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The considerate "best place in the world" to pass the pandemic again impose a closure
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The considerate "best place in the world" to pass the pandemic again impose a closure

After being considered the "best place in the world" to pass the coronavirus pandemic before its effectiveness to contain contagions, Singapore returns to almost the same scenario it was in a year ago. Then, the prosperous Asian city-state was immersed in "circuit breakers" due to the closure of the island due to the increase in cases of coronavirus. This Friday the Singaporean government announced a new package of drastic measures, among them the closure of restaurants and the limitation of socialization to a maximum of two people for a month, which are added to the tightening of the closure of its borders. The reason, the appearance of several outbreaks after months without contagion, while the vaccination plan is slower than e...
What are the recommendations for tourism that the United Kingdom imposes on Spain in its new covid traffic light?
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What are the recommendations for tourism that the United Kingdom imposes on Spain in its new covid traffic light?

The British Government has decided to keep the recommendation in force against tourist trips to Spain and any traveler returning from this country will be required to quarantine in accommodation at their discretion, as made known during the presentation of the "traffic light protocol" to combat the spread of imported cases of COVID-19 on British soil. Spain is on the so-called "amber list" which implies that, in principle, anyone returning to the UK from the country must undergo a coronavirus test before returning, and on the return spend ten days in quarantine, but you will not be forced to do it in hotels, but you can do it at home.Likewise, travelers will be given the option of...
Europe calls on member states to reopen the EU border to tourists vaccinated in other countries, such as the US
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Europe calls on member states to reopen the EU border to tourists vaccinated in other countries, such as the US

The European Commission on Monday asked member states to relax the travel restrictions they impose at their external border to allow the transit of vaccinated tourists in countries where some of the vaccines that have already been authorized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are inoculated, as is the case in the United States and the United Kingdom.The Twenty-seven review every two weeks the list of third countries with which transit can be allowed because consider that their epidemiological situation does not pose a serious risk for the control of the pandemic in the European Union and which are currently restricted to only seven destinations: Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, ...
Galicia investigates five suspected cases of the Indian variant in sailors who arrived by ship to Vigo
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Galicia investigates five suspected cases of the Indian variant in sailors who arrived by ship to Vigo

The Servizo Galego de Saúde (Sergas) has begun studies to determine whether the type of Covid-19 with which five sailors who arrived in Vigo last Tuesday on board a Singapore-flagged ship were infected corresponds to the variant of the India.The Sergas has communicated that the Microbiology service of the Álvaro Cunqueiro Hospital is "sequencing the samples" of these five people to "determine the type of virus variant." It is a "long and complex" process, so results will take several days. The professionals of the Health Area of ​​Vigo decided to sequence the samples of these people because "some" of the ship's crew are from India, including the five positives, as well as the cli...
Goodbye cables – this desk table will keep them tidy with magnets
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Goodbye cables – this desk table will keep them tidy with magnets

Secretlab, a Singapore company known for making gaming chairs, has announced its first computer desk: the Magnus Metal Desk. With this table, The company has found a solution to tables full of disorganized cables, since magnetic accessories can be attached to securely position the cables on the desk. These accessories will be patented by the company itself and will be magnetic cable holders that will prevent the charging cable from being cluttered on the desk or falling to the ground. In addition, the very desk that they have presented has a tray to put the cables in the back and, thus, hide them.However, this desk doesn't just use magnets to organize cables. Secretlab is also wo...
Covid-19: Hong Kong and Singapore open travel bubble starting May 26
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Covid-19: Hong Kong and Singapore open travel bubble starting May 26

Hong Kong and Singapore will open a travel 'bubble' from May 26, allowing their inhabitants to move between the two cities without undergoing mandatory quarantine to combat the covid-19. The two governments reached a consensus ", Hong Kong's Secretary for Trade and Economic Development, Edward Yau, announced this Monday in a statement. The two territories had previously announced special travel conditions last November, but the plans did not materialize after Hong Kong registered an increase in infections. Hong Kong travelers will need to be vaccinated two weeks before departure to Singapore, a requirement that does not apply in reverse. Travelers must have spent the previous 14 days in one of the two cities, being required to in...
Remains of the missing submarine located in Indonesia with more than 50 people on board
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Remains of the missing submarine located in Indonesia with more than 50 people on board

The search services working in the area where an Indonesian submarine disappeared this week with more than 50 people on board They have located several objects, according to the Armed Forces, which have attributed the exit of these remains to the loss of pressure in the ship.On Wednesday, the Indonesian Navy reported that there were lost contact with the KRI Nanggala-402, with 53 people on board, about 95 kilometers north of Bali, which started a race against time because it was estimated that the crew only had oxygen until this Saturday morning.The head of the Armed Forces, Hadi Tjahjanto, explained that "the objects have been found near the last sub location"And it is assumed that they come f...
BlackRock, Singapore’s Temasek in mammoth climate investing push
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BlackRock, Singapore’s Temasek in mammoth climate investing push

Two of the world’s most powerful money managers are joining forces to build a business on climate-change investing and raise one of the largest venture-capital funds dedicated to carbon-cutting technologies. BlackRock Inc. and Singapore’s Temasek Holdings Pte. formed a new firm, Decarbonization Partners, to take stakes in startups that have the potential to reduce the world’s reliance on fossil fuels and meet the goal of zero-carbon emissions in three decades. They’re committing a total of $600 million to the effort, including $300 million of seed capital for a $1 billion first fund, and raising the rest from outside investors. Eventually, Decarbonization Partners aims to manage billions across multiple funds, BlackRock Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said in an interview with Bloomberg...