The Hong Kong skyline from on board the Genting Cruise Lines Genting Dream while berthed in Hong Kong on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Lam Yik | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cruise operator Genting Hong Kong said Wednesday it has filed to wind up the company, as its cash is set to run out by end
Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical Lead of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Programme attends a news conference on the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2020. Christopher Black | WHO | Reuters The World Health Organization on Tuesday said the pandemic will not end as the omicron variant subsides
Getty Images Children who have recovered from Covid-19 may experience a distorted sense of smell afterwards which could affect the foods they will eat, according to experts in the U.K. “Parosmia” — when people experience strange and often unpleasant smell distortions — is relatively common after a Covid infection, with 250,000 adults in the U.K.
Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON – Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya triggered a backlash on social media after saying during a recent episode of his podcast that “nobody cares” about the ongoing human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in China. During a 90-minute episode, Palihapitiya told co-host Jason Calacanis on their “All-In”
A woman is getting a Covid-19 test at a drive through Covid-19 testing center as hundreds of cars and pedestrians line up to get Covid-19 test before Christmas holiday season in North Bergen of New Jersey, United States on December 22, 2021 as Omicron rises around the country. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty
Thailand’s Baiya Phytopharm wants to develop the country’s first plant-based Covid vaccine. The start-up, founded by Dr. Suthira Taychakhoonavudh and Dr. Waranyoo Phoolcharoen in 2018, has been working on a vaccine using the leaves of an Australian tobacco plant. Suthira, a 37-year-old lecturer at Chulalongkorn University, told CNBC’s “Managing Asia” that she and her team
In this article PTON Peloton Interactive Inc. stationary bicycles sit on display at the company’s showroom on Madison Avenue in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Peloton is about to begin effectively charging customers more for its original Bike and Tread products, citing rising inflation and
In this article WMT A shopper carries a bag outside a Walmart store in San Leandro, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart appears to be venturing into the metaverse with plans to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. The big-box retailer
In this article UPS Images from video show emptied boxes along rail tracks in Los Angeles after thieves broke into Union Pacific cargo trains. Source: NBC4 | Los Angeles Instead of shoplifting from stores, some thieves are zeroing in on another target: Trains and delivery trucks full of packages on the way to customers’ doorsteps.
In this article FB Jabari Young wearing the Oculus Quest 2 device. Source: Jabari Young Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka popped up from the team bench, and before I knew it, he was blocking my view. Indiana Pacers coach Rick Carlisle was close enough for me to see his Cole Haan shoes, and I
In this article TSLA LAC-CA PLL The United States has a lithium supply problem. Nearly every major automaker has announced a transition to electric vehicles, Tesla delivered almost one million cars in 2021, and a handful of new electric vehicle companies like Rivian and Lucid are rolling new models off the line. In order to
US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh speaks about Labor Unions during an event in the East Room of the White House September 8, 2021, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images The Labor Department has vowed to use its authority to protect workers from Covid, after the Supreme Court blocked the Biden
A sign indicating canceled performances of “Mrs. Doubtfire” due to Covid is displayed in the window of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on December 16, 2021 in New York City. Dia Dipasupil | Getty Images After over a year of industry-wide closures, Broadway theaters finally reopened in September, but 2021 did not end the way theater
U.S. first lady Jill Biden speaks with people during a tour of a COVID-19 vaccination site at Isaac Middle School in Phoenix, Arizona, June 30, 2021. Carolyn Kaster | Pool | Reuters The Biden administration on Friday threatened to rescind millions of dollars in federal coronavirus aid for Arizona, accusing the state of using the
A Neta (Nezha) V electric car is on display at the Hozon Auto stand during an auto show in Tianjin, China, on Oct. 4, 2021. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — Tesla and BYD remained by far the market leaders in China’s electric car market in 2021, while new competitors emerged
Covid lab technicians in India on Friday Jan. 7, 2022. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images India is experiencing a third wave of Covid infections — while its overall impact is expected to be less disruptive than previous waves, some economists are predicting slower growth in the near term. The economic impact of the new
In this article DAL KBH F Newly manufactured Ford Motor Co. 2021 F-150 pick-up trucks are seen waiting for missing parts in Dearborn, Michigan, March 29, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Ford — Shares jumped about 4% as the automaker’s market cap topped $100 billion for
The highly transmissible omicron variant is going to be a “very difficult challenge” for Hong Kong as the city sticks to its zero-Covid policy, a former U.S. diplomat told CNBC. There will likely be more opposition to “draconian measures” given that the variant appears to be less dangerous, said Kurt Tong, who was previously U.S.
Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., conducts a news conference in the senate subway to propose a vote on the January 6th commission today and delay the Endless Frontier Act and the Innovation and Competition Act until June, on Friday, May 28, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama,
A worker moves boxes of goods to be scanned and sent to delivery trucks during operations on Cyber Monday at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, November 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Online sales during the holiday season rose nearly 9% to a record $204.5 billion, Adobe Analytics said Wednesday, as consumers opened