Published: Oct 03, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted Saturday to extend transportation funding programs for a month, a step that grants a reprieve to 3,700 Department of Transportation employees who were furloughed when the money expired on Thursday. The House approved the measure late Friday.
Published: Aug 26, 2021
More than 60,000 factories are hit by a spike in costs due to the government’s Covid-19 prevention measures that have been enforced in provinces with a high infection rate, Wisit Limleucha, vice president of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), said on Wednesday.
Published: Aug 10, 2021
For the seventh day, hundreds of firefighters along with residents, volunteers, and international aid crews were trying to contain the biggest blaze that is still raging in the northern part of Greeces Evia island.
Published: Aug 01, 2021
The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, on Sunday extended lockdown measures for another 14 days in a bid to tackle the fast-spreading Delta variant.
Published: Jul 21, 2021
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has given his backing to the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics, which begin on Friday despite a global surge of Covid-19 Delta cases and continuing opposition to the Games.
Published: Jul 20, 2021
LONDON - At the stroke of midnight on Monday, for the first time in 17 months, the staff of the Piano Works nightclub pushed back the tables, cranked up the volume and threw open the dance floor to mark "Freedom Day," a go-for-it gambit by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to end almost all legal requirements to maintain coronavirus social distancing measures in England.