Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas

BEIJING (AP) — Zhang Dan was among the first to respond to the call for help in China’s coronavirus epicenter. The 36-year-old nurse worked through grueling days, ministering to patients who needed assistance from breathing to merely eating.

She struggled — but then, a little street dog helped her through.

Zhang was among 42,600 medical workers brought from around China to bolster Wuhan’s overwhelmed medical system. Hospitals were crammed with patients and field clinics thrown up to handle the overflow.

“I can’t save the world, but I can try my best with my tiny efforts to do what I can do to help,” Zhang said.

Her parents and grandparents worried about her decision to volunteer — and she herself prepared for the worst. She purchased life insurance that would benefit her parents if she succumbed to the illness. Having no children, she figured her husband could start over if she

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Tiger Global Management’s Top 1st-Quarter Updates

Tiger Global Management recently disclosed its portfolio updates for the first quarter of 2020, which ended on March 31.

Tiger Global Management was founded in 2001 by Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) after hedge fund legend Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) gave him $25 million to start his own fund. The fund’s strategy is to deploy capital globally, focusing on big tech stocks as well as early and late stage venture, post-initial public offering, private equity and secondary market small caps. In January, the firm closed on a new $3.75 billion fund for investing in private technology, revealing continued investor enthusiasm for tech companies.

Using the above investing criteria, the firm established three new common stock holdings during the quarter, most notably Athene Holding Ltd (NYSE:ATH), and added to several other positions, including Workday Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA). It also sold out

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Dining Out and Imperfections in Restaurants

All dressed up and having decided what would satisfy your palate tonight. You leave for an evening out for the restaurant that you have chosen. Finding an eatery with both good food and service is not always achievable. 

Very often, the Waitrons, or serving staff, are not adequately trained as to how to handle clientele properly. This kind of issue will not occur if you go to a restaurant with a TTO system. You can visit TTO websites to find more information about table top ordering systems.

Ordering System

Frequently you are verbally pounced upon before you are seated comfortably to enquirer what you would like to drink. Gosh, you haven’t had time to think about it yet! Then the menu is produced, and you are either hurriedly made to order what you would like to eat or else, left for ages to think about it, a no-win situation. You … Read More

REFILE-FOCUS-Online meal delivery firms knocked off course by coronavirus crisis

(Adds reference to UK in third paragraph)

* Most takeaway food apps experience drop in use in Europe

* Some branch into grocery delivery, cut fees to restaurants

* Coronavirus slows fast-growing meal delivery sector

* People prefer to cook at home amid lockdown

By Anna Rzhevkina, Hilary Russ and Toby Sterling

GDYNIA/NEW YORK/AMSTERDAM, April 7 (Reuters) – The lockdown of millions of people at home across the globe due to the coronavirus should have been the perfect recipe for success for the burgeoning online meal delivery market.

But some of the world’s largest players, including Uber Eats and Just Eat, which is being bought by Takeaway.com, have been hit by a double whammy: restaurant suppliers have been ordered to shut and with more time at home to cook for themselves, some people appear to have lost their appetite for takeaway.

While many restaurants have switched to offering takeaway, giving

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