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Top U.S. mall operator Simon faces pandemic pain

by on August 10, 2020 0
Surging COVID-19 infections in big states like California, Texas and Florida are scaring shoppers away from newly reopened malls, dealing a blow to an industry that was on the ropes even before the pandemic began. Simon Property Group (SPG.N), the No. 1 U.S. mall owner, is expected to post its smallest quarterly profit in... Read More

Gold price rises above $2,000 for first time

by on August 6, 2020 0
Gold has topped $2,000 (£1,527) an ounce for the first time as traders look for havens amid the pandemic. Investors have moved cash into the precious metal as Covid-19 cases rise in the US and more money is pumped into the global economy. The record high gold price has also been driven by concerns... Read More

UN: Pandemic could tip 132 million into chronic hunger this year

by on July 13, 2020 0
Billions of people cannot afford a nutritious and healthy diet and the virus fallout will only make it worse, UN warns.by Radmilla Suleymanova13 Jul 2020 18:39 GMT The coronavirus pandemic may push another 132 million people into chronic hunger by the end of the year, the United Nations warned in a new report released... Read More

Kanye West’s clothing brand, Hollywood production companies on pandemic loan list

by on July 7, 2020 0
Ventures backed by big-name entertainers Kanye West and Francis Ford Coppola were among those approved for loans under a U.S. government program to help businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, according to a list released on Monday. Billionaire rapper West’s clothing brand Yeezy received clearance for a loan of between $2 million and $5 million... Read More

IOC joins WHO, United Nations to fight pandemic

by on June 25, 2020 0
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations yesterday launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to be #HEALTHYTogether. The three partners and Olympic athletes will spotlight the global collaboration needed to stay healthy and reduce the spread and impact of COVID-19. Olympic athletes will... Read More

B.C. politicians return for ‘unique’ sitting of legislature during pandemic

by on June 21, 2020 0
In a building where face-to-face debates between political opponents are normal activities, the British Columbia legislature will be a much different place when it returns Monday for a summer sitting. The COVID-19 pandemic and the required physical distancing to slow the spread of the virus will see the normally crowded 87-member chamber reduced to 24 politicians. Meetings... Read More
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