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Democrats sent a secret new COVID-19 stimulus proposal to Mitch McConnell as Congressional leaders struggled to agree on a plan, report says

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are negotiating the terms of the next coronavirus stimulus with Republicans and the White House.
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Senior Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer approached the GOP's Mitch McConnell with a secretive COVID-19 stimulus bill proposal on Monday night, The Washington Post reported .
The move came just before lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan $908 billion proposal , which moderately increases proposed GOP spending.
Speaker Pelosi said that the "private" proposal was also sent to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. There are no...
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Disneyland to furlough another 1,800 employees in California

Disneyland to furlough another 1,800 employees in California

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Disneyland has planned to furlough nearly 1,800 additional employees in the wake of COVID-19 reopening guidelines from Governor Gavin Newsom's administration that have left California theme parks closed for the “foreseeable future.” The furlough plans is likely to impact a wide range of jobs including landscapers, engineers, painters, plasterers and custodians as well as employees working in entertainment, restaurants and attractions. The furlough notices also include 18 Disneyland firefighters.
It was on November 12 that Disney filed the WARN Act notifications with the lay-offs set to...
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Philippines planning to subsidise COVID-19 tests to boost tourism

Philippines planning to subsidise COVID-19 tests to boost tourism

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The Philippines is planning to subsidise COVID-19 tests for tourists in a bid to boost its tourism industry that has been largely affected by the coronavirus pandemic and is gradually reopening to domestic travelers. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in a recent press statement that the government is considering to shoulder as much as half the cost of COVID-19 swab tests for tourists.
She mentioned that travel vouchers for the subsidised tests from state-run Philippine General Hospital in Manila will be given to tourists but did not elaborate who can qualify. She mentioned...
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