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  • Friday news roundup July 3, 2020

    England is dropping its quarantine requirements for a number of countries and the UK government offered a pathway to citizenship to people in Hong Kong. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    England is dropping its quarantine requirements for a number of countries and the UK government offered a pathway to citizenship to people in Hong Kong. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • June 30, 2020

    The EU will allow entry of visitors from 14 “safe” countries

    International mobility has major economic benefits, but the transition back to "normal" should aim to minimize the risk of additional deaths and hospitalizations.
    International mobility has major economic benefits, but the transition back to "normal" should aim to minimize the risk of additional deaths and hospitalizations.
  • Friday news roundup June 26, 2020

    1.48 million workers in the US are newly unemployed and is there a chance Covid-19 can narrow inequality? Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    1.48 million workers in the US are newly unemployed and is there a chance Covid-19 can narrow inequality? Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • June 25, 2020

    Singapore retailers are losing hope about their struggling businesses

    "[Retailers are] not very hopeful that business will be business as usual."
    "[Retailers are] not very hopeful that business will be business as usual."
  • June 23, 2020

    US to freeze visas for foreign workers until the end of 2020

    The White House says the measures are needed to preserve jobs amid the economic downturn.
    The White House says the measures are needed to preserve jobs amid the economic downturn.
  • Friday news roundup June 19, 2020

    The US Supreme Court ruled against Trump's attempt to repeal Daca and English schools are to receive extra funds to help pupils catch up post-Covid. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    The US Supreme Court ruled against Trump's attempt to repeal Daca and English schools are to receive extra funds to help pupils catch up post-Covid. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • June 16, 2020

    600,000 roles go during Covid-19 lockdown

    Figures published by HMRC have also revealed that more than a quarter of the workforce is covered by the UK government’s furlough scheme.
    Figures published by HMRC have also revealed that more than a quarter of the workforce is covered by the UK government’s furlough scheme.
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