North Korea shuns foreign aid as COVID disaster looms | Corona virus pandemic news

Hwaseong, South Korea – Like any other country, North Korea can do help against COVID-19. The country’s population is not immune and susceptible to disease due to chronic malnutrition. The crumbling health care system lacks supplies of essential medicines and equipment. But even as North Korea faces the prospect of a humanitarian catastrophe amid the … Read more

What is a bear market? And is Wall Street close to one now?

New York (AFP) – Wall Street investors need a place to hide. stock market slippage This year it has pulled the S&P 500 Index close to what is known as a bear market. High interest rates and high inflationThe war in Ukraine The slowdown in China’s economy has caused investors to reconsider the prices they … Read more

Opinion: There is no mystery to success as an entrepreneur: it is a skill that can be learned

Eric Morse is Executive Director of the Morissette Institute of Entrepreneurship at the Ivy School of Business. Neil McLaughlin is Head of the Personal and Commercial Banking Group at Royal Bank of Canada. An entrepreneur’s journey often begins without capital, a team, or a market. But almost all of them start their projects with an … Read more

Fuel is a problem for business and consumers – why prices are so high

A sign displays gas prices at a gas station on May 10, 2022 in San Mateo County, California. Liu Guangan | China News Service | Getty Images It’s impossible to overlook the skyrocketing price of gasoline and right in the head of consumers’ minds as big billboards advertise that gas is now $4, $5 and … Read more

New Zealand distributes additional funds to combat the “inflation storm” | Health, medicine and fitness

By Nick Perry – The Associated Press Wellington, New Zealand (AFP) – The New Zealand government said Thursday it will distribute a few hundred extra dollars to more than two million low-income adults to help them navigate what it describes as the “peak of a global inflation storm”. The payments are part of a package … Read more

Asian stocks follow Wall Street’s inflation-driven decline

Tokyo (AFP) – Shares in Asia fell sharply on Thursday after a broad decline on Wall Street triggered by dismal results from major retailers renewed concerns about the impact of high inflation. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng led the declines, dropping 3.1%, while Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 was down 2.7%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more … Read more