Class of 2020 graduate navigates through the pandemic amid uncertainty

When the pandemic hit China in January, schools were still on winter break. Most students had gone home for the Chinese New Year holiday, but some stayed. They moved out of their dorms and found another place to live, thinking it would be for just a short time. In today’s episode of “Class of 2020,” … Read more Class of 2020 graduate navigates through the pandemic amid uncertainty

Australian dollar and ASX jump | Finance Report

The local share market soared today while the Australian dollar moved above 70 US cents for the first time since New Year’s Day. Alan Kohler has today’s finance report. Read more of the ABC’s business coverage here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/business/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Australian dollar and ASX jump | Finance Report

Piecing together what happened when a firestorm hit Conjola | 7.30

On New Year’s Eve as fires raged up and down Australia’s east coast, thousands of people around the New South Wales town of Lake Conjola were trapped in the path of an unpredictable firestorm. There was no road out of the town, no power, phone or internet access, and the water supply was running out. … Read more Piecing together what happened when a firestorm hit Conjola | 7.30

Australian sharemarkets hold onto gains to end week strongly | Finance Report

Australian stocks continued their strong run to finish more than four percent ahead for the week. The Australian dollar also continued to climb to it’s highest level since New Year’s Day. Phillip Lasker has today’s finance report. 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 Australian sharemarkets hold onto gains to end week strongly | Finance Report

Federation Square NYE terror plotter Ali Khalif Shire Ali sentenced to 10 years’ jail | ABC News

A man who planned a New Year’s Eve terrorist attack in Melbourne’s Federation Square three years ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Ali Khalif Shire Ali, 23, pleaded guilty in May last year to one charge of preparing a terrorist attack. Police thwarted the plans, arresting him in November 2017 after a … Read more Federation Square NYE terror plotter Ali Khalif Shire Ali sentenced to 10 years’ jail | ABC News

Dwayne Johnson’s Mom Spent a Memorable New Year’s Eve with Jimmy

Dwayne Johnson video chats with Jimmy as they compare memories of a New Year’s Eve his mom spent with the Tonight Show host and recovering from his daughter’s painful quarantine birthday party. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight … Read more Dwayne Johnson’s Mom Spent a Memorable New Year’s Eve with Jimmy

Q1 GDP data shows economy heading into recession

We should start to see a pickup in the economy from the fourth quarter of 2020 and first quarter of the new year. Insights via @CMEGroup: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: … Read more Q1 GDP data shows economy heading into recession

Myanmar ships 800 freed Rohingya prisoners back to Rakhine

Myanmar has shipped hundreds of recently-released Rohingya prisoners to their homelands in the western state of Rakhine. An official said they would be quarantined. The president granted an amnesty to nearly 25,000 prisoners in total to mark its April New Year holiday – the largest ever recorded. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Myanmar ships 800 freed Rohingya prisoners back to Rakhine

China sends medical supplies to Thailand to fight COVID-19

A handover ceremony of medical supplies donated by China was held at the Chinese embassy in Thailand during the #Songkran festival, the Thai traditional New Year’s Day. #Coronavirus #Pandemic 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): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: … Read more China sends medical supplies to Thailand to fight COVID-19

Myanmar cancels Thingyan celebrations amid coronavirus fears

Myanmar will ring in a new year next week. But celebrations will be muted because of the coronavirus pandemic. Festivities have been cancelled and people are being urged to stay at home. But it has not stopped some workers from trying to leave the cities and head to their hometowns. Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports. … Read more Myanmar cancels Thingyan celebrations amid coronavirus fears

People return to Beijing from Wuhan as lockdown ends after weeks

While many countries around the world are under lockdown, China is gradually getting back to normalcy. Al Jazeera cameraman Peng Peng was among millions of Chinese trapped in Hubei province, where the virus first broke out. He was visiting relatives for the Chinese New Year holiday. Peng has finally been able to leave the province … Read more People return to Beijing from Wuhan as lockdown ends after weeks

Behind the scenes at a coronavirus hospital in Wuhan, China

In the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, there was an unprecedented spike in the number of infected patients. In response, the country acted quickly to provide state-of-the-art treatment facilities. On January 23, 2020, two days before Chinese New Year, the government in Wuhan decided to build Huoshenshan Hospital, which was slated to … Read more Behind the scenes at a coronavirus hospital in Wuhan, China