Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

In final days, a weakened Trump faces first veto override

If Mr Trump had not signed the legislation, then a partial government shutdown would have begun today that would have put millions of government workers' incomes at risk. "As President, I have told Congress that I want far less wasteful spending and ...

Bulls cheer Trump’s surprise signing of stimulus amid low volume Bulls cheer Trump’s surprise signing of stimulus amid low volume

The U.S. economy continues to deteriorate under widespread coronavirus outbreaks, infections and hospitalizations, so the promise of more relief for millions of Americans helps reduce uncertainty amid the re-imposition of travel and business curbs in...

House Votes To Increase Coronavirus Relief Checks : Coronavirus Updates

The Republican President had last week called the Bill a "disgrace" and demanded that Congress change it to increase the size of stimulus cheques for struggling Americans from US$600 to US$2,000 while also cutting some other spending. If successful, ...

Novavax starts late-stage trial of COVID-19 vaccine Novavax starts late-stage trial of COVID-19 vaccine

According to sources, the government is in talks with CanSino and Sinopharm from China, Oxford University in the United Kingdom and Sputnik V from Russian Federation. Across the world the countries are making efforts to start vaccination for Covid-19...

Alberta reports fewer new cases due to fewer tests Alberta reports fewer new cases due to fewer tests

The positivity rate now sits at 7 per cent for the province, and hospitalizations and ICU admissions are stable. Alberta had last recorded fewer than 1,000 infections in a day on November 17, when there were 730 new cases. The province is scheduled...

Vietnam's 2020 growth slips to 30-year low due to COVID-19 Vietnam's 2020 growth slips to 30-year low due to COVID-19

The consumer price index (CPI) in December edged up 0.1 percent compared to the previous month and 0.19 percent year-on-year. "This is the lowest GDP growth level in decades". For October to December, the economy grew 4.48% from a year earlier, the...

WTI snaps 7-week winning trend, trades near $47.90 WTI snaps 7-week winning trend, trades near $47.90

Oil cut some of its losses earlier Monday after US President Donald Trump signed a $ 2.3 trillion coronavirus aid and spending package, but concerns persist about the Short-term demand weighed on market sentiment. The oil market would take inspiratio...

Bitcoin Could Reach $40000 United States dollars if Bull Run Continues Bitcoin Could Reach $40000 United States dollars if Bull Run Continues

That, and the relatively lower degree of market volatility is what differentiates Bitcoin's present rally from the one in 2017, with the latter seeing BTC being unable to sustain itself near its previous ATH. The price of Bitcoin smashed record hi...

Musk now 2nd richest in world, surpasses Gates Musk now 2nd richest in world, surpasses Gates

According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index , which tracks the wealth of the five hundred richest people on the planet, the forty-nine-year-old entrepreneur saw his net worth surge by $7.2 billion to $128 billion on Monday. Musk also emphasized tha...

Moderna accelerating vaccine shipment to PH - Locsin

The expert committee, convened in October, recommended achieving as high a level of population coverage for COVID-19 vaccination as possible to reduce the overall proportion of the population that is susceptible to the disease and the likelihood of u...

Rule of 1% GST liability payable in cash may impact 45,000 units Rule of 1% GST liability payable in cash may impact 45,000 units

Using data analytics, officials mentioned that out of the total GST base of 1.2 crore taxpayers, only around 4 lakh people have supply value greater than Rs 50 lakh, and only around 1.5 lakh out of these 4 lakh pay less than 1 per cent tax in cash.

Many Companies Delisted XRP After SEC Lawsuit Many Companies Delisted XRP After SEC Lawsuit

Security is an investment contract that the creators of cryptocurrency advertising as an investment in the US. Earlier, the currency was called Ripple XRP by the community but the company took great pains to distance itself from the coin and call...

Mega Millions Results: 25 December 2020 Mega Millions Results: 25 December 2020

The normal prize for matching all five white ball winning numbers but not the Powerball is $1 million - however, thanks to their $1 investment in the Power Play option, that prize is now multiplied to $2 million. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For th...

Chinese regulators order Ant Group to rectify its businesses Chinese regulators order Ant Group to rectify its businesses

The central bank said Ant used its dominance to exclude rivals, hurting the interests of its hundreds of millions of consumers. The statement said that Ant Group lacked a sound governance mechanism, defied regulatory compliance requirements and e...

Third case of new COVID-19 variant confirmed in Ottawa Third case of new COVID-19 variant confirmed in Ottawa

Barbara Yaffe, Ontario's Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health. "The couple in Ontario have no history of travel, which could theoretically mean two things: one, either the variant has been introduced and now established itself in the communi...

Microsoft Gives Staff Permanent Remote Work Option

Today the Verge reports that Microsoft will now allow employees to work from home permanently. In conjunction with the new work-from-home shift, Microsoft will also be adjusting benefit structures and perhaps pay as a result with the company ...

China to overtake United States as biggest economy by 2028 China to overtake United States as biggest economy by 2028

The report says that after "a strong post-pandemic rebound in 2021", the USA economy will grow by about 1.9% annually from 2022-24 and then slow to 1.6% in the years after that. India's stimulus spending in response to the Covid-19 crisis has been si...

Turkey Requires Negative PCR Tests for All Incoming Passengers Turkey Requires Negative PCR Tests for All Incoming Passengers

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 file photo, under the watchful eye of Prof. National flag carrier Turkish Airlines obliges all global flight passengers to submit negative PCR virus test results obtained within the last 72 hours before boardi...

$900bn Covid relief package in peril as Trump stalls $900bn Covid relief package in peril as Trump stalls

While payments could be received retroactively, any gap would mean more hardship and uncertainty for Americans who had already grappled with bureaucratic delays, often depleting much of their savings to stay afloat while waiting for payments to kick ...

Covid 19 coronavirus: Sydney's Bronte Beach party broken up by police

Police were deployed to separate the party-goers, who flouted social-distancing rules as they packed into a park behind the beach, with many wearing Santa hats. "That event, I am hoping, will not become a super-spreader event". "It is absolutely ap...

Elon Musk Says Apple CEO Refused To Meet Over Possible Tesla Sale Elon Musk Says Apple CEO Refused To Meet Over Possible Tesla Sale

Tesla's stock has looked stuck and stagnant this week after its inclusion into the S&P 500 and after we noted that Apple was throwing its hat into the self-driving auto business on Monday. There were some issues at their battery factory in Nevad...

New Covid-19 mutant found in South Africa spreads more swiftly New Covid-19 mutant found in South Africa spreads more swiftly

Dr Richard Lessells, an infectious diseases expert in South Africa , said the efficacy of existing vaccines against this variant could not be ascertained. The virus strain has a mutation occurring at a site which is common to the South African strai...

Japan to halt foreign entries after new virus variant cases found Japan to halt foreign entries after new virus variant cases found

Last week, the United Kingdom announced that a new coronavirus strain was detected in the country, with the new variant 70 per cent more transmissible than other SARS-CoV-2 variants. The cases of the new variant of the virus have been reported by a n...

UK Imposes Tough New Restrictions to Fight Virus UK Imposes Tough New Restrictions to Fight Virus

Tough new coronavirus restrictions have begun in the United Kingdom with Scotland and Northern Ireland under tighter measures to try to halt a new variant of the virus that is believed to spread more quickly. Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset includ...

China to overtake US as world's biggest economy by 2028 China to overtake US as world's biggest economy by 2028

According to the report, the pandemic's impact India knocked-off India from its economic prosperity. "For some time, an overarching theme of global economics has been the economic and soft power struggle between the United States and China", the...

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