Politics

Bill Gates’ answer to the coronavirus pandemic

Bill Gates: “There really is no middle ground; It’s very tough to say, ‘Keep going to restaurants, go buy new houses, ignore that pile of bodies in the corner.’ It’s very irresponsible to suggest to people they can have the best of both worlds."

Second wave of coronavirus feared for Asia

On the day China recorded no new domestic infections from coronavirus COVID-19 for the first time since late December last year, it recorded 34 new infections, all from overseas - a record high

What Governments are spending in coronavirus pandemic

The Trump government wants to send cheques to its population within two weeks, which a senior US official said could total as much as US$1.2 trillion. “It’s going to be big, and it’s going to be bold,” US President Donald Trump said.

Kamala Harris might be the happiest woman in the world

If Joe Biden becomes the Democratic Party's presidential nominee for the 2020 US elections and he picks a female running partner as his vice president, it will be only the third time in the party's history that a woman will be on the national ticket