Tuesday, 4 August, 2020

New stimulus check: Senate Republicans push for HEALS Act

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A new stimulus check will be sent to every qualified American under the Health Care Economic Assistance Liability Protection and Schools or HEALS Act. Senate...

CEO of Singaporean bank DBS says global economy to face “more pain”

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The CEO of Singaporean bank DBS says the global economy is likely to face "more pain" as companies brace for the end of relief...

MAS: Singapore economy still “dire” due to the coronavirus pandemic

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The Singapore economy still in a “dire” situation due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The Singapore economy is facing...

China GDP rose by 3.2% amid easing of lockdowns

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China GDP rose by 3.2% in the second quarter of the year compared to a year ago, as lockdowns ease and stimulus measures shore...

Food prices in China rose by 11.1% amid floods, coronavirus crisis

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Amid floods and coronavirus crisis, food prices in China rose by 11.1%, according to National Bureau of Statistics weekly data from the Ministry of...

Fed’s Kaplan optimistic about US economic growth in 2021

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The US economic growth will hasten in 2021 as the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan says. “In ’21,...

Wearing masks can help the economy, Federal Reserve president says

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Wearing masks can help the economy, according to Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan. He adds that it can contain the spread of the...

Number of freelance jobs increased amid the coronavirus pandemic

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The number of freelance jobs increased amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to Freelancer’s “Fast 50” report on the freelance job market. Findings showed that the...

Vietnam economy is looking bright, according to a UBS economist

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Vietnam economy is looking bright, according to a UBS economist, who says it is poised to recover despite the challenge brought by the coronavirus...

IMF predicts Asian economy to suffer 1.6% contraction this year

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The International Monetary Fund or IMF predicts that the Asian economy will experience contraction and wane this year “for the first time in living...