omanisation 2021: setback for expats; Indigenization is further strengthened in the health sector

Muscat: The authorities have taken steps to strengthen indigenization in the health sector in Oman, which employs a large number of expatriates, including Malayalee doctors and nurses. The country has …

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Global coronavirus cases cross 350,000, the death toll exceeds 15,000

Confirmed rapidly spreading coronavirus infections exceeded 350,000 worldwide Monday and global deaths increased by over 15,000, while COVID-19 spreads to Europe and North America. COVID-19 has now infected over 350,536 …

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The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating as cases eclipse 350,000, says WHO

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), makes a gesture during a daily press briefing on the COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquarters on 2 March …

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Chancellor Angela Merkel in quarantine after contact with the doctor who tested positive for coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to release a press statement on the spread of the new COVID-19 coronavirus at the Chancellery in Berlin on March 22, 2020. Michael Kappeler | …

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Short stop in New York, at Philly airports

This is the 24-hour CNBC blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus epidemic. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the …

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