Breakingviews TV: The scramble for a vaccine

The scramble is on, with over 150 different efforts against the coronavirus in development. Robert Cyran explains some of the big questions around them – such as when a vaccine will be available, potential manufacturing problems, and how to ensure people get one. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news … Read more Breakingviews TV: The scramble for a vaccine

Trump says Biden is ‘against God and he’s against guns’ – BBC News

President Donald Trump has accused his Democratic opponent of following the ‘radical left agenda’ to ‘hurt the Bible’ and ‘take away the Second Amendment’. He suggested that former Vice-President Joe Biden would perform poorly in the state of Ohio, where the president was visiting a Whirlpool manufacturing factory. Mr Biden has previously said he has … Read more Trump says Biden is ‘against God and he’s against guns’ – BBC News

Australia Announces JobKeeper Extension During Covid-19

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced an extension and additional 15 billion AUD ($10.8 billion) to the government’s JobKeeper scheme to offer relief for Australians during the coronavirus pandemic. “This is the largest program of this nature the country has ever undertaken,” said Morrision during a news conference with Acting Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly … Read more Australia Announces JobKeeper Extension During Covid-19

Keiser Report | Summer Solutions | US Fed the Dragon, Now They Fight the Dragon | E1576

In this episode of Keiser Report’s annual Summer Solutions series, Max and Stacy discuss the looming showdown with China and how it is the two largest economies got to this point. They are joined by Chris Fenton, author of Feeding the Dragon, who was once a China dove, now turned hawk. They examine the history … Read more Keiser Report | Summer Solutions | US Fed the Dragon, Now They Fight the Dragon | E1576

Coronavirus: Australia Steps Up On Childcare and Mental Health Support

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrision offered his support to Covid-19 hotspot state Victoria, detailing additional childcare and mental health investments as Australians cope with another lockdown. The prime minister announced millions of dollars in investments in mental health services and platforms like Headspace, Lifeline and Beyond Blue. Victoria’s spiraling Covid-19 outbreak and the closure of … Read more Coronavirus: Australia Steps Up On Childcare and Mental Health Support

Coronavirus: Bill Gates Wants Developing Nations to Have Vaccine Access

Microsoft Corp. founder and philanthropist Bill Gates urged the U.S. to take a more global approach in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, saying while the nation leads in research, “we’ve only taken care of ourselves” in producing and procuring a Covid-19 vaccine. Gates said he has encouraged congressional lawmakers to consider adding $8 billion to … Read more Coronavirus: Bill Gates Wants Developing Nations to Have Vaccine Access

Beirut blast caused by ‘bomb of some kind’, suggests Donald Trump

President Donald Trump says U.S. military generals have told him that they think the massive explosion that rocked Beirut, killing more than 100 people, was likely a bomb. He told reporters at the White House that he had met with some generals and they do not think it was a manufacturing-type explosion. He says the … Read more Beirut blast caused by ‘bomb of some kind’, suggests Donald Trump

Is CHINA more ISOLATED due to CORONAVIRUS? – VisualPolitik EN

The coronavirus has taught us one thing: we depend a lot on China. Over the past few decades, China has become the world’s factory. It doesn’t matter that Chinese salaries have grown markedly: China continues to offer many advantages for manufacturing: a network of quality suppliers, infrastructure, and skilled labor. The problem with this dependence … Read more Is CHINA more ISOLATED due to CORONAVIRUS? – VisualPolitik EN

Economic shockwaves from Victorian coronavirus outbreak set to intensify | 7.30

The economic shockwaves from the Victorian coronavirus outbreak are set to intensify, with the closure of all non-essential manufacturing and industry in the state. Victoria’s situation means the Federal Government’s two-week old economic forecasts have already been shredded. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Economic shockwaves from Victorian coronavirus outbreak set to intensify | 7.30

Strain on global manufacturing eases

Euro zone manufacturing activity expanded modestly last month, its first growth since early 2019, and Asia’s pain eased as the contraction slowed in export-reliant nations, adding to hopes the sector is emerging from the hit of the coronavirus pandemic. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the … Read more Strain on global manufacturing eases

Impact of Victoria’s shutdown of businesses will be felt across the country | ABC News

The whole of Australia will feel the impact of Victoria’s extensive shutdown of businesses. Not only is the state a quarter of the country’s economy, but it’s also a large part of industries like manufacturing. As Daniel Ziffer reports, we could see gaps on shelves across the country. #ABCNews For more from ABC News, click … Read more Impact of Victoria’s shutdown of businesses will be felt across the country | ABC News

Inside Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley

Shenzhen is now home to more than 11 million people and some of China’s most recognizable technology names, including Huawei, Tencent and dronemaker DJI. From ventilators for Covid-19 patients to 5G connectivity, Bloomberg’s Allen Wan takes us around Shenzhen, dubbed China’s Silicon Valley. The former fishing village bordering Hong Kong has the strongest claim to … Read more Inside Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley

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

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