Airlines, transport terminals, hospitals back ‘no vax, no ride’ policy

Transport and hospital groups have expressed their strong support for the government’s “no vaccination, no ride” policy for all modes of public transportation in Metro Manila amid a surge in omicron cases in the country. These include Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines, Light Rail Manila Corp., Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), PAL Express, Liga ng mga […]

Mauritius battles Covid explosion ahead of tourism reopening

Hospitals are overwhelmed in Mauritius, ventilators are hard to find, and there’s no longer enough space at the main cemetery for Covid victims. Less than three weeks before it flings its doors wide open to international travellers at the start of the peak tourist season, the paradise island nation is struggling with an alarming explosion […]

Injuries pile up with e-scooter craze: survey

More than 1,500 people have been treated for injuries from using battery-powered electric scooters in the United States since the craze began in late 2017, a Consumer Reports survey showed.