Park Won-soon: Guards, Journalists Gather in Seoul After Missing Mayor Found Dead

Police say the body of the missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, has been found. They say Park Won-soon’s body was located in hills in northern Seoul early on Friday, more than seven hours after they launched a massive search for him. Park’s daughter had called police on Thursday afternoon to report him missing, … Read more Park Won-soon: Guards, Journalists Gather in Seoul After Missing Mayor Found Dead

Victorian clusters grow as state records 30 new coronavirus infections | ABC News

The number of coronavirus cases in Victoria has risen by double digits for the tenth consecutive day, with infections linked to a McDonald’s outlet, a Coles warehouse, a mental health facility and two childcare centres. Read more here: https://ab.co/2Nwwpxo For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Victorian clusters grow as state records 30 new coronavirus infections | ABC News

Inside the secret facility restoring toppled Edward Colston statue

The torn-down statue of Edward Colston is being painstakingly renovated at a secret warehouse in Bristol. The controversial memorial to the slave trader became the centre stage when it was pulled down by protesters during a Black Lives Matter march, before being thrown into the water. It had stood on its plinth, in the centre … Read more Inside the secret facility restoring toppled Edward Colston statue

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Yemen – Libya – Burundi – Middle East – Latin America and the Caribbean – Women and the Global Ceasefire Efforts – World Health Organization – Ebola – Resident Coordinators YEMEN  Tomorrow, the Secretary-General will be addressing the opening of a high-level virtual pledging … Read more Humanitarian crisis in Yemen & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2020)

South Korea reports highest daily COVID-19 case rise in two months

South Korea recorded 79 new cases on Thursday, the largest daily rise in two months. It followed 40 new cases on Wednesday, the highest figure since April 8. At least 82 cases so far this week have been linked to a fresh cluster at at an e-commerce warehouse in Bucheon, just to the west of … Read more South Korea reports highest daily COVID-19 case rise in two months

Finding A New Job in the Pandemic

Retail veteran Robin Rycroft has been working in the industry for 40 years. He was most recently a regional manager of a U.K. retail chain until he lost his job during the Covid-19 pandemic. Through the #FeedTheNation initiative by recruitment firm Staffline Group, Rycroft found a new job in a supermarket warehouse. The initiative is … Read more Finding A New Job in the Pandemic

San Francisco fire: Fisherman’s Wharf Pier 45 engulfed in flames

A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf early on Saturday, sending a thick plume of smoke over the waterfront and threatening to spread to a historic World War II-era ship before firefighters brought the flames under control. No injuries have been reported and firefighters were making multiple searches to ensure no one … Read more San Francisco fire: Fisherman’s Wharf Pier 45 engulfed in flames

Fire Engulfs Warehouse at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf Early Saturday

Fire engulfs a warehouse — known to hold fish processing equipment and a few offices — at San Francisco’s historic Fisherman’s Wharf in the early hours of Saturday morning. There were no injuries reported. 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 … Read more Fire Engulfs Warehouse at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf Early Saturday

Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire Erupts on Pier 45 of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

Fire crews battle a four-alarm fire burning at a warehouse at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. 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: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake by Bloomberg is a global news … Read more Four-Alarm Warehouse Fire Erupts on Pier 45 of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

Chinese medical team in Algeria Vlog: Before the arrival

A medical team of 20 experts from China traveled to Algeria to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The team will stay in Algeria for at least two weeks. This Vlog series is about their work there. Our reporter He Weiwei and the CGTN crew will be by their side, bringing the latest … Read more Chinese medical team in Algeria Vlog: Before the arrival

Revealed: Insiders voice their concerns about management of PPE stockpile | ITV News

Insiders working for Movianto, the company in charge of the UK’s strategic stockpile of PPE have told ITV News of management chaos and disorganisation in the firm. It’s prompted questions about whether that could have delayed masks, gloves and gowns getting to frontline health workers at the peak of the crisis. Contractors and former managers … Read more Revealed: Insiders voice their concerns about management of PPE stockpile | ITV News

Instacart’s Frantic Dash From Grocery App to Essential Service

Sooner than most, Instacart saw coronavirus anxiety starting to reshape the U.S. The company charges fees for its contract workers, called “shoppers,” to gather and deliver customers’ orders (and the occasional substitution) from among a list of hundreds of retail grocers. By mid-February, Mehta and his team were noticing unusual behavior. Demand for canned vegetables, … Read more Instacart’s Frantic Dash From Grocery App to Essential Service

Activists Paint Mural Outside Jeff Bezos’s Home to Demand PPE for Amazon Workers

Activists painted a mural outside the Washington home of Amazon owner Jeff Bezos on April 29 to demand improved protections for the company’s employees, local media reported. The Washington Post, which Bezos owns, said, “Neighbors paused to take pictures of the message or marvel at the red silhouettes of masked workers drawn on the ground.” … Read more Activists Paint Mural Outside Jeff Bezos’s Home to Demand PPE for Amazon Workers