Also known as DC/EP , an acronym that stands for digital currency/electronic payment, the digital yuan is a part of a longstanding initiative by the Chinese government since 2014 - when it established a digital currency research institute - to use cryptocurrency-inspired technology to modernize payments, bypass worldwide trade networks and exert geopolitical strength.
First Lady Melania Trump has also tested positive, he said, adding they will start the quarantine process immediately. If symptoms, such as trouble breathing, get worse, the CDC says to seek emergency medical care immediately. On September 30, when Biden and Trump participated in the first debate in OH, the former questioned the incumbent's handling of the pandemic, suggesting that he should have brought Republicans and Democrats together to form a strategy.
The layoffs apply to "domestic employees" of which about 67% are part-time. Yet unlike the Disney theme parks in Florida , Hong Kong , Paris , Shanghai and Tokyo, the Anaheim resort has so far been unable to reopen due to the Golden State's COVID-19 restrictions.
But there is still a considerable gulf between the two sides. "I've seen substantial movement, yes, and certainly the rhetoric has changed", White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said. The two parties remain far apart on a middle ground that would include renewal of relief for small business and direct payments to American families.
Before talks between Pelosi and Mnuchin resumed , the White House had said Trump could agree to a US$1.3 trillion bill. The Democratic plan includes new aid for airlines, restaurants and small businesses that wasn't in the original House package, and it has more than double the amount for schools.
Apple's stock market value exceeded $2 trillion in midday trading on Wednesday, marking the first time ever a US company reached the milestone. Analysts believe that the valuation - though symbolic in nature - does show Apple has done really well even in the face of a global pandemic.