World Bank finalising $160bn coronavirus relief package – President

World Bank President David Malpass says the board of the financial institution is finalising a package of coronavirus relief valued at up to 160 billion dollars over the next 15 months. Malpass said this in a statement issued after a G20 leaders call on Thursday. “The goals are to shorten the time to recovery, create […]

How COVID-19 is changing public perception of big tech companies

On March 5th, as COVID-19 began to reshape American life, I noted here that big tech companies had responded with unusual alacrity. Where they once had been loath to intervene in matters of fact, suddenly Facebook and Twitter were prominently featuring links to high-quality information from the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization in […]

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

LONDON) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland, his Clarence House office said. It says his wife Camilla, 72, has tested negative. “The Prince of […]