Trump Praises Seattle Police for Dismantling CHOP Protest Zone

President Donald Trump honored several small businesses at a Spirit of America event at the White House on Thursday. “Every company here today embodies true American excellence, your stunning craftsmanship,” said Trump. “I just witnessed some of it. It’s incredible. It’s treasured and prized all over the world. The product you make is like none … Read more Trump Praises Seattle Police for Dismantling CHOP Protest Zone

UN DESA on the 2020 World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

Briefing by Mr. Elliot Harris, UN Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development as well as a youth social entrepreneur, on the 2020 World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda. Developing approaches that enable young people to enhance social development of their communities, while promoting income generating opportunities for themselves, hold … Read more UN DESA on the 2020 World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

Live: Villagers benefit from profit-sharing in SW China’s Ahou village 阿吼村今天又一次分红啦

Ahou village, located in Southwest China’s Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, arranges its second profit-sharing event for the villagers. To eradicate poverty, the village cooperative started growing herbs and sheep farming, generating 325,800 yuan (about 46,000 U.S. dollars) in income in 2019. Each household gets at least 1,000 yuan, and households with incomes under the 2,300 … Read more Live: Villagers benefit from profit-sharing in SW China’s Ahou village 阿吼村今天又一次分红啦

‘Over 1.6 billion learners have experienced a disruption in education’ – General Assembly President

Video message by Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the UN General Assembly for the Virtual Briefing of the Group of Friends for Education and Lifelong Learning. The President of the UN General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad-Bande said that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented school and university closures that have disrupted the education of over … Read more ‘Over 1.6 billion learners have experienced a disruption in education’ – General Assembly President

Differently abled Bolivians’ chase new delivery driver jobs

They say necessity is the mother of invention – and two disabled Bolivians used their wits to find a new way to make a living, even as income dried up for countless people during the coronavirus pandemic. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Differently abled Bolivians’ chase new delivery driver jobs

Financing for Development & other topics – Daily Briefing (01 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Financing for Development – Libya – Yemen – Syria – Central African Republic – South Sudan – Kazakhstan – Brazil – UNHCR – UNESCO – Gabon – Briefings FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT  This morning, the Secretary-General spoke at the first of a series of virtual … Read more Financing for Development & other topics – Daily Briefing (01 July 2020)

Tax Filing Deadline Will Not Extend Past July 15: IRS

While millions of American taxpayers are still waiting for the IRS to process their federal income tax return, the IRS says it won’t extend tax filing deadline for other taxpayers again beyond July 15. IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig testifying Tuesday in a hearing before the Senate Finance Committee said that in order to assist taxpayers … Read more Tax Filing Deadline Will Not Extend Past July 15: IRS

Fast Facts on Health Inequities

This video fact file looks at what health inequities are, provides examples and shows their cost to society. Health inequities are systematic differences in the health status of different population groups according to socioeconomic status. These inequities have significant social and economic costs, in addition to the health costs, both to individuals and societies. In … Read more Fast Facts on Health Inequities

Get sick or go hungry: Afghan nomads battle against COVID-19

The #Kuchis are among the poorest and most marginalized groups in Afghanistan. Since #COVID-19 hit Afghanistan in mid-March, it has posed a dreadful dilemma for the Kuchis, who are Afghan nomads: get sick or go hungry. For most people, lockdown measures greatly reduce exposure to the virus, but for the Kuchis, they pose a danger … Read more Get sick or go hungry: Afghan nomads battle against COVID-19

U.S. consumer spending rebounds; income drops

U.S. consumer spending rebounded by the most on record in May. But the gains are not likely to be sustainable, with income dropping and expected to decline further as millions lose their unemployment checks starting next month. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more U.S. consumer spending rebounds; income drops

Call llama! Bolivian startup offers virtual petting zoo amid tourism halt

As the COVID-19 pandemic halts tourism to Bolivia, a company based in La Paz offers virtual tours and visits with llamas on a video conference app. This unique experience is giving visibility and income to rural communities dependent on tourism. 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 … Read more Call llama! Bolivian startup offers virtual petting zoo amid tourism halt