• 'Poverty tsunami' likely to sweep globe due to coronavirus, say researchers 09 Apr 2020 07:43 Posted April 09, 2020 17:26:10 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy could see as many as 580 million people — 8 per cent of the world's population — pushed into poverty, according to researchers. Key points: Researchers say even on …
  • No objection to Europe sending medical supplies to Iran: Trump 09 Apr 2020 07:31 By: PTI | Washington | Published: April 9, 2020 11:29:17 am The Trump administration has imposed one of the toughest economic sanctions on Iran, (Source: REUTERS) The US has no objection to Europe sending medical supplies to Iran, which has been badly hit …
  • Fact vs fiction: Trump’s ‘threat’ to India over HCQ supply 09 Apr 2020 06:16 What’s HCQ and why is Trump threatening India? First things first: HCQ is hydroxychloroquine, an off-patent anti-malarial drug that’s been pushed to the centre of a global frenzied hunt for a drug to treat Covid-19, largely because US President Donald …
  • No objection to Europe sending medical supplies to Iran: Donald Trump 09 Apr 2020 05:28 WASHINGTON: The US has no objection to Europe sending medical supplies to Iran, which has bene badly hit by the deadly coronavirus, President Donald Trump has said. The Trump administration has imposed one of the toughest economic sanctions on Iran …
  • Opinion: My Passover hope for one of the most diverse neighborhoods in America 09 Apr 2020 03:40 When you canvass that many homes, you spend a lot of time staring at closed doors. I noted the Christmas decorations that were still up (in February) and the sassy doormat messages ("Beware Attack Cat"). I tried to knock on doors with local …
  • West may lose COVID-19 propaganda, but China won't win: Editorial 09 Apr 2020 02:52 Washington DC [USA], April 8 (ANI): The coronavirus pandemic, which has spread its tentacles exponentially across borders on the map, has killed more people in the United States and Europe than in China, at least according to the official numbers. By …
  • North Korea is changing, but still dangerous 09 Apr 2020 02:51 Apr 11th 2020 IN THE SUMMER of 2019, South Koreans were shocked by the news that a North Korean woman, who had fled her country through China a decade before, had died with her young son in her flat in Seoul. Weeks passed before a building manager found the …
  • Double blend Scotch gets into Indian spirit 09 Apr 2020 01:20 In today’s column I shall attempt to link the cultures of sesame, Indian cuisine, wine and whisky. My Shanghai Daily colleagues will serve up a tasty article on sesame treats, so my first inspiration is Indian cuisine because the great South Asia …
  • What way for NATO? Hungary follows Turkey down the authoritarian path 09 Apr 2020 00:41 Critics claim Hungary has turned into an elective dictatorship, with parliament voting to give Prime Minister Viktor Orban power to rule by decree. This follows Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who effectively rules by decree—as well as manipulates …
  • Donald Trump touts improving U.S. coronavirus models 09 Apr 2020 00:22 U.S. officials are increasingly confident they will avoid the estimated 100,000 to 200,000 coronavirus deaths that spooked Americans last week but warned Wednesday of a “second wave” of infections if folks get sloppy and start to go out before the end of …
  • Managing Systemic Risks During Pandemic 08 Apr 2020 21:57 A woman walks with children wearing protective masks during a curfew in response to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai, India, on March 24. HIMANSHU BHATT/NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES by Asanga Abeyagoonasekera* 8 April 2020 “The oldest …
  • COVID-19 Diaries: Confinement Threatens Our Careers as Women 08 Apr 2020 20:42 OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - Over the past few weeks, like most people, I have been sheltering in place. I'm in Oakland, California, with my husband and our 4-year-old daughter. It’s a seemingly simple task meant to keep us healthy and safe, but it poses …
  • As borders harden during pandemic, some countries look to hold onto their own food 08 Apr 2020 19:12 For exporting countries, domestic reserves of grains and rice are generally good after years of relatively good harvests, according to the U.N.’s food and agriculture program. But reductions in exports could hit countries in Africa, the Philippines, the …
  • Saudi Arabia’s World Is Coming Undone 08 Apr 2020 17:13 “Disunited Nations,” by geopolitics analyst Peter Zeihan, is a typically engaging read, but it is not a happy book. Zeihan contends the postwar global order that rested largely on U.S. sponsorship (or attention, at least) is unraveling. After seven decades …
  • Coronavirus is ushering in a new wave of racially motivated attacks, warns intelligence bulletin 08 Apr 2020 16:25 WASHINGTON — Federal agencies are concerned that domestic extremists could use the coronavirus pandemic to attack Asians and Jews, according to a joint intelligence bulletin obtained by Yahoo News. That bulletin mirrors what organizations that monitor …
  • COVID 19: Major Study Cuts Death Forecast; Fauci Sees Possible... 08 Apr 2020 15:54 By Gina Lee, Geoffrey Smith and Kim Khan  Investing.com – A study closely watched by U.S. officials has downgraded its estimate of deaths in the country Wednesday, while a top medical official said the Covid-19 pandemic may be about to turn around. The …
  • The experts guiding the world through the coronavirus pandemic 08 Apr 2020 14:07 Doctors, researchers, even an army officer: the coronavirus pandemic has brought a diverse cast of experts into the media spotlight to guide the public through the crisis. Many were unknown before the crisis, now they are familiar faces in living rooms …
  • The long history of US racism against Asian Americans, from ‘yellow peril’ to ‘model minority’ to the ‘Chinese virus’ 08 Apr 2020 14:04 In a recent Washington Post op-ed, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang called upon Asian Americans to become part of the solution against COVID-19. In the face of rising anti-Asian racist actions – now at about 100 reported cases per day – …
  • Alexander R. Koproski Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who 08 Apr 2020 10:19 Alexander R. Koproski, of Al Koproski Realty, is a successful real estate company executive and commercial and industrial broker     STAMFORD, CT, April 08, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of …
  • Bullington brings experienceto Whiskey Jacks dugout 08 Apr 2020 10:05 Walker Bullington has racked up a lot of frequent flyer miles during his baseball coaching career. The new head coach of the Wheat City Whiskey Jacks currently coaches the Spring Hill College Badgers in Mobile, Ala. His wife, Samantha Thomsit, is an …
  • Lao PDR: Emergency Financing for COVID-19 Response Project 08 Apr 2020 09:31 VIENTIANE, April 07, 2020 – The World Bank’s Regional Vice-Presidency of the East Asia and Pacific Region today approved US$18 million for Lao PDR to help the country respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lao PDR COVID-19 Response Project supports …