Menu

Search

During coronavirus hospital surge, a midwife recommends home birth

Mar 23, 2020 07:38 am UTC| Life

For many health-care providers who worked through the 2003 SARS epidemic, especially in epicentres, like Toronto, the COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the many lessons health-care providers learned at that time. Social...

Social distancing: What it is and why it's the best tool we have to fight the coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020 15:23 pm UTC| Life

As the coronavirus spreads into more and more communities, public health officials are placing responsibility on individuals to help slow the pandemic. Social distancing is the way to do it. Geriatrician Thomas Perls...

Employers need to give paid sick days to fight COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020 06:28 am UTC| Life

We frequently hear advice that workers should stay home when they dont feel well, but there are a lot of reasons why that option isnt realistic or feasible for many workers. Presenteeism when employees are unwell and...

There's plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it?

Mar 12, 2020 17:42 pm UTC| Life

The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper. It came as a small shock when I couldnt find a single roll. The new coronavirus is inspiring panic buying of a variety of household products such as toilet...

Coronavirus could spark a revolution in working from home. Are we ready?

Mar 11, 2020 01:00 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Imagine your employer asking you to work from home until further notice. As COVID-19 continues to spread, this seems an increasingly likely scenario. Everyone who can work from home should work from home, said Harvard...

You can do it! A 'growth mindset' helps us learn

Mar 10, 2020 07:12 am UTC| Life

One of the most influential phenomena in education over the last two decades has been that of the growth mindset. This refers to the beliefs a student has about various capacities such as their intelligence, their ability...

Don't blame dating apps for your terrible love life

Mar 10, 2020 05:36 am UTC| Life

Dating apps are killing dating, or so some people would have you believe. Some journalists have argued that Tinder, Grindr and all the rest have not only ushered in a new era in the history of romance but that they are...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   

Economy

FxWirePro: Spotlight On CBT Amid Sluggish Turkish Growth – Bid 3M USD/TRY Skews Ans Hedge

Turkeys central bank pulled forward a scheduled MPC meeting by two days and implemented a 100bps emergency rate cut yesterday. The CB reduced the 1-week repo rate from 10.75% to 9.75% and lowered RRR on all FX deposits by...

FxWirePro: BoC’s Rate Cuts on Cyclical Effects of Covid-19 - USD/CAD Risk-Off Call Ratio Spread

Over the weekend, the Bank of Canada cut its key interest rate by another 50 bp, after it had lowered its key interest rate from 1.75% to 1.25% at its regular meeting. The BoC also said that it was ready to take further...

Coronavirus and Spanish flu: economic lessons to learn from the last truly global pandemic

As news of the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) emerged, global financial markets reacted pessimistically and behaved in ways not seen since the 2008 financial crisis. But fully understanding the potential...

Cash handout of $750 for 6.5 million pensioners and others receiving government payments

A payment of $750 will be made from the end of this month to about 6.5 million people as part of the governments $17.6 billion stimulus package aimed at keeping Australia out of a recession caused by the impact of the...

Tokyo Olympics: how coronavirus is affecting preparations

The World Health Organizations decision to officially recognise the coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic means organisers are facing difficult decisions on whether to go ahead with major sporting events. There were...

Politics

Barack Obama joins Steph Curry and Dr. Fauci’s Coronavirus conversation

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry recently chatted live with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director and a member of the White Houses task force for the coronavirus...

Donald Trump still wants to ease coronavirus restrictions despite the U.S. now becoming the top country with most COVID-19 cases

Despite warnings from medical experts on the potential dangers involved, it seems that President Donald Trump is bent on easing up coronavirus restriction by Easter. In a letter to state governors, Trump said that the...

US President Donald Trump reveals why he wants the lockdown to end by Easter Sunday

The growing pandemic that is the coronavirus or COVID19 has resulted in the United States implementing a lockdown, leaving many out of a job or working remotely. President Donald Trump, on the other hand, revealed his hope...

Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at Melania Trump's reportedly distant relationship with Donald Trump

For a long time, the nature of First Lady Melania Trumps marriage to President Donald Trump has been scrutinized, leaving many wondering how affectionate the couple is. Recently, Jimmy Kimmel poke fun about the couple in...

Joe Biden reportedly hits a snag in improving his digital presence amid coronavirus concerns

The global pandemic that is coronavirus has forced the campaigns of all the presidential candidates into coming up with another way to reach out to their supporters and backers. A report suggests that former vice president...

Science

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir shares photo of Earth at night

In the midst of all the fear and panic surrounding the coronavirus pandemic all over the world, many are also in search of some good news. Recently, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir shared a photo of the Earth being illuminated...

Coronavirus update: Possible scenarios on how the pandemic will come to an end

The coronavirus or COVID19 may currently be disrupting everyday lives, but there is a time where it will end. With that in mind, it bears wondering just how will the pandemic come to a halt. With hundreds and thousands...

Asteroids: 590-foot space rock to arrive on Friday

NASAs asteroid trackers spotted an asteroid heading towards Earth at a rapid pace. Scientists predict that this asteroid will be arriving and passing by the planet later this week. Express reports that asteroid 2012...

Aliens: Experts believe Mercury once had components for life

Space agencies are continuing their search for possible signs of life beyond Earth in their missions to nearby planets like Mars. Recently, some experts believe that another planet once had the essential components for...

Technology

Tesla employees found positive for coronavirus

A couple of Tesla employees have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus as the company joins the private sectors efforts to help provide the lack of medical equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Tesla CEO Elon...

AirPods 3 wish list: 3 things to expect and 1 unlikely feature

One of Apples biggest successes in 2019 was the announcement of AirPods Pro, but it might be too pricey for some consumers. There may still be a significant demand for a new truly wireless earbuds from Apple with a less...

iOS 14 code allegedly leaked a no-notch iPhone 12 design

The iOS 14 update is only a few months away from being unveiled, so it is not surprising that alleged leak codes have started to make headlines. Recently, a report claimed that an iOS 14 code was containing a supposed...

‘PUBG Mobile’ is getting a new map set in a massive library

There are many reasons to be excited about the upcoming patches for PUBG Mobile. A new map has been spotted along with a new game mode in beta while fans have yet to hear about the Erangel 2.0 again. Next PUBG Mobile...
  • Market Data
Close

Welcome to EconoTimes

Sign up for daily updates for the most important
stories unfolding in the global economy.