Singapore's coronavirus response, marked by digital surveillance and quarantines in hospitals, has been a success. But it's reaching a tipping point

Singapore's coronavirus response, marked by digital surveillance and quarantines in hospitals, has been a success. But it's reaching a tipping point

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Edgar Su/Reuters Singapore applied the lessons it learned from the 2003 SARS outbreak to its coronavirus response. The country built isolation hospitals, developed a clear...
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Zion National Park closed down amid COVID-19 spread

Zion National Park closed down amid COVID-19 spread

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On Friday, the Zion National Park closed its doors to visitors becoming the latest national park to shut down in Utah. The closure took place as a response to the COVID-19...
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Beijing government praises frontline medical workers to tackle coronavirus patients

Beijing government praises frontline medical workers to tackle coronavirus patients

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Despite initial missteps in containing the COVID-19 outbreak, Beijing has sought to portray its subsequent response efforts against the epidemic as a “people's war”, praising...
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Airbnb's bookings slumped

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In view of the pandemic Airbnb may become obsolete depending on recovery of tourism after the Covid-19 crisis. The app connected fly-by-night tourists and short-term renters...
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China observes a national day of mourning for victims of coronavirus

China observes a national day of mourning for victims of coronavirus

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Chinese President Xi Jinping led the whole country on Saturday in observing a national day of mourning for those who lost their lives in the coronavirus pandemic. Clad in...
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AirBaltic cuts further flight operations for upcoming months

AirBaltic cuts further flight operations for upcoming months

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Latvia's flag carrier airBaltic has decided to decrease its overall capacity between April 15 and October 31, 2020. The decision arrives in light of the coronavirus pandemic as...
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Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

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Peter Summers/Getty Images Keir Starmer has been elected as the new leader of the Labour Party. The Shadow Brexit Secretary won convincingly against his rivals Rebecca...
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TurboTax launched a free online portal to help people who don't file taxes get their stimulus check faster

TurboTax launched a free online portal to help people who don't file taxes get their stimulus check faster

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Kimberly White/Getty Images for TurboTax/Getty On Saturday, TurboTax debuted an online portal where low-income Americans who don't file a tax return can send their information...
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Boeing shunned automation for decades. When the aviation giant finally embraced it, an automated system in the 737 Max kicked off the biggest crisis in its history

Boeing shunned automation for decades. When the aviation giant finally embraced it, an automated system in the 737 Max kicked off the biggest crisis in its history

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Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The two Boeing 737 Max plane crashes that killed 346 people have been attributed to a faulty automated...
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Hong Kong shuts all pubs and bars as government aims to limit social gathering

Hong Kong shuts all pubs and bars as government aims to limit social gathering

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Most bars and pubs in Hong Kong shut to obey with the government's latest ban aimed at limiting social gatherings and curbing a growing number of Covid-19 cases tied to...
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AirBaltic cuts further flight operations for upcoming months

AirBaltic cuts further flight operations for upcoming months

Latvia's flag carrier airBaltic has decided to decrease its overall capacity between April 15 and October 31, 2020. The decision arrives in light of the coronavirus pandemic as... Read more ...

Dominica Tourism Board provides new regulations to curb COVID-19

Dominica Tourism Board provides new regulations to curb COVID-19

Discover Dominica Authority recently informed its regional and international audience or guests about the current status of the Dominica tourism industry in light of the... Read more ...

Locals' Tips On Lesser Known Things to do in Ireland

Locals' Tips On Lesser Known Things to do in Ireland

Ireland is the third largest island in Europe, and with so much to do and see it can be difficult to narrow it down when planning your trip to Ireland. We asked HomeExchange... Read more ...

Heritage Line launches its cruise line on the waters of Lan Ha Bay in Vietnam

Heritage Line launches its cruise line on the waters of Lan Ha Bay in Vietnam

Heritage Line, is charting blissful new channels by launching the first ever wellness and mindfulness focused voyage on Lan Ha Bay in Vietnam. The limestone karst-studded... Read more ...

The 2020 BMW R18 Is The Kind Of Throwback Cool The World Needs Right Now

The 2020 BMW R18 Is The Kind Of Throwback Cool The World Needs Right Now

BMW has been teasing the R18 for over a year now, first with a series of customs using the new “big boxer” engine, then with a concept version, and finally the real thing was... Read more ...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold nearly $390 million worth of Delta...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold nearly $390 million worth of Delta and Southwest shares this week

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold nearly $390 million worth of shares in Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines this week, new SEC filings... Read more ...

Fauci says he 'doesn't understand why' the entire US is not under a...

Fauci says he 'doesn't understand why' the entire US is not under a stay-at-home order. Here's why its absence could make America's coronavirus problem even worse

Alex Brandon/AP The US has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world: more than 260,000, or about one-quarter of global cases. At least 6,200 Americans have died... Read more ...

New York City sent out a push alert to all phones asking licensed healthcare...

New York City sent out a push alert to all phones asking licensed healthcare workers to volunteer in overburdened facilities

Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) New York City sent out a push alert seeking medical volunteers to help in hospitals. NYC has become the epicenter of the... Read more ...

The co-op board of an Upper West Side building turned away a doctor who came...

The co-op board of an Upper West Side building turned away a doctor who came to NYC to treat coronavirus patients, and it highlights yet another challenge the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the pandemic are facing

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Medical professionals across the country are being asked to vacate apartments and homes because neighbors and landlords fear they'll spread the... Read more ...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if they go out in public

Chalinee Thirasupa/Reuters The CDCis recommending - but not requiring - that people cover their faces if they have to go out in public as the coronavirus spreads across the... Read more ...