Governments across the continent, which accounts for a quarter of reported global infections and deaths, are trying to fine-tune restrictions on public life to allow families to celebrate Christmas without super-spreading the virus.
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Ontario leader blames Pfizer for COVID vaccine delays
TORONTO (AP) – The leader of Canada’s most populous province said Thursday he isn’t buying the explanation given by Pfizer about why the company has deferred next week’s coronavirus vaccine deliveries to Canada.
No early relief in sight
With the arrival of COVID vaccines still uncertain amid controversy over the nationwide vaccination campaign, businesses are seeing no relief in the near future as the country enters its 11th month of pandemic quarantines.
Mikey Arroyo wants to be Sinopharm distributor?
Sen. Risa Hontiveros asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) if Pampanga Rep. Juan Miguel Arroyo, with his family-owned LTA Inc., is seeking to be a distributor of vaccines from the state-owned Sinopharm of China.
Marking Mendiola massacre, CHR seeks genuine agrarian reform
Thirty-four years after a massacre of farmers in Mendiola, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) yesterday reiterated the need for genuine agrarian reform to support Filipino farmers.
HK to place thousands on lockdown for first time
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong will place tens of thousands of its residents in a lockdown to contain a new outbreak of the coronavirus, the first such measure the Chinese-ruled city has taken since the pandemic began, a local newspaper reported yesterday.
QC employees get health insurance
Almost 6,000 regular employees and new hires of the Quezon City government are now enrolled in a heathcare insurance plan.
US Covid deaths top WWii fatalities
As Biden warns worst yet to come
Explain, with transparency
With surveys showing fewer than half of Filipinos willing to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019, Malacañang has launched an information campaign to overcome vaccine hesitancy.
Go calls for intensified fire protection drive
Sen. Bong Go has personally extended aid to 294 families or 1,119 individuals affected by a fire that razed houses in Barangay Alabang in Muntinlupa City last Jan 17.
Day One: Biden takes action on COVID, climate, immigration
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday began signing 15 executive actions addressing the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and racial inequality, and undoing some policies put in place by his predecessor Donald Trump.
ASIA'S BATTERY GIANTS GO GLOBAL
Leaders of the electric-car era are moving to cement their dominance
Volkswagen Triples Electric Car Sales Ahead Of Climate Rules
Europe’s push into electric cars is gathering speed — despite the pandemic.
The GOD of WAR
Italian boutique coachbuilder Ares Design unveils its first production supercar
THE STORY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD
GRATEFUL DEAD ARCHIVIST DAVID LEMIEUX EXPLAINS THE STORY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD, AN AMAZING BOX SET OF 14 LPS CURATED BY VINYL ME PLEASE.
Membership Gets You More
In the days of coronavirus, what subscription travel offers is a sense of being in this together – apart
Amazon's European Adventure Could Be Different From Google's
There are signs that the company and the European Union are working to avoid an antitrust showdown
The Fintech Revolution Is Finally Here— And So Are the Regulators
SPEAKING IN OCTOBER to his banking brethren at the world’s biggest payments confab—the annual Sibos conference— Jamie Dimon didn’t mince words.
EUROPE SIGNS $102M DEAL TO BRING SPACE TRASH HOME
The European Space Agency says it is signing a 86 million-euro ($102 million) contract with a Swiss start-up company to bring a large piece of orbital trash back to Earth.
EU AUDITORS: ANTITRUST PROBES TOO SLOW TO CURB TECH GIANTS
The EU’s efforts to rein in the power of big tech companies such as Google and Facebook through antitrust investigations have taken too long, dulling their effectiveness, a report said Thursday.
EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Amazon Over Use of Data
European Union regulators filed antitrust charges this week against Amazon, accusing the e-commerce giant of using its access to data from companies that sell products on its platform to gain an unfair advantage over them.