Level 1 can’t come quick enough for bars and eateries | nzherald.co.nz

The chance to dine-in at restaurants under New Zealand’s move to alert level 2 last month was reason to pop the bubbly for many Aucklanders, but Cafe Hanoi and Jefferson Bar owners say being able to allow more people in under Alert Level 1 will be an important boost. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12336972 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check … Read more Level 1 can’t come quick enough for bars and eateries | nzherald.co.nz

Chinese restaurants across Australia on the brink amid COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

Even before restrictions were imposed in Australia, many Chinese restaurants saw a dramatic drop in business over coronavirus fears. Some of those haven’t survived the sharp fall in revenue – and those that have are still struggling. Read more here: Can the Western world’s oldest Chinatowns survive COVID-19? – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-06/coronavirus-covid19-chinatown-pandemic/12307584?nw=0 For more from ABC News, … Read more Chinese restaurants across Australia on the brink amid COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

Parisians giving up city life, French restaurants re-opening and more

In the last edition of our show on France easing its coronavirus lockdown measures, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports from Paris and around the country. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow … Read more Parisians giving up city life, French restaurants re-opening and more

‘La’ Covid-19: How coronavirus has affected the French language

In this week’s French Connections show, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula continue to explore the long-term impact coronavirus is having on French society, starting with the language. According to the Académie française, the official guard dog of the French language, Covid-19 is feminine. What other new words and expressions have popped up in the wake … Read more ‘La’ Covid-19: How coronavirus has affected the French language

Temples reopen on N. China’s Mount Wutai

Mount Wutai in northern China’s Shanxi Province reopened its temples on Wednesday. This comes more than two months after its open-air visiting areas were reopened. Now strict measures are still in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visitors are required to wear masks and show green health QR codes and travel-tracking data. The daily … Read more Temples reopen on N. China’s Mount Wutai

Is Brazil the new epicentre of the coronavirus crisis? | ITV News

The tourist sites of Rio de Janeiro are closed, so are the beaches, shops, restaurants and hotels, but it hasn’t stopped coronavirus spreading. Brazil has recorded over 34,000 deaths from the virus so far but what’s it like fighting on the frontline? Read more: https://bit.ly/2Mz2hRo • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get … Read more Is Brazil the new epicentre of the coronavirus crisis? | ITV News

Tunisia reopens mosques, cafés as Covid-19 pandemic crisis winds down

In Tunisia, cafés, bars, restaurants and places of worship have opened their doors again as the country continues to gradually ease lockdown measures to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. Tunisians managed to avoid a major health crisis, and they are now keen to restart their daily lives like before, as FRANCE 24’s correspondents in Tunis report. … Read more Tunisia reopens mosques, cafés as Covid-19 pandemic crisis winds down

Ethiopian food-hailing app rides to restaurants’ rescue

Ethiopians are ordering food online like never before – changing the fortunes of Deliver Addis, a small start-up which was struggling before the outbreak of COVID-19. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more Ethiopian food-hailing app rides to restaurants’ rescue

Robo-bartenders shaking up hospitality sector amid COVID-19 concerns | The World

Restaurants and bars have been taking extra precautions as the world continues to ease coronavirus restrictions. But it’s also given some a chance to experiment by using robots to mix drinks and serve food, without fear of spreading the virus. Scott Longmuir reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Robo-bartenders shaking up hospitality sector amid COVID-19 concerns | The World

China Dissident Wu’er Kaixi on Hong Kong’s Decision to Ban the Annual June 4th Tiananmen Massacre

Hong Kong protesters plan to commemorate the 1989 military assault on activists in Tiananmen Square after authorities banned a mass vigil for the first time in three decades, citing virus-related social distancing measures. The unprecedented ban left activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the city planning a range of alternative events, from online vigils and candle … Read more China Dissident Wu’er Kaixi on Hong Kong’s Decision to Ban the Annual June 4th Tiananmen Massacre

Story of Fighting COVID-19: Spaniards come together to provide free meals to needy

Like the rest of Spain, Valencia is on high alert until June 7 due to the health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Alicante, the second-largest city of Valencia, people have started a volunteer campaign to provide free meals to the needy. Restaurants’ employees, farmers, people in social service organizations, and other volunteers are … Read more Story of Fighting COVID-19: Spaniards come together to provide free meals to needy

PM Jacinda Ardern’s 10 golden rules of alert level 1 | nzherald.co.nz

There will be no distancing rules at bars and restaurants at level 1, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. All restrictions on businesses, like hospitality, would be lifted with no distancing of tables. Full story: https://bit.ly/3dt6d23 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald … Read more PM Jacinda Ardern’s 10 golden rules of alert level 1 | nzherald.co.nz

Netherlands reopens with strict social distancing rules

Crowds have been out across the Netherlands as bars, restaurants, museums and theatres were allowed to reopen. The number of new infections has dropped steadily in recent weeks there, but businesses have been told to enforce strict social distancing rules. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Amsterdam. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more Netherlands reopens with strict social distancing rules

George Floyd – more than a name

George Floyd. His brutal killing under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has officially been ruled a homicide. Anger at his death, and the countless others that came before him, has sparked the worst civil unrest America has experienced since the death of Martin Luther King. But Floyd isn’t just a name. Floyd isn’t … Read more George Floyd – more than a name