— GERMANS RETURN TO CHINA: Around 400 German managers, workers and family members have begun returning to China aboard charter flights as multinational companies in the world’s second-largest economy seek to get their operations running again. A pair of flights from Frankfurt to the Chinese business hubs of Tianjin and Shanghai were organized by the German Chamber of Commerce in China in cooperation with Germany’s diplomatic missions and airline Lufthansa. They're the first repatriation flights from Europe to China for foreign nationals. China has largely banned all foreigners from entering because of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 5,200 German companies operate in China, employing more than 1 million people. … [Read more...] about Asia Today: S Korea has another 39 cases linked to warehouse
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Chicago residents couldn’t decide if they wanted to keep Rahm Emanuel during February’s mayoral election, but the polls show that he might have an easy win in today’s run-off. A poll from April 4 has Emanuel up 51 percent to 33 percent over his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” Garcia. About 15 percent of voters were still undecided. Garcia, who is planning a giant get-out-the-vote campaign today, argues that the polls undercount Latino voters and young people — where he finds much of his support. However, the timing of the run-off — right after Easter, in the middle of Passover and spring break — could also dampen turnout, although early voting numbers were high. … [Read more...] about Will Rahm Win Today?
USA Today/Ipsos noted that, in a separate poll of parents, six in ten, or 60 percent, said they will likely pursue at-home learning in the fall even if their public schools reopen, including 30 percent who said they are “very likely” to continue at-home learning options. … [Read more...] about Poll: 20% of Teachers Unlikely to Return to Reopened Schools
Read the Jay Cohen article this morning. He gave me great pleasure in the Frontrunner restaurant at Santa Anita playing requests. I never stumped him. I have an autographed picture of him on my corkboard beside my computer. I think he signed them all in his automobile. … [Read more...] about Letters: If money wins, fans lose in baseball talks again
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