Economic Watch: China says macroeconomy resilient against COVID-19 shock, risks in check

Apart from its strong economic resilience, China still has ample policy space and tools to stabilize growth, said Liu, pledging that prudent monetary policy will be pursued with more moderate flexibility, and more attention will be paid to supporting the the real economy.

World’s oldest human DNA found in 800,000-year-old tooth of a cannibal

In 1994, archaeologists digging in the Atapuerca Mountains in southern Spain discovered the fossilized remains of an archaic group of humans unlike any other ever seen. The bones were cut and fractured, and appeared to have been cannibalized. The largest skeletal fragments — which came from at least six individuals and dated to at least […]

Georgian PM pledges $606 million to help economy in coronavirus crisis

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it was working with Georgia to provide support under the ongoing arrangement as well as through additional financing, but did not specify an amount or the timing of any disbursement.

Rickshaw-puller in city helps people fight lockdown crisis

Only a few rickshaws are available outside metro stations and hospitals owing to the lockdown and the rickshaw-pullers said that they have not been riding more than a kilometre or two at a stretch because police officers stop them and use batons, “especially after 6 p.m.”.

Trisha Yearwood Says Garth Brooks Is Helping Her Stay Strong Through Quarantine

During their special, Yearwood and Brooks took fan requests and performed a number of songs including Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush,” “Shallow” from A Star Is Born and Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide.” After the show, the singers both shared the same photo of themselves on Instagram, thanking fans for tuning in.

Coronavirus cases approach 10,000 as California braces for worsening conditions

The directive, in a letter this week to facilities from California Department of Public Health Deputy Director Heidi Steinecker, appears to side squarely with the hospitals. It says skilled nursing facilities “shall not refuse to admit or readmit a resident based on their status as a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case.”

COVID-19: Bigbasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery

NEW DELHI: Online grocery platform bigbasket is looking at hiring 10,000 people for its warehouses and last-mile delivery to clear pending orders quickly and meet the spike in orders on account of the nationwide lockdown. “We are looking to hire 10,000 people for our warehouses and last-mile delivery. This hiring will happen across all 26 […]

COVID-19: bigbasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery

“We are operational across all our cities with limited slot capacities except Kochi and Indore… We were operating at 10 per cent of our capacity on March 25 and as of yesterday (April 2), we are operating at 40 per cent of capacity planned,” it said.

Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Kimmel Surprise Nurse Who Contracted COVID-19 With $10,000 Gift

Aniston is passing the time by cleaning and organizing. She revealed that she found “a couple treasures” while cleaning, including a Betamax of her first audition for the soap opera Search for Tomorrow when she was 13 years old. Her father, John Aniston, starred on the show.

Confirmed coronavirus cases top 10,000 across Louisiana; 389 cases in East Baton Rouge

The increased numbers do not mean the tests were administered in that time frame, just when the results were received by the state.