Daily Archives: October 21, 2020

China Foreign Trade Centre Signs Cooperation Agreements with Trading Partners at the 128th Canton Fair

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In a virtual signing ceremony held at the 128th China Import and Export Fair (“Canton Fair” or “the Fair”), China Foreign Trade Centre (“CFTC”) signed multiple cooperation agreements to formalize the partnerships with the Alexandria Business Association of Egypt, Lebanon’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Zahle and […]

Asian Markets Rise Wednesday as US Stimulus Bill Talks Continue

Asian markets rose Wednesday with renewed hopes that the Trump administration and House Democrats were close to a deal on a new coronavirus relief measure. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index finished 0.3% higher. The S&P/ASX index in Australia closed 0.1%…

White House, Democrats ‘Serious About Finding Compromise,’ Pelosi Says

The White House and the Democratic-majority U.S. House of Representatives “are serious about finding a compromise” on a second massive round of coronavirus aid, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday. Pelosi said she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuc…

CDC Says Impact of Pandemic on US Mortality Underestimated

A new study released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 300,000 more people in the United States died between late January and early October — two thirds of them due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The federal…