The clinical tests first started in March to see if the drug is effective in treating patients with COVID-19 and the company had hoped to finish them by June. However, the number of confirmed cases in the country was on a downtrend at that time, making it difficult to meet the enrollment target of 96. … [Read more...] about Japan to complete Avigan drug clinical tests to treat COVID-19 in Sept.
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The country on April 14 experienced a nationwide power blackout after floating weeds, measuring about 12 acres (4.86 hectares), affected the Nalubale power plant in the eastern district of Jinja. Enditem … [Read more...] about Uganda hit by nationwide power outage
China registered 8.74 million fresh college graduates in 2020, up 400,000 from last year, hitting a record high. The colossal number of graduates made competition at the job market even more fierce after the offline recruitment season was interrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. … [Read more...] about Feature: Livestreaming ushers in new career prospects for fresh graduates in China
Benetton, for instance, plans to launch its India-specific website before the end of the year. While sales through online retailers such as Amazon, Flipkart and Myntra contributed roughly a fifth of its sales before the pandemic, it expects the number to rise to almost a quarter by the end of the year. Currently, only 77% of the retailer’s stores are open. “Online is seeing a big surge right now because of the current environment,” said Sundeep Chugh, chief executive officer, Benetton India. Similarly, LG Electronics India has rolled out its online shop for customers in nine cities after beta-testing its website last month. However, offline trade channels continue to be the backbone of the company in India. “Covid has changed the paradigm of how customers are looking at buying certain products. Online has become an important function, and we see that a lot of new customers are coming from tier 2-3 towns,” said Deepak Taneja, business head, online and … [Read more...] about Big brands try to reach out to shoppers directly
However, with RBI barring corporate borrowers from maintaining multiple current accounts, especially in banks with which they have little or negligible loan exposure, industry experts say PSBs will see a surge in cash management business, which in turn will also give PSBs access to cheaper funds. … [Read more...] about Lenders question RBI’s loan exposure definition