While experts across the world search for a vaccine to tackle the dangerous new infection, Russian health bosses have identified a trio of existing medicines to combat 2019-nCoV in adults. The new coronavirus can be fought with ribavirin, lopinavir/ritonavir and interferon beta-1b, they believe. These drugs are typically used to...
  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday laid out details of the Trump administration’s plan to send Americans relief money as part of a massive stimulus package to blunt the impact of the novel coronavirus crisis. Mnuchin said in a Fox Business Network interview that the plan, which is being discussed...
  In early February Prime Minister James Marape announced the government would introduce performance-based contracts for public servants. Under the new contracts, which will include a series of incentive-based measures, the performance of those working within the public sector will be evaluated. The proposals are aimed at improving the efficiency of PNG’s...
#Special Report Metropolitan Police Service, Commissioner Cressida Dick, gave a keynote speech on Monday, 24th February at Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies "Last night, I spoke to ‘Tony’ who is one of my sergeants who works on the Venice team. The Venice team have reduced moped enabled crime...
  KUALA LUMPUR – Despite turbulence in the global economy, the insurance industry remains resilient by continuing to generate growth around the world and maintaining overall profitability. According to the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM), force premiums in Malaysia are experiencing growth. With this positive outlook on premiums, economists suggest...
  LONDON, 28 January -- Boris Johnson will today chair a meeting of the National Security Council as he decides whether to grant Chinese tech company Huawei a role in the UK's 5G network. A final decision is expected by the end of the week. The prime minister has suggested a balance...
  Beijing --  China tightened quarantine measures for international arrivals on Monday to prevent a new wave of coronavirus infections, as 12 more imported cases of the disease were reported. After declaring they had "basically" curbed the spread of the disease within China, where the virus first emerged, authorities are now...
  Jakarta -- No one was more surprised to learn that Dimas Prayitno owned a Rolls-Royce than the 21-year-old Indonesian himself, who was baffled when told he owed $15,000 in taxes on the luxury vehicle. But a look at the construction worker's home in a rundown neighbourhood quickly convinced officials that Prayitno...
  Manila-- CNN Philippines stopped broadcasting on Wednesday after a coronavirus case was confirmed in the building where the television channel is based, forcing it off the air while the offices are disinfected. Viewers tuning in to the local franchise were met with the network's red logo on a blank screen...
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said he wants public and private transportation in the new capital city to be the first in the world that uses only autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs). “Mass transportation will be autonomous there. Private cars will also be autonomous...