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Garcetti lifts LA city curfew; Sheriff will no longer enforce county curfew

There will be no curfew in the city of Los Angeles starting tonight, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday morning. “Angelenos are rallying around powerful and peaceful demonstrations against racial injustice,” Garcetti said in a statement accompanying a news release. “We remain committed to protecting the right of all people to make their voices heard and ensuring the safety of protesters, businesses, residents, families, and our entire community,” he added. The head of the Los Angeles County Sheri...
Tags: Business, News, La, Drew Brees, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Aclu, Eric Garcetti, San Bernardino, American Civil Liberties Union, Los Angeles County, Floyd, LA County, Garcetti, Sheriff s Department


Las Vegas reopens and people are gambling again, 2.5 months after COVID-19 closed casinos

Nevada ordered a statewide shutdown of all casino and gambling operations on March 17. Casinos and the hotels, restaurants, clubs, and resorts attached to them were all closed two-and-a-half months ago, when Gov. Steve Sisolak’s emergency order shuttered “nonessential” businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19 is still spreading, but those closures ended at midnight last night, and much of the Las Vegas Strip will re-open at 10 AM local time this morning. Nevada has entered Pha...
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Official transtasman bubble plan goes to New Zealand and Australian PMs

A group of Australasian experts has lodged a comprehensive blueprint for the resumption of safe transtasman travel with the New Zealand and Australian prime ministers which could be implemented within weeks if given the green light.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


ECB agrees to inject additional €600bn into eurozone economy

The single currency bloc is facing the deepest recession in memory and unprecedented job lossesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe European Central Bank has ramped up its coronavirus pandemic response by agreeing to inject an additional €600bn (£537.8bn) of emergency financial support into the Eurozone economy.Faced with the deepest recession in living memory and rapidly rising job losses across the single currency bloc, the ECB said it would increase the size of its ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, World news, Christine Lagarde, Ecb, Coronavirus outbreak


2 LA supervisors urge police agencies to shake up use-of-force policies

Los Angeles County officials are calling Wednesday, June 4, for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the county’s 46 local police departments to update their use of force policies, aiming to reduce the number of people killed by police. The policies have been introduced by Campaign Zero, an advocacy group led by DeRay Mckesson, Samuel Sinyangwe, and Brittany N. Packnett Cunningham, which focuses on developing data-driven policies to end police brutality. In a motion authored by Los An...
Tags: Business, News, Protest, La, Sport, Soccer, Aclu, Southern California, Trump, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Floyd, Board of Supervisors, Los Angeles Police Department, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti


AstraZeneca deal boosts potential Covid-19 vaccine supply to 2bn doses – business live

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as pharma giant AstraZeneca strikes a deal for its potential Covid-19 vaccineTottenham take £175m Bank of England loan to ease coronavirus impactECB’s €600bn asset purchases surprise investorsAnother 1.9m Americans claim jobless benefits UK construction industry recovers, but only slightly Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs; car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.58pm BST We’ve now moved onto ...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, England, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, US economy, Ftse, Astrazeneca, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Sterling


Angela Merkel has become the spend, spend, spend chancellor | Larry Elliot

With its €130bn stimulus package, Germany is showing others how to do the recovery Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAnd in one bound she was transformed. For Angela Merkel, the days of being lampooned as the archetypal Swabian housewife keeping tight control over the purse strings are over. Now, courtesy of a €130bn (£116bn) stimulus package, she is the spend, spend, spend chancellor.Make no mistake, much of the past criticism of Germany’s frugal approach to government...
Tags: Europe, Business, Germany, Angela Merkel, Economics, World news, Global Economy, Economic recovery, Manufacturing sector, Larry Elliot, Coronavirus outbreak


Market heating up after two-month coronavirus chill

The peak selling market in Southern California typically starts on Superbowl Sunday each year and extends through May.  But with the onset of the stay-at-home orders in mid-March to contain the virus, the housing market was thrown on its ear. Now that we are proceeding with the re-opening of our economy, the weather is warming up, and folks have spent their down time home shopping on every website they can find, demand is ramping up once again. Let’s review where we are with the data. According ...
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European Central Bank extends Covid-19 emergency stimulus by €600bn – business live

Live coverage of business, economics and markets as ECB president Christine Lagarde warns of ‘unprecedented’ 8.7% GDP slump in 2020ECB’s €600bn asset purchases surprise investorsUK construction industry recovers, but only slightly Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs; car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.03pm BST There is broad agreement that the stimulus is perfectly adequate, Lagarde says.LAGARDE SAYS BROAD CONSENSUS OVER 600 BLN INCREASE IN ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, US economy, Ftse, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Ecb, Sterling, Aston Martin, Lagarde


Amazon to invest $2Bn in Airtel? Will India get its F.A.G?

https://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/mobile/amazon-in-talks-to-buy-2-billion-stake-in-bharti-airtel-sources/76194308 “The planned investment, if completed, would mean Amazon acquiring a roughly 5% stake based on the current market value of Bharti, which is India’s third-largest telecom company with more than 300 million subscribers” Facebook: Jio. Amazon: Airtel Google: Vodafone/Idea. Will India get its FAG ? (FANG, in US is Facebook/Amazon, Netflix and Google) The post Amazon to inves...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Business, India, US, Airtel, Airtel Google, FANG, Digital India, Facebook Amazon Netflix, Bharti, Jio Amazon


10 Ways to Market Your New E-commerce Business During COVID-19

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on brick-and-mortar businesses. Some have seen a steep decline of foot traffic, others have had to temporarily close up shop.  But amid all this chaos is some good news: the internet is very much open for business. Everything from florists and salons to restaurants and clinics have learned how to move and market their products and services online.  And while e-commerce may sound intimidating or complicated, there’s never been a bett...
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Coalition to add new national security test to Australia's foreign investment regime

The treasurer will be able to vary acquisition conditions by overseas buyers, or dispose of investments if national security risks emerge post-approvalThe Morrison government will add a new national security test to Australia’s foreign investment regime, including powers for the treasurer to vary the conditions of an acquisition by an overseas buyer, or dispose of the investment if security risks emerge post-approval.The changes, likely to irritate China after a period of diplomatic fractiousnes...
Tags: Business, Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Foreign Investment, Australian economy, Morrison, Josh Frydenberg


6 Fatal Mistakes You Should Avoid in Mobile E-commerce App Development

When you plan to develop a web or mobile e-commerce site, on which aspect do you focus more. Most of the time features and functionality. Am I correct? But, if your design is messy and the users are not able to find what they are looking for, then do you think they will stay on your mobile e-commerce site and keep struggling to search their required products? Of course, not. They will simply consider the other website or install another mobile app. Features are very essential in e-commerce store...
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Germany unveils €130bn coronavirus recovery package

Tax and spending measures are designed to provide country with big economic boostCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany has unveiled a €130bn (£116.4bn) package of tax and spending measures designed to boost the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.Announcing measures to drag Europe’s largest economy out of recession as lockdown measures are removed, Angela Merkel’s government said it would use the package of sweeping temporary tax cuts and increas...
Tags: Europe, Business, Germany, Angela Merkel, Economics, UK News, World news, Tax and spending, Economic policy, Economic recovery


Louis Vuitton casts doubt over $16bn Tiffany takeover

Luxury goods giant LVMH suggests its takeover for the US jeweller could be on the back burner.
Tags: Business, US, Lvmh, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany


Stock markets fall as investors hope for new €500bn ECB stimulus – business live

Live coverage as markets await European Central Bank announcement at 12:45pm BSTECB guide: €500bn asset purchases expected UK construction industry recovers, but only slightly Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs; car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.29am BST The FTSE 100 has been the strongest performer of large European indices so far on Thursday morning, down by 0.3%.Stock markets in France, Germany and Italy are down by between 0.8% and 1%...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, Economics, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, Italy, US economy, Ftse, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Ecb, Sterling


What Govt Worked on during the lockdown

https://idronline.org/six-things-you-might-have-missed-during-the-lockdown/While coronavirus dominated news cycles, the government took several significant decisions that were not related to the pandemic. Top 3: 1. The draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification was issued, making it easier for businesses to obtain environmental clearances 2. The central government redefined what it means to have domicile in Jammu and Kashmir 3. The Uttarakhand Forest Department proposed using 788 hec...
Tags: Business, Kashmir, EIA, Kumbh Mela, Fyi, Jammu, Uttarakhand Forest Department, National Board for Wildlife NBWL


Early Facebook Employees Disavow Zuckerberg’s Stance on Trump Posts

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/technology/facebook-trump-employees-letter.htmlIn an open letter, nearly three dozen called on the chief executive to take action on President Trump’s messages. The former employees said in an open letter that Mr. Zuckerberg’s position was a “betrayal” of Facebook’s ideals and urged him to reconsider it. They included Facebook’s first chief of communications, as well as designers, engineers and policy executives. Some had helped write the social network’s orig...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Zuckerberg, Trump, Culture & More, Trump Posts, Facebook Employees Disavow Zuckerberg


We flattened the GDP curve instead of infection curve: Rajiv Bajaj

"Our lockdown was porous and decimated the economy. We flattened the GDP curve instead of infection curve." Rajiv Bajaj, MD of Bajaj Auto in conversation with @RahulGandhi on impact of #COVID19Lockdown. — The Hindu (@the_hindu) June 4, 2020 The post We flattened the GDP curve instead of infection curve: Rajiv Bajaj appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Business, Rajiv Bajaj, Dhandha, Rajiv Bajaj MD of Bajaj Auto


UK car sales slump as 2,000 workers lose their jobs in Covid-19 crisis – business live

Live coverage as Aston Martin and car dealer Lookers announce costs savings plansCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.28am BST The FTSE 100 is on track for its first decline this week. It had been buoyed earlier in the week by optimism that the world economy will recover from the pandemic faster than previously thought.However, the early selling pressure has eased somewhat, with stocks down by 0.2% on the blue-chip index. 8.06am BST The FTSE 100 has lost 0.45% i...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, France, Economics, Spain, European Union, European Central Bank, Stock Markets, Currencies, Dollar, US economy, Ftse, Automotive Industry, Christine Lagarde, Sterling


Andrew Little says NZ First's plan for rent relief was 'laughable' and quickly withdrawn

Justice Minister Andrew Little has accused Winston Peters of mis-characterising his position on rent relief for businesses hit by Covid-19 and mocked NZ First's own proposals for the area as "laughable".While the former Labour leader... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Labour, Andrew Little, Winston Peters, NZ First, COVID


NZ venison back on the menu in China after Covid-19 disrupts exports

New Zealand's venison export trade to China has resumed after the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted exports.A catalogue of approved animal species for human consumption has been issued by the Peoples Republic of China.It includes venison... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, New Zealand, Nz, Peoples Republic of China


Covid 19 coronavirus: Flowers for Jacinda Ardern in protest by Elliott Stables eateries owners

Business owners at Auckland's Elliott Stables are sending bouquets of flowers with personal messages to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, mayor Phil Goff and other ministers as they protest against coronavirus level 2 restrictions and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Phil Goff, Jacinda Ardern, Elliott Stables


George Floyd: SoftBank launches $100m minorities startup fund

The announcement comes as big companies respond to the mass protests over the death of George Floyd.
Tags: Business, Softbank, George Floyd


Australian distillers who made sanitiser left with unsold product as cheap imports flood market

Businesses stepped up at height of coronavirus crisis – but have taken a financial hitAustralian distillers that made a rapid pivot into hand sanitiser manufacturing at the height of the Covid-19 crisis have been left with hundreds of thousands of litres of unsold product, as cheap and less effective imports flood the market.Gin and whiskey distillers, ethanol refiners and bioenergy representatives encouraged by the federal government to meet emergency needs in March are calling for a plan to sa...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Alcohol, Australia news, Manufacturing sector, Coronavirus outbreak


A Great Mentor for Newbie Entrepreneurs

Founded in 2008, noobpreneur.com is an award-winning website that aims to assist and uplift new entrepreneurs, business owners, and those who want to enter entrepreneurship with the right mindset by… Read more » The post A Great Mentor for Newbie Entrepreneurs appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Entrepreneurship, Blogging, Business Blog


Trans-Tasman travel bubble: Canberra airport asks people to register interest for New Zealand flights

Australian Chamber of Commerce proposes Canberra to Wellington flights as early as 1 July, but minister says it’s too soon to set a dateSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsPressure is mounting on governments to reopen trans-Tasman travel as industry groups ask for travellers’ expressions of interest in New Zealand flights leaving as early as 1 July.The Australian Chamber of Commerce has proposed the Ca...
Tags: Business, Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Airline Industry, New Zealand, Canberra, Wellington, Australian economy, Australian Chamber of Commerce, Coronavirus outbreak, Tourism (Australia


Why You Need A Business Lawyer During This Pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives and work in many ways. With a lockdown when movement is restricted and just you can go out for essentials determined by the government,… Read more » The post Why You Need A Business Lawyer During This Pandemic appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Legal, Pandemic, Business Attorney


Fonterra appears to have seen the error of its ways on bill paying

Fonterra appears to have seen the error of its ways when it come to paying its bills, if Small Business Minister Stuart Nash is to be believed.Nash cited the dairy giant as one of the companies that "has confirmed it is seeking... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Fonterra, Nash, Stuart Nash


Market Watch: Pandemic, unemployment, riots - nothing rattles Wall Street

Protests and riots dominate headlines and appear to have brought much of America to a standstill, but Wall Street's big recovery continues build.What was happening in America was very sad, said Pie Funds chief executive Mike Taylor,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Mike Taylor