Day: May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020

‘Did it work? You’re darn right’: Cuomo touts New York’s progress on COVID-19

Advertisement The governor said his plan would help the residents of his state “live with COVID-19” while restarting the economy, which has shed 20,000 jobs because of the outbreak, or nearly a third of Hawaii’s workforce, according to an analysis by CBS MoneyWatch.Hawaii’s Department of Health says there have been 640 cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths since the outbreak began. Advertisement In his ruling, […]

May 20, 2020

Trump uses coronavirus crisis to visit swing states

“Most people who work in manufacturing, in the automobile industry or the supply industry, they can’t work from home. plant in Allentown, Pa., on May 14, multiple campaign surrogates hit local radio to promote the trip and Trump’s overall response to the pandemic. More Coverage Second White House aide tests positive for coronavirus In 2016, Trump won Michigan by just 10,704 votes — a margin […]

May 20, 2020

Coronavirus threatens China’s Belt and Road. What happens when it wants half a trillion dollars back?

A Pakistani motorcyclist drives on a newly built Pakistan-China Silk Road highway in 2017.(Aqeel Ahmed / Associated Press) Advertisement “We will definitely see a bigger emphasis on digital infrastructure,” Hillman said. Port City Colombo in Sri Lanka, shown in 2018, is one of many Chinese-backed projects worldwide that have stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.(Paula Bronstein / Getty Images) Chinese state media have already begun […]