Protect Doctors, Nursing Homes and Small Businesses From Trial Lawyers | Opinion

In hospitals across the 50 states, medical supply and equipment shortages continue to force doctors and nurses to make tough clinical decisions. At the same time, substantial staff shortages have caused many medical professionals to begin performing unfamiliar jobs in unfamiliar facilities. This is particularly true in senior care facilities, which faced government orders to […]

What actions are businesses taking to make their premises safer in another big shake?

“Here in Canterbury you wouldn’t think it strange to find an evacuation rope ladder or stuff like that in a cupboard. But in other cities that have got quite high earthquake risk, and they may have identified that they have stairwells at risk of collapse, people still haven’t actually bought the ropes or the ladders.”


Within the framework of the event, the two agencies signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation, under which they will exchange information about policies and measures in support of Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), share experience in organising activities for SMEs, and join hands to organise workshops, exhibitions, fairs and other trade promotion activities […]


In response to the appeal of the Party General Secretary and President, Directives of the Politburo, the Party Central Committee’ Secretariat, the Prime Minister, and decrees of the Government on carrying out the dual tasks of fighting COVID-19 pandemic and boosting socio-economic development, Hanoi has put the outbreak under control, supported business and investment activities, […]

DoT should focus on ease of business, industry profitability, says Broadband India Forum

Besides, recommendations on captive VSAT CUG (Very Small Aperture Terminal – closed users group) policy issues, suggestions on ease of doing telecom business; spectrum usage charges(SUC) and presumptive-AGR for internet providers and commercial VSAT service providers, would also be helpful, it said.

Chris Evert works to jump-start tennis at Grand Slam, grass-roots level in pandemic’s wake

With safety equipment in hand, the WTEF resumed outdoor tennis in early June amid strict protocols, Borden said. All students and coaches had their temperature checked before stepping on a court. No more than four students and one coach were permitted on a court at a time. And masks were mandatory for coaches and parents, […]

Britain could be put under a CURFEW with businesses shuttered from 10pm in a bid to drive down cases after move worked in Belgium

Bolton local councillor and landlord Sean Hornby, whose pub The Queens in Bradley Fold, Radcliffe, is situated just outside the borough, said: ‘I think it was inevitable it was going to happen as the infection rate is too high. I’m on board with it because of public health.

Reopening Hollywood: Two Firms Take First Steps Toward COVID-19 Insurance For Indie Industry Desperate To Yell ‘Action!’

SpottedRisk, based in Boston and Los Angeles, says it has bound four policies (three TV series, one film), with commercial lenders and equity financiers attached and budgets ranging from $8 million-$40 million. The firm, represented by TigerRisk, an insurance and reinsurance broker specializing in catastrophic coverage, approached as many as 50 insurers before managing to […]

New $120m office building in Albany for Auckland Council a step closer

Late last year small property player Asset Plus entered into a conditional agreement to develop and lease a six-level office building to the super city council, in Munroe Lane, Albany. Some 63 per cent was to be leased to Auckland Council for 15 years with two six-year rights of renewal.

Donald Trump BANS visitors from Europe from entering the US for 30 days starting at midnight on Friday – but excludes the UK and Ireland – in effort to staunch coronavirus pandemic. But how will it slow spread of virus ALREADY inside US?

Additional new government actions were not immediately clear. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar was to ’take all appropriate and necessary steps’ so health care workers could get respirators needed when treating coronavirus patients. Shortages are a concern, as is the manufacture of many face masks for industrial rather than medical use.