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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 ...

Global economies, companies hit hard as virus cases top 17mn

Global economies, companies hit hard as virus cases top 17mn

Economies from Europe to the United States on Thursday reported record slumps and companies from banks to car makers warned of losses in the latest fallout from the pandemic ...

Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region

Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region

Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week ...

Global LNG market grows despite lower demand and prices

Global LNG market grows despite lower demand and prices

Analysts in the global markets for liquefied natural gas see that rationing production to match supply in LNG production facilities has become necessary in high-cost gas facilities ...

Coronavirus rekindles global trade disputes

Coronavirus rekindles global trade disputes

At the start of the year, US-China tensions were easing after their Phase I trade deal, while Washington, Brussels and Tokyo agreed on new global trading rules to curb subsidies. A relative calm had set in.

Global coronavirus cases exceed 10 million

Global coronavirus cases exceed 10 million

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far killed almost half a million people ...

WISE begins three day online global education forum from Tuesday

WISE begins three day online global education forum from Tuesday

World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a global think tank and an initiative of Qatar Foundation will begin the second part of ‘Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined’ series for three days from Tuesday.

Global oil industry sets eye on oil demand recovery, upcoming oil price cycle

Global oil industry sets eye on oil demand recovery, upcoming oil price cycle

Will oil markets recover soon? Why is the upcoming oil price cycle so important to the world? Partial recovery in oil and the start of fuel demand in Asian markets!

Asia key to global energy demand growth; oil remains a valuable commodity

Asia key to global energy demand growth; oil remains a valuable commodity

The global oil sector suffers from a combination of negative oil prices, excess storage space, declining demand, and calls for a renewable energy revolution in the post-Covid-19 era.

Lockdowns ease as global death rates decline

Lockdowns ease as global death rates decline

Spanish children were allowed outside on Sunday for the first time in six weeks as countries eased lockdown measures in a bid to slowly reopen economies gutted by the coronavirus pandemic ...

Is the global economy heading towards a recession?

Is the global economy heading towards a recession?

The novel coronavirus and its impact on global economic growth, including emerging economies and the fall in oil prices sent the global capital markets crashing last week.

Global virus death toll tops 3,000 as EU raises alert

Global virus death toll tops 3,000 as EU raises alert

The death toll from the new coronavirus epidemic surpassed 3,000 on Monday as more people died in China, Iran and the US and Europe raised its state of alert.