The key ally in Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's coalition has called for general elections to be held to establish a stable government once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, in a new snag to his fragile hold on power. Muhyiddin, who took office in March, has only a two-seat majority in Parliament and is being challenged by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who recently alleged he has majority support of lawmakers to form a new government. The United Malays National Organization, the biggest party in Muhyiddin's unelected government, reiterated support for his administration amid a spike in coronavirus cases but demanded polls to be held once the crisis abates.
Cannot verify authenticity of translations which can have multiple interpretations and thereby cause ‘confusion and complications’ among people, the union environment ministry told the Delhi High Court in a recent affidavit.
Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): Grocery store employees are likely to be at heightened risk of COVID-19 infection, with those in customer-facing roles 5 times as likely to test positive as their colleagues in other positions, suggests the first study of its kind.
In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals said the deadline extension was an unconstitutional maneuver by the state's top election official, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, a Democrat. "However well-intentioned and appropriate from a policy perspective in the context of a pandemic during a presidential election, it is not the province of a state executive official to re-write the state's election code," the decision stated.
New York, Oct 30 (PTI) Two prominent Indian-Americans are among Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s core advisers who have been guiding him on issues ranging from the coronavirus pandemic, economic recovery to foreign policy and climate change, a media report said.
Early referendum results show 65.2% voted "yes" to enforcing a law allowing assisted dying.
Mexico and Argentina have delayed a key meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank until after the Nov. 3 U.S. election, delivering an early setback to plans by the bank's new U.S. chief to install vice presidents from smaller countries. Wednesday's meeting of the IDB's 14-member board was abruptly postponed at the request of Argentina and Mexico, the IDB press office said, adding that a majority of the board backed the three nominees from Honduras, Ecuador and Paraguay. Mexico and Argentina want to wait until after the U.S. election before voting on the basis that support for IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone, the first U.S. citizen to head the regional lender, might fade if President Donald Trump loses his re-election bid, said one official familiar with the matter.
New Zealand voted on the two referendums this month while casting ballots during a general election that returned Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to power. Issuing preliminary results, the commission said there are nearly half a million mostly overseas-based special votes still to be counted.
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Expatriates in Australia can now get low finance and lease rates on a new or used vehicle without an Australian credit or driving history.Woodbury, NY, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the leading global provider of vehicles to the expatriate community, International AutoSource (IAS) is proud to announce the expansion of their expat vehicle programs to assist expatriates in Australia. Through this new partnership with Myfleet Lease, expats moving to or currently located in Australia can now access flexible financing and leasing solutions without an Australian credit or driving history. IAS can also offer all-inclusive car rental solutions through its global ReadyDrive program.The IAS program in Australia offers expatriates solutions for short- or long-term assignments. Expats are assisted throughout the entire process to find the right vehicle to fit their needs and budget. Benefits of getting a vehicle through the program include: * Low-rate financing and leasing on new and used vehicles * All manufacturer makes and models available in one place * No Australian credit or driving history required * Access competitive auto insurance * Concierge-level service“This program expansion furthers our company’s commitment to meet the changing needs of the global mobility community we serve. International AutoSource and Myfleet Lease share the same values and commitment to our customers. We are excited to partner together to offer a trusted program to expatriates in Australia that delivers a high level of customer service and satisfaction.” – David Goldring, Chairman and CEOAbout International AutoSource (IAS)As the trusted experts for expats, IAS has helped over 50,000 customers with their personal transportation needs. IAS provides factory-backed financing programs for foreign executives, healthcare professionals, students and teachers with low rates and no local credit history required. Clients save valuable time, money and resources through a simple and streamlined program so they can focus on their work assignment or academic program.IAS is the expatriate consumer division of OMSC, (Overseas Military Sales Corp.), the global distributor of vehicles to the U.S. Armed Forces, Diplomats and U.S. government employees for almost 60 years. Together, they are the largest global distributor of vehicles in the world. For more information about the IAS car financing, leasing and all-inclusive rental programs, please visit our website: www.intlauto.com. CONTACT: John Schuldt, Director of Global Business Development International AutoSource (516) 614-0426 firstname.lastname@example.org
Toshiba launches LDO regulators that bring enhanced power stabilization to DC power lines for mobile devices such as smartphones and wearables.
Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces an investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Neovasc Inc. (NASDAQ: NVCN) resulting from allegations that Neovasc may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.
Delhi govt continues to blame stubble-burning for bad air – it’s not easy to take action against ‘real culprits’.
MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Williams Industries Inc., a construction holding company based in Manassas, Virginia, announced today that it is no longer a publicly-traded company. The Williams family, through merger filings made with the Virginia State Corporation Commission, stated they will be paying $4.13 per share to all minority shareholders as of this date. In a letter to the minority shareholders, the Williams family thanked them for their loyalty to Williams Industries over the years and added “While Williams Industries’ shares are no longer available for purchase, the Company’s subsidiaries will continue to be strongly involved in the Washington metropolitan area’s construction community. Again, thank you for your participation in the Company’s history.”Williams Industries Inc. is the parent company of Williams Steel Erection Co., Inc., Williams Construction Services, S.I.P. Inc. of Delaware, Piedmont Metal Products and WII Realty Management. The Company’s subsidiaries provide a wide range of quality, cost competitive services and products for the industrial, commercial and institutional construction markets. These services include: steel, precast concrete and miscellaneous metals erection and installation; crane rental, heavy and specialized hauling and rigging; the fabrication of “stay-in-place” bridge decking and light structural and other metal products. The majority of the Company’s business is currently done in the Mid-Atlantic region. Aggressive marketing and a reputation for quality performance make Williams Industries’ subsidiaries leaders in the Company’s traditional market areas. It is anticipated these attributes will continue to serve the Company well in the competitive process.CONTACT: Marianne Pastor 703-335-7800
Global daily COVID-19 cases have risen by nearly 25% in less than two weeks as the world witnessed 400,000 daily reported cases for the first time last Friday. Most western countries and parts of Latin America have reported their highest single-day surges in the past few weeks. Many governments, with the notable exception of the United States, have started taking stronger measures to bring the spread of the virus under control.
Australians ask me what the mood is in the US. I say optimism, quickly smothered by dread. The contrast between America and Australia, where I grew up, is stark. I just hope the election brings relief
The San Francisco-based social media company said it expected expenses to increase by close to 20% in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago due to an increase in investments. Shares of Twitter fell to $44.00 in after-market trading. Twitter said many companies paused ad spending during the second quarter due to widespread protests after the death of George Floyd in May and said there could be a similar dynamic with the U.S. election.
A gauge of Asian shares fell for a third straight session on Friday as jitters over upcoming U.S. presidential elections and fears that the global economic downturn will persist enveloped markets, though the index was still set to end the month higher. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> was last down 0.3%, on track to the end the week 1.3% lower after four straight weeks of gains.
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"Considering that online commerce is our largest ad vertical, a change in this trend could serve as a headwind to our 2021 ad revenue growth," it said. Shares of the company were flat in extended trading. Facebook's financial results and those of Google <GOOGL.O> and Amazon <AMZN.O> demonstrate how resilient tech giants have been even as the pandemic devastated other parts of the economy.