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Durable goods tepid in February, before virus struck

Durable goods tepid in February, before virus struck

Demand for airplanes and cars pushed February US durable goods orders higher than expected, according to government data Wednesday that was compiled before the coronavirus outbreak hit the economy.But manufacturing outside of transportation decreased more than

Back to work in China virus epicentre as restrictions eased

Back to work in China virus epicentre as restrictions eased

People in central China where the coronavirus was first detected are allowed to go back to work and public transport is restarting, as some normality slowly returns after a two-month lockdown. The easing of restrictions in Wuhan city comes as Chinese health of

Coronavirus: Lime removes scooters in US, other countries

Coronavirus: Lime removes scooters in US, other countries

Transport company Lime is pulling its electric scooters from nearly two dozen countries, including the United States, as the new coronavirus spreads worldwide.In a statement released on Wednesday, the company said it was pulling the popular scooters from most

Indonesian minister tests positive for coronavirus

Indonesian minister tests positive for coronavirus

Indonesia's transport minister is in intensive care after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, an official said Saturday, as schools and tourist attractions were ordered to close over the health threat. Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi was rec

Virus crackdown throws Italy transport into chaos

Virus crackdown throws Italy transport into chaos

Trains, planes and vehicles leaving Italy faced new restrictions after the Italian government and nearby countries imposed drastic quarantine measures to contain the coronavirus.Spain and Portugal suspended air traffic from Italy for two weeks while Austria or

SpaceX announces partnership to send tourists to ISS

SpaceX announces partnership to send tourists to ISS

SpaceX on Thursday announced a partnership to send three tourists to the International Space Station (ISS), the first private trip in more than a decade. Elon Musk's company has signed a deal with Axiom Space to transport the tourists along with a commander o