Has Covid killed the Christmas party? Just one in five businesses will hold a festive get-together this year – while 18% will host their annual…View More Has Covid killed the Christmas party?
BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK (REUTERS) – Bethlehem is shaping up for a dismal Christmas: most of the inns are closed, the shepherds are likely to be…View More 'Christmas will not be cancelled' says Bethlehem, amid little comfort or joy
JAKARTA – Hospitals in Jakarta treating Covid-19 patients are nearly full amid a surge in infections following several mass gatherings involving a controversial Islamist cleric…View More Hospitals in Jakarta almost full as Covid-19 cases surge
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The high-profile epidemiologist who led Sweden’s no lockdown strategy in the spring appears to be being sidelined by the government after his prediction that greater…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: Sweden’s government sidelines epidemiologist as deaths rise
NEARLY all of England will be under tougher Covid restrictions from next Wednesday as fresh tier rules come into play. But fury is mounting over…View More The areas with low Covid cases plunged into tough Tier 2 and 3 restrictions as MP fury grows
Coronavirus infection rates in England ‘appear to be levelling off’ after the number of new cases detected fell slightly last week. An estimated 633,000 people…View More Spread of Covid is 'levelling off' with just one week left of lockdown, ONS says
Russia announced on Tuesday that its coronavirus vaccine was 95 per cent effective on par with two other leading vaccines – but the lack of…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: Russia claims its Sputnik V vaccine is 95 per cent effective
Three households will be able to mix for five days at Christmas time. The festive relaxation of the rules will come between December 23 and…View More Christmas Covid rules finally announced with five days of households mixing
The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford stops up to 90% of people from developing symptoms, a trial has suggested. Researchers, who carried…View More Oxford Covid vaccine 'up to 90% effective'
SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Australia’s two most populous states reopened their borders on Monday (Nov 23) after more than four months, as Victoria stamped out a…View More Biggest Australian states NSW, Victoria reopen borders as coronavirus cases ease
From RNZ The country’s 32 managed isolation and quarantine hotels are costing taxpayers more than $2 million a day, and due to go over budget…View More Covid 19 coronavirus: Managed isolation, quarantine costing $2.4m a day, figures show
OPINION: In 1999, New Zealand had a female Governor-General, Prime Minister, Chief Justice and Opposition leader. The chief executive of our largest company at the…View More Cecilia Robinson: What Covid can teach us about female leadership
SINGAPORE – Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam gave his take on several issues during a virtual dialogue at the Singapore Tech Forum on Thursday (Nov 19).…View More SM Tharman on China, Singapore as resilience hub for companies and Covid-19