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City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...

Dow Jones falls nearly 1,000 points as fears mount over virus

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened sharply again on Wednesday as comments by President Donald Trump that the ...

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as ...

Japan's key index drops 4.50%, Asian markets otherwise mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed sharply lower on Wednesday, except for Australia where the major index made ...

Companies in Ireland win financial backing from European Commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The European Commission on Tuesday approved a €200 million support package for Irish companies impacted by the ...

Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

Real Estate market in Dubai under severe pressure

DUBAI, UAE - The Dubai property crash Mark II which began in 2014 is gaining momentum due to the coronavirus ...

Rand plumbs new lows on fears of global recession, Moody's downgrade

The rand has reached a new all-time low against the US dollar, as investors flock to safe haven assets amid ...

China's Jobless Rate to Rise as Canceled Orders Hurt Manufacturers

China's hope for a quick rebound from COVID-19 is now put on hold as the global pandemic is taking another ...

Indian production growth eases in March: IHS Markit

New Delhi [India], Apr 2 (ANI): Business conditions in the Indian manufacturing sector improved at the slowest rate for four ...

How to help students with a hearing impairment as courses move online

Schools, colleges and universities across the world have been closed as a result of COVID-19. But students are expected to ...

Caddies in the rough as coronavirus halts potential branding deals

Caddies are golf's unsung heroes but they will never earn the riches made by some of the players and many ...

DBP offers assistance to expand health care facilities in the country

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, April 2 (PIA) --State-run Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has offered to provide financing to public ...

ECB announces salary cuts to protect jobs amid COVID-19

London [UK], Apr 2 (ANI): Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced measures ...

Coronavirus Continues to Pull Down US Stocks

Wall Street had another dismal day Wednesday with U.S. President Donald Trump warning of a "bad two weeks" ahead in ...

Putin Urges Action on 'Challenging' Energy Market

WASHINGTON / MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for global oil producers and consumers to address "challenging" ...

Kazakhstan: President unveils more coronavirus mitigation plans

The president of Kazakhstan addressed the nation on television on March 31 to talk about fresh measures intended to soften ...

Coronavirus: what is the European Union doing to manage the crisis?

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

Coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to create affordable cities

Every crisis shows cracks in the current system and points a glaring spotlight on the inequities that were overlooked before. ...

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Coronavirus cases on board USS Roosevelt soar, evacuations ordered

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy is evacuating thousands of sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in ...

Dow Jones falls nearly 1,000 points as fears mount over virus

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened sharply again on Wednesday as comments by President Donald Trump that the ...

U.S. military mobilizes in several states to combat Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. military is rapidly ramping up its efforts to support the federal, and state governments in ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll increased to 3,415

Washington [US], April 01 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States has increased to ...

Worldwide cases of Covid-19 approaching 800,000

WASHINGTON, DC - As the cases of coronavirus worldwide approaches 800,000, deaths in the United States have now passed 3,700.The ...

Chinese, Russian and European countries get OK from U.S. on Iran

PanARMENIAN.Net - The U.S. government has extended for another 60 days sanction waivers that allow Russian, Chinese, and European countries ...

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