Billionaire landlord stands firm on rents as coronavirus pushes small businesses to brink | ABC News

A self-made billionaire, who is one of Australia’s biggest private landlords, has defended asking some of his commercial tenants to keep paying rent, saying he should not be made a “scapegoat” for the coronavirus-driven economic crisis if those tenants have been successful. Read more here: https://ab.co/2WVKURl For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Billionaire landlord stands firm on rents as coronavirus pushes small businesses to brink | ABC News

World Bank warns coronavirus will increase poverty risk

The World Bank has warned that almost 24 million more people will remain in poverty this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. In its latest economic forecast, the Bank warned that developing economies in Asia will see sharply lower growth this year, as “significant economic pain” seems unavoidable. Also today, New York’s Attorney General has … Read more World Bank warns coronavirus will increase poverty risk

Coronavirus: Financial expert talks to Seven Sharp about economic outlook

Martin Hawes has the answers you need to know. Join Hilary Barry, Jeremy Wells and the team for a fresh perspective on today’s stories. Weeknights at 7pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sevensharp Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/sevensharptvnz

‘Growth of coronavirus slowing down in Italy’s Lombardy,’ regional VP tells FRANCE 24

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Fabrizio Sala, the vice president of Italy’s Lombardy region, discussed the deadly coronavirus outbreak in his region, the epicentre of the pandemic in Italy. He sounded an optimistic note, saying “we have less people in our hospitals than other days” and said he was considering a partial resumption of economic … Read more ‘Growth of coronavirus slowing down in Italy’s Lombardy,’ regional VP tells FRANCE 24

Donation of protective masks & other topics – Daily Briefing (30 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – COVID-19/New York City – UNCTAD – UNDP – ILO – COVID-19 impact on children affected by conflict – Abyei – The Gambia – Guatemala – Middle East – Syria – Yemen – Colombia – Staff Security – Pension Fund – … Read more Donation of protective masks & other topics – Daily Briefing (30 March 2020)

Coronavirus – Brazil: ‘Jair Bolsonaro is putting people’s lives at risk’

The fight against coronavirus turns into an economic battle in Brazil. President Jair Bolsonaro on March 29 flouted his government’s social distancing guidelines against the spread of the coronavirus by mixing with supporters on the streets of Brasilia and urging them to keep the economy going. ‘Jair Bolsonaro is putting people’s lives at risk’, an … Read more Coronavirus – Brazil: ‘Jair Bolsonaro is putting people’s lives at risk’

Live: EU’s briefing on COVID-19 containment in the region 欧盟应对新冠肺炎疫情召开例行发布会

The European Commission holds a regular press briefing in response to the novel #coronavirus outbreaks in the region. The commission has proposed an investment of 37 billion euros on Saturday to tackle socio-economic impacts of the pandemic as the region continues the fight against #COVID19.

ASX rise 7 per cent in biggest one-day surge in decades | Finance Report

The benchmark ASX 200 index closed 339 points higher to 5,181 after the market was turbocharged by Australian government announcing its $130 billion economic package to support the workforce during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here: https://ab.co/3bErzs3 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 … Read more ASX rise 7 per cent in biggest one-day surge in decades | Finance Report

CrossTalk Bullhorns | QUARANTINE EDITION | Geo-Corona

New realities, new challenges. The coronavirus pandemic has brought about enormous economic upheaval. But what about geopolitics? What are the opportunities and dangers? CrossTalking with Dmitry Babich, Glenn Diesen, and Marcus Papadopoulos. 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 http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on … Read more CrossTalk Bullhorns | QUARANTINE EDITION | Geo-Corona