Tokyo stocks advance in morning on weak yen, hopes for U.S. stimulus

TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — Tokyo stocks advanced Tuesday morning as a weaker yen helped lift the market mood following U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders to assist those who have lost jobs due to the pandemic amid hopes U.S. lawmakers will agree on a sizable virus-related stimulus package.

We are all warriors

We do not have to consider our fears as reminders that we are weak. Let us see them as proof of our keenness to be resilient, only then can we drum up energy and the spirit to combat this foe that is chipping away at our confidence, our roots and our very being.

Hannity accuses Biden of ‘adopting the radical left’s war on police’ by ‘bowing’ to Sanders

“Remember the police have become the enemy, he said — funding absolutely will be redirected away from law enforcement. How do you think that’s going to work out in Seattle or any of these other cities? Biden now supporting $0 bail for criminals and yesterday on Twitter suggesting that Michael Brown [of] the Ferguson incident, was killed because of racist police.”

Secrecy surrounds the sale of cricket star Nathan Lyon’s waterfront mansion he shared with his ex Mel Waring before leaving her for glamorous blonde Emma McCarthy

HOW LYON’S AFFAIR WAS EXPOSED BY DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA: The off spin bowler was pictured passionately kissing his new love Emma McCarthy in the lead up to the crucial Third Ashes test in Perth, Western Australia in December 2017.

Việt Nam faces lowest growth in 35 years

In late July, the World Bank forecast the country’s GDP growth could reach 2.8 per cent in 2020 and will recover to 6.7 per cent in the next year. In the latest report, the bank forecast Viet Nam to rank fifth in the global growth this year. — VNS 

Carbon farming can provide better returns than sheep and beef

“It was one of the things we looked at early on, what was the right land use for this class of country? With carbon now at more than $25 a tonne, we will always earn more out of carbon than we will out of livestock,” Marlene told Forest and Bird magazine.

Plunging profits, big losses cloud India’s growth story

profits while many others have fared even worse, hit by rising costs and subdued demand.The January-March quarter earnings season has been bad for a host of other companies as well, including public sector giants like NMDC and Coal India which announced their results last week.Similar was the case for Hindalco, Wockhardt, Omaxe, United Breweries and […]

Trump paints Biden in a picture many don’t recognize

Asked about Trump’s seemingly incongruous attack on Biden – who was raised Irish Catholic, attended Catholic schools and still frequently carries rosary beads in his pocket – Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh noted that Biden has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood’s political arm and pointed to his positions on issues such as federal funding for […]

Louis Theroux mortified over dirty boxers when nurse checked his swollen testicle

The former Celebrity British Bake Off star was so concerned with his health scare upon realising the extremity of the situation that he had completely forgotten to check if he had changed his underwear before attending the appointment.