December 2021

More than 200 dead after typhoon slams Philippines

December 20, 2021 in Regional

The death toll following the strongest typhoon to batter the Philippines this year has risen to more than 200, with 52 other people still missing and several central towns and provinces grappling with downed communications and power outages and pleading for food and water, officials...

Antigua: MPs approve lifting of SoE

December 17, 2021 in Regional

The Lower House of Antigua and Barbuda’s Parliament voted unanimously yesterday to approve a resolution to end the State of Emergency (SoE) and its accompanying curfew. Prime Minister Gaston Browne tabled the resolution to lift the curfew at 11:59 pm on December 23, which is four...