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10 ways to spot fake news about the coronavirus pandemic before you spread it
It’s easy to hit ‘retweet’ on something that’s just not true, but spreading fake coronavirus news doesn’t help anyone. From verifying accounts to trusting your gut, here are 10 steps you can take to verify information on social media bef...
Coronavirus: China ramps up Covid-19 test kit exports amid global shortage, as domestic demand dries up
More than 100 Chinese companies are selling coronavirus testing kits to Europe, but most are not licensed to sell in China. A global shortage of kits has sparked a scramble for resources, but the specialist nature of the production proce...
Coronavirus: Singapore PM calls for end to US-China blame game, wants to see leadership from Trump administration
Lee Hsien Loong, speaking in an interview with CNN, said that the back and forth between the US and China was ‘not going to help us solve the problem sooner’ The Singaporean PM suggested that countries may turn elsewhere if American lea...
Coronavirus forecast to cut UK economic output by 15%
Analysts say unemployment could also double in deepest recession since financial crisis
German finance minister commits suicide after 'virus crisis worries'
Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday.The Wiesbaden prosecution's office said they believe he died by suicide.
What Does Life Look Like After Coronavirus?
The coronavirus pandemic is changing the lives of millions of people around the world and putting many of them out of work. Many are wondering what life on the other side of all of this will look like.
The new coronavirus: how should the world respond?
The new coronavirus is shutting down planet Earth. What lessons can the rest of the world learn from China, Singapore and South Korea?
Recession pushes Hong Kong shoppers to sell their luxury goods
Consumers seeking quick cash unload designer bags, jewelry and luxury watches
Severe global recession will take place in the first half of the year, Deutsche Bank forecasts
A new research note from Deutsche Bank doesn’t mince words - there will be a “severe global recession” in the first half of the year. Aggregate demand is plunging in China in the first quarter, and will plunge in the euro-area and the Un...
Cuomo says possible NY quarantine 'would be chaos and mayhem'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to President Donald Trump considering a short-term quarantine of coronavirus "hot spots," including New York.
In US money or your life as usual: debt collection continues despite pandemic
Veronica Cavalli was at home in New York City last week, laid off from her job amid the Covid-19 pandemic. When supplies ran low she sent her teenage children to the grocery store only to discover her debit card wasn’t working. A court ...
Billionaire David Geffen criticized for the You poor plebs can suck it. It’s fabulous to be rich! post
As the claustrophobic reality of self-isolation under the coronavirus outbreak begins to bite for millions of families confined to their homes, spare a thought for the billionaire record producer David Geffen, currently suffering off the...
How To Tell If We're Beating COVID-19
IMF chief: 'Clear we have entered recession'
The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday.
China-Europe freight train service resumed in Wuhan
China-Europe freight train service from Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, resumed regular operations on Saturday, allowing more goods such as medical supplies and daily necessities to flow more efficiently between the two region...
Here's how you can stop bad information from going viral
Coronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet and experts are calling on the public to practise "information hygiene". What can you do to stop the spread of bad information?
BIG DATA=BIG MONEY: Jeff Bezos sold $3.4bn of Amazon stock just before Covid-19 collapse
Members of Congress have a long history of trading stock on confidential information. In fact, up until just a few years ago it was legal and perhaps the best perk of their jobs as “public servants.” Now Big-Data-Kings joins the party. A...
Virgin Atlantic seeks bailout in coming days
Virgin Atlantic is expected to ask for a government bailout worth hundreds of millions of pounds in the coming days, the BBC understands.
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As the coronavirus rocks financial markets worldwide, China is not the safe bet investors hope it is
The Chinese stock market has not fallen as steeply as its peers, the yuan has proved resilient and the domestic bond market has attracted strong inflows. However, it is too early to say whether China will be hit by a second wave of infec...
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