SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Several Chinese online retailers have offered discounts on Apple Inc’s iPhone 11, Reuters checks on Thursday revealed. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks are seen in an Apple Store, as China is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Shanghai, China, January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo The price drops
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MILAN/DETROIT (Reuters) – Global automakers reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic are accelerating efforts to restart factories from Wuhan to Maranello to Michigan, using safety protocols developed for China and U.S. ventilator production operations launched in recent weeks. FILE PHOTO: Employees work on the production line of a new medical device called OxyGEN, a respirator to
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Tom Brady realized before the start of last season that it likely was his last ride in New England. FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a press conference ahead of Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo “I knew that our time was coming to
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A second stimulus package India is poised to announce in coming days will be worth around 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) and focus on help for small and medium businesses weathering the coronavirus outbreak, two senior officials said on Wednesday. Last month, India outlined a 1.7-trillion rupee ($22.6-billion) economic stimulus plan providing direct cash transfers
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SINGAPORE: Ride-hailing firm Grab was forced to close one of its offices on Wednesday (Apr 8) after a large number of drivers turned up to collect food delivery gear, on the second day of “circuit breaker” measures aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19.  Photos and videos circulating on social media showed long queues outside the operator’s
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Crude futures rose on Thursday on expectations the world’s largest oil producers would agree to cut production at a meeting later in the day as the industry grapples with the coronavirus-driven collapse in global oil demand. FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, 2019. Picture
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GENEVA (Reuters) – The head of the World Health Organization gave a strident defence of his agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s criticism and suggestion that Washington could review its funding for the agency. FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s health minister said on Wednesday that the country’s attempts to purchase thousands of ventilators from China to fight a growing coronavirus epidemic had fallen through and the government is now looking to Brazilian companies to build the devices. Brazil’s Minister of Health Luiz Henrique Mandetta attends a news conference, amid the
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FILE PHOTO: Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno visits areas affected by protests, in Quito, Ecuador October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Wednesday called for an investigation into how local authorities handled the bodies of coronavirus victims in Guayaquil, the epicenter of the country’s outbreak that has overwhelmed health and
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The Philippines expressed “deep concern” Wednesday over a Chinese coast guard ship’s alleged sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea last week, as Manila joined Hanoi and Washington in criticizing Beijing over the incident. The Philippine foreign office issued what it called a “statement of solidarity” with Hanoi. The statement
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FILE PHOTO: NFL Football – Oakland Raiders v Chicago Bears – NFL International Series – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, Britain – October 6, 2019 Oakland Raiders’ DeAndre Washington in action with Chicago Bears’ Danny Trevathan Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a one-year deal with free agent running back DeAndre
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