Global aid from top donors drops as need soars amid pandemic

World Jul 23, 2020

Global aid from top donors drops as need soars amid pandemic

A new snapshot of the frantic global response to the coronavirus pandemic shows some of the world’s largest government donors of humanitarian aid are buckling under the strain: Funding commitments, for the virus and otherwise, have dropped by a third from the same period ...

Japanese least satisfied with aid to firms amid pandemic, survey finds

National Jun 15, 2020

Japanese least satisfied with aid to firms amid pandemic, survey finds

The Japanese public was least satisfied with government support to businesses amid the novel coronavirus pandemic in a six-nation survey by German-U.S. communications consultancy Kekst CNC, it was learned Monday. The share of respondents who agreed that business support is getting through to businesses that ...