Economy

Asia Today: Indonesia records single-day high in new cases
Jun 6, 2020

Asia Today: Indonesia records single-day high in new cases

Indonesia has reported nearly 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus, a new single-day high for the country that brought its total caseload past 30,000, as the government unveiled a stimulus package worth $47.6 billion to anchor the virus-battered economy

No 'silver lining': Trump faces voter backlash amid crises
Jun 6, 2020

No 'silver lining': Trump faces voter backlash amid crises

There are new signs among battleground state voters that President Trump’s unsteady leadership over the course of dual national crises has alienated supporters and energized adversaries

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmers
Jun 6, 2020

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmers

China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing’s latest attempt to punish the country for advocating an investigation into the coronavirus pandemic

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmers
Jun 6, 2020

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute simmers

China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing’s latest attempt to punish the country for advocating an investigation into the coronavirus pandemic

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination
Jun 6, 2020

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination
Jun 6, 2020

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest

Trump evokes Floyd after hailing strong jobs report
Jun 5, 2020

Trump evokes Floyd after hailing strong jobs report

President Donald Trump has declared Friday “a great day” for George Floyd as he discussed a strong jobs report for the country and efforts to bring about racial equality

Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse
Jun 5, 2020

Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse

President Donald Trump is effectively claiming victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 — as well as major progress against racial inequality — heartily embracing a better than expected jobs report

US unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak
Jun 5, 2020

US unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak

The U.S. unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3% — still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression — as states loosened their coronavirus lockdowns and businesses began recalling workers

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