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Minneapolis, looking like the aftermath of a war
U.S. streets at home states to look like the streets that U.S. attacks around the world. What goes around comes around?
23 tons of cocaine seized from Paraguay and Panama destined for the Netherlands
The port authorities of Hamburg and Antwerp intercepted more than 23,000 kilos of cocaine from Paraguay and Panama and destined for the Netherlands, a record figure that reaches...
The bill that regulates the gradual return of workers was approved
The Bill 542 that normalizes worker relations and other provisions, was approved on third reading by the plenary of the National Assembly.
Phase 2 vaccination against COVID-19 will begin on March 4
The President of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, announced that next Thursday, March 4, phase 2 of vaccination against COVID-19 will begin in the country.
IATA Travel Pass testing is expected to begin in March on select flights
The Civil Aviation Authority reiterated this Wednesday that the International Air Transport Association, together with the Government of the Republic of Panama and the Copa Airl...
Fauci: Anti-vaccine sentiment in UK and US ‘quite concerning’
Anti-vaccine sentiment in the UK and the US is a “self-amplifying problem that just keeps getting bigger and bigger”, according to US presidential medical adviser Anthony Fauci.
Cinemas, casinos and sports venues will reopen from March 6
As of March 6, the cinemas, casinos and sports venues for recreational use will reopen, announced the Ministry of Health.
Here’s what you’ll be wearing this autumn
Balaclavas! Club kids! Camping chic! The all-virtual fashion event delivered real-life style for our brave new world. Chloe Street has the download on what we’ll be buying next ...
Panama reports 718 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths in 24 hours
With a total of 718 new cases of covid-19, Panama raised its number of infections to 337,805, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health.
China announces MASSIVE oil & gas discovery in Bohai Sea
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) revealed this week that its newly discovered oil and gas field in the Bohai Sea contains proven geological reserves of 100 millio...
Regional Director of Health of Veraguas relieved from office due to irregularities in vaccination
The Minister of Health of Panama, Luis Francisco Sucre announced at the conference on Tuesday, February 23, that he was relieving the Regional Director of Health of Veraguas, Ov...
Square doubles down on crypto, buying $170mn more in bitcoin
Jack Dorsey’s financial services company Square extended its crypto holdings by $170 million as part of an ongoing commitment to the cryptocurrency, the firm announced.
COVID-19 Rt in Panama reduced to 0.82; stays below 1 for 6 consecutive weeks
The effective reproduction number of COVID-19 or Rt in Panama has shown in week number 7 of the epidemiological report a slight decrease to 0.82; since last week it was at 0.83.
Bitcoin’s HUGE daily drop sends cryptocurrency market crashing
The world’s highest-valued digital currency, bitcoin, has seen its biggest drop ever, plummeting below $46,000 per coin from the weekend record of over $58,000 in a span of just...
Relatives of deputy Marcos Castillero received vaccination in Phase 1A
The Foco Panama account released immunization documents that relatives of the Deputy and President of the National Assembly, Marcos Castillero, received vaccination against COVI...
EU mulls vaccination passports to resurrect tourism after COVID-19
European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to work on certificates of vaccination for EU citizens who have had an anti-COVID shot, with southern EU countries that depend heav...
Line 3 tunnel design will cost $13 million
The Panama Metro launched a tender to contract the basic design and details of the tunnel that will allow line 3 to cross under the channel of the Panama Canal.
New normal? 'Green Pass' opens music concert to vaccinated Israelis
It was an event that could set a precedent in a world longing for a return to normal - a music concert attended by scores of Israelis vaccinated against COVID-19.
28 fatalities from traffic accidents so far in 2021
A total of 28 people have lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents so far in 2021.
Facebook and Google 'too powerful' says watchdog boss
Tech giants Google and Facebook have too great a share of the UK online advertising market, the boss of the UK's competition watchdog has said.
US central bank payment system down for 'hours'
The system the US central bank uses to process more than $3tn (£2.1tn) each day crashed on Wednesday.
NHS faces legal action over data firm contract
The NHS is being taken to court over its contract with controversial US data firm Palantir.
Apple buys a company every three to four weeks
*******Can u check this article already added please*******Apple has acquired about 100 companies over the last six years, the company’s chief executive Tim Cook has revealed.
Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot Covid Vaccine Effective, Safe: US Drug Regulator
J&J's vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 against multiple variants in a global trial involving nearly 44,000 people, the company said last month.
Facebook To Invest $1 Billion In News Industry After Australia Row
The brief blackout shocked the global news industry, which has already seen its business model upended by the tech giants.
Chinese Court Orders Man To Pay Ex-Wife $7,700 For 5 Years Of Housework
The woman, who did not work outside the home during the marriage, sought compensation for housework she had done after her husband filed for divorce at a district court in Beiji...
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