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…
AngolaCape Verde

Pandemic increases Africa's debt to 70% of GDP

Covid-19 is expected to increase Africa’s debt to about 70% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), concludes a report presented Tuesday that considers the pandemic to be “an unprecedented threat” to financing the continent. “Covid-19 poses an…
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…
PoliticsWorld

Trump halts deportation of Venezuelans for 18 months

On his last night in the White House, outgoing President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday suspending the deportation of Venezuelans from US territory for a period of 18 months, citing the ongoing crisis in their own country “I have determined that it…
EconomyWorld

Britain to host first G7 summit of Biden era in June

Britain will host a G7 summit in June, the government said Friday, announcing what will be the first face-to-face meeting of the group since the start of Joe Biden’s US presidency Outgoing US President Donald Trump was forced to cancel last year’s meeting…
World

India set for huge vaccine drive as global virus deaths top 2 million

India was set to begin one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination drives Saturday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global Covid-19 deaths surged past two million. The World Health Organization has called for accelerating vaccine rollouts…