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Asia lags behind: three new coronavirus infections every second
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Asia lags behind: three new coronavirus infections every second

The Correspondent's GazeSeveral countries, pioneers in adopting restrictions during the first wave and that had almost returned to normal, are now facing new outbreaksMeasures against Covid in a Bangkok store.AP LUCAS DE LA CAL Correspondent Pekn Updated Monday, May 31, 2021 - 22:28Live Coronavirus, last minute Pandemic Brothels in t houses: this is how Taiwan's anti-Covid defenses were broken In India, from April 1 to May 25, there were 557 children who lost both parents to the coronavirus. When Smirti Irani, Minister of Child Welfare, released this data a couple of days ago on Twitter, adding that it was a rough estimate taken from the papers of new orphans that she had on the table. The real figure, according to her, would be much higher. Only in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous...
Ukraine’s ambassador to Thailand found dead
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Ukraine’s ambassador to Thailand found dead

Bangkok, Thailand. The Ukrainian Ambassador to Thailand was found dead this Sunday on the island of Koh Lipe (South of the country), where he was on vacation with his son, said the police, who at the moment do not know the cause of death.Career diplomat, Andrii Beshta, 45, He was appointed Ukraine's Ambassador to Thailand in 2016.The National Police said this Sunday that he was found dead around 05:30 (22:30 GMT on Saturday) in his room in a hotel in Koh Lipe, an island near the coast and very popular with tourists for its crystal clear waters.The members of the medical team that arrived first wore full protective overalls as a precaution while examining the body, while the authorities questioned the ambassador's son, Ostap, who shared a room with him.He pointed out that his father went t...
Openness to tourism: which countries can enter and which cannot?
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Openness to tourism: which countries can enter and which cannot?

Only tourists vaccinated with one of those recognized by the WHO or the EMA can come.The President of the Government, Pedro Snchez, shows his digital green certificate in FiturChema MoyaEFEUpdated Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 01:09The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, announced yesterday the opening of Spain to international tourism without restrictions and as of Monday for the British and other countries that are not from the EU and are considered safe and as of June 7 for those vaccinated from any country, although the vaccines must have been approved by the WHO or the EMA. This excludes part of Latin America and Russia, for example, where Sputnik is applied, not recognized. Starting next Monday, Spain Become Premium from € 1 the first month ...
Sánchez opens the doors of Spain to the British from Monday and to all those vaccinated since June 7
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Sánchez opens the doors of Spain to the British from Monday and to all those vaccinated since June 7

The digital certificate will be operational as of July 1The President of the Government, Pedro Snchez, during the presentation of the digital green certificate in FiturChema MoyaEFEThe President of the Government, Pedro Snchez, announced this Friday the opening of Spain to British tourism and other third countries (outside the EU) considered safe as of Monday, "without entry requirements or controls", And he has also said that as of June 7, tourists from third countries considered unsafe but who are vaccinated will also be able to do so. "Starting next Monday, Spain will be delighted to welcome British tourists. They are welcome, without restrictions or sanitary requirements"said Snchez, who hopes that at the end of the year, Spain had recovered between 60% and 70% of foreign visits.The pr...
Shelf life after shelf life: the reincarnation of plastic
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Shelf life after shelf life: the reincarnation of plastic

Ya nada it is plastic is from plastic. The word changed its status from adjective to noun and took on the meaning of most of the industrial matter that surrounds us. When in 1869 John Wesley Hyatt discovered the first synthetic polymer was, ironically, an environmental revolution. Hyatt had accepted the challenge of finding a substitute for ivory, which came from the horns of wild elephants whose indiscriminate hunting could not cope with the growing popularity of billiards. At that time its discovery was celebrated as a milestone that freed humans from the supply limitations imposed by nature and that, in turn, saved turtles and pachyderms. But today it represents the opposite. And this is why more and more companies and scientists make circular economy, R&D and upcycling its mo...
WHO calls for delaying the vaccination of children and adolescents to donate vaccines to countries that need them
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WHO calls for delaying the vaccination of children and adolescents to donate vaccines to countries that need them

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has asked the countries that are analyzing the possibility of starting to vaccinate against Covid-19 children and adolescents who reconsider this intention and, therefore, donate your vaccines to the Covax mechanism so that the regions that need them most can access them. "A handful of rich countries, which bought most of the vaccine supply, are now vaccinating lower-risk groups. I understand that some want to vaccinate their children and adolescents, but right now I urge you to reconsider. and instead donate vaccines to Covax, since in low- and lower-middle-income countries, the supply of vac...
Rama X, King of Thailand, admitted to the ICU for respiratory problems
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Rama X, King of Thailand, admitted to the ICU for respiratory problems

Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindhorndevarangkul, King of Thailand (better known dynastically as Rama X) has been rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of Siriraj Hospital, in the center of the capital, Bangkok, as reported by various international media. All of them echo the information provided by the journalist specialized in the Asian country Andrew MacGregor Marshall, who assures that the 68-year-old monarch, known for his excesses And due to the huge protests that his mandate has raised in his country, he entered a few days ago due to respiratory problems, although it is not yet known if these have something to do with the global coronavirus pandemic."King Vajiralongkorn was rushed to ...
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, ...
The geopolitics of renewables: the lords of lithium replace the lords of oil
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The geopolitics of renewables: the lords of lithium replace the lords of oil

A world in which oil, natural gas and coal will be less relevant does not mean going to a calmer world.Wind turbines installed behind an old crane used to extract oil in Texas (USA)"We are going to give coups against whoever we want! Go get used to the idea." the 'tweet' that hung up Elon Musk, as of yesterday the second richest man in the world, with a heritage of $ 187 billion (155,000 million euros), on July 25. Musk responds like this to the accusation of an anonymous tweeter under the nickname @historyofarmani that the expulsion of the power of Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, is due to the interest of United States companies to gain control of the lithium reserves of that country.Lithium is the equivalent of petroleum in the renewable energy world, and Musk, founder and owner...
Thailand’s prime minister fined $ 190 for not wearing a mask at a meeting
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Thailand’s prime minister fined $ 190 for not wearing a mask at a meeting

Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-ocha, will have to face a fine of 6,000 bat (190 dollars or 158 euros) for not wearing a mask during a work meeting held this Monday.SIGHT: Thailand sets new record of nearly 1,000 daily coronavirus casesThe governor of Bangkok, Aswin Kwanmuang, reported in a message on social networks that the prime minister violated the rule that came into force today and makes the use of a face mask mandatory at all times outside the habitual residence.Thailand: Bangkok closes 200 bars due to coronavirus outbreakCoronavirus: Bill Gates' forecast on when and how it will return to normalNorth Miami Beach Mayor Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccines to International TouristsDuring an official meeting on Monday morning at the Government House, Prayut addressed the rest of the ...