Tag Archives: Crisis

Nepal’s new PM wins confidence vote amid coronavirus crisis

The 75-year-old, who has held the office four times before, won 165 votes – exceeding the 136 required – with 83 votes against him, parliament speaker Agni Sapkota said. He faces the immediate task of procuring vaccines and controlling the spread of COVID-19, which the government says has infected 667,109 people and killed 9,550. Public… Read More »

Crisis escalates with 70 venue warnings

Popular venues in Sydney’s inner city and inner west have been added to the list of sites on NSW Health’s warning list as authorities track COVID-19’s spread from the northern beaches cluster. The Strawberry Hills Hotel and restaurants Nomad and Cuckoo Callay in Surry Hills, Erskineville’s The Rose of Australia and the Sydney Trapeze School… Read More »

ECB’s Lagarde says we’ve probably passed the worst of the coronavirus crisis

Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, believes the world may be past the worst of the coronavirus crisis but said a return to the status quo is unlikely. Speaking during the online Northern Light Summit on Friday, she said: “We probably have passed the lowest point and I say that with some… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »