In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said.
Companies’ attempts at hazard pay have been paltry and fleeting as employees are threatened for protesting working conditions
Billionaires in the US have increased their net worth by more than $1tn during the coronavirus pandemic, while many of their US workers have struggled with coronavirus risks in workplaces, for little to no extra pay to work in hazardous conditions, and millions of other Americans have struggled to survive on unemployment.
The Amazon CEO and founder, Jeff Bezos, added more than $70bn to his net worth during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, which is now nearly $185bn. Continue reading...
The Square Mile has been affected more than most districts by the Covid pandemic. We talk to firms large and small about the future
The City of London has survived fire and plague in its centuries-long history. But the coronavirus pandemic has emptied its streets of office workers, shoppers and tourists, leading some to question whether the Square Mile will ever return to the way it was before Covid.
The first working week of the new year has done little to break the silence in the capital’s financial district. Even if the vaccines programme allows restrictions to be lifted in the spring, few expect office staff to spend the entire working week at their desks in future. Continue reading...
Airlines have begun to shift to a new model of “paid loyalty” in a bid to keep customers coming back while the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt global travel while hitting the disposable
Tunisia’s trade deficit dropped by $2.7 billion in 2020 to $4.7 billion as imports declined because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state statistics institute said on Tuesday.The deficit decreased
A sustainable global vaccination campaign is key to ending the coronavirus pandemic. While a number of vaccines are already available, the road to mass production is long and bumpy.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced people to slow down, consume less, and reevaluate their lives. Could turning to meditation and ancient bodywork traditions benefit the environment?
East Africa has not just suffered from the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, but also the worst locust plague in decades. Now, the swarms are returning, and experts are concerned about food security in the region.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought loss, unemployment, and loneliness to many. But the crisis has given some the impetus to change their lives for the better.
The coronavirus pandemic caused German economy to shrank "dramatically" according to Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, although the drop was smaller than expected.
Planning a wedding can be a series of last-minute changes and disappointments for couples during the coronavirus pandemic.
[New Zimbabwe] Mine workers are demanding a minimum US$200 per month as Covid-19 risk allowances arguing the mining sector is one of the key economic cogs not spared from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic puts pressure on NHS resources, millions pf people remain on waiting lists for other treatments.
With the coronavirus pandemic shuttering theaters for months on end and major blockbusters delayed into an unforeseeable future, 2020 was one of the worst years in domestic box office history.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday.
While 67% of survey respondents in Michigan said the coronavirus pandemic has had a negative impact on their business, 16% said the opposite.
Germany's key car market plunged in 2020 to its lowest levels since reunification, data showed Friday, with output and sales down dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic.
One of the leading international festivals of contemporary opera and theater has shifted format for its ninth edition because of the coronavirus pandemic
As the world rushes to vaccinate against the coronavirus pandemic, Iran is one of the worst hit countries in the Middle East. And because of U.S. sanctions, it may not have money to buy vaccines.