Daily Archives: August 16, 2020

India’s invisible catastrophe: fears over spread of Covid-19 into poor rural areas 

Country is entering a dangerous new phase of rising infections in small towns and villages with limited access to healthcareCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhere better to seek sanctuary from a virus roaring through a crowded metropolis than a remote mountainside with views of the Himalayas?This was the reasoning that prompted Lal […]

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America musters the world’s biggest naval exercise 

The drills come as America and China are locking horns across Asia’s flashpoints

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Coronavirus: Hundreds gather in Madrid for anti-mask protest 

Crowds gathered in the Spanish capital on Sunday to protest against the mandatory use of face masks.

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Mauritius oil spill: Wrecked MV Wakashio breaks up 

The MV Wakashio, which spilled more than 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil off Mauritius, has split apart.

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Chinese business leaders urge country to keep thinking global 

China should resist anti-globalisation sentiment and promote international cooperation, Chinese business leaders have said. Beijing has announced a master plan to shift the focus of its economic growth engines towards “domestic circulation”, to become more self-reliant, especially in key technologies. But Xu Weiping, chairman of Advanced Business Park, which […]

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Ecommerce: Will E-Pharmacies Become the Norm? 

The days of waiting in line at CVS are coming to an end thanks to the widespread adoption of ecommerce.

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