A volunteer army of 750,000 people who signed up to support the NHS receives its first tasks Experts warn against over-interpreting daily figures of people dying with coronavirus amid reporting delays A team of scientists question the impact closing schools has on limiting the spread of coronavirus Thousands of people are missed off the government's high risk list for Covid-19 despite meeting the criteria France reports 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak began New Zealand's health minister calls himself an "idiot" after breaking the country's lockdown by driving his family to the beach. BBC … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Boris Johnson spends night in intensive care after symptoms worsen
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The Ministry of Industry and Trade reports that firms operating in the garment, leather and footwear, and woodwork processing sectors have been hit by a double impact from the ongoing COVID-19, after many of their buyers chose to delay delivery of signed orders in the months ahead. Moreover, the vast majority of buyers are currently declining to enter into to negotiations for new orders. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 7
Vietnam’s government has reacted to the pandemic early and fiercely. Schools were closed, events were cancelled, the population was reminded to be careful, and now, borders were closed and entry to the country has been restricted. Nevertheless, nowhere in Vietnam was any sign of a similar panic to what can be seen now in the increasingly hectic European Union. After the danger had initially seemed to be ignored in the West, headlessness is now apparent. Moreover, thanks to the starving European Central Bank’s (ECB) policy of recent years, essential monetary policy instruments are now missing in the EU. This is different in Vietnam, as we shall see. … [Read more...] about Coping with the outbreak in the Vietnamese way – a role model?
EU finance ministers were working on a deal to use the eurozone's 410-billion-euro ($447 billion) bailout fund to fight the virus but the bloc remains divided on pooling debt to issue "coronabonds." … [Read more...] about Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan travel ban
A family in the village of Hartley Wintney, west of London, on Sunday watches Britain's Queen Elizabeth II deliver a special address to the UK and Commonwealth recorded at Windsor Castle in relation to the coronavirus outbreak. — AFP/VNA Photo … [Read more...] about UK PM in hospital as queen says united effort will defeat virus