Published: Sep 09, 2021
A major new facility to pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere started operating in Iceland on Wednesday, a boost to an emerging technology that experts say could eventually play an important role in reducing the greenhouse gases that are warming the planet.
Published: Jul 08, 2021
Several large-scale trials of a four-day workweek in Iceland were an "overwhelming success," with many workers shifting to shorter hours without affecting their productivity, and in some cases improving it, in what researchers called "groundbreaking evidence for the efficacy of working time reduction."
Published: Nov 23, 2020
Taiwan and Iceland have won praise for their effective responses to the coronavirus pandemic. They are among a group of countries that adopted a cooperative strategy early on in the pandemic, bringing together multiple organizations to tackle the challenges in containing COVID-19.
Published: May 16, 2020
Iceland announced this week that it plans to reopen its borders to tourists by June 15. The country will welcome travelers from all over the world, including the United States, but will subject visitors to either testing or quarantine.
Published: Jul 17, 2019
MANILA, Philippines – Cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which filed a UN resolution to look into human rights situation in the Philippines, may adversely affect the estimated 2,000 overseas Filipino workers in the European nation, President Duterte admitted on Wednesday.
Published: Mar 28, 2018
At a secret location in the midst of one of Iceland's breathtaking lava fields stands a warehouse whose non-descript siding belies the fact it is ground zero in a digital gold rush for cryptocurrencies that is burning through more electricity than Icelanders' homes.