Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 4, the 156th day of 2020. There are 210 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 4, 1...

Achiko Limited: Achiko extends platform to tackle Indonesia's Covid-19 pandemic problem

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - EQS Newswire - 4 June 2020 - Achiko Ltd. (ISIN KGY0101M1024), a FinTech company listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange, has launched its product, Teman Sehat (http://temansehat.co)...

Hong Kong bans Tiananmen massacre vigil citing coronavirus crisis

DW: Hong Kong authorities say the ban on this year's Tiananmen vigil is due to coronavirus restrictions. Do you really think it is the case? Lee Cheuk-Yan: The vigil symbolizes the "one co...

Asia Today: S Korea reopening schools despite spike in cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools despite h...

CUHK Business School Research Finds Being Beautiful is Not Always an Advantage When Soliciting Online Charitable Donations

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 29 May 2020 - The conventional wisdom is that attractive people have it easier in life. They tend to be employed more easily, are paid better by appearing to be mor...

The Latest: OSU linebacker tests positive following protest

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga says he tested positive for COVID-...

The Latest: Thousands on New York City streets after curfew

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: ...

Han Kuo-yu manipulates democracy to avoid recall vote humiliation

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This time last week there was torrential rain in Kaohsiung and large areas of the city were underwater. Torrential rains are not unusual in the tropical south of Tai...

The Latest: UN body calls for action on debt amid pandemic

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe...

Zoom booms as pandemic drives millions to its video service

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Zoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service to see colleagues, friends and family wh...

SAT drops plans for home exam amid internet access concerns

The company that administers the SAT college entrance exam is scrapping plans to provide a home version of the test this year, saying it can't guarantee all students would have access to the needed te...

Safe: Bowling Green baseball saved by donors after being cut

CLEVELAND (AP) — Thrown out, Bowling Green baseball is now safe. The school said Tuesday it is immediately reinstating its baseball program, which had been dropped last month due to ...

Florida educators want staggered school schedules amid virus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's largest association of educators called Tuesday for changing how schools operate in the era of the coronavirus — including staggering school schedules, suspending ac...

Recent college grads benefiting from impact of landmark ADA

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Recent college graduates with disabilities are as likely as their peers without disabilities to hold jobs, according to a national survey that suggests they have benefited from co...

Tour creates pathway for NCAA players who go stay 4 years

The PGA Tour now has a dedicated path for student-athletes from the NCAA, with an emphasis on students. The tour’s policy board in March approved the plan rolled out this week. It’s ...