04 June 2020


Weak demand pushing oil, gas toward 'terminal decline': report (5)
Paris (AFP) Falling fossil fuel demand coupled with mounting risk for investors could slash the value of oil, gas and coal reserves by two thirds, sending shock waves through the global economy, energy analysts warned Thursday. The value of projected profits for the sector could also fall by two thirds, according to a report from Carbon Tracker, a non-profit financial think tank focused on aligning capital markets with climate policy.
Virus forges rare accord among bitter Venezuelan rivals (5)
June 4, 2020 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Nicolás Maduro and Venezuela's opposition, led by Juan Guaidó, have agreed to a measures for battling the new coronavirus to be overseen by international health workers, a first step toward cooperation between bitter political rivals for the benefit of the country. While focused narrowly on the pandemic response, experts said Wednesday the
Additions to the Cuba Restricted List (2)
In-Depth Coverage Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State June 3, 2020 Today, the United States Government is announcing the addition of seven new subentities to the Cuba Restricted List.
COVID-19 rules to be eased after June 7 on trains, domestic flights (1)
By Lee Hsin-Yin, CNA | June 4, 2020 CNA file photo TAIPEI (CNA) - The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Wednesday that it plans to relax its COVID-19 control measures on trains and domestic flights after June 7, as the disease has been slowing in Taiwan. Passengers taking Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and High Speed Rail (HSR) trains will still be required to have their temperatures checked at
Venezuela government, opposition agree to seek funds to fight coronavirus (1)
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's government has signed an agreement with the opposition-led National Assembly to work with the regional arm of the World Health Organization to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic, Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said on Tuesday. The one-page agreement was signed on June 1 between Health Minister Carlos Alvarado, Dr Julio Castro, who leads the National Assembly's commission on
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