Government proposes handing out cash for home renovations | 7.30

The Federal Government’s proposal to hand out cash for home renovations has been largely welcomed by the building industry, but with a note a caution. Many are warning there needs to be safeguards against unqualified builders taking advantage of any scheme. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-02/coronavirus-renovation-rescue-package-avoid-pink-batts-pitfalls/12311312 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Government proposes handing out cash for home renovations | 7.30

Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

Tobacco is crucial for Zimbabwe’s economy. It brings in foreign currency – which helps with cash and fuel shortages. But the coronavirus pandemic is making that more difficult. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from the farming village of Beatrice. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

Racism, Police Brutality & Our Shared Responsibility To Drive Change #NBATogether

#NBATogether with Ernie Johnson – Lloyd Pierce, Swin Cash, David Griffin, and Alvin Gentry discuss racism, police brutality, and our shared responsibility to drive change. #NBAVoices Subscribe to the NBA: https://on.nba.com/2JX5gSN Full Game Highlights Playlist: https://on.nba.com/2rjGMge For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at https://nba_webonly.app.link/nbasite Get NBA LEAGUE PASS: https://nba.app.link/nbaleaguepass5

LA goes nuts | George Floyd protests gain ‘negative’ momentum

A peaceful protest in LA over the killing of George Floyd descended into mayhem soon after it started. Hundreds of protesters began a spree of destruction, spraying graffiti on walls and smashing windows, as well as looting shops and cash machines. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more LA goes nuts | George Floyd protests gain ‘negative’ momentum

Live: How do apricots help alleviate poverty in Xinjiang? 新疆轮台小白杏助力当地果农脱贫

China’s Luntai County, northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has 2,500 years history of growing little white apricots, known as “white honey.” The yellow-skinned fruit has a reputation for being juicy and very sweet and is regarded as local farmers’ cash cow. At the end of May, the local white apricot ushers in a harvest. In … Read more Live: How do apricots help alleviate poverty in Xinjiang? 新疆轮台小白杏助力当地果农脱贫

Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley on Helping Man Win Radio Competition | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley joins Lorraine today to talk about teaming up with ‘Young Voices’ choir for #PowerInMe singing challenge. He also talks about making headlines worldwide for coming to the rescue of Muhammad Shall-E-Han, who missed out on a large cash prize in a radio competition when he was … Read more Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley on Helping Man Win Radio Competition | Good Morning Britain

Tax-free cash help coming for those who’ve lost their jobs due to Covid-19 pandemic

The Government will pay $490 a week to people who’ve lost full-time work. Join the 6pm team as they bring you the latest news from here and overseas Daily at 6pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/one-news-at-6pm Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/1NEWSNZ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/1newsnz Twitter – https://twitter.com/1NewsNZ

This is China: The Cashless Era

The “cashless society” is now approaching. Mobile payment transactions in China reached a cumulative total of 277.4 trillion yuan in 2018, top-ranked in the world, according to the recently-released “Statistical Report on Internet Development in China.” As of June 2019, there were 633 million online payment users in the country. This episode of “This is … Read more This is China: The Cashless Era

COVID-19 crisis prompts calls for stricter controls over payday lenders | 7.30

The COVID-19 crisis has prompted calls for stricter controls over so-called payday lenders. They offer quick cash so they’re an attractive short-term option for many people in financial trouble, but they come with high interest rates and they can quickly turn a bad situation even worse. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-21/concerns-over-payday-lenders-offering-coronavirus-relief-loans/12272332 For more from ABC News, … Read more COVID-19 crisis prompts calls for stricter controls over payday lenders | 7.30

What future for universities? Coronavirus upends higher learning

#Cambridge University’s decision to shift all its face-to-face #learning #online for a year in response to Covid-19 has shaken the basic assumptions about higher education to their core. While students will still be in dormitories and small class tutorials, it raises questions about the ‘virtual’ future of tertiary education. What will online learning be like? … Read more What future for universities? Coronavirus upends higher learning

Verified initiative to combat COVID-19 misinformation & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Asia-Pacific – Deputy Secretary-General/Labour – Deputy Secretary-General/Financing for Development – Deputy Secretary-General/BBC/Diversity – Protection of Civilians Report – Verified Initiative to Combat COVID-19 Misinformation – Economic and Social Council – Security Council/Somalia – Central African Republic – Syria – Yemen – Lebanon – Bangladesh … Read more Verified initiative to combat COVID-19 misinformation & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 May 2020)