Over 14.8m US children infected with COVID-19

People make their way through Times Square, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Manhattan, New York City, US, May 07, 2021. (EDUARDO MUNOZ / REUTERS) LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK / MOSCOW – Over 14.8 million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset...

US daily COVID-19 cases remain close to 130,000

Masked patrons wait to order at a food stand inside Grand Central Market on July 13, 2022, in Los Angeles. (MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ / AP) WASHINGTON / LIMA - Newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases in the United States remain close to 130,000 daily, the highest level since February, MarketWatch reported on Wednesday....

DAB calls for e-vouchers and pandemic subsidies

Pressure is mounting on the Financial Secretary Paul Chan to distribute another round of electronic consumption vouchers in this month's budget, with Hong Kong's biggest party - the DAB - asking for at least HK$5,000 per person. The request comes a day after the Federation of Trade Unions asked for...