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Canada bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan to combat third-wave of COVID-19
World

Canada bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan to combat third-wave of COVID-19

  • On Thursday, the Canadian government announced that it would be temporarily barring passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next 30 days, as part of stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
  • This decision was enacted by the left-leaning government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after prominent right-leaning politicians criticised Ottawa's lack of response in dealing with the third wave of the pandemic.
Published 23 Apr, 2021 09:11am
Hopes for WTO momentum as new boss takes charge
Business & Finance

Hopes for WTO momentum as new boss takes charge

  • The Ottawa Group, which brings together the EU and 12 countries including Brazil, Canada and Switzerland, will meanwhile demand that countries commit not to hinder the flow of medical goods during the pandemic, and remove customs duties on those considered essential.
Published 01 Mar, 2021 10:44am
UK and Canada impose sanctions on Myanmar generals after coup
World

UK and Canada impose sanctions on Myanmar generals after coup

  • Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Myanmar’s ruling generals on Thursday for toppling the civilian-led government while Japan said it had agreed with the United States, India and Australia that democracy must be restored there quickly.
Published 19 Feb, 2021 12:06am
Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus
World

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

  • Japan's real wages fell for the 10th straight month in December. Data also showed the country's currency in circulation and bank deposits rose at a record pace in January, a sign companies and households continued to hoard cash due to uncertainty over the pandemic.
Published 09 Feb, 2021 11:38am
Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey
World

Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey

  • Much like the spread of a contagious disease, positive social movements -- whether to ban slavery, or install democracy -- "can be irreversible and difficult to stop" once they cross a certain threshold, they note.
Published 27 Jan, 2021 10:32am