not ruled out a second national lockdown, telling Sky News: "We'll do what is necessary to keep people safe."
Sky | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:13:00
Dubai aviation authorities on Thursday barred Air India Express from flying there for 15 days after the budget airline flew a Covid positive person from Jaipur to Dubai on Sept 4. The flight suspension for AI Express will be from Sept 18 to Oct 2. UAE has a condition that ...
Times of India | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:08:26
Liam Fox, the British candidate to lead the World Trade Organisation (WTO), said his vigorous criticism of China’s trade policy and its handling of the coronavirus pandemic should not be a disqualifying factor for his candidacy in the eyes of Beijing.In a hotly-politicised race for the director general hot seat ...
Finbarr Bermingham / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:04:54
No one expected a new watch release from the legendary Patek Philippe this year due to COVID-19, but the brand surprises us. Meet the all-new Calatrava Pilot Travel Time watch, Ref. 7234 G.
Roberta Naas, Senior Contributor / Forbes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:00:00
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by acting editor of The Age Michelle Griffin to talk through the Premier's next steps to keep the coronavirus cases in Victoria declining.
Tory Maguire / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:53:43
People's Daily | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:51:19
An NHS worker was left unconscious after being subjected to a "totally unwarranted violent assault" on a bus that was "triggered by face masks".
Sky | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:49:00
Telegraph reporters / Telegraph | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:40:39
More nations are inviting travelers to trade their home offices for the chance to live and work abroad during the global pandemic.
CNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:35:55
Lockdowns and protective measures like the widespread wearing of face masks as a result of... This post CDC: Measures to control coronavirus have brought flu infections to 'historic lows' first appeared on HEDGE accordingly.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:35:18
FTSE 100 to start cautiously amid worries over a second wave of coronavirus and economic recovery from the first
The FTSE 100 index is expected to start cautiously on Friday following mixed performances overnight by US and Asian markets amid worries over a second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic recovery from the first. Spread betting firm IG expects the blue-chip index to open around 3 points lower ...
Proactive Investors | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:35:00
Robert Pattinson got a go signal to film "The Batman" again after he previously tested positive for COVID-19, which forced the makers to halt the production on the project. Pattinson has been cleared to return to work weeks after his COVID-19 diagnosis. "The Batman" was supposed to resume production on ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:28:52
President Donald Trump's administration posted controversial recommendations on coronavirus testing to the US health agency's website against its objections, the New York Times reported Thursday. The guidelines, which said testing was not necessary for people who were exposed to Covid-19 but not displaying symptoms, were criticized when they were issued ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:28:43
Hmlet Listed is a new product that aims to help more real estate partners scale up their rental listings, and its launch came during a "fantastic time" during the coronavirus pandemic, says Yoan Kamalski, cofounder and CEO of the Singapore-based co-living startup, Hmlet.
CNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:23:52
Queensland's Chief Health Officer said the Premier did not need to get tested because a loss of voice wasn't a recognised COVID-19 symptom.
Stuart Layt / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:23:08
Most personal loans can be applied for in a completely contactless manner, something that is aligned with the social distancing norms necessitated by the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.
Sanjeev Sinha / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:23:00
Rampant rise in Coronavirus cases continues in India! Daily numbers within touching range of 1 lakh cases; details
Coronavirus India update, COVID-19 cases: In the last 24 hours, Maharashtra reported 24,619 coronavirus cases, Karnataka 9,366, Tamil Nadu 5,560, Uttar Pradesh 6,029, Delhi 4,432, Mumbai 2,389, West Bengal 4,183, Odisha 4,241, and Madhya Pradesh 2,391.
Debjit Sinha / Financial Express | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:21:36
As an upward trend in Covid-19 infections in Greece continues, with health authorities on Thursday announcing 359 new cases and nine new deaths, the government is considering the possibility of imposing a brief lockdown in a bid to curb the further spread of the pandemic, Kathimerini understands.
Kathimerini | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:21:25
Raghib Ali: Evidence suggests that this Covid second wave won't be as severe as the first. Nonetheless, it's a threat to the NHS.
The only way the service coped last spring was by shutting down many services which caused suffering and death for thousands.
Raghib Ali / Conservative Home | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:20:11
Georgina Hayes / Telegraph | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:14:00
Bruno Riddy / Telegraph | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:02:40
The Qantas CEO's latest pay cheque is a long way from the $24 million he received in 2018, when he was Australia's highest-paid executive, after the COVID-19 crisis grounded his airline and pushed it to a $1.9 billion loss.
Patrick Hatch / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:55:27
• Latest on Covid-19: Global cases have passed 30M
CNN | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:45:03
One of the UK's best performing stocks in recent memory has yet to recover from the coronavirus crisis, does it present an opportunity?
FT | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:30:04
HONG KONG: A bakery studio in Hong Kong is aiming to bounce back from its Covid-19 slump with "illusion cakes" that appear to be everyday objects until you take a slice.
Bangkok Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:22:00
Two pharma companies leading the race to develop coronavirus vaccines have abandoned their traditional secrecy and released comprehensive road maps of how they are evaluating their products.
Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:18:43
Large parts of Europe on Friday geared up for broad new restrictions to stop the coronavirus, after infections worldwide topped 30 million and the World Health Organization warned of "alarming rates of transmission".
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:11:15
The Twenty20 tournament was moved to the UAE as coronavirus cases in India have surged in recent months.
Al Jazeera | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:09:44
The study comes as patient groups and doctors call for more research into the medium- and long-term effects of the coronavirus.
Japan Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:08:32
A variant of Pine-Sol, a popular household liquid cleaner from The Clorox Company, has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) "for kill claims against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, on hard non-porous surfaces."
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:06:09
The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan.
Reed Abelson / NY Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:01:10
Lawmakers are aiming to unveil Friday a bipartisan spending bill averting a government shutdown next month, but Democrats and Republicans remain at an impasse over another round of coronavirus relief.
WSJ | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:01:00
As students start a term like no other, higher education is being reinvented for the post-pandemic world
FT | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:00:06
Coronavirus updates LIVE: International arrival caps increased as Victoria records 45 new COVID-19 cases; QLD border to reopen to ACT as Australian death toll jumps to 839
National cabinet will meet today to discuss hotel quarantine arrangements for new international arrival caps as well as a definition of a hotspot.
Mary Ward / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:59:21
After Trump's AG Barr compared Covid-19 quarantine to slavery, Democratic Rep. James Clyburn called that comment "one of the most ridiculous, tone-dear, godawful things" he's ever heard.
MSNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:57:53
In a statement, the company said it was adjusting its business in response to the impact of COVID-19 and a deteriorating business outlook.
Daile Cross / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:53:45
Our Foreign Staff / Telegraph | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:49:43
Report: Controversial CDC Guidelines Discouraging Covid-19 Testing Were Imposed On Agency By HHS And White House
On August 24, guidance was published on the CDC website that reversed previous recommendations that people exposed to the coronavirus who were not showing symptoms should be tested, drawing heavy criticism from public health experts.
Matt Perez, Forbes Staff / Forbes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:48:32
Asian markets were mixed Friday as investors struggled to reignite the rally that has characterised much of the past six months, owing to a stuttering economic recovery and US lawmakers' failure to agree a new stimulus. With coronavirus showing no sign of easing as fresh spikes around the world see ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:27:40
Hong Kong is expected to record three new coronavirus cases on Friday, with the health minister set to unveil details of second-round testing for high-risk workers as part of the strategy to stave off a fourth wave of infections.The sources of all the new cases – two local and one ...
Olga Wong / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:27:07
President Trump unveiled $13 billion in new aid to farmers facing economic harm from the coronavirus pandemic as he aimed to boost support among rural voters at a campaign rally.
WSJ | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:22:00
'Virtual School' Dangers: The Hazards Of A Police State Education During COVID-19 Tyler Durden Thu, 09/17/2020 - 23:20 Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, "There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:20:00
In dueling prime time events - Biden's calm, socially-distanced town hall in Pennsylvania and Trump's unhinged, packed Wisconsin rally - the differences between the 2020 candidates has rarely ever been so clear. Ashley Parker of The Washington Post reacts
MSNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:19:19
Governments should invest to overcome the coronavirus crisis - but don't forget climate change, says expert
Governments should continue to make investments that combat climate change even while they are focusing on coping with the coronavirus pandemic, said Judith Rodin, President Emerita at the University of Pennsylvania.
CNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:18:28
The bright lights of the Indian Premier League return on Saturday but cricket's most lucrative Twenty20 tournament has also had to adjust to COVID-19.
Jon Pierik / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:05:59
"Jobs that can be done over the internet can be done anywhere in the world and because of this, white-collar jobs will no longer have the geographical insulation it used to have," said Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing.
CNBC | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:05:39
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday bluntly contradicted President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a coronavirus vaccine may be only weeks away, warning Americans they cannot trust the president’s word.“The idea that there’s going to be a vaccine and everything’s gonna be fine tomorrow – it’s just not rational, ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:05:32
Restaurants Association 'shocked' indoor dining to close in Dublin for weeks
Irish Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:05:21
Meetings postponed and marble-clad hallways echoing empty: The coronavirus pandemic and a liquidity crunch have all but silenced the usual frenzied diplomatic wrangling at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva. As the world grapples with multiple towering crises linked to Covid-19, fears abound that the world body is sinking into ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:03:03
Victoria has recorded 45 new cases of coronavirus as authorities race to stem a cluster in Melbourne's south-east and motorists face traffic chaos at police checkpoints on Melbourne's 'ring of steel'.
Rachael Dexter / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:56:21
Joe Biden on Thursday lashed President Donald Trump over his "close to criminal" handling of the coronavirus as the Democrat fielded questions from voters impacted by the pandemic in a state that is key to his election hopes. Returning to the gritty city of his birth, the former vice president ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:52:56
People's Daily | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:51:43
"Other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history," AG Barr said.
Oma Seddiq / Business Insider | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:49:26
Italians head to the polls this weekend, despite a coronavirus resurgence in Europe, for a referendum and Tuscany-led regional elections which analysts say could change the face of the far-right. It will be the first test for Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's centre-left coalition government since the Covid-19 outbreak and the ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:47:03
Recent data released by India’s national statistical office reveals that its GDP contracted by a record 23.9 per cent year on year during the April-June quarter. This is, no doubt, a big blow to the economy, which had been showing signs of a slowdown even before the coronavirus-induced what led ...
Rupakjyoti Borah / South China Morning Post | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:45:10
At town hall in Pennsylvania, Biden says Trump's inept response to COVID 'close to criminal', Trump speaks in Wisconsin
Al Jazeera | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:41:26
The latest rental data from CoreLogic reveals that apartment rents across Sydney and Melbourne have been hammered since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, falling by 4.2% and 4.4% respectively between March and August: CoreLogic's head of research, Eliza Owen, has released additional data showing that properties closer to the ...
Leith van Onselen / MacroBusiness | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:40:17
While institutions, governments, elected officials, companies and sports federations are all having to adapt to new constraints under the coronavirus pandemic, experts say they are often using the health crisis as an excuse to restrict journalists' access. Fewer physical press conferences, questions that must be submitted in advance or sometimes ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:21:22
Reports of under-age marriage and child labour rose as the lockdown pushed people deeper into... This post India's Covid crisis sees rise in child marriage and trafficking first appeared on HEDGE accordingly.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:20:40
No red carpet, no star-studded audience and no "Game of Thrones" -- this year's Emmys honoring the best in television promise to be radically different as producers scramble to create Hollywood's first major pandemic-era awards show. The coronavirus has turned Tinseltown upside down, bringing productions to a halt even as ...
IBTimes | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:19:28
Emerging evidence suggests the 49 per cent of Australians with O-type blood may be slightly less at risk of COVID-19 infection than the rest of the population.
Liam Mannix / Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:18:30
A pastor in Idaho who called himself a during a service and repeatedly questioned the veracity of coronavirus case reporting is in the ICU after contracting Covid-19.
CNN | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:13:08
Biden also bluntly contradicted Trump's suggestion that a coronavirus vaccine may be only weeks away, warning Americans they cannot trust the President's word.
Sydney Morning Herald | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:12:29
Shuttered venues and a lack of subsidies have added to dwindling audience numbers to create worry for performers.
Japan Times | Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:08:31