Italians are heading to the polls this weekend for regional elections, and to vote on changes to the constitution, in what is seen as a key test of public support for the government after the country was ravaged by the coronavirus.
China began combat drills near the Taiwan Strait on Friday, the same day a senior U.S. official began high-level meetings in Taipei, as Beijing denounced tightening ties between Chinese-claimed Taiwan and the United States.
Governments should continue to make investments that combat climate change even while they are focusing on coping with the coronavirus pandemic, said Judith Rodin, President Emerita at the University of Pennsylvania.
"Jobs that can be done over the internet can be done anywhere in the world and because of this, white-collar jobs will no longer have the geographical insulation it used to have," said Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing.
French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy has selected software platform Okta, Inc. to seamlessly and securely connect its workforce to critical applications as the group has turned to remote work amid the coronavirus pandemic.