New York welcomed the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship as a beacon of hope for the city’s desperate fight against the coronavirus, while the national death toll climbed past 3,000 on the country's deadliest day yet.
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In China, a young diplomat rises as aggressive foreign policy takes root
Diplomats returning from overseas postings don't usually receive special attention at China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a vast government bureaucracy with thousands of staff.
Pandemic to hit growth in Asia, China: World Bank
The coronavirus pandemic is expected to sharply slow growth in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, the World Bank said in an economic update on Monday.
China PMI offers tiny relief to Asia as stocks head for dire end to quarter
Asian shares were set to close out a calamitous quarter by eking out a small rally on Tuesday as factory data from China held out the hope of a revival in activity, even as much of the rest of the world shut down.
Instacart, Amazon workers strike as labor unrest grows during coronavirus crisis
Warehouse, delivery and retail gig workers in the United States went on strike on Monday to call attention to safety and wage concerns for people laboring through the coronavirus crisis.
Airlines plan furloughs; Air New Zealand sees smaller carrier in a year
Major global airlines projected layoffs, furloughs and capacity cuts over the next few months, with Air New Zealand on Tuesday warning it expected staffing levels to be 30% lower than it is now, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazil's Bolsonaro urges no more coronavirus quarantine, says jobs being lost
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that there can be no more quarantine measures imposed on the country than those already in place to combat coronavirus because jobs are being destroyed and the poor are suffering disproportionately.
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