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Clock is ticking for NYC restaurants even as outdoor dining resumes  

Social distancing efforts have devastated New York City’s restaurant industry but the crisis is just beginning.


D.C. black owned business thriving as consumers look to “buy black”

During the month of June there have been more searches for black-owned businesses throughout the country.

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Michigan hair salons are back in business

Stylists are working a staggered schedule and only allow up to 10 people total in the salon at a time to minimize the spread of COVID-19. 

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Seafood markets in China lose business over new COVID-19 scare

 About 1,200 miles away from Beijing, the reopening in Sichuan was promising. But the salmon cutting board news hits the seafood markets and restaurants hard.

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China resorts to street vending to revive its economy

These vendors have now become the last hope of the Chinese government, who fears social unrest caused by the dire unemployment situation.

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The East Village is open! Well, sort of

Now that phase one of reopening has commenced, the vice grip of fear Covid-19 had on the city seems almost a thing of the past, at least for the people on East Ninth Street

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Popular India Square “won’t be the same again” 

In phase two of reopening, restaurants are allowed to have only outdoor sitting .   None of the restaurants at India Square have outdoor space so they will continue to have to depend on takeouts and deliveries. 

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Feds will not raise its key interest rate until 2022 and project slow recovery

The Federal Reserve left its interest rates unchanged at zero at its June policymaking meeting and maintained a cautious projection […]

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China’s two session political gathering sets priority for COVID-19 recovery

Ten years after, facing another global recession, the central authorities saw the pandemic  as “great timing” to develop “the new infrastructure,” which encompasses 5G, ultra-high-voltage power facilities, inter-city transport, new energy vehicle charging stations, big data centers, artificial intelligence and industrial internet.

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24-hour vending machines distribute masks to help Singapore contain the spread of COVID-19

The new reusable masks “are made of at least three layers of material, with a filtration efficiency of at least 95%, even after 30 washes,” according to the government’s website.