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Philippines orders millions to stay home as global virus cases soar

Philippines orders millions to stay home as global virus cases soar

Millions of people in the Philippines were ordered to stay home Tuesday as global coronavirus infections kept soaring, with the World Health Organisation warning against relying on a vaccine ...

Millions watch QF’s Doha Debates forum on socialism’s pros and cons

Millions watch QF’s Doha Debates forum on socialism’s pros and cons

In a Doha Debates programme watched by millions globally, newsmakers from three continents have debated whether the Covid-19 pandemic should serve as a catalyst for more ...

Millions unemployed, homebuilding collapses as coronavirus ravages US economy

Millions unemployed, homebuilding collapses as coronavirus ravages US economy

A record 22 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits over the past month, with millions more filing claims last week, almost wiping out all the job gains since the Great Recession ...

Can networks cope with millions working from home? So far, yes

Can networks cope with millions working from home? So far, yes

Some European telecoms operators reported connectivity problems on Tuesday as millions of people logged on for work at home due to the coronavirus pandemic ...

Russian blogger's HIV documentary reaches millions, draws Kremlin praise

Russian blogger's HIV documentary reaches millions, draws Kremlin praise

A hard-hitting YouTube documentary about Russia's HIV epidemic by a popular blogger has attracted more than 13 million views in a week and even drawn praise from the Kremlin.

Australia pledges hundreds of millions to Pacific for climate action

Australia pledges hundreds of millions to Pacific for climate action

Australia announced a Aus$500 million ($340 million) climate change package for Pacific countries Tuesday but received a lukewarm response from low-lying island nations ...

Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

Food crises will affect tens of millions of people across the world this year, researchers warned on Tuesday, after war, extreme weather and economic woes in 2018 left more than 113 million in dire need of help.

Access to millions blocked after cryptocurrency exchange founder dies

Access to millions blocked after cryptocurrency exchange founder dies

Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange is seeking creditor protection after it became unable access 190 million Canadian dollars (145 million US dollars) in funds following its owner's sudden death in December.

Millions left out as Indonesia pushes land reform, activists say

Millions left out as Indonesia pushes land reform, activists say

Millions of landless peasants and indigenous people in Indonesia are being left out of an ambitious push by the government to give land titles in a process that campaigners say ignores the concerns of the country...

Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Thieves siphoned hundreds of millions of pesos out of Mexican banks, including No. 2 Banorte, by creating phantom orders that wired funds to fake accounts and promptly withdrew the money ...

Millions of SE Asian jobs may be lost to automation

Millions of SE Asian jobs may be lost to automation

More than half of workers in five Southeast Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, an International Labour Organization study found ...

Israel invests millions in West Bank settlements

Israel invests millions in West Bank settlements

Israel’s government yesterday approved some $18mn in additional financing for West Bank settlements...