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Sandpapergate | Aussie star Smith's leadership ban ends

A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended on Sunday, leaving the ...

Garment Workers Going Unpaid as Fashion Labels Cancel Orders

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - A survey of factory owners in Bangladesh found that major fashion retailers that are closing shops and ...

Will coronavirus be the turning point for globalisation?

There is a widespread belief that nothing will ever be the same after the coronavirus pandemic, with society, the role ...

Bangladesh hopes to start producing medical-grade PPE in six months

Bangladesh, the second largest exporter of readymade garments in the world, will need six more months to start producing medical-grade ...

Indias coronavirus lockdown leaves vast numbers stranded and hungry

In one of the biggest migrations in Indias modern history, hundreds of thousands of migrant labourers have begun long journeys ...

Coronavirus shutdown leads to sharp drop in recorded crime in Dhaka

Police generally produce more than 200 arrestees in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court of Dhaka in a day, but the ...

Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air

Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on ...

 US healthcare workers fight shortages and fear

Nurses and doctors describe their frustration at equipment shortages, fears of infecting their families, and their moments of tearful despair. ...

Trump extends social distancing guidelines through end of April

President Donald Trump retreated Sunday from his desire to relax coronavirus guidelines by Easter, announcing instead that all Americans must ...

China unexpectedly cuts reverse repo rate by most in 5 yrs to support virus-hit economy

China's central bank unexpectedly cut the rate on reverse repurchase agreements by 20 basis points on Monday, the largest in ...

How much should the public know about who has the coronavirus?

When the first case of the coronavirus in Silicon Valley was discovered in late January, health officials were faced with ...

Bail out journalists. Let newspaper chains die

Elizabeth Green was musing the other day about buying 261 newspapers. ...

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who had been hospitalised after being infected with the new coronavirus, has died, becoming the first ...

Global coronavirus death toll jumps by about 4,000 to 34,005

The global death toll from the coronavirus has jumped by about 4,000 in a day to 34,005, according to a ...

US stimulus package is biggest ever, but may not be big enough

The Federal Reserve has offered more than $3 trillion in loans and asset purchases in recent weeks to stop the ...

Bangladesh confirms one more virus case, taking total to 49

The governments disease control agency has confirmed one more case of the coronavirus infection, taking the total of positive tests ...

Match Preview Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I 2020 .com

Pakistan have lost eight of their last 10 T20Is, including a series defeat to Sri Lanka last October ...

India thrash Japan inside 30 overs, Scotland lose again .com

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup action on January 21, 2020 ...

Lack of big-hitters forcing Bangladesh to try Soumya down the order, says Domingo .com

Soumya Sarkar has come in to bat after 17.4 overs in both games, and faced exactly five balls on both ...

Mahmudullah, Tamim ready for 'more responsibility' in Pakistan .com

They are the only two players in Bangladesh's squad who have toured Pakistan before, back in 2008 ...

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Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

Search engine giant commits $800 million to help ward off coronavirus

PanARMENIAN.Net - Google has announced a new $800 million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organizations and ...

Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Time to reboot American manufacturing

The coronavirus crisis has turned the fact that we don't make anything in America anymore from a topic for philosophical ...

Multi-billion dollar relief package passed by parliament in Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Parliament on Thursday evening passed a $40 billion emergency package to help countries and their ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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