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Coronavirus live news: stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal

Mali records first death ahead of election and Trump considers New York quarantine. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceDeaths in Italy pass 10,000Patients in UK intensive care have 50% survival rateSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.18pm GMT Britons stranded in New Zealand are facing costs of £40,000 to return home, my colleague Mark Townsend reported. Those stranded say they have been left without guidance or assistance after the UK embassy and consular services in New...
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Covid 19 coronavirus -NZ economy set to contract by 6 per cent in 2020 - ASB, ANZ Bank

Two major banks expect New Zealand's gross domestic product (GDP) to contract by about six per cent this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.ASB Bank expects Covid-19 to deliver a "sizeable cumulative hit" to GDP on the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, ASB Bank, COVID, ASB ANZ Bank


Stranded Britons quoted £40,000 each to fly home from New Zealand

Foreign Office accused of failing thousands marooned by pandemic around the worldBritons stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic are being faced with flights home costing more than £40,000, prompting a wave of accusations that the Foreign Office is failing to adequately support people desperate to come home.Britons in New Zealand told the Observer that the only available flights to the UK are prohibitively priced with even the cheaper tickets costing as much as £15,000. A Qatari Airlines...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, India, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, New Zealand, Norwich, Auckland, Nz, Foreign Office, Coronavirus outbreak, Qatari Airlines


New Zealand: COVID-19: Possible further relief for struggling businesses during the current crisis - Wynn Williams Lawyers

These measures may assist NZ businesses and individuals, in financial distress because of COVID-19, avoid liquidation.
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Record rise in Italy Covid-19 death toll, Irish PM says stay home for two weeks – as it happened

This blog is closed. Please follow live coverage on our new blog here 12.15am GMT I’m handing over to the team in Australia now. Thanks so much for joining me. Here are the developments in the global coronavirus outbreak this evening: 10.13pm GMT After many delays, and then a series of tweets earlier today, US President Donald Trump is invoking the Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to built ventilators for hospitals, he announced at the White House’s daily coronavirus brief...
Tags: Europe, Australia, White House, China, Africa, US, General Motors, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Italy, New Zealand, Donald Trump


Coronavirus: record rise in Italy death toll, Irish PM says stay home for two weeks – as it happened

This blog is closed. Please follow live coverage on our new blog here 12.15am GMT I’m handing over to the team in Australia now. Thanks so much for joining me. Here are the developments in the global coronavirus outbreak this evening: 10.13pm GMT After many delays, and then a series of tweets earlier today, US President Donald Trump is invoking the Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to built ventilators for hospitals, he announced at the White House’s daily coronavirus brief...
Tags: Europe, Australia, White House, China, Africa, US, General Motors, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Italy, New Zealand, Donald Trump


Coronavirus live news: record rise in Italy death toll as Irish PM tells people to stay home for two weeks

Varadkar brings in new restrictions; Spain records highest daily death toll; British prime minister Boris Johnson tests positiveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceItaly records 969 coronavirus deaths dashing hopes of turnaroundUS coronavirus – liveCovid-19 workers in Spain: ‘You can feel the fear in the air’See all our coronavirus coverage 10.13pm GMT After many delays, and then a series of tweets earlier today, US President Donald Trump is invoking the Defense Production Act to compel General M...
Tags: Europe, White House, China, Africa, US, General Motors, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa, Italy, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: record rise in Italy death toll takes total to 9,134, as France extends lockdown by two weeks

Spain records highest daily death toll; China closes borders; British prime minister Boris Johnson tests positiveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK coronavirus – liveUS coronavirus – liveCovid-19 workers in Spain: ‘You can feel the fear in the air’See all our coronavirus coverage 5.15pm GMT In a move that will puzzle many, Sweden has refused to shut bars and restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters reports on the situation on the ground in the country’s capital, Stockholm:The words ...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, France, China, Africa, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Italy, New Zealand, Boris Johnson


Ransomware attacks are causing panic and chaos at overwhelmed hospitals struggling with COVID-19, and it may be about to get worse (LH)

