UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid tightened travel restrictions

LONDON — Britain’s aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections in the country, industry leaders said Saturday. Karen Dee, the chief executive of the Airport…

UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid tightened travel restrictions

LONDON — Britain’s aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections in the country, industry leaders said Saturday. Karen Dee, the chief executive of the Airport…

Uganda’s incumbent president wins elections: electoral commission

KAMPALA — Uganda’s incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has won the country’s presidential elections, the Electoral Commission announced here on Saturday. Justice Simon Byabakama, chairperson of the Commission said Museveni won the Jan 14 vote with 58.64 percent of the tallied…

Uganda’s incumbent president wins elections: electoral commission

KAMPALA — Uganda’s incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has won the country’s presidential elections, the Electoral Commission announced here on Saturday. Justice Simon Byabakama, chairperson of the Commission said Museveni won the Jan 14 vote with 58.64 percent of the tallied…

Global PC shipments up 4.8% in 2020

BEIJING – PC shipments worldwide posted robust performance in 2020, as social distancing orders for containing the spread of COVID-19 led