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At its meeting on 29 April, the Federal Council decided to further ease the measures introduced to protect the population against the coronavirus. From Monday, 11 May, shops, restaurants markets, museums and libraries will be allowed to reopen, classes can be held again in primary and lower secondary schools, and sports training sessions will be allowed.
Minister of Culture Dr. Vasko Simoniti stressed at a press conference today that public institutions in the field of culture, with the help of the state, remained more or less intact, and announced the imminent opening of libraries, galleries and museums.
With a staff of six executives and auxiliaries throughout the region, from Dosso, the cultural sector is understaffed. The management recently received two ladies called from the national civic service. The region has five public reading libraries each managed by a librarian supported by the community.
Bank officials at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) expects asset quality to worsen in 2020, as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak strains the local Chinese economy, thus impacting Chinese borrowers.
n recognition of the arts’ $877 billion contribution to the U.S. economy and a source of 5.1 million American jobs, the National Endowment for the Arts will distribute $75 million in funding provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Arts Endowment will award funds to nonprofit arts organizations across the country to help these entities survive the forced closure of their operations in response to the spread of COVID-19.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art sent shockwaves through the museum world last week when it revealed that it expected to lose as much as $100 million and remain closed until July as part of a global effort to fight coronavirus. Layoffs, its leadership suggested, were likely.