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6,000 SIA Group Staff Take No-Pay Leave Due Crisis Covid-19 Pandemic

More than 6,000 of the 27,000 employees of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) group have taken free leave of varying duration to help companies cope with falling air travel due to Covid-19. In addition, more than 1,700 employees, including ground crew, pilots and cabin crew, have applied for volunteer positions and jobs in outside organizations. The […]

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Lebanon People Wants The Government To Step Down

Beirut – Lebanese police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse stone-throwing protesters blocking a road near parliament in Beirut on Sunday (Aug. 9) in the second day of anti-government protests sparked by last week’s powerful explosions. A fire broke out at the entrance to Parliament Square as protesters attempted to enter the closed […]

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Trump Optimistic Vaccine Will Be Ready Before Election

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – US President Donald Trump said Thursday August 6 that the United States may have a coronavirus vaccine ahead of the November 3 election, a more optimistic estimate of timing than suggested. his own White House health expert. Asked about Geraldo Rivera’s radio show when a vaccine might be ready, Trump said: “Earlier […]

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Pope Francis Appointed Six Women To Help Vatican Finance During Pandemic

Pope Francis has appointed six women to oversee Vatican finances, including Ruth Kelly, former Minister of Labor, in the most senior role ever assigned to a woman in the leadership of the Catholic Church. This appointment marked Francis’s most significant step in fulfilling his promise to place women in leadership positions. To date, all 15 […]

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Dozens Of People Arrested During The Italian-Swiss Mafia Sting Operation

The joint operation from Swiss and Italian Police involved 700 officers on the Italian side, Italian financial police said in a statement, there were 75 people were arrested simultaneously in Italy and Switzerland, accused of serious crimes, including international drug trafficking, mafia associations, money laundering and corruption” Swiss prosecutors said police seized weapons and ammunition […]

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Pope Warns Italy’s Priests To Stop Charging Fixed Price For Services

Pope has warned priests that they should not be charging fixed prices for celebrating weddings and funerals, while many Roman Catholic churches ask for donations from the masses, others have special price lists for various services, from baptisms to masses remembering the deceased – a practice frowned upon by the Holy See. It’s not uncommon […]

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Singapore Economy Faces Recession

Singapore faced a economy recession in this second quarter, compared to three months before which is contracting a record 41.2% and facing its biggest setback this year when measures to lock down to prevent coronavirus from spreading further. Economists polled by Reuters had expected a drop of 37.4%, but the pandemic has taken its toll […]

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North Korea Claim Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

North Korea is developing a COVID-19 vaccine from the Pyongyang Scientific Research said the council on saturday. According to a report on Mirae, a website run by the Commission of North State Science and Technology, scientists are currently conducting clinical trials on vaccines for the novel coronaviruses. The report says the development of the vaccine […]

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Samsung Electronics Paying High Incentives To Partner Firms

Samsung Electronics has broken its record of incentive payments to partner companies amid the COVID-19 pandemic to encourage mutual growth. According to Samsung Electronics, its semiconductor partner companies have met their production and safety targets are expected to receive incentives totaling 36.53 billion won (around $30 million), which will be distributed to 23,000 employees in […]

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Trump Looks To Use Executive Orders To Move Agenda Beyond Coronavirus

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump prepares to sign a number of executive orders as part of a shift in White House strategy to increase U.S. confidence in its leadership amid widespread condemnation over handling the pandemic coronavirus, administration officials said. The White House tried to reposition the president as proactive, rather than defending himself in […]