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  • March 26, 2020

    Singapore unveils US$33.7 billion stimulus amidst a looming recession

    In an effort to cushion the economic pressure of the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore’s government has issued a stimulus plan worth US$33.7 billion.
    In an effort to cushion the economic pressure of the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore’s government has issued a stimulus plan worth US$33.7 billion.
  • March 24, 2020

    Working from home aids diversity

    Remote working is experiencing an unprecedented boom as a result of social distancing.
    Remote working is experiencing an unprecedented boom as a result of social distancing.
  • Friday news roundup March 20, 2020

    Bank of America declares “that the economy has fallen into a recession” and the the Co-op Food chain in the UK will create 5,000 in-store jobs. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Bank of America declares “that the economy has fallen into a recession” and the the Co-op Food chain in the UK will create 5,000 in-store jobs. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • March 19, 2020

    More British women aged 60–64 in work than not for the first time

    The number of women aged 60–64 in work has increased by 51% since 2010
    The number of women aged 60–64 in work has increased by 51% since 2010
  • March 17, 2020

    Unemployment in the UK is on the rise

    The number of unemployed people in the UK has risen to 1.34 million in the three months to January, compared to the same period last year.
    The number of unemployed people in the UK has risen to 1.34 million in the three months to January, compared to the same period last year.
  • Friday news roundup March 13, 2020

    New Zealand is failing its older community and the UK's second-generation migrants "feel more discriminated against" than their parents. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    New Zealand is failing its older community and the UK's second-generation migrants "feel more discriminated against" than their parents. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • March 12, 2020

    Hong Kong uses robots to disinfect trains of coronavirus

    Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway this week rolled out robot workers to disinfect its trains and stations.
    Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway this week rolled out robot workers to disinfect its trains and stations.
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