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Container shipping is booming again. That probably won’t last

The two busiest ports in the U.S., the neighboring facilities of Los Angeles and Long Beach, have been setting new monthly records for inbound container traffic this summer and fall, with ships from Asia lining up offshore as they wait for berths to open...

Africa: Misinformation On Social Media Fuels Vaccine Hesitancy – a Global Study Shows the Link

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Vaccine hesitancy is a severe threat to global health, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The term refers to the delay in acceptance or the refusal of vaccines, despite the availability of vaccination services. It's a serious risk to the people who aren't...

Christmas tree sales are telling a holly, jolly economic story

John Williams, left, and his dad Terry, right, both of Salem, carry a large Christmas Tree out of the field together at Tucker Tree Farm in Salem, Oregon, November 29, 2020. Alisha Jucevic | Reuters Tree retailers are having a spirited season this year, as Americans...

Isro to help Agnikul with tech support to build its small rocket

BENGALURU: In a first to promote the private sector, India's space agency said that it would help Chennai rocket startup Agnikul Cosmos to test and qualify its small rocket that can launch 100 kg satellites into low earth orbit. Agnikul news24nationed a non disclosure agreement...

California to impose regional stay-at-home order to ease Covid hospitalizations, governor says

California to impose regional stay-at-home order to ease Covid hospitalizations, governor says
California governor Gavin Newsom Rich Pedroncelli | Pool | AP California will impose a limited stay-at-home order on certain regions of the state where Covid-19 cases are placing a strain on intensive care units, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday. The state will be split into five regions...

African Lives Don’t Matter to Their Leaders and Police

African Lives Don't Matter to Their Leaders and Police
The death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis earlier this year sparked a global protest movement for racial justice in America. Under the banner of Black Lives Matter, protesters marched in New York, London, Cape Town, Berlin, and other cities...

Southwest Airlines warns it could furlough 6,800 employees to cut costs

Travelers wearing protective masks cross a street outside a Southwest Airlines Co. check-in area at Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Thursday said it could furlough more than 6,800...

Covid has accelerated the adoption of online food delivery by 2 to 3 years, Deliveroo CEO says

Covid has accelerated the adoption of online food delivery by 2 to 3 years, Deliveroo CEO says
Deliveroo CEO Will Shu. Aurelien Morissard | IP3 | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online food delivery apps by two to three years, according to the chief executive of takeaway app Deliveroo. "Our initial analysis suggests that Covid-19 has accelerated...

Next two editions of ‘Hunar Haat’ to be held in UP’s Rampur and Lucknow: Naqvi

NEW DELHI: The next two editions of the Minority Affairs Ministry's 'Hunar Haat', a platform for products made by traditional artisans and craftsmen, will be held in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Lucknow, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Thursday. The 'Hunar Haat' will be...