Coronavirus pushes up Australia’s total loan deferrals to $195 billion at June-end

(Reuters) – Australian lenders deferred a further A$40 billion ($28.47 billion) loans in June, the country’s financial watchdog said on Tuesday, as borrowers struggled to service their debts in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Pence hits back at Cuomo in defense of feds’ pandemic response, says NY gov’s ‘poor decisions’ cost lives

“Our hearts grieve for the fact that one in five of all the American lives that have been lost in the coronavirus pandemic were lost in the State of New York,” Pence told host Laura Ingraham, “and some of that was because of poor decisions by the state and by Governor Cuomo.”

Boris Johnson defends highest deaths in Europe and says UK had ‘massive success’ on driving numbers down

Brits with coronavirus symptoms will be forced to self-isolate for ten days instead of seven to halt an infection surge Boris Johnson was urged to ”keep calm” over fears of a second wave or risk destroying the economy Matt Hancock warned the UK must protect itself from a second wave of the virus spreading across from Europe Belgium and […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 3

Work originally began on the first field hospital in the city’s Tien Son sport complex on July 31, and the medical centre is expected to take shape on August 5. Once the project is complete, it will be capable of receiving and treating thousands of COVID-19 patients.

Trump sets September 15 deadline for TikTok sale

But on Sunday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the data that companies like TikTok are gleaning about Americans “could be their facial recognition pattern; it could be information about their residence, their phone numbers, their friends, who they’re connected to.”

Here’s what you need to know about banks’ secret mortgage test rate

Instead of taking your loan out for 25 years, make it 30 years. That will reduce your repayments and give you more unencumbered income. Another trick is to roll any other personal loans or hire-purchase into your mortgage, freeing up even more income, in the short term at least.

Fashion Street is empty and shopkeepers have to do odd jobs to make a living

There is no clarity on when hawkers can reopen their stalls Even as malls in the city prepare to open their doors once again, one of the most popular street shopping destinations, Fashion Street in Fort, bears a forlorn look. Those who manned shops there have now taken up odd jobs – as security guards […]

Let and market your home to make extra cash with holidaymakers this summer with our expert’s advice

The bottom line is that your son needs to call the lease company and ask whether they will accept the van back or for him to see whether he can give back or sell the new vehicle. I’m sorry I can’t give you happier advice.

Fukushima residents may never go home, say Japanese officials

Some experts have criticised as unrealistic the government radiation target of 1 mSv a year. The UN’s international commission on radiological protection [http://www.icrp.org] states that annual doses of up to 20 mSv pose no demonstrable threat to human health.

Coronavirus: Air travel’s sudden collapse will reshape a trillion-dollar industry

Instead, it is making 40. Its long-haul planes have suffered similar declines. Boeing’s situation is made worse by the protracted grounding in 2019 of its 737 max, a rival to the A320, in the wake of two fatal crashes. It has kept making the aircraft and hopes to have it recertified for flight later this […]