Organizations from the World Health Organization to little clinics across America are being hit with malware that locks up their computer systems. As COVID-19 peaks, this could fuel public panic because hospitals may not be able to process patients' paperwork or provide test results.  New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan tells Business Insider that is an urgent concern and DHS admits it must do more to help local agencies.  Hospitals often have no good option in responding to attacks, as ransom...
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Coronavirus live news: France extends lockdown by further two weeks, as Italy is warned it has not yet reached peak

Spain records highest daily death toll; China closes borders; British prime minister Boris Johnson tests positiveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK coronavirus – liveUS coronavirus – liveCovid-19 workers in Spain: ‘You can feel the fear in the air’See all our coronavirus coverage 4.26pm GMT There have been more than half a million confirmed Covid-19 cases worldwide and in excess of 20,000 deaths, says the World Health Organization’s director-general, who is giving a press conference live.More...
Tags: Europe, France, China, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Italy, New Zealand, World Health Organization


March linkfest

This month’s book recommendation is I Like to Watch (2019), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning television critic Emily Nussbaum. The book collects a decade’s worth of Nussbaum’s reviews and essays for the New Yorker and other publications, including one written especially for the book. Nussbaum is such a good writer that she made me care about shows that hadn’t appealed to me (I’ve watched exactly one episode each, for example, of “The Sopranos,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and “Lost”). And she made...
Tags: Books, UK, Design, Milan, Television, Medicine, Australia, Women, US, Journalism, Joan Rivers, Harvey Weinstein, Linguistics, New Zealand, Men, Food And Drink


Coronavirus live news: Spain records highest daily death toll as Italy is warned it has not yet reached peak

South Africa records first Covid-19 deaths; China closes borders; British prime minister Boris Johnson tests positiveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK coronavirus – liveUS coronavirus – liveCovid-19 workers in Spain: ‘You can feel the fear in the air’See all our coronavirus coverage 3.17pm GMT It appears icy relations between Washington and Beijing are thawing as Chinese president Xi Jinping told Donald Trump on Friday that he would have China’s support in fighting the coronavirus.There has ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Washington, China, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


Coronavirus live news: Spain records highest single-day death toll and withdraws 'inaccurate' testing kits

South Africa records first Covid-19 deaths; China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deathsCoronavirus latest – at a glanceUK coronavirus – liveUS now has more cases than any other countryXi Jinping calls on Trump to improve US-China relationsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.21am GMT For all live UK coronavirus news, please do read our UK facing live blog Related: UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19 11.17am GMT The BBC is reporting that the ...
Tags: Europe, UK, China, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Bbc, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, New Zealand, Boris Johnson


Coronavirus live news: French hospitals to reach capacity in 48 hours; US must improve relations, Xi says

South Africa records first Covid-19 deaths; China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deathsCoronavirus latest – at a glanceUK coronavirus – liveUS now has more cases than any other countryXi Jinping calls on Trump to improve US-China relationsSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.23am GMT Authorities in Bosnia have ordered the transfer of thousands of migrants to a remote camp in Lipa, a village about 25 kilometres from the border with Croatia, due to the coronavirus outbreak in ...
Tags: Europe, UK, China, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, New Zealand, Croatia, Bosnia


EU Joins 15 Nations to Forge End-Run Around Trump’s WTO Block

(Bloomberg) -- The European Union and a group of 15 nations that includes China and Brazil agreed Friday to settle their trade disputes using an appeal and arbitration system at the World Trade Organization.The development comes three months after the Trump administration precipitated the paralysis of the WTO appellate body -- which acted as a sort of supreme court for trade -- by blocking all nominees to the seven-member panel.The EU-led accord provides a legal structure for nations to appeal t...
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Skinny: Friendvertising

Considering that word of mouth is 83% more effective than advertising*, and that it seems like everyone in New Zealand knows someone w...
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Coronavirus live news: US must take action to improve relations, Xi says

China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deaths; South Africa enters military-patrolled lockdown. Follow the latest updates.Coronavirus latest – at a glanceUS now has more cases than any other countryOverseas arrivals to Australia to be quarantined in hotels for two weeks Xi Jinping calls on Trump to improve US-China relations amid crisisSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.10am GMT That’s it from me, Helen Sullivan. I’ll be back with more live world coronavirus news tomorrow. In...
Tags: Europe, UK, Australia, China, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, New Zealand, Vietnam


Coronavirus live news: US must take action to improve relations, state media says

China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deaths; South Africa enters military-patrolled lockdown. Follow the latest updates.Coronavirus latest – at a glanceUS now has more cases than any other countrySpain defends response to coronavirus as global cases exceed 500,000Men are much more likely to die from Covid-19. But why?See all our coronavirus coverage 6.24am GMT Here are today’s UK front pages for Friday, 27 March 2020: Friday’s GUARDIAN: “Nurses sent to London as capital fac...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, China, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Financial Times


Covid 19 coronavirus: Air New Zealand boss Greg Foran's tips for business leaders

Air New Zealand boss Greg Foran is at the business epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. His airline is bleeding cash and faces a revenue crash from $6 billion this year to $500m but has had a calm airline outsider's presence... [Author: [email protected]]
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NZ shares snap three-day rally as investors weigh up lockdown

New Zealand shares snapped a three-day rally in volatile trading, as investors continue to assess the fallout from the level 4 shutdown and as higher bond yields reduce the attraction of companies that typically pay a reliable dividend... [Author: [email protected]]
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NZ dollar gains on US rescue package euphoria

The New Zealand dollar made further gains, driven by Wall Street euphoria over the US government's US$2 trillion ($3.3t) stimulus package, but futures pricing suggests US equity gains may be trimmed and the kiwi's with them.Two... [Author: [email protected]]
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New Zealand: COVID-19: Corporate and commercial considerations for M&A transactions - Wynn Williams Lawyers

Purchasers may be reluctant to commit to an acquisition given the uncertainty of performance as a result of COVID-19.
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New Zealand: COVID-19 and inevitable construction delays that are imminent - Wynn Williams Lawyers

Construction projects rely on a healthy labour force and on materials and components often produced in another country.
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New Zealand: Backing out of a deal as a result of COVID-19 - Wynn Williams Lawyers

The spread of COVID-19 is leading businesses to consider whether they should go ahead with some deals under negotiation.
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New Zealand: The impact of COVID-19 on cashflow and solvency - Wynn Williams Lawyers

The spread of COVID-19 and government measures in response means an economic downturn and increasing business failures.
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New Zealand: COVID-19 and the business-as-usual side of disputes - Wynn Williams Lawyers

As the pandemic develops, remember 'business-as-usual' aspects of litigation, that could cause big problems if ignored.
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Coronavirus live news: US infections outnumber China as global cases pass 500,000

China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deaths; South Africa enters military-patrolled lockdown. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest – at a glanceUS now has more cases than any other countrySpain defends response to coronavirus as global cases exceed 500,000Men are much more likely to die from Covid-19. But why?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.19am GMT The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe could hit 1.8 million worldwide this year even wi...
Tags: Europe, UK, China, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, New Zealand, Imperial College, Jacinda Ardern


Covid-19 coronavirus: Broadband traffic hits new record - and gets closer to ceiling

Internet use in New Zealand hit a new record yesterday and edged closer to the maximum capacity of network operator Chorus. READ MORE:• As others suspend guidance, Chorus reaffirms • Spark, Vodafone, 2degrees stores... [Author: [email protected]]
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Call for regulators to loosen KiwiSaver hardship process

KiwiSaver fund managers are asking regulators to ease the documentation required to access hardship withdrawals, with inquiries surging as the Covid-19 global crisis floors the New Zealand economy.BusinessDesk understands the Ministry... [Author: [email protected]]
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Travel memoirs to read

So the only view you have right now is the one outside your bedroom window. It’s easy to feel cramped, your longing for travel stifled by your equally strong urge to protect public health. There is a way to travel while you’re stuck indoors though. All you need is the right book. These travel memoirs, part personal journey, part travelogue to new and uncharted territories, will lead your imagination on wild adventures to places far beyond the confines of your couch. Dog sled across the arctic...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Books, Greece, Indonesia, California, France, China, Germany, India, US, Netflix, Vienna, United States, Ireland, Chile