How coronavirus is affecting underprivileged children in India

It's a hot afternoon and 17-year-old Nankesh is busy rummaging for scraps in the once bustling bylanes of South Delhi's Nizamuddin area. Before the coronavirus pandemic, this part of the India...

Demand for robot cooks rises as kitchens combat COVID-19

HAYWARD, California (AP) — Robots that can cook - from flipping burgers to baking bread - are in growing demand as virus-wary kitchens try to put some distance between workers and customers. ...

UN: Pandemic could push tens of millions into chronic hunger

ROME (AP) — The United Nations says the ranks of the world’s hungry grew by 10 million last year and warns that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 130 million more people into chronic hung...

How coronavirus is affecting underprivileged children in India

It's a hot afternoon and 17-year-old Nankesh is busy rummaging for scraps in the once bustling bylanes of South Delhi's Nizamuddin area. Before the coronavirus pandemic, this part of the India...

CDC: No rewriting of guidelines for reopening schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Donald Trump's sharp criticism, federal guidelines for reopening schools are not being revised, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thur...

93 Local Companies Recognised at The 9th "Consumer Caring Scheme" and Emerged Stronger

Customer-Centricity Becoming More Important in Times of Adversity HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 July 2020 - Creating a seamless, consistent customer experience across physical & digital sp...

Column: Jimmie Johnson finds voice during last NASCAR season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson stood alone on the track at Pocono Raceway, empty grandstands in front of him, a ghost town of a garage behind him. He was posing for photos to commemorate his fi...

AP PHOTOS: India's lockdown spurs new gardeners in Nagaland

KOHIMA, India (AP) — Two healthy pots of coriander and two of spinach are enough to provide a sense of achievement for Theyiesinuo Keditsu, a young English professor and mother of four. ...

Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. Marshaled against a virus that has sickened at le...

Jacobson Pharma Announces FY2020 Annual Results

Delivers Solid Performance Amidst Market ChallengesRevenue Increases +6.3% Maintains Full-Year Dividend Per Share of HK4.5 Cents HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 30 June 2020 - Jacobson Pharma Cor...

Dole Announces its Promises, Bringing Interdependent Prosperity to People and the Planet

With 'Sampo Yoshi' at the heart of the Dole mission to make nutrition accessible for 1 billion people, and achieve zero fruit loss, zero fossil-based plastic packaging by 2025, and net zero carbon emi...

UN and West spar with Russia over cross-border aid to Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Monday that a halt to cross-border aid deliveries to the last rebel stronghold in Syria would cause “suffering and death,” but Syria's ally Rus...

Virus pushes millions into hunger; UN seeks more food funds

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Millions of people have been pushed into hunger by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.N. World Food Program said Monday as it appealed for nearly $5 billion to help feed the growing n...

Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs

AL-HANABIYA, Yemen (AP) — When Issa Nasser was born late last year in a village in northern Yemen, his weight was about 3 kilograms, or 6.6 pounds. Now, the 7-month-old infant weighs nearly the same —...

UNICEF: Millions of Yemeni children may starve amid pandemic

CAIRO (AP) — Millions of children could be pushed to the brink of starvation as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across war-torn Yemen amid a "huge" drop in humanitarian aid funding, the U.N. children’...