In normal times, owners of large office buildings would typically not entertain a one- or two-year lease extension for a large tenant, said Franklin Wallach, senior managing director of the New York Research Group at Colliers. “They see that new leasing activity has dropped off while the amount of sublet space coming into the market is on the rise, so the average landlord wants to keep the tenant in the building.” … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
The US government has awarded Novavax, a company based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, $1.6 billion to help develop and make the vaccine, which is given as two shots, three weeks apart. It includes a protein from the coronavirus to prompt the immune system to make antibodies to fight infection. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus vaccine update September 3 | Here are all the updates on COVID-19 vaccine from around the world
“He draws people because he’s so good, but also, there are other top players on Twitch that are not as engaging as he is, not as funny, not as in tune with the sort of Twitch culture,” said Brandon Benton, 34, a postdoctoral physics researcher at Cornell University who watches Nakamura stream. He’s a “down-to-earth memer and jokester.” … [Read more...] about Chess (Yes, chess) is now a streaming obsession
That is why, for some, this furlough is a delaying tactic right before elections. “I think that Trump (and Stephen Miller, advisor to the President) would be thrilled if the USCIS essentially stopped processing all cases. The election is very likely playing into all of this,” commented an immigration attorney around these recent developments. … [Read more...] about More trouble brews in US immigration, USCIS set to furlough majority workforce
Neha Dewan, National Director, South Asians for BidenDewan, who will now be mobilising South Asian votes for Biden, has been involved in politics for a while. A litigation associate, she was part of Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign.Back then, Dewan chaired the New York Chapter of South Asians for Obama for his re-election campaign. She has also served on the Steering Committee for Lawyers for Obama in New York. … [Read more...] about Meet the 7 Indians playing a key role in the 2020 US Presidential campaign