Study says work-life balance disturbed by remote working culture
RIYADH: In the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, governments around the world introduced strict measures to curb its spread.Due to the unavailability of a vaccine against the virus, social distancing is here to stay for the foreseeable future.And with stringent coronavirus measures, companies have made arrangements for employees to work from home. As there is no clarity about an end to this viral outbreak, debate on work-life balance has been ignited.A new study titled “How COVID-19 changed the way people work” — conducted by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky — reveals ...
Legal protections, services upheld during pandemic
By Cao Yin | China Daily | Updated: 2020-05-26 07:35Chinese people and enterprises have been given strong legal protection and efficient legal services during the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak thanks to intensified efforts of the country's procuratorates and courts at all levels, according to work reports of the country's top court and top procuratorate.On Monday, the two judicial authorities showed their determination to fight crime and illegal activities related to the COVID-19 pandemic through work reports delivered at the second plenary meeting of the third session of the 13th Natio...
Step into a world of closer scrutiny
“The pandemic hasn’t gone away just because you’re bored,” read a recent Tweet. The idea stayed with me.The writer had a point, but, we’re way beyond boredom now. COVID-19 is really starting to drag, and with each passing day, governments, businesses and citizens, are growing restless. You can see it: frustrations are starting to simmer, adherence to lockdown laws is slackening, and people are getting angry.If the rules don’t change soon, societies will start making their own.There are no quick fixes here and political leaders are faced with the unenviable task of balancing life with livelihoo...
Mike Tyson offered upward of $20M to fight again
For some reason, there are people out there who think it’s a good idea to fight Mike Tyson. And at least one challenger is ready to put his money where the former champ’s fist might wind up.“I think I know what we need to do to make this thing happen,” Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship president David Feldman told Bleacher Report, which reported that the organization is set to offer Mike Tyson more than $20 million to come out of retirement.The 53-year-old Brooklyn native hasn’t fought in 15 years, but video or recent workouts showing Iron Mike training with the power and speed that once made...
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Spain health workers protest at virus shortages
Madrid (AFP) - Spanish health workers on the front line of the fight against coronavirus gathered on Monday outside hospitals in the Madrid region to rally against shortages of protective equipment.Nurses, doctors and other workers protested in their uniforms, some in scrubs, under the slogan "health workers essential".They stood silently for two minutes at the gates of several institutions in and around the capital, holding placards and homemade signs that read "we are fighting without weapons", "who cares for the carers" and "public healthcare can't be sold".The goal is for people to become ...
Memorial Day weekend already deadliest in years with 36 shot, 9 killed in Chicago
CHICAGO — Nine people already have been shot and killed in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend, making it the deadliest one since 2015.The dead are among at least 36 people shot from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, according to data kept by the Chicago Tribune.With a day still to go in the long weekend, the number of shootings is approaching 2019’s total despite a coronavirus stay-at-home order, Saturday’s severe storms and added police patrols.Last year, 43 people were shot, seven fatally, over a holiday weekend that also included severe storms and an extra 1,200 patrol officers. The most i...
B.C Opens up campsites June 1 and adds another 180 locations
B.C Opens up campsites June 1 and adds another 180 locations for campers to use and enjoy the great outdoorsThe 2020 summer camping season has arrived, giving people in B.C. more opportunities to get outside and connect with nature as most provincial campgrounds and recreation sites open June 1, along with more parks for day-use activities.To ensure British Columbians have access to camping opportunities close to home during the summer, new reservations can only be made by B.C. residents. People can now reserve a site two months in advance of their arrival date instead of four – a temporary me...
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Watch how N.J. pays tribute to fallen veterans on this special Memorial Day
At 10 a.m. on this Memorial Day, people around New Jersey and beyond went outside to offer a simple but elegant tribute to our fallen veterans. They sang the national anthem.After the coronaviruscrisis cancelled parades and large commemorative ceremonies, NJ.comreader Gail Van Prooien contacted NJ Advance Media to ask us tospread the wordto help honor the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice.Tens of thousands watched the event on Facebook.Many also shared videos and photos.Here’s some of how our communities showed their respect on Monday. (You can see video of Van Prooien and her neighbors, ...
2 killed in 4-vehicle crash on Route 130, cops say
Two people were killed Monday morning in a four-vehicle crash on Route 130 in South Brunswick, authorities said.The crash took place shortly before 8 a.m. near the highway’s intersection with Ridge Road, South Brunswick police said.Police have closed Route 130 between Route 522 and Stults Road as they investigate and work to clear the scene.Additional information is expected to be released later, police said.Our journalism needs your support. Pleasesubscribe todayto NJ.com.Jeff Goldman may be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @JeffSGoldman. Find NJ.com on Facebo...