ChinaSociety

WHO virus experts poised to start Wuhan fieldwork

Experts from the World Health Organization met Chinese officials Friday ahead of their first site visits in Wuhan for a coronavirus origins probe which will take in a food market presumed to be “ground zero” of the pandemic. The fieldwork was set to begin in…
BrazilSociety

Brazil awaiting 2 million vaccine doses from India

The Brazilian government said Thursday that a shipment of two million doses of the British AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine was finally set to arrive in the country from India. The delivery Friday would be a much-needed boost to Brazil’s vaccination…
PoliticsSociety

EU member states agree to boost antigen testing

The Member States of the European Union unanimously agreed on Thursday to a recommendation establishing a common framework for the use of rapid antigen tests for Covid-19 and mutual recognition of results throughout the Union. According to a note released earlier this…
PoliticsPortugal

Portugal: Costa announces UK flight ban

The Portuguese prime minister has announced that, as of Saturday, there will be a total interruption of flights between Portugal and the United Kingdom, except for humanitarian flights or to repatriate Portuguese and British citizens. António Costa announced this measure…
PoliticsPortugal

Education ministers meet remotely on Friday

On Friday, the ministers of education, Tiago Brandão Rodrigues, and higher education, Manuel Heitor, are to chair the informal Council of Education Ministers of the European Union on the role of education and training in the European social model. The meeting, which was…
MacaoSociety

Most local talents overseas want to return

The majority of local qualified staff who live and work outside Macau want to return to the city, according to a survey of more than 300 people released today (Wednesday) by the Talents Development Committee. The survey, which was sent to more than 800 qualified…