• Border cities aim to block infections from Russia
    President Xi Jinping says joint COVID-19 flight shows China-Serbia brotherhood
    IMF projects global economy to contract by 3% in 2020(The global economy is on track to contract “sharply” by 3 percent in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, much worse than during the 2008-09 financial crisis, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s World Economic Outlook released Tuesday)
  • Swede gets global attention with a post on COVID-19 response
  • Heavy medical payload heads for Poland
  • Japanese still travel despite Abe’s stay home appeal
  • US meat supply chain strained
    Lockdown extended in India till May 3
  • UK lockdown could continue for at least 3 week


  • Mother,105, and son, 86, recover from infection
  • China continues rapid vaccine development with new trials
  • Hotel industry in China showing signs of recovery
  • Beijing projects gradual return to normal
  • Home deliveries on upswing
  • Double-digit growth continues for imported cases