Global Markets on the Rise Tuesday


Monday’s late rally on Wall Street has sent global markets on the rise Tuesday.   Asian markets sustained losses at the start of the day’s trading session after remarks by White House trade adviser Peter Navarro suggested the recent trade deal between the United States and China was finished.  But the region rebounded after Navarro later […]

H-1B Visa Halt Will Deter Foreign Students, Experts Say


A Trump administration order to suspend H-1B, J and other temporary work visas will further deter international students from seeking higher education in the United States, education experts say. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) – an advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and higher education organizations in all […]

COVID-19 Pandemic Still Growing, WHO Says


The World Health Organization says the coronavirus pandemic is still growing even as countries start to ease lockdowns and other restrictions.   “The epidemic is now peaking or moving towards a peak in a number of large countries,” WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan said.  Several nations, including Germany, South Africa and India – which […]