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Could Boris Johnson Surprise Everyone With A Gradual, Careful ‘Unlockdown’? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 16/01/2021 00:06:50

You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.It’s one of the many contradictions about Boris Johnson that he loves to be seen a...

Former presidential contender Andrew Yang to run for New York Mayor (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/01/2021 08:47:28

Jan 13: Former 2020 U.S. presidential contender Andrew Yang on Wednesday said he will run for mayor of New York City as a Democrat in this year’s elections.Yang built an ardent grassroots following in...

Piers Morgan Defends Christmas Holiday To Antigua, Insisting He Didn't Break Lockdown Rules (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 12/01/2021 10:57:37

Piers Morgan has defended his recent trip to Antigua, insisting he didn’t break any coronavirus restrictions by travelling abroad.The Good Morning Britain presenter has won praise throughout the...

Why the delay? The nations waiting to see how Covid vaccinations unfold (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/01/2021 17:30:28

Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Japan are among those that won’t start vaccinating for months, in part to see how other populations react to the jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavir...

Covid Won’t Go Away Until We Take Control Of Our Borders (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 07/01/2021 15:23:33

Until recently, our borders haven’t been the focus of much attention – from media or from politicians – but they are and will continue to be one of the most important weapons we have...

Britain could be mass-producing its Covid shot. Shame we junked our industrial base | Aditya Chakrabortty (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/01/2021 19:33:52

The dire state of UK manufacturing has left us dependent on other nations. We may soon find out why some call this a ‘national security risk’Everything now hinges on a vaccine: how many more Britons d...

In Australia and Taiwan's fight against Covid, flight crews are proving to be their Achilles heel (source — www.cnn.com) 06/01/2021 05:05:32

Countries around the Asia-Pacific region have closed borders and imposed strict quarantine requirements, essentially sealing themselves off from the world.

Let tourists in now (source — www.thesundaily.my) 04/01/2021 06:11:50

PETALING JAYA: Players in the tour and travel business are keen to welcome visitors to Malaysia again and want the government to reopen borders.The Malaysia Association Tour Agency (Mata) believes tha...

Tsai credits Taiwan for virus wins, notes China's threats (source — www.independent.co.uk) 01/01/2021 06:21:34

Taiwan's president is hailing the island’s progress in containing the coronavirus pandemic and growing the economy while facing military threats from China

Coronavirus live news: Germany reports record daily death toll; UK approves Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine (source — www.theguardian.com) 30/12/2020 13:18:06

Latest updates: Germany records more than 1,000 deaths in a day; Oxford vaccine can be easily transported so rollout could be swift; person who returned to Taiwan tests positive for new variantOxford/...

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