Developing countries brace for bigger blow than 2008 crisis

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 Grim milestone for the US On March 27 the US overtakes China in terms of the number of people infected, making it the country with the most cases of COVID-19. This came as President Donald Trump claimed that the nation would get back to work “pretty quickly.” […]

Coronavirus latest: 6.6 million more people file unemployment claims in the US

08:00 The 2020 United Nations global climate summit, or COP, has been postponed due to coronavirus, host county Britain announced Wednesday. It had been scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November but will now take place at a yet to be determined time in 2021. ”In light of the ongoing, worldwide effects of COVID-19, holding an […]

Coronavirus: There’s no easy way for Government to save media drowning. But a fast fix is needed

This is especially true for politicians, who love nothing more than jumping on an emotional bandwagon the rest of the public is already riding. Politicians said plenty of nice things when NZME suddenly closed Radio Sport last week. And on Thursday there were a lot of kind words for the reporters at the Bauer publications which are […]

Coronavirus latest: Half of humanity confined by pandemic

07:00 The 2020 United Nations global climate summit, or COP, has been postponed due to coronavirus, host county Britain announced Wednesday. It had been scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November but will now take place at a yet to be determined time in 2021. ”In light of the ongoing, worldwide effects of COVID-19, holding an […]

Coronavirus puts NZ magazines on the rack

Mediaworks, which operates the only commercial television rival to state-owned TV1 as well as a string of radio brands, has asked employees to take a 15 per cent pay decrease as executives take an even bigger haircut.