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Australia govt says growth rate of coronavirus infection slows

According to the new rules, there are only four reasons people should be leaving their houses: shopping for essentials, for medical care or compassionate needs,...


Coronavirus crisis a 'game changer' for oil sector - Goldman Sachs

Brent crude oil for May declined $1.45 US, or 5.8%, to $23.48 USA a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange after falling to $23.03 US earlier. Oil prices...


Detroit motor show cancelled, site to be used as makeshift hospital

Organizers canceled the Detroit auto show on Saturday citing the coronavirus pandemic, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency set to tap the convention ...


Slack has seen a massive surge in users during coronavirus pandemic

For those don't know, Slack already has integrations with other Microsoft products including SharePoint, OneDrive, and Outlook. So, you think Microsoft Tea...


Coronavirus: What help will self-employed get from government?

But for all freelancers with unincorporated businesses, Mr Sunak said they would now be given four extra weeks to pay their self-assessment tax bill if they f...


COVID-19 crisis: Federal government announce worker wage guarantee

The 444 visa is a temporary visa that allows New Zealands to visit, study, stay and work in Australia, as long as they remain a New Zealand citizen. Thousands...


What the two-person gathering restriction means for day-to-day life

From tomorrow all boot camps and outdoor gyms will be closed. As well as imposing the two-person limit on public meetings, the small island state of Tasmania ...


Instacart shoppers plan to strike Monday nationwide

In a blog post this week the Gig Workers Collective announced they would refuse to accept orders until the company provides hazard pay, safety gear including ha...


Social Distancing Measures Have Halved COVID-19 Infection Rate - Australian Prime Minister

The Prime Minister has defended the move to allow passengers on board the Artania into Perth to be treated in private hospitals as following the "moral rules" o...


USA lab unveils five-minute coronavirus detection test

All FDA-authorized tests, however, require samples from patients and health care facilities say they're facing shortages of critical supplies needed to collect ...


US Rig Count Crashes As Oil War Takes Hold

They are down almost two thirds this year following the failure of talks earlier this month between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and ot...


Understanding The $2 Trillion Relief Package: When Can You Expect Your Check?

Among other measures, the legislation includes one-time direct payments of up to $1,200 for adults with an adjusted gross income of up to $75,000 per year and...


Hamilton woman fakes COVID-19 test

On March 23, 2020, Hamilton Police received information from Hamilton Public Health Services about an individual who had created a fake physician's note with fr...


California has surge of virus cases that threatens hospitals

The moratorium allows tenants who can not pay their rent because of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus spreading through the state. The order, wh...


Wall Street tumbles as US virus cases climb

A record 3 million surge in US weekly jobless claims offered the first glimpse of the extent of the economic hit from the outbreak. "The takeaway from this we...


Australia PM says social distancing helping to slow coronavirus spread

Coronavirus Australia, which is available from the Apple App Store and on Google Play, was launched alongside the Government's new WhatsApp feature . A whop...


Texas Roadhouse CEO gives up salary to ensure workers are paid

The CEO of the restaurant chain, W. Kent Taylor, has chose to give up his salary for the rest of the year and give it to the front-line employees who have been ...


Govt tells banks to ready emergency credit lines for SMEs

The facility will be in the form of 12-month demand loan at a fixed interest of 7.25%. Meanwhile, Bank of India is also planning a credit line for retail cust...


Ottawa hikes wage subsidy to 75% for small and medium-sized businesses

The subsidy will be retroactive to mid-March and is part of a suite of small business measures being rolled out today. "Small- and medium-sized businesses are t...


Futures of the Stock Market Is Going To Go High

Trump has stated he needs the nation to extensively reopen companies by Easter in mid-April, though health officers have steered lifting keep-in-place orders by...


Coronavirus: Tesla donates hundreds of ventilators to New York

As of Friday the governor said 519 people in the state had died from the disease. The outbreak has been worsening in the U.S.in recent weeks, with more than ...


Hard-hit cruise lines don't get US coronavirus stimulus money

The possible exclusion of cruise companies in the bill came as a shock to some considering U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his desire in previous interv...


Oil plunges more than 5% despite stimulus efforts

Crude oil futures rose to Rs 1,798 per barrel on March 27 with the open interest indicating a build-up in long positions. During the week, USA crude fell more...


Sanders takes aim at 'corporate welfare' in Senate relief package

Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., Ben Sasse , R-Neb., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., had voiced last-minute concerns over the bill prior to the Senate vote. The measure ...


Canada Doesn't Want US Troops At Border

The government is also launching an additional $12.5 billion in spending trough federal programs to help with "operational cash flow" requirements. Trudeau's ...


Trump Angrily Denies 'WSJ' Report on Suspending China Tariffs

President Trump signed the bill Friday afternoon , a day after the United States recorded more coronavirus cases than any other country in the world. Presid...


International Monetary Fund confirms Pakistan’s request for emergency coronavirus financing

Georgieva said the International Monetary Fund also wanted to find ways to provide more debt relief to the poorest countries. Prime Minister Imran Khan and ...


Sensex, Nifty End Mixed Despite RBI's Steep Repo Rate Cut

The RBI Governor has also said that, the Indian banking system is safe and sound, the investors need not worry. Monitoring the response of banks in transmit...


The $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package Has Passed the House. Now What?

Former Secretary of State John Kerry blasted GOP Rep. Thomas Massie on Friday in colorful terms over his possible bid to delay a vote on the coronavirus st...


Wetherspoons boss tells staff to work at Tesco amid pay delay

It said: "We, the undersigned MPs, are writing to express extreme concern regarding the way Wetherspoons staff have been treated during the COVID-19 crisis, and...