New Zealand says Coronavirus travel bubble with parts of Australia is within reach

The number of new cases in Australia had surged in recent months during the Southern Hemisphere’s winter, with the state of Victoria at the center of the outbreak. But officials there hope to be able to ease most restrictions over the coming weeks. This month, Australia began recording daily increases in the low double digits, […]

The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of the world’s poorest children to halt their educations and go to work to help support their families, as schools have closed and parents’ incomes have fallen or vanished. The children do work that is arduous, dirty and often dangerous: hauling bricks or gravel, scavenging for recyclables, begging or […]

Brighton vs Manchester United LIVE! Premier League match stream, commentary, prediction and team news

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of Brighton vs Manchester United. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side suffered a shock 3-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace in their opening match, and will be determined to collect their first points of the Premier League season today. Brighton, meanwhile, recovered from the defeat to Chelsea in their […]

Singaporean Mirage Company Moved Millions Through Banks

With a website claiming more than 200 employees and an office in a business complex in the middle of Singapore, Ask Trading — “a trading and investment company focusing on the Russia/CIS market” — might appear to be a thriving midsize business. But actually it’s a mirage. Under even the slightest scrutiny, it starts to […]

Looking for Jobs in Latin America

Itaipu, the largest hydroelectric power station in the Americas, shared by Brazil and Paraguay on their Paraná river border. Credit: Mario Osava / IPS Opinion by Rene Roger Tissot (vernon, canada) Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Inter Press Service VERNON, Canada, Sep 22 (IPS) – Can the “energy transition” in Latin America help address the risks caused […]

Canadians’ grocery bills are increasing; pandemic to accelerate the trend: report

TORONTO — Canadians who have suspected their grocery bills have been rising over the years aren’t imagining it, according to a new report that found the price of food has been steadily increasing in the last decade – and the COVID-19 pandemic is only accelerating this trend. According to the report, which was released on […]

China unlikely to approve TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart, state-owned paper says

SHANGHAI — Beijing is unlikely to approve an “unfair” deal Oracle and Walmart said they have struck with ByteDance over the future of its video-streaming app TikTok, state-backed newspaper Global Times said in an editorial. The U.S. companies have said they will buy into a new, mainly U.S.-owned company, TikTok Global, with a board of […]

Florida man fights off attacking alligator by poking its eyes; survives with 65 stitches

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Mark Johnson, 61, has lived his entire life around alligators. That’s why he was so surprised when one tried to grab him and drag him into a canal behind his Florida home. Johnson managed to get the gator to let go of his leg by digging both of his index fingers […]

UK at a COVID-19 ‘tipping point’ as a second lockdown looms: Live | News

The United Kingdom’s government has warned that the country is at a “tipping point” on coronavirus, as London’s mayor urged quick action to address the spread of the virus. A stay-at-home order has come into effect in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial capital and biggest city, closing offices and schools. More than 30.8 million people […]