Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

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 ...

RBI extends Fixed Rate Reverse Repo, MSF window

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday extended the Fixed Rate Reverse Repo ...

Andile Khumalo: What must I do for my employees during lockdown?

It is clear. Covid-19 has propelled us deep into uncharted waters. For us entrepreneurs, this means juggling a number of ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Gets a Reality Check on Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - For weeks, President Donald Trump carved out a trail of groundless assurances about the coronavirus pandemic as health ...

TechGig Code Gladiators 2020 to go virtual amid COVID-19 crisis

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): TechGig Code Gladiators, the annual coding competition, is going virtual for the first time ...

Centre should bear 70 pc wage bill of MSME sector: Congress

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Congress on Monday demanded that the Central government should bear 70 per cent ...

Ind-Ra revises FY21 GDP growth downwards to 3.6 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 30 (ANI) India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Monday revised its new financial year 2020-21 gross ...

DBP offers financing aid to distressed businesses, LGUs

ILOILO CITY, March 30 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is prepared to provide financing to businesses ...

Sensex falls 1,375 points, Bajaj Finance slips by 12 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded weak on Monday as market mood remained sombre with most ...

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-driven lockdown will hurt Indian ABS performance

Singapore, Mar 30 (ANI): The economic disruption caused by a 21-day lockdown in India will hit the performance of the ...

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 ...

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit Canada for California

LOS ANGELES, California - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and their son Archie, have moved from Canada to California - ...

The Crucial Experiment in the Case of Cardinal George Pell

Cardinal George Pell's accuser claimed to be familiar with the layout of a renovated sacristy and this fact means we ...

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 ...

COVID-19: 124,686 infected and over 2,000 deaths in U.S.

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 29 (ANI): More than 2,000 patients have died due to coronavirus in the United States which ...

Dozens of sailors on board USS Teddy Roosevelt have Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been heavily infected with coronavirus. Twenty five sailors have ...

How Africa's academic diaspora can help revive higher education back home

The academic world is not as distant from everyday reality as some might think. In the late 1970s, the global ...

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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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