White House ‘not optimistic’ on near-term aid deal

Lawmakers and the White House have been unable to reach a deal on the next coronavirus aid package. The biggest sticking point: $600 per week in extra federal benefits for people who were laid off from their jobs. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. … Read more White House ‘not optimistic’ on near-term aid deal

Traditional Tibetan painting Thangka creating jobs and hope

Tibetan culture and identity are heavily linked to Tibetan Buddhism. This relationship is carried forward in many ways, not least through a unique art, Thangka, which dates back to the 10th century. The industry is in demand right now, and is providing much-needed jobs in impoverished areas. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Traditional Tibetan painting Thangka creating jobs and hope

As US jobs recovery falters, virus relief talks stall in Congress

About 30 million people have been left unemployed in the United States as the country struggles with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. But now they could be facing another hardship, as $600-a-week emergency relief payments come to an end. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more As US jobs recovery falters, virus relief talks stall in Congress

Meadows Says Democrats Rebuffed White House on Stopgap Jobless Aid

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Democrats rebuffed multiple proposals from the Trump administration to extend lapsing supplemental unemployment benefits and have continued to raise the ante in talks on a stimulus package to bolster a U.S. economy hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. “At the president’s direction, we have made no less than … Read more Meadows Says Democrats Rebuffed White House on Stopgap Jobless Aid

International students caught up in pandemic sleeping in cars | ABC News

A charity set up to provide food and blankets to international students stuck in Hobart because of coronavirus has seen a huge rise in the number of people seeking help. More than 700 students have registered for support after losing jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while many of the students face homelessness and … Read more International students caught up in pandemic sleeping in cars | ABC News

Keir Starmer: ‘No support means good businesses go under’ | Coronavirus

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer launches the party’s new jobs campaign in Peterborough. He says he understands that furlough schemes cannot go on “forever”, but that “a bit more support” is needed for struggling sectors, including manufacturing. Get the latest coronavirus headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/07/31/boris-johnson-local-lockdown-news-uk-manchester-brexit-latest/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality … Read more Keir Starmer: ‘No support means good businesses go under’ | Coronavirus

Airlines hit hard: KLM cuts jobs and British Airways owner to raise $3.3 billion

IAG, the owner of British Airways, plans to raise 2.75 billion euros from shareholders to prop up its finances and allow it to survive what could be a longer-than-expected collapse in flying, while KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, said on Friday it would cut 1,500 additional jobs. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the … Read more Airlines hit hard: KLM cuts jobs and British Airways owner to raise $3.3 billion

JobSeeker applicants locked out by changes to liquid assets test | ABC News

Changes made to the “liquid assets” test — which measures what the Governments deems “funds readily available to you” mean some JobSeeker applicants can be denied their claim for up to 13 weeks. For many who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can feel as though they are being punished for having … Read more JobSeeker applicants locked out by changes to liquid assets test | ABC News

Airlines see pilot surplus as industry stays grounded

Just months ago, the airline industry couldn’t recruit enough pilots. But now they’re losing their jobs by the thousands, as the pandemic grounds flights. Those in the U.S. are calling for even more stimulus money to save them. Owen Fairclough has more from Washington DC. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more Airlines see pilot surplus as industry stays grounded

Trump Touts Texas Energy Policy in Speech at Texas Fracking Hub

President Donald Trump visited a fracking hub on the West Texas plains on Wednesday to sign four critical permits granting approval to vital pipeline and railway infrastructure on the nation’s border. My administration is announcing today that export authorizations for American liquefied natural gas can now be extended through the year 2050,” said Trump. “This … Read more Trump Touts Texas Energy Policy in Speech at Texas Fracking Hub

Trump Says Biden Will ‘Wipe Out’ Jobs in the Oil and Gas Industries

President Donald Trump visited a fracking hub on the West Texas plains on Wednesday to sign four critical permits granting approval to vital pipeline and railway infrastructure on the nation’s border. My administration is announcing today that export authorizations for American liquefied natural gas can now be extended through the year 2050,” said Trump. “This … Read more Trump Says Biden Will ‘Wipe Out’ Jobs in the Oil and Gas Industries

Trump Signs Permits to Restore Energy Development at Double Eagle Oil Rig in Texas

President Donald Trump visited a fracking hub on the West Texas plains on Wednesday to sign four critical permits granting approval to vital pipeline and railway infrastructure on the nation’s border. My administration is announcing today that export authorizations for American liquefied natural gas can now be extended through the year 2050,” said Trump. “This … Read more Trump Signs Permits to Restore Energy Development at Double Eagle Oil Rig in Texas

Lockdown Devastates Cape Town Tourism Industry, Threatens Jobs

The tourist industry in South Africa is suffering tremendous losses as a strict lockdown continues to ban both domestic and international tourist trade. On a normal sunny day in Cape Town, hundreds of tourists would be lining up to take the cableway to the top of Table Mountain. Colorful parasols would crowd the beaches of … Read more Lockdown Devastates Cape Town Tourism Industry, Threatens Jobs

Holiday rental industry pleads for regulations to be fast-tracked | ABC News

With COVID-19 still badly affecting the tourism and travel industries, short-stay accommodation providers in Western Australia are calling for promised regulations to be fast-tracked to help take the industry out of limbo. This has prompted an angry response from the hotel industry, which says the priority should be the thousands of hotel staff who have … Read more Holiday rental industry pleads for regulations to be fast-tracked | ABC News

Coronavirus Pandemic Strands Hundreds in Manila Stadium

Hundreds of workers from around the Philippines are stranded at a baseball stadium in the capital Manila, awaiting government help to get them home. Most are people who lost their jobs in Manila due to the coronavirus pandemic. Around 1,200 people who sought the government’s transport assistance registered to get free rides to their provinces … Read more Coronavirus Pandemic Strands Hundreds in Manila Stadium