Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, Carrie Lam has recently warned that the hospital system of Hong Kong is on the verge of significant collapse, as the region is facing a sharp rise in the cases of COVID-19. He pleaded with residents to follow new strict measures to stop the spread of the virus.
The volume of retail sales fell by 18.1 per cent comparing to 5.2% in March. Monthly decline was seen across all sectors, apart from non-store retailing and alcohol stores.
The militarization in the Middle East and North Africa for ten years has become increasingly significant, so much so that there is currently the greatest proliferation of weapons ever recorded since the end of the Second World War.
Amidst the bizarre of COVID-19 spread, the dengue outbreak in several countries has put the people in an even more difficult state. The fear of getting tested positive for the coronavirus have stopped thousands of people from seeking medical attention for dengue.
In the face of global macroeconomic data in strong contraction, from production to export through employment, in the last few sessions the main financial markets have recorded strong increases, once again highlighting that they can run much faster than the real economy
The appearance of pink ice on Italian Alps for the first time has been a marvel shared across the social media these days. The coloured Ice is also known as the “Watermelon snow” has been noticed at Presena Glacier, a popular winter sports region in Italy’s northern Trentino region, which is already experiencing the consequences of climate change.
National carrier South African Airways on a verge of shutting down
As a country under Western sanctions, Zimbabwe has failed to obtain significant financial bail-outs from major multilateral lenders to fight the disease, but China has stood behind the country, offering the much-needed assistance that has helped strengthen the country’s response to the pandemic.