Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Stop wasting your time on coronavirus fight, China advises US Stop wasting your time on coronavirus fight, China advises US

Tensions between Washington and Beijing have escalated as the virus has spread. With the two world powers not seeing each other eye-to-eye on many matter, be it trade, human rights and many other issues have been pushed to new heights since the C...

Gold prices today fall for second time in 3 days Gold prices today fall for second time in 3 days

On Thursday, the Chinese government announced its intention to impose a national security law that criminalizes political dissent in the city of Hong Kong, which could fuel further protests and escalate the ongoing US-China spat over the source of ...

Wetherspoons Have Unveiled Their Plans To Reopen Wetherspoons Have Unveiled Their Plans To Reopen

Each branch will have at least two members of staff working full-time to sanitise all contact points while the pub is open, including door handles, card payment machines and handrails. On May 13, the Government published a 50-page document of the UK'...

Tourism industry could benefit from Australian wage subsidy scheme savings: treasurer Tourism industry could benefit from Australian wage subsidy scheme savings: treasurer

Treasury released new data on Friday revealing the JobKeeper wage subsidy program was now expected to cost $70 billion not $130 billion, with 3.5 million employees signed up, not the predicted 6.5 million. Addressing the error on Sunday, Prime Minist...

Australia makes waves with the fastest internet ever recorded Australia makes waves with the fastest internet ever recorded

Researchers have not yet said anything about using it commercially, but it is possible that someday you can use internet at a speed of 44.2Tbps. The researchers used "optical frequency combs generated by integrated micro-cavity resonators" or t...

United Kingdom set to shrink Huawei's involvement in 5G network United Kingdom set to shrink Huawei's involvement in 5G network

In January , the cyber wing of GCHQ said the risk associated with letting Huawei into the broadband could be mitigated - but a change of advice could force Mr Johnson to pull plans to use the firm's kit in 35 per cent of the network. Huawei did not...

COVID-19: Stop spreading lies about us - China warms US COVID-19: Stop spreading lies about us - China warms US

The US-China relationship has worsened dramatically in the past few months as America became one of the countries worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, which was first discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The Global Times, a newspaper affiliated wi...

Stuff CEO buys company for $1 Stuff CEO buys company for $1

Stuff reports that Ms Boucher paid a direct price for the company of $1 to Nine, which returns the company to New Zealand ownership. Boucher said the transaction would give Stuff - as a wholly New Zealand-owned media business - "far greater certa...

S&P/TSX composite edges higher as USA stock markets fall; Loonie down S&P/TSX composite edges higher as USA stock markets fall; Loonie down

Additionally, all 50 states have relaxed some of their coronavirus restrictions, stirring hopes about an economic rebound as municipalities start to reopen. Stocks closed little changed on Friday as investors capped a strong week of gains amid optimi...

Anti-viral drug effective against coronavirus, study finds Anti-viral drug effective against coronavirus, study finds

Even though the trial was ongoing, the data and safety monitoring board made the recommendation to unblind the results to the trial team members from the NIAID, who subsequently chose to make the results public. Investigators also compared clinical s...

Toronto officials decry 'dangerous' behaviour at packed park Toronto officials decry 'dangerous' behaviour at packed park

He said enforcement has been ramped up at the park today to ensure the situation is not repeated. Vote in the poll above and tell us what you think in the comments. Outrage is brewing on social media as photos of Mayor John Tory spotted at Trinity Be...

United Kingdom plans to end HUAWEI's involvement in its 5G infrastructure by 2023 United Kingdom plans to end HUAWEI's involvement in its 5G infrastructure by 2023

Huawei has argued against any U-turn, with vice-president Victor Zhang insisting the firm is "private" and "100 percent owned by employees". The new plan to reduce Huawei's involvement in the UK's 5G network brings the country in alignment with a p...

Burberry's Sales Fall 27% In Last Quarter, Pulls Dividend Burberry's Sales Fall 27% In Last Quarter, Pulls Dividend

Britain's Burberry said the luxury industry could take some time to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic as it reported a 27% drop in comparable sales in the final quarter of its year, which ended with about 60% of its retail stores closed.

Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine human trials enter advanced phase Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine human trials enter advanced phase

Through its partnership with AstraZeneca , the Department of Health and Human Services can provide up to $1.2 billion to speed up development and manufacturing of the coronavirus vaccine called AZD1222, with the first doses delivered as early as Oct...

Air France phase-out its entire Airbus A380 fleet Air France phase-out its entire Airbus A380 fleet

In addition to Air France , Lufthansa will decrease its Airbus A380 fleet as well. Emirates operates 115 Airbus A380 aircraft in its fleet. But the pandemic has forced belt-tightening worldwide and Emirates is considering retiring some A38...

Cadbury Confirms That Its Chocolate Should Be Kept In The Cupboard Cadbury Confirms That Its Chocolate Should Be Kept In The Cupboard

He couldn't possibly put the list together without knowing the true answer about chocolate, so he looked to Cadbury for assistance. Cadbury settles ages old debate on storing chocolate - answering the question: Does chocolate belong in the fri...

B.C. reports 3 new deaths, 18 new cases of COVID-19 B.C. reports 3 new deaths, 18 new cases of COVID-19

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Northern Health region on Friday, making them the first new cases this week. "Nine of the cases in Interior Health and one case in Island Health are people associated with the Kearl Lake outbreak in A...

US Charges Ousted Hollywood Executive With Defrauding Pandemic Loan Program, BlackRock Fund US Charges Ousted Hollywood Executive With Defrauding Pandemic Loan Program, BlackRock Fund

Sadleir said the loan would be used to pay employees at Aviron - where he was no longer working - and when the loan was approved, he began funneling the money into his personal accounts to pay off a vehicle and credit-card debt, the feds said.

More than 138000 Mainers have filed for unemployment since March More than 138000 Mainers have filed for unemployment since March

Previously, it only reported federally mandated unemployment claims data, an imperfect gauge for the number of people who have lost their jobs because thousands of reported claims are duplicates . While that's a positive development, openings are gr...

Debt, coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection Debt, coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection

The second-largest U.S car-rental-car company does not need debtor-in-possession financing for now, according to a person familiar with the matter, because it has more than $1 billion cash on hand. In March 2020, however, Hertz began laying off worke...

Hong Kong: No double standard in safeguarding national security Hong Kong: No double standard in safeguarding national security

He visited Hong Kong past year amid its pro-democracy protest against the then-proposed extradition law, which would have allowed Hong Kong to detain and transfer people wanted in other countries, including China . What's more, Professor Chan says t...

CME Group preparing for possibility negative oil prices persist CME Group preparing for possibility negative oil prices persist

The crisis was worsened by a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. For the first time in history, U.S. oil prices ended in a negative as a supply glut forced traders to pay others to take the commodity. Trump's revelation that ...

Target to close up to 75 stores Target to close up to 75 stores

The restructure will see between 10 to 40 large format Target stores converted into Kmarts, subject to landlord support, while an additional 52 Target Country stores will be converted into small format Kmart stores. "Leveraging the strengths of the K...

Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims Massachusetts Sees Another 38,000 New Unemployment Claims

California and NY between them paid around $4.5 billion, compared to around $654 million as of April, 2019, and around $660 million in February of this year. "Net, net, the states may be opening back up, but the labor market is still closed for milli...

Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles Hong Kong tensions rattle world stock markets, oil tumbles

Trade relations between USA and China are also under scrutiny as President Donald Trump appears to be taking a more hardline stance against Beijing ahead of his re-election bid in November. Smaller rival Pinduoduo Inc's US-listed shares gained 1% aft...

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