N.J. to reopen more outdoor recreation. Tennis, ranges, batting cages, community gardens on list.
New Jersey residents will soon have more outdoor recreation options with tennis clubs, ranges and community gardens allowed to reopen in the latest incremental announcement Monday from Gov. Phil Murphyto loosen restrictions he ordered during the coronaviruspandemic.Murphy is signing an executive order that allows “some additional outdoor recreational areas and businesses to restart their operations,” including batting cages, golf ranges, shooting and archery ranges and horseback riding. Golfers may also now tee-off in foursomes. Private tennis clubs and community gardens can also reopen, the g...
Dubai Municipality reopens Jumeirah Beach Walk
Dubai: Dubai Municipality on Sunday announced the reopening of popular leisure destination Jumeriah Beach Walk.Making the announcement on its Twitter page, the civic body urged citizens and residents of to follow the necessary safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It reminded that visitors should use personal protection equipment (such as mask and gloves) and follow physical distancing rules.“#DubaiMunicipality announces the reopening of Jumeirah beach walk and reminds citizens and residents of the need to follow all necessary precautions, by using personal protection and keepi...
Emirates Airline: No announcement made on coronavirus pandemic job cuts
DUBAI: Emirates Airline said on Sunday that no announcement had been made on job cuts after a report said the group planned to make 30,000 people redundant.An Emirates spokeswoman told Reuters that no public announcement has been made yet by the company regarding “redundancies at the airline,” but that the company is conducting a review of “costs and resourcing against business projections.”“Any such decision will be communicated in an appropriate fashion. Like any responsible business would do, our executive team has directed all departments to conduct a thorough review of costs and resourcin...
CFA officially announces the permanent termination of this year’s football season
The Cyprus Football Association (CFA) Board of Directors at its meeting on Friday decided the permanent interruption of this year`s football season.In a lengthy announcement, the CFA confirmed the information about the final cessation of football competitions based on a provision of a proclamation according to which, “any issue not provided for in this proclamation will be finally decided by the CFA Board of Directors”.It also announces that Cyprus will be represented in the European Championships by the four teams that at the time of the interruption of the current football season were in the...
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Modi masterplan means little to Indian migrant workers
Ghaziabad (India) (AFP) - Narendra Modi's grand announcement of a $265-billion rescue package for India is little comfort to Manish Verma, one of millions left destitute and desperate 50 days into a crippling coronavirus lockdown."I don't trust Modi. We don't understand such big figures," Verma told AFP, trudging out of New Delhi under a hot summer sun in tattered flip-flops with his four-year-old son and wife."What we know is we have been left hungry and penniless because of the lockdown," said Verma, as his hungry son rummaged through a bag looking for a scrap of food.Verma, a construction w...
Atlanta synagogue walks back reopening announcement
A synagogue in Atlantathat said it would open for daily prayers reversed course shortly after its original announcement.Chabad Israeli Center Atlanta – Congregation Beit Reuven, an Orthodox synagogue with many Israeli members, backtracked on Thursday after announcing the previous day that it would reopen, the Forward reported.The synagogue was the first in the country to announce that it was reopening after social distancing restrictions connected to the coronaviruspandemic were lifted, according to the Forward.In the email about reopening, administrators said daily prayer services would be he...
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Here’s how you can buy coronavirus antibody test online
Quest Diagnostics, on Tuesday, came out with an important announcement in a push to broaden Covid-19 screening. The company announced that people can now avoid visiting their doctor’s office as they can purchase the coronavirus antibody test online. If you feel that you might have had the coronavirusor were exposed to it, then this test could help you know if you have developed antibodies to fight it.Q1 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreAntibody test: what does it tell?Quest, last week, announced the launch of its COVID-19antibody test service for healthcare providers, which can be ...
Florida's governor consults Trump in Washington before announcement on state reopening
President Donald Trump has said throughout the novel coronavirus pandemic that the governor in his home state of Florida has made the toughest decisions about how to run the state on his own, even though the two have spoken regularly ahead of big announcements.But before starting to lift a prolonged, government-mandated shutdown in Florida — a statewide stay-at-home order is expiring Thursday at midnight — Gov. Ron DeSantis traveled Tuesday to Washington to meet face-to-face with his state’s most powerful resident.“I’ve worked with the White House on kind of going to Phase One. I’m going to ma...
What would happen to North Korea if Kim Jong Un died
Seoul (AFP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for more than two weeks, missing commemorations for a key political anniversary, and reports he underwent a cardiovascular procedure have spiralled into speculation he could be incapacitated or even dead.Both Seoul and Washington have played them down, but there has been no concrete proof of life in Pyongyang's state media, beyond reports of messages sent in his name.AFP looks at some questions and answers on what could happen if Kim, the third generation of his family to lead the North, died.How would the world learn of...
Philippines should protest China’s new moves in SCS – Del Rosario
Philippines should protest China’s new moves in SCS – Del RosarioPia Lee-Brago(The Philippine Star) – April 21, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — The government should protest China’s establishment of two new districts to govern the Paracels and Spratlys in the South China Sea, former foreign affairs chief Albert del Rosario said yesterday.The announcement by the Chinese ministry of civil affairs on April 18 on the establishment of new districts in the disputed waters came at a time when the world was busy addressing the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The announcement came ...