Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus exposed how U.S. companies undermined competitiveness

When the wealthiest country in the world is unable to produce basic medical gear to cope with a rampaging pandemic, ...

Philippines company to produce millions of facemasks per month

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Philippines - With skyrocketing demand for face masks, following a change of experts views on their ...

World Expo in Dubai likelt to be put back by year

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai. The global ...

Healthcare for everyone in America needs to be free

Access to COVID-19 treatment is key to helping Americans combat the disease, as well as containing its spread. To their ...

A theatre project explores collective solutions to saving the ocean

The earth's oceans are under grave threat. Scientists in many fields have pointed to the large-scale negative shifts brought about ...

Virus spurs global free-for-all over $597 billion medical trade

Germany's Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said the shared experience of battling the coronavirus could lead to a "new age ...

Dashboard: Coronavirus in Eurasia - March 31-April 5

Last updated: April 5Our latestCoronavirus diary: Can Kyrgyzstan survive this?The government is betraying signs of not knowing quite how to ...

Brazil: Cutting Trees for China Threatens Amazon Rain Forest

Western media reporting on Brazil recently has focused on President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of the coronavirus outbreak there as just ...

Put your trust in taxes during the coronavirus pandemic recovery

Facing an unprecedented global crisis, it's natural to turn to taxes for comfort. As strange or unwanted a claim as ...

Smartphone vs. virus: Is privacy always going to be the loser?

In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread ...

ANALYSIS | SA's desperately tough path post-coronavirus

With South Africans still shell-shocked by the coronavirus-inspired lockdown, now only entering into its second week, a key question is ...

Pakistan Vows To Appeal Acquittal Of Suspects In Daniel Pearl Murder

Pakistan's foreign minister says the government in Islamabad will file an appeal against a court decision overturning the conviction of ...

Boon for property buyers as 'coronavirus urgency' strikes

While the current situation in the South African residential property market is certainly "business unusual", it is also the best ...

Brace for more cybercrime as you work from home, experts warn

Expect a significant spike in ransomware attacks and phishing scams during the coronavirus lockdown period, predicts Terence Govender, director of ...

EXPLAINER: Why you should care about the rand-dollar exchange rate

The rand has been breaking records this week. It breached the R19.00/$ mark on Friday following a further downgrade into ...

EXPLAINER: Can I claim tax deductions because I'm working from home?

As more South Africans work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, the question arises of whether they qualify for tax ...

Students Give Online Learning Low Marks

WASHINGTON - The professor was trying to teach purine bases -- an element of a DNA molecule -- by drawing ...

Gov't realizes temporary wage employment under TUPAD #BKBK

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, April 4 (PIA) -- Families whose work and income are affected by the stringent social distancing and ...

Informal sector workers urged to avail of DOLE's TUPAD #BKBK

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Apr. 4 (PIA) -- SOCCSKSARGEN Region's Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE 12) is still accepting ...

OPINION | Welcome to the new abnormal

2020 didn't start well. January saw load shedding back, our growth forecast downgraded to 0.5%, our president under pressure, and ...

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Japanese stocks rally more than 4%, dollar higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Monday, with solid gains being recorded in Tokyo, Hong Kong ...

Coronavirus exposed how U.S. companies undermined competitiveness

When the wealthiest country in the world is unable to produce basic medical gear to cope with a rampaging pandemic, ...

Philippines company to produce millions of facemasks per month

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Philippines - With skyrocketing demand for face masks, following a change of experts views on their ...

World Expo in Dubai likelt to be put back by year

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai. The global ...

Healthcare for everyone in America needs to be free

Access to COVID-19 treatment is key to helping Americans combat the disease, as well as containing its spread. To their ...

A theatre project explores collective solutions to saving the ocean

The earth's oceans are under grave threat. Scientists in many fields have pointed to the large-scale negative shifts brought about ...

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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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