Coronavirus: Self-employment income scheme extended

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that the self-employment support scheme has been extended, with applications opening in August for a “second and final grant.” Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on … Read more Coronavirus: Self-employment income scheme extended

Fed ‘Thinking Very Hard’ About Yield-Curve Control, Williams Says

May.27 — Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams says the Fed will use all of its available tools to best achieve its maximum employment and price stability goals. He speaks during an interview with Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferro and Mike McKee on “Bloomberg The Open.”

Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Trump took aim at North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, in a series of posts on Twitter Monday, saying he wanted to be assured … Read more Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

Come Together: The secret code to Chinese wealth and happiness

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. The global economy is severely impacted, so is China’s. During the first quarter of 2020, China’s GDP showed a year-on-year fall of about 6.8 percent, and many Chinese people saw their incomes drop for the first time in years. The Chinese government has, on the … Read more Come Together: The secret code to Chinese wealth and happiness

What is China’s post-coronavirus strategy? I Inside Story

It’s normally a time to outline the strength of the China and the Communist party, but then what’s normal about these times? Already the annual session of the National People’s Congress had to be postponed from its usual slot in March, but it’s happening now, amid a pandemic that’s altered China’s agendas and shuffled its … Read more What is China’s post-coronavirus strategy? I Inside Story

Coronavirus Causes Unemployment to Surge to New High in U.S.

May.22 — Amid a historic jump in unemployment claims in the United States, officials in the Trump administration, Congressional leaders, labor leaders, and small business owners discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labor market and the government response. Kevin Cirilli hosts a special report on “Coronavirus: America’s Employment Bust.”

Come Together: Chinese people’s ever-increasing quality of living

Real estate advertisements are everywhere in China. As the country is developing at a fast pace, housing needs grow day by day. So why is it so important for a Chinese to own a home? The United Nations World Happiness Report 2019 shows that the ten happiest nations in the world are mostly Scandinavian countries, … Read more Come Together: Chinese people’s ever-increasing quality of living

“Coronavirus: America’s Employment Bust” Special Report

May.22 — Unemployment in the U.S. has reached levels not seen since the Great Depression. The coronavirus pandemic has forced more than 38 million Americans out of work in a matter of months. Lawmakers, businesses and union leaders are divided on how to save the economy. Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli hosts this special coverage … Read more “Coronavirus: America’s Employment Bust” Special Report

Coronavirus Causes More Economic Harm to Women

While Covid-19 seems to be deadlier in men, the economic fallout has hit women harder. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Nicole Torres talks about the reasons behind the findings. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research paper there are two reasons this recession is harder for women than men. The first is that the crisis has … Read more Coronavirus Causes More Economic Harm to Women

China National People’s Congress: Beijing government refrains from setting 2020 GDP goal

“The priority of the government should be towards stabilizing employment”, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said. FRANCE 24’s Charles Pellegrin tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English … Read more China National People’s Congress: Beijing government refrains from setting 2020 GDP goal

China will make every effort to stabilize and expand employment

Premier Li Keqiang said on the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) that China will increase employment support for key sectors and key groups, and finance skills training to stabilize employment. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more China will make every effort to stabilize and expand employment

“Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the 1st Session of ECOSOC 2020 Operational Activities for Development Segment. “The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review is an opportunity to focus on critical policy issues that require special attention by the UN development system. The next Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review can look deeply into … Read more “Working together (…) we will get through this crisis & reach our destination” – UN chief