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Pandemic

‘For hotels, hygiene now a vital aspect’

Hit hard by the pandemic, the hotel industry seems to be on the road to recovery. With Covid cases declining and people finding the confidence to take a vacation, hotels across the country are seeing a turnaround. In an interview with ET Digital, Pranjal Prashar, Co-founder, RepUp, talks about the…
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October 22, 2021
Pandemic

Pandemic Economic Recovery Could Worsen Climate Change Health Impacts

Pandemic recovery plans that invest in or subsidize fossil fuels will increase the spread of infectious diseases globally by contributing to climate change, according to a new report from The Lancet, a leading medical journal. Increased infections of dengue fever, cholera and malaria are just some of the ways, along with…
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October 21, 2021
Pandemic

Covid-19: Doctors call for Plan B, and WHO’s pandemic warning

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning. We'll have another update for you this evening. 1. Doctors call for England's Covid Plan B to start There are no plans to introduce tougher measures, or Plan B, in England despite daily coronavirus cases…
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October 21, 2021
Pandemic

Brazil’s Bolsonaro accused of crimes against humanity over COVID

A Brazilian Senate report has recommended pursuing crimes against humanity and other charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 66-year-old leader quickly rejected the accusations on Wednesday, insisting that he was “guilty of nothing”. More than 600,000 people in Brazil have died from COVID-19,…
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October 21, 2021
Pandemic

Malaysia, US, EU ties strengthening despite Covid-19 challenges

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ties with strategic partners such as the United States (US) and European Union (EU) have continued to strengthen despite the challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Dewan Negara was told today. Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar (pix) said bilateral trade between Malaysia and the US…
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October 20, 2021
Pandemic

Red light, green cash: Squid Game helps revive Indonesian cafe

Waiters wearing "Squid Game" costumes carry trays with dalgona honeycomb toffee at Strawberry Cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana JAKARTA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - An Indonesian cafe is jumping on the global Squid Game bandwagon, hoping to fuel its pandemic recovery by recreating some of the…
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October 18, 2021
Pandemic

Fumio Kishida maps out a ‘new capitalism’ for corporate Japan

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October 17, 2021