The Latest: UN chief says pandemic toll is 'mind-numbing'

UNITED NATIONS — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says the loss of 1 million people to the coronavirus is an “agonizing milestone" that has been made worse by the “savageness of this ...

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million - Reuters tally

More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world as of Tuesday (Sept. 29), according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several co...

A viral march across the planet, tracked by a map in motion

On a Thursday night in early January, the disease that would become known as COVID-19 claimed its first victim, a 61-year-old man who succumbed to the newly identified coronavirus in the city of Wuhan...

Microsoft study: Close to one third of Asia Pacific's remote and firstline workers are facing increased burnout at work

Lack of work-life balance and contracting COVID-19 cited as top stressors, as outlined by Microsoft study which focuses on employee wellbeing SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 29 September 2020 - Workers ...

New Zealand to end cricket drought with T20s vs West Indies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The New Zealand cricket team’s long drought of international matches will end in November when it plays its first of three Twenty20s against the West Indies, the start o...

LaMelo Ball's long basketball journey to soon reach the NBA

LaMelo Ball has played around the world, from high school in California to pro ball in Australia. At some point, he'll finally play in the NBA. The coronavirus pand...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

ATP Rankings

Singles Through Sept. 27 1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 11260 2. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 9850 3. Dominic Thiem, Austria, 9125 ...

WTA Race Standings

Singles Through Sept. 27 x-qualified for the WTA Finals, Nov. 9-10 1. Naomi Osaka, Japan, 2900 2. Sofia Kenin, USA, 2634 ...

WTA Rankings

Singles Through Sept. 27 1. Ashleigh Barty, Australia, 8717 2. Simona Halep, Romania, 7255 3. Naomi Osaka, Japan, 5780 ...

Hong Kong Innovation Foundation and Sino Group Support Children from Families in Need Through ‘One Laptop’ Programme

Holistic Educational Programmes to Support over 1,000 Students and Nurture Spirit of Innovation HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - The growing number of families in need seeking e...

Asia shares up ahead of China holiday, presidential debate

Asian shares were mostly higher in muted trading Monday (Sept. 28), ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in China later in the week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 r...

French Open Results

Monday At Stade Rolan Garros Paris Purse: €18,209,040 Surface: Red clay PARIS (AP) _ Results Monday from Frenc...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Monday, September 28, 2020 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, September 28, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday'...