“Finally, some are showing humanity! Bless them! Whose else’s rent has been reduced? Spread the love,” she captioned the photo of an announcement proclaiming, “In order to share the difficulties due to COVID-19, the landlord reduced your room rate by 20% for guests in April and May.” … [Read more...] about Expats laud Vietnamese landlords for discounting rent to share COVID-19 burden
Civil rights vs human rights
Prof Teo says that if reported global coronavirus cases are a fair reflection of its real spread, "many countries still have a window of opportunity to really try to prepare", by ring-fencing their vulnerable or overcrowded communities and "trying to minimise anyone who has the disease interacting with communities". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Should the world worry about Singapore’s virus surge?
Having the right transaction limit helps people stock up on more essential items on each trip to public places without having to touch potentially infectious surfaces, key in a PIN, handle cash or use a pen to process their payments. It is also important for merchants and consumers to know that signatures are no longer required for card payments, which further reduces contact points and speeds up purchases. … [Read more...] about Mastercard advocates sufficiently high contactless payments limits