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Singapore reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases, cluster of 55 people in… Pfizer offices
Singapore's health ministry reported 1,504 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.
European Union To Decide On Covid Booster Shot Next Month
An European Medicines Agency expert also said the "evidence was becoming clearer" on the need for boosters shortly after the first jabs for people with weakened immune systems.
China Wants Sanctions On Afghanistan Lifted, Its Forex Reserves Released
Addressing the G20 Foreign Ministers, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi demanded the rushing of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan without any delay.
Why are UK businesses being hit by shortages at the moment?
This summer, the economy has been hit by several factors including labour shortages, new immigration rules, and the lingering effects of the pandemic.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's Warning For Staff Who "Leak Confidential Information"
The Apple CEO’s email warning employees against leaking company information has also been leaked.
Ministers preparing for 'worst-case scenario' of persistently high gas costs beyond 'short spike'
Speaking to Kay Burley on Sky News, business minister Paul Scully says high wholesale gas costs are placing "pressure" on the energy price cap.
Three hospitals to set up Covid-19 jab stations next week
The Hospital Authority will set up vaccination stations at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Tuen Mun Hospital and Queen Mary Hospital next week.
Over HK$6.5m in prizes handed out in HKGCC’s sixth-round vaccine lucky draw
The sixth round of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce’s “Hong Kong We Can Do It! Lucky Draw” took place today at noon today, with a total of 1,000 prizes worth over HK$6.5 million handed out to the lucky winners.
Valentino Launches 'Vaccinated' Hoodies with Unicef
Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli and Lady Gaga have already been spotted showing off the new merchandise.
‘It’s about fairness’: Germany scraps Covid quarantine compensation for unvaccinated workers
Germany’s Health Minister Jens Spahn has announced that the government will scrap compensation for unvaccinated workers who have to isolate after testing positive for Covid or returning from ‘high risk’ nations.
Walk-in arrangement attracts 930 people
A total of 930 people walked in for Covid-19 vaccinations today (Wed), Secretary for Civil Service Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said.
United Airlines employees sue company over its 'draconian' COVID vaccine mandate
Attorneys argue United Airlines' handling of its new vaccine rule violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964
sparse turnout for walk-ins
Only a small number of people went to get walk-in Covid-19 jabs at community vaccination centers yesterday morning as the new arrangement was extended to all those above 12.
‘Workers have no interest in war with China’: Australian trade unions slam nuclear submarine deal with US & UK
The highly-discussed AUKUS pact between Washington, London and Canberra to arm Australia with a fleet of nuclear submarines is “reckless” and will only expose the country to danger on multiple fronts, Aussie trade unions said.
One imported case from the Philippines today
Hong Kong reports one imported Covid-19 case from the Philippines today.
COVID-19 vaccine skeptic Bolsonaro gets a pass at U.N. but not New York restaurants
Unvaccinated heads of state attending the United Nation General Assembly this week may have to settle for a piece of pizza on a sidewalk instead of fine dining at New York's restaurants.
WHO suspends Sputnik V approval process over 'manufacturing' concerns
A regional WHO official said one manufacturing plant for the vaccine had failed to meet the necessary standards.
China Will Never Seek Hegemony: Xi Jinping After Biden's "New Cold War" Reference
Xi Jinping's comments came hours after US President Joe Biden said he did not have any intention of starting a "new Cold War" with China.
Johnson & Johnson Announces Positive Covid Booster Data
A second shot given 56 days after the first provided 75 percent protection against symptomatic Covid in a global clinical trial, with that level rising to 94 percent in the United States.
More Americans Lost To Covid-19 Than 1918 Flu Pandemic
More Americans have now died from Covid-19 than the number who died due to the 1918 flu pandemic.
Trudeau can’t escape blackface scandal as new photo lands on eve of Canada election
Another disturbing photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface surfaced Sunday on the eve of a national election that will determine whether he remains in power. The photo showed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a...
‘F**k the jab!’: CHAOS in Australia as construction workers violently protest vaccine mandate outside union HQ (VIDEO)
A violent protest against mandatory Covid-19 vaccination erupted outside of a Melbourne trade union office on Monday, after it was announced that construction workers would have to be vaccinated to continue doing their jobs.
Students see full-day classes amid walk-in jab expansion
Full-day classes for all grades will be resumed at one unnamed secondary school on Monday, Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said yesterday.
Details Of Millions Who Visited Thailand In Last 10 Years Leaked Online
The Southeast Asian nation is a popular tourist destination, drawing nearly 40 million visitors in 2019 before the pandemic shuttered borders and seized up global travel.
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