Local stocks had rocketed in the final minutes of trade on Wednesday after US politicians finally reached a deal – yet to be passed – on a $A3.3 trillion stimulus measure to shore up the world’s biggest economy.
While urging New Zealanders to keep to their own “bubble”, or stay home to save lives, Ardern has also talked about working from her office, spending time with family, and even a struggle with toilet training her daughter, who turns two in June.
“The advice from Community and Public Health was that it was not deemed essential for the work to be done this month given the level 4 alert and the necessity for people to isolate within their homes and avoid any possibility of Covid-19 transmission.”
Many from the cricket fraternity have come forward to help the nation fight the coronavirus. On Monday, India captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma pledged their support to the PM-CARES Fund and the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra) in the battle against the COVID-19.
“The list of essential businesses or jobs gets really tight. Effectively it’s martial law without martial law. People will be monitored and fined for being out and about when they shouldn’t be, if there are too many people in a group.”
03:25 A newly set up police website in New Zealand to report incidents of lockdown transgressions has crashed due to the amount of traffic it has received. Since going live over the weekend, the website has crashed at least once due to high demand, and registered more than 4,000 incidents of bad behavior. Instances such as […]
The global coronavirus crisis has resulted in canceled tours, artists getting crammed into long customs queues, and in the case of Mongolian rock band The Hu, being stranded in another country because the borders of their homeland have been sealed off. In the midst of this, Billboard called the band at their Airbnb “bunker,” as […]
Shelter in place: Here’s what states are doingShelter in place is a fairly restrictive directive that instructs residents to stay at home and only leave for essential tasks, like going to necessary doctor’s appointments and the grocery store. In general, you can go on walks for errands and recreation while practicing social distancing — and […]
Now could be the best time for Cardi B to give her first on-air performance of DJ iMarkkeyz’s “Coronavirus” remix based on her COVID-19 rant, which has landed at No. 9 on Billboard’s Rap Digital Song Sales chart and No. 13 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales chart (dated March 28).