Garuda plans major restructuring that could halve its operational fleet

PT Garuda Indonesia must completely restructure its business, potentially reducing the number of aircraft it operates to less than half of its main fleet as it seeks to survive the crisis brought on by the pandemic, its president told staff this week. “We have to go through a complete restructuring, …

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G-20, pharmaceutical companies promise more vaccines for poorest countries, Europe News & Top Stories

ROME • Coronavirus vaccine producers pledged billions of doses for poorest countries at Group of 20 (G-20) health summit, where leaders pledged to expand access injections to end the pandemic. The bosses of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have announced that they will provide around 3.5 billion doses of …

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Malaysia tightens brakes to remove peak in Covid-19, Southeast Asia

Malaysia yesterday ordered malls, restaurants and stores to operate for shorter periods from Tuesday as the government took several steps to suppress a spike in Covid-19 cases and deaths. The government also wants 80% of civil servants, or 750,000 people, to start working from home. The private sector has been …

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Ling Huawei: Huarong is far from defaulting on offshore bonds

Last week, a foreign media report on China Huarong Asset Management Co. Ltd. caused further declines in its links. This likely revealed the superficial understanding of some foreign investors of a situation in China that financial reform is complex, and that such reform and appropriate liquidity Huarong offshore debts can …

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The coasts of Chabahar and Konarak planned for the development of tourism

TEHRAN – Local authorities, in close collaboration with the private sector, have prepared a plan to strengthen tourist infrastructure on the coasts of Chabahar and Konarak in the province of Sistan-Balochistan. “Private investors will be supported in their tourism-related projects by the province’s department of culture, tourism and crafts, including …

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American merchant seamen are unsung heroes, then and now

Over the past 15 months, as the world grapples with COVID-19, the United States has been forced to question the fundamental assumptions that underpin our economic and military strength. This is most clearly seen in our maritime presence. On Maritime Day, after a year marked by sacrifice and perseverance, efforts …

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Future of CIEG Clinton Campus Uncertain | Local News

Editor’s Note: This is an update to the Clinton Herald story posted on page A1 of the Friday online edition. CLINTON – Just two years ago, the old Ashford University campus was teeming with student activity as the new home of Pangea International Academy, where international students resided and attended …

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Germany imposes travel restrictions on UK due to India variant

Germany will impose new restrictions on travelers from the UK from Sunday due to the rapid spread in Britain of the strain of coronavirus first identified in India. Travelers from the UK will need to spend two weeks in quarantine upon arrival in Germany, even if they test negative for …

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China’s central region takes on strong vitality

TAIYUAN, May 22 (Xinhua) – Central China’s provinces are on track for strong economic recovery through industrial transformation and greater openness while adopting effective COVID prevention and control measures. 19. Central China, including the six provinces of Shanxi, Henan, Anhui, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi, is one of the country’s fastest …

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Road network update for Cathay Pacific

Nepal extends ban on international flights 13.05.2021 – 17:32 UTC Nepal extended its ban on most international flights until midnight on May 31, 2021, to prevent the spread of new variants of COVID-19 in the country, according to an urgent notice issued by the Civil Aviation Authority from Nepal (CAAN). …

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