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Ending Covid lockdowns, New York Cuomo says city to reopen July 1

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York's mayor has announced that the city will "fully reopen" on July 1, after ...

Kenya Airways signs interline agreement with Airlink

Kenya Airways announced on Friday that it has signed an interline agreement that will extend the airlines reach in the ...

Nepal refutes claims of COVID outbreak at Everest

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 7 (ANI): The Nepal government has refuted reports of the COVID-19 outbreak at Mount Everest and other ...

Cuba's push for coronavirus vaccine sovereignty

This is a transcript of episode 14 of The Conversation Weekly podcast 'Cuba's race for a coronavirus vaccine + making ...

DILG-10: Observe health protocols amid tourism reopening

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 7 (PIA)--The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 reminds the public to strictly ...

Australia borders could be shut until late 2022 - minister

Australia's trade and tourism minister Dan Tehan is erring on the side of caution as a surge in global Covid-19 ...

Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi over COVID-19 crisis

By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written a second letter to Prime ...

Cagayan Valley RTF-ELCAC brings gov't services closer to Calayanos

CALAYAN, Cagayan, May 6 (PIA) - - Members of the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) ...

Clippers finish off season sweep vs. rival Lakers

The Los Angeles Clippers are the kings of Los Angeles, at least for the regular season. The Clippers completed a ...

Uttarakhand govt to develop Badrinath as spiritual township

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], May 7 (ANI): An agreement for projects worth Rs 100 crore was signed on Friday between Shri ...

Stars on playoff life support ahead of tilt with Lightning

Being winless in five games has put the Dallas Stars on the precipice of missing the playoffs. That wasn't expected ...

Mngqithi: 'There were many naysayers about Motupa coming to Sundowns'

Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi has praised the performances of Gift Motupa following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.The 26-year-old ...

Cuba's race to make its own coronavirus vaccine - podcast

In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, how Cuba is pushing ahead with developing its own coronavirus vaccines - ...

China Focus: China sees robust tourism during May Day holiday

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 6 (Xinhua) -- China witnessed robust tourism during the five-day May Day holiday that ...

Amended economic blueprint for Bicol aims to reshape flagging economy

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) -- Bicol Region is seeking to reverse the damage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic on its economy ...

Zimbabwe considers mass elephant killing, first time since 1988

Zimbabwe is considering the mass killing of elephants, known as culling, for the first time since 1988 to reduce the ...

Nepal suspending international flights from May 6

By Binod Prasad AdhikariKathmandu [Nepal], May 6 (ANI): Nepal is set to suspend international flights from midnight on May 6 ...

Tomas Hertl's two-goal night rallies Sharks past Avalanche

Tomas Hertl scored twice in his 500th NHL career game as the San Jose Sharks came from behind to defeat ...

Oliver Bjorkstrand (3 points) leads Jackets past Predators

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored two goals and added an assist Wednesday as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the visiting Nashville Predators ...

Cagayan provincial museum to hold month-long webinar series

TUGUEGARAO CITY, May 5 (PIA) -- The Cagayan Museum and Historical Research Center will host a free month-long webinar series ...

Pasha 106: COVID-19 is increasing inequality in South Africa

Unemployment, poverty and hunger were issues South Africa knew all too well even before the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has ...

Cebuano News: Turismo sa Camiguin buksan na alang sa mga residente

CAMIGUIN, Mayo 5 (PIA)--Opisyal nga gi-anunsiyo ni Gob. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo sa iyang Facebook live ang pagbukas sa mga ecotourism ...

DOT-8 chief calls for responsible tourism restart

NAVAL, Biliran, May 5 (PIA) -- "With the growing needs to reopen tourism businesses and bring back jobs and livelihood, ...

TESDA grants Bislig agri-fishery complex as certified farm school

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 5 (PIA) -- The City Organic Agri-Fishery Tourism Complex (COAFTC) of the city government ...

Maripipi Mayor to offer more tourist attractions in Sambawan

NAVAL, Biliran, May 5 (PIA) -- Unfazed with the uncertainties brought by the Covid-19 pandemic to the tourism industry, Maripipi ...

DOT bares recovery plan for Region 2 tourism

TUGUEGARAO CITY, MAY 4 (PIA) -- Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat revealed in a virtual localized press conference ...

Lens dream of Europe and spoiling Lille's chase for Ligue 1 glory

As the crow flies across the flatlands of northern France, 28 kilometres separate Lens from Lille. With three games remaining ...

The economic benefit of saving our environment

Aside from the moral obligation to protect our endangered flora and fauna, the Government would do well to consider the ...

Croatia eyes COVID-19 passports in June: minister

ZAGREB, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Croatia could introduce digital green certificates, or COVID-19 passports, from early June, Interior Minister Davor ...

Feature: Women trio advocate for girls' education in Zambia

LUSAKA, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Siavonga is a well-known tourist town in Zambia with some of the most beautiful shores ...

Across China: Tibetan farmers share benefits from booming tourism

by Xinhua writers Liu Xinyong, Dronla and Lyu Qiuping LHASA, May 7 (Xinhua) -- With distinctive plateau landscapes and constantly ...

Kenya launches wildlife census to boost conservation of iconic species

NAIROBI, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Friday launched a three-month national wildlife census whose results will inform retooling of ...

1st LD-Writethru: China's service trade deficit continues to narrow in Q1

BEIJING, May 7 (Xinhua) -- China recorded a service trade deficit of 66.69 billion yuan (about 10.3 billion U.S. dollars) ...

Clippers finish off sweep of season series vs. rival Lakers

The Los Angeles Clippers are the kings of Los Angeles, at least for the regular season. The Clippers completed a ...

Heat face Wolves with play-in fate looming

As they prepare to host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, the reigning Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat are downplaying ...

Holiday fuels China's performing arts industry

BEIJING, May 6 (Xinhua) -- China's live performance industry has generated a total of 860 million yuan (about 132.5 million ...

Not aware of mountaineers infected with COVID-19, say Nepali officials

KATHMANDU, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Nepali tourism officials rejected on Thursday claims about foreign climbers being infected with coronavirus in ...

China's online sales boom during May Day holiday

BEIJING, May 6 (Xinhua) -- China's online consumer market maintained robust growth during the five-day May Day holiday that ended ...

Taiwan reports another local cluster infection COVID-19 case

TAIPEI, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Another employee at the Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport hotel tested positive for COVID-19 on ...

Xinhua Commentary: China consistently delivers on broader opening-up

HAIKOU, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Despite the rise of unilateralism and protectionism, China has always delivered on its commitments to ...

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Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Low airfares, hotel rooms bringing gamblers back to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada: The Covid-weary public are beginning to return to the casinos of Las Vegas.Very low airfares and inexpensive ...

New wood floor for 2,000-year-old Roman Colosseum

ROME, Italy: In an important step to renovate the Roman Colosseum, a new floor, is to be installed. The Colosseum ...

Ending Covid lockdowns, New York Cuomo says city to reopen July 1

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York's mayor has announced that the city will "fully reopen" on July 1, after ...

Coronavirus masks will be required on all transport till September

WASHINGTON D.C.: The American public will need to continue wearing masks when they travel by air, rail and bus.The regulation, ...

Europe to open borders in hopes of renewed summer tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU is preparing to reopen its borders to tourism following their sealing their borders as part of ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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