Business

Coronavirus doomsday? Wait, there’s jobs galore

Despite the coronavirus doomsayers, more jobs are becoming available due to COVID-19 and government restrictions on civil liberties. Nurses, medical staff, delivery drivers, warehouse packers, communication specialists, online delivery warehouse workers are some of the posts available.

Industries being wrecked by the coronavirus lockdown

The face of your city and town is likely to change forever. Restaurants, cinemas and shops around the world have emptied due to government actions worldwide to try and stem the infections from the untreatable coronavirus COVID-19.

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma helps the world fight coronavirus

Jack Ma, the wealthiest person in China, had already pledged two million protective masks to European countries. A first shipment of test kits, medical supplies and 500,000 masks intended for Italy, which has been hard-hit by the virus, arrived at Liege Airport in Belgium late Friday (local time)

Bill Gates quits Microsoft board after 44 years

Bill Gates said he reached the decision "to dedicate more time to philanthropic priorities including global health and development, education, and my increasing engagement in tackling climate change."

Aon in biggest company buy of 2020

Willis Towers Watson shareholders will receive 1.08 Aon shares for every Willis Towers Watson share they own. That values Willis Towers Watson’s equity at almost US$30 billion, a 16.2% premium to Friday’s closing price.