House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthySlim majority of Democrats in new poll say Pelosi should retain Speakership Growing number of lawmakers decline early access to COVID-19 vaccine Congress passes .3T coronavirus relief, government funding deal MORE (R-Calif.) is expected to offer a unanimous consent request on Thursday to revise language […]

If you’re on a staycation and you’ve run out of things to watch on Netflix, here’s an alternative: Call someone living in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and he’ll take you on a one-on-one tour of local temples and floating villages. For 45 minutes, the cost is $17. [Photo: courtesy Cooee] Cooee, […]

By Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – Travel restrictions and a shift to online learning has dramatically cut the number of international students expected to attend Canadian universities and colleges this fall, and the decline will ripple through Canada’s labor market. New study permits for foreign students issued by Canada fell […]

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Since 2016, the U.S. has been seeing declines in the number of new foreign students coming to study at colleges and universities here. Likely culprits include currency fluctuations, stronger competition from other English-speaking countries, big cutbacks to Saudi Arabia’s once-huge study-abroad program and, yes, the foreigner-unfriendly policies […]

The big market break that we have all been anticipating is finally upon us. The remarkable speed at which this correction is occurring has already ripped stocks back to where they were a month ago, with overstretched tech leading the slide. S&P 500 has plummeted 7% since September 2nd, while […]

By Mei Mei Chu KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s palm oil producers are embarking on a rare recruitment drive to hire locals and accelerating industry mechanisation as they grapple with a severe shortage of foreign labour due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the September-November peak production season approaches, companies are […]

A new federal immigration directive that threatens the deportation of international college students who take all of their classes online this fall left Florida college administrators scrambling and students panicking about their futures. The directive issued Monday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says all students with F-1 or M-1 […]

International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, provide additional pressure for universities to reopen even amid […]