Hermes sales plunge 42 per cent amid global coronavirus store closures
Even the Birkin bag maker isn’t immune to effects of pandemic-induced lockdowns.
Not desirable to move ministers after less than a year, but situation ‘can’t be helped’: PM Lee
SINGAPORE — It is not desirable to give Cabinet ministers short stints in their portfolios owing to the disruption it can cause, but such moves are sometimes necessary, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 23).
Lord & Taylor, oldest US department store, files for bankruptcy as retail rout continues amid coronavirusNEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Lord & Taylor, known for its upscale fashions and extravagant holiday window displays, sought bankruptcy protection from creditors after a turnaround effort faltered amid the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Amid coronavirus pandemic, mopeds have a moment in car-loving USNEW YORK (AFP) - Long associated with narrow, cobbled streets in Europe and congested Asian megacities, scooters are now becoming a common sight in car-loving America as commuters shun public transport because of the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Macau's gaming revenues tumble 94.5% in July on COVID-19 impactHONG KONG: Gambling revenue in Macau plunged 94.5 per cent in July year-on-year, with casinos reeling from a lack of visitors in the world's ...
Coronavirus vaccine success to hinge on global immunisation programmeTens of thousands of volunteers around the world are being injected with experimental Covid-19 vaccines as developers race to find effective prevention. A successful vaccine could be the escape hatch from a pandemic that in the space of half a year has cost hundreds of thousands of lives and trillions
Tokyo reports record 472 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday: ReportThe number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo was around 472 on Saturday, a new record, NHK public television quoted Tokyo officials as ...
Japan's kabuki theatre resumes, socially distanced, after COVID-19 hiatusJapan's stately traditional kabuki theatre resumed performances on Saturday after a five-month break due to the novel coronavirus, with musicians ...