‘Pandemic leaving some nations behind’

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:21:43 +0000

Washington, D.C.: The crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic is leaving many economies lagging behind, increasing the plight of the poor, which was made worse by “uneven” access to vaccines, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). In a message to the Group of 20 meeting on Friday, IMF Managing Director […]

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Canada releases list of government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Canada releases list of 11 government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Hate crimes increasingly target Asians in America

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 17:20:01 +0000

The Covid-19 pandemic is apparently not the only malady gripping the United States these days. There is also hate. US media recently reported an alarming increase of hate crimes committed against Asians and Asian Americans. These reports follow nearly a year’s worth of news about Black Lives Matter protests against the deaths of Breonna Taylor […]

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2020: A Year of Reckoning for Competitive Generators

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 16:44:28 +0000

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Over the past year, power generators that depend on wholesale electricity markets for the bulk of their revenues endured remarkable pressure stemming from the pandemic, changing company business priorities, and environmentally driven policy shifts. But customer-centric efforts, founded on principles of healthy competition, have helped them persevere, said the Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA).  The […]

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Bacolod pot makers cash in on pandemic

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2020 16:19:21 +0000

The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic brought the business sector to its knees worldwide. Negros Occidental and its capital, Bacolod City, was no exception. The Department of Trade and Industry here said it has listed more than 700 business enterprises that closing down as of September this year. These are mostly micro scale. In Bacolod […]

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World can dream of end to pandemic

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 16:20:51 +0000

UNITED NATIONS: The UN health chief declared on Friday that positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world “can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic,” but said rich and powerful nations must not trample the poor and marginalized “in the stampede for vaccines.” In an address to the UN General Assembly’s […]

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