· Rio de Janeiro's temple to health sciences! Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Brazil marks 120 years of its premier health research centre →
In 2017, it started a partnership with Indian pharma major Lupin in order to co-produce combined medicaments against tuberculosis, a disease that still haunts both Brazil and India.
· Merkel won't attend Trump's in-person G7 'unless course of pandemic changes' →
The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, will not attend a face-to-face meeting in the US with the leaders of the world’s major economies if Donald Trump goes ahead with it, unless the course of the coronavirus spread changes by then, her office said.
The China Post
· $10 billion bailout for Germany’s Lufthansa passes hurdle →
BERLIN (AP) — German flagship airline Lufthansa agreed Saturday to a compromise worked out between the government and the European Union, overcoming a major hurdle toward final approval of a 9 billion-euro ($10 billion) bailout from Berlin.
· Bank Of Nova Scotia: Not Business As Usual, But Doing Very Well →
Obviously, the major impact on adjusted net income the pandemic unleashes is via strong provision building for credit losses.
· Boris Johnson now ranks alongside Trump, Putin and Bolsonaro in his utter failure over coronavirus →
Two prime ministers of two major European powers spoke to their peoples late Thursday afternoon.
The China Post
· Merkel won’t attend G7 summit in person if US goes ahead →
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world’s major economies if President Donald Trump goes ahead with it, unless the course of the coronavirus spread changes by then, her spokesman said Saturday.
The Japan Times
· ‘Water is life’: COVID-19 exposes chronic crisis in Navajo Nation →
This is seen as a major reason behind the surge in COVID-19 cases within the territory, which has one of the highest per capita fatality rates in the country.
· A lockdown lesson: Old footy was better →
The most telling reality of modern footy was detailed by the AFL's then game analysis guru, David Rath, in 2018, as Hocking toyed with major rule changes, only to back off and implement tinkering such as the six-six-six formation and the liberal kick-in – a victory for incrementalists and defeat for radicals.
· Mamata Banerjee allows religious places, offices to open; says 'Railways running Corona Express train' →
“From June 1, religious sites and places can open up in West Bengal, but there will be no major congregation.
· Michael Georgiou: Cypriot on facing O'Sullivan behind closed doors and enjoying 'slower pace' in NI →
For some snooker professionals, being drawn against Ronnie O'Sullivan in a major tournament would fill them with a sense of foreboding and leave them cursing their luck.