There's lots of good news out there! Here's a quick round up for you today.
New Zealand: 12th consecutive day with no new cases and the government considering abandoning as early as next week all remaining restrictions, except stringent border controls.
NASA to add 'hotel' capsule to the International Space Station as part of commercial plans. Presumably all rooms will have a decent view!
Russia: Announces $72bn recovery plan for next 2 years.
China: Good news for ET hunters! The world's largest single-aperture radio telescope will begin scanning the universe for signs of life in September.
New Orleans: Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine identify a gene that causes an aggressive form of breast cancer. More importantly, they have also discovered a way to “turn it off” and inhibit cancer from occurring.
South Korea: Sends 10K masks to Navajo Nation as thanks for their help as ‘Code Talkers’ during Korean War in the early 1950s.
Europe: If electric and hybrid car sales continue at current pace, automakers should be able to meet emissions reductions targets.
London: Growing optimism about a swift global economic recovery push equity markets sharply higher.
Pandemic is chance to reset global economy, says the Prince of Wales, and puts forth his vision for a 5-point plan at 'virtual' World Economic Forum.
Snapchat stops promoting Trump's account due to his tweets, saying it won't promote "voices who incite racial violence and injustice."
Australia: Morrison government to offer $25,000 grants to help build and renovate homes, aiming to create a pipeline of construction work.
Israel: Energy Ministry unveils a $23 billion plan to increase the use of solar power over the next decade as the country's population and energy demand are set to surge.