|state of emergency||非常事態|
· Identity change: Covid-hit startups look to become MSMEs to benefit from govt’s mega relief package →
Eligible MSMEs would have up to Rs 25 crore outstanding and Rs 100 crore turnover to secure an emergency credit line from banks and NBFCs up to 20 per cent of entire outstanding credit as on February 29, 2020.
· Patterson Companies Inc.: Dental Industry Pressures Highlight Ongoing Headwinds →
76% were only seeing emergency patients, and the other 5% that remained open had lower patient volume than usual.
· Greenback's Slide Continues →
Newswires reported that some ECB members are pushing back against the expansion of the central bank's Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (750 bln euros).
· China delayed releasing crucial coronavirus information, leaked WHO files show →
Dr Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies chief, said the best way to “protect China” was for WHO to do its own independent analysis, because otherwise the spread of the virus between people would be in question and “other countries will take action accordingly”.
· If you are doing it tough, relief for electricity bills is on offer →
These emergency payments are also available to concession-card holders who need them.
· Saudi co-hosts funding summit for war-torn Yemen, as UN warns majority of programmes weeks from closure →
The United States said last month it would extend $225 million in emergency aid for food.
· Hotel REITs Vs. Cruise Ships: What Is The Best Contrarian Opportunity In 2020 →
The covid-19 stimulus package, which was the largest emergency aid package in history, will certainly help many businesses, hotels included.
· Xi says China needs to improve monitoring for diseases of unknown causes →
At a roundtable with experts and scholars on Tuesday (Jun 2), Xi said an urgent task now is to improve the monitoring system for infectious diseases and emergency public health incidents.
· Humanitarian disaster looms in Afghanistan, charity warns →
Emergency health response chief Fernando Simón said the development is “very, very encouraging.”
· Our cities only serve the wealthy. Coronavirus could change that →
These twin emergencies – novel coronavirus and racist state violence – have highlighted the brutality of contemporary urban inequality.