SA reimposes restrictions on social gatherings as two new coronavirus cases recorded | ABC News

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has announced new restrictions after reporting two new cases of coronavirus in the state in the past 24 hours. They are a man in his 50s, who is a close contact of a previous case, and another man in his 50s, who is a returned traveller in hotel quarantine. From … Read more SA reimposes restrictions on social gatherings as two new coronavirus cases recorded | ABC News

U.S. consumer spending rises again in June

U.S. consumer spending increased for a second straight month in June, setting up consumption for a rebound in the third quarter. But the recovery could be limited by a resurgence in COVID-19 cases and the end of expanded unemployment benefits. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around … Read more U.S. consumer spending rises again in June

Kellogg CEO Sees Return to Normal in Fourth Quarter

Jul.30 — Kellogg Co. Chief Executive Officer Steve Cahillane expects increased at-home consumption and elevated costs to continue and says the company’s robust brand portfolio is a benefit in the current challenging environment. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel and Guy Johnson on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”

Study: more plastic waste due to coronavirus | The World

Single-use plastic consumption has increased during the pandemic – including waste from masks, gloves, takeaway food containers and online delivery packaging. A new study warns the amount of such waste making its way into the ocean and killing marine life could triple in the next 20 years. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Study: more plastic waste due to coronavirus | The World

SONA 2020: 1,000+ Protest Against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

More than 1,000 protesters marched in the Philippines’ capital of Manila on Monday, carrying signs and chanting slogans against President Rodrigo Duterte ahead of his State of the Nation address (SONA) . Duterte will deliver his SONA 2020 before a joint session of Congress. At the start of the coronavirus outbreak, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte … Read more SONA 2020: 1,000+ Protest Against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Live: Explore Chengdu Motor Show 2020 第二十三届成都国际汽车展览会开幕

Chengdu Motor Show 2020 kicks off with more than 1,500 vehicles from over 120 renowned auto brands. The exhibition, from July 24 to August 2, is the first of China’s top four class-A passenger vehicle show to return since the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s expected to drive automotive recovery, boost market confidence and enlarge domestic consumption. … Read more Live: Explore Chengdu Motor Show 2020 第二十三届成都国际汽车展览会开幕

China’s Heavy Flooding Hits Shop Owners

Heavy flooding in areas along China’s Yangtze River has forced millions of people to leave their homes. Wanzhou, a city near Chongqing in southern China, is one of the places hard-hit by this summer’s heavy flooding. A lot of the shops were flooded and their products were destroyed in the city. Chen, a shop owner … Read more China’s Heavy Flooding Hits Shop Owners

Vertical farming: a future way to feed urban populations? FT Food Revolution

By 2050 it’s estimated there’ll be over 6.5 billion people living in urban spaces, and vertical farming could play a growing role in feeding them. The farms use far less space, water, and transport than traditional methods of farming, although their power consumption is a constant challenge. Persis Love travels to Germany and the UK … Read more Vertical farming: a future way to feed urban populations? FT Food Revolution

Singapore’s economy plunges into recession

Singapore’s GDP shrank by a record 41.2% in the last quarter due to social restrictions that shut businesses, slashed consumption and brought trade to a standstill. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more Singapore’s economy plunges into recession

South Africa Bans Alcohol Again as Covid-19 Spread Hastens

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa read the riot act to those flouting rules aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, as he reinstated a ban on liquor sales to reduce alcohol-related hospital admissions. Many South Africans are failing to wear face masks in crowded spaces, attending large public gatherings and having “drinking sprees,” in … Read more South Africa Bans Alcohol Again as Covid-19 Spread Hastens

The Coronavirus Pandemic is Set to Usher in the Biggest Retreat for Global Meat-Eating in Decades

The pandemic is poised to usher in the biggest retreat for global meat-eating in decades. Per-capita consumption this year is set to fall to the lowest in nine years and the 3% drop from last year represents the biggest decline since at least 2000, according to data from the United Nations. Meanwhile, analysts across the … Read more The Coronavirus Pandemic is Set to Usher in the Biggest Retreat for Global Meat-Eating in Decades

Boozy church struggles with COVID hangover

Alcohol is an essential part of religious services for South Africa’s Gabola church. But under lockdown restrictions, which prohibits the consumption of alcohol in public places, Gabola’s leaders says they face arrest if they worship. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Boozy church struggles with COVID hangover

Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fourth of July: Fauci Urges People to Gather Outdoors Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change

New cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day if behaviors don’t change, infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci told a Senate panel Tuesday. Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold. “The numbers speak for themselves. I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s … Read more Fauci Says U.S. Could See 100,000 New Cases a Day If No Change