Tag: pandemic

Divert weapons funding to research to prevent next pandemic, Pope says

Pope Francis presided at an outdoor prayer service with about 130 people, including many directly affected by the pandemic.

China reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since pandemic...

China recorded no new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 22, the first time it had seen no daily rise in the number of cases since the pandemic began in the central city of Wuhan late last year.

As hunger spreads under lockdown, Guatemalans and Salvadorans raise white flag

Strict coronavirus lockdowns in Guatemala and El Salvador have so battered local economies that hundreds of families are flying white flags outside their homes or waving them in the street: not in surrender, but to seek food and assistance.

“It’s time for people to return to work responsibly” – Chamber...

The Malta Chamber discusses the reopening of businesses

31 months since Caruana Galizia’s murder; Protest goes virtual due to...

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the monthly vigil will not take place in Valletta on Saturday. Instead, the public and activists have found a way how to commemorate the memory of the journalist and at the same time continue demanding justice.

Pandemic hampers Philippines mass evacuation as typhoon hits

The coronavirus pandemic is complicating Philippine efforts to move hundreds of thousands of people into evacuation centres where social distancing is hard to enforce as a strong typhoon pummeled through its eastern provinces.

“Educators are doing amazing deeds” – #EverydayHeroes

Now Newsbook.com.mt is giving you the opportunity to show them gratitude while at the same time encourage others to do the same. #EverydayHeroes

Malta ranks first in trust in healthcare system

Malta ranked first with the most trusted healthcare system among European Member States in a survey conducted by Eurofound.

Bishop Grech exhorts the faithful to seize the opportunities presented by...

We are the living Church and it would be suicidal if, after the pandemic, we simply continue in the old, tired ways.

Pope appeals for prudence lest pandemic returns

Pope Francis concluded, praying: “May the Lord help us to be righteous, in our judgments, not to begin to follow this mass condemnation that provokes gossip.”