Liberal firebrand Warren to end 2020 Democratic White House bid

Liberal firebrand Warren to end 2020 Democratic White House bid

WASHINGTON: US Senator Elizabeth Warren, the liberal firebrand who emerged as a top Democratic contender for the White House on the strength of an anti-corruption platform backed by a dizzying array of policy proposals, will tell staff on Thursday (Mar 5) she is...
Iran to use phone checks for coronavirus, school closure extended

Iran to use phone checks for coronavirus, school closure extended

DUBAI: Iran will keep schools and universities closed for another two weeks and check up on people in the worst affected areas by telephone, the health minister said on Thursday (Mar 5), after concerns were raised an earlier plan for home visits could spread the...
Increased student care subsidy for lower-income families

Increased student care subsidy for lower-income families

SINGAPORE: Student care subsidy under an assistance scheme will be increased for lower-income families starting Jul 1 this year, said Senior Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim announced on Thursday...