Housing market stays firm, as Australian dollar jumps | Finance Report

Property prices fell in most capital cities in May, but it’s not cause for concern… yet. With unemployment rising and immigration falling, there are landmines out there, but low interest rates are sparing home owners a lot of pain. Meanwhile, the Australian Dollar rose to its highest mark since February. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-01/asx-drops-qantas-accc-investigation-competition/12306688?section=business For … Read more Housing market stays firm, as Australian dollar jumps | Finance Report

Story of Fighting COVID-19: Mexican food vendor in U.S. struggles to make a living amid pandemic

Arturo Suarez came to the U.S. 25 years ago, planning to earn money and eventually return home. He currently owns a Mexican food business in Los Angeles. Before the pandemic, his catering shop had eight employees, but now his staff has dwindled to just one employee, his wife and himself. He sells tacos on the … Read more Story of Fighting COVID-19: Mexican food vendor in U.S. struggles to make a living amid pandemic

Overseas student in U.S.: It makes no sense for the U.S. to ban Chinese students

The White House has banned some Chinese students from entering the U.S., citing national security concerns and worries over intellectual property theft. According to the White House statement, affected students include those who have been employed, studied, or researched with Chinese institutions that support “China’s military-civil fusion strategy.” And Cornell University issued a statement on … Read more Overseas student in U.S.: It makes no sense for the U.S. to ban Chinese students

Security law to aid confidence in Hong Kong, business leaders say

The proposed legislation on national security for Hong Kong will boost global investors’ confidence and buttress the city’s status as an international financial center, business tycoons in Hong Kong said on Wednesday. They believed the legislation will create a more favorable business and social environment. The city’s iconic billionaire Li Ka-shing said every country is … Read more Security law to aid confidence in Hong Kong, business leaders say

Ali Yahya: Crypto Business Models

Andreessen Horowitz crypto partner Ali Yahya discusses “Crypto Business Models.” Yahya explains that the consensus mechanisms of blockchains create trust among independent participants in decentralized networks. At first glance, this may seem at odds with the idea of capturing value, since none of the factors that allow companies to build moats in traditional industries — … Read more Ali Yahya: Crypto Business Models

NemoCare, wearables to help newborns stay safe

Based in India, NemoCare focuses on technology to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates in developing countries. TechCrunch talked to co-founder and CTO Manor Sanker about NemoCare’s portable and low-cost wearable for newborns, which monitors vital signs and connects to a platform that alerts medical teams when a baby needs help. TechCrunch is a leading … Read more NemoCare, wearables to help newborns stay safe

Can Young People Save For A House in Lockdown? | Loose Women

Andrea, Brenda, Jane and Gloria discuss how difficult it is for young people to get a foot on the property ladder. Is it even possible to save for a house these days? The panellists share their thoughts and look back at their own experiences. From series 24, broadcast on 26/05/20 Like, follow and subscribe to … Read more Can Young People Save For A House in Lockdown? | Loose Women

UK PM’s top adviser Dominic Cummings says he ‘doesn’t regret’ breaking corona lockdown | ABC News

Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser has refused to apologise for driving more than 400 kilometres during the UK’s strict coronavirus lockdown to stay at his parents’ property. Dominic Cummings, who is credited with helping deliver the Prime Minister a resounding 2019 election victory, said he believed he had not broken the lockdown rules and acted … Read more UK PM’s top adviser Dominic Cummings says he ‘doesn’t regret’ breaking corona lockdown | ABC News

‘I don’t regret it’: UK PM’s aide defends actions during lockdown

Addressing a political storm that has engulfed Boris Johnson’s government, his adviser Dominic Cummings has said he does not regret his actions during the coronavirus lockdown. He said he acted “reasonably” and within the law when he drove 400 kilometres with his son and wife, who had COVID-19 symptoms. Cummings explained he went to his … Read more ‘I don’t regret it’: UK PM’s aide defends actions during lockdown

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

Dominic Cummings says he ‘does not regret’ his actions  | Coronavirus

Dominic Cummings has said he has no regrets about travelling to 260 miles Durham during lockdown, saying he did what he thought was “the smallest risk to the smallest number of people”. Speaking from Downing Street’s Rose Garden, Boris Johnson’s chief adviser said he drove his wife, journalist Mary Wakefield, and their four-year old son … Read more Dominic Cummings says he ‘does not regret’ his actions  | Coronavirus

Child found dead at Cannon Hill house in Brisbane’s east | ABC News

A 4-year-old girl has been found dead at a house in Brisbane’s east. Emergency services were called to a Bent Street property in Cannon Hill at 9:20am. A crime scene was set up and forensic officers and detectives are on the scene. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-25/4-year-old-childs-body-found-cannon-hill-brisbane/12282834 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Child found dead at Cannon Hill house in Brisbane’s east | ABC News

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga delivers wild weather across WA, power cut to thousands | ABC News

A massive storm is wreaking havoc on southern coastal parts of Western Australia, including Perth, with thousands of homes without power, trees down and reports of widespread property damage. State Emergency Services (SES) staff have answered hundreds of calls for help overnight and this morning. Most were for structural and roof damage with the majority … Read more Ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga delivers wild weather across WA, power cut to thousands | ABC News

Fresh calls for PM to sack Dominic Cummings after claims he made second trip during lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing mounting pressure to sack his chief adviser following further claims that Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules. The Prime Minister’s top adviser had already admitted that he drove 260 miles from London to Durham with his wife and young son in March to self-isolate at a family property despite strict … Read more Fresh calls for PM to sack Dominic Cummings after claims he made second trip during lockdown