US manufactured goods sales plunge 17.2% in April

WASHINGTON (AFP) – New orders for US manufactured goods cratered in April by 17.2 per cent as the Covid-19 pandemic shut down factories nationwide, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday (May 28). That decline came after a 16.6 per cent…

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How Jordan is flattening its COVID-19 curve

Experts say preemptive steps and drastic containment measures appear to be paying off in the fight against coronavirus. Jordan has eased tight lockdown restrictions in several southern provinces where no coronavirus cases have been recorded, as the number of new…

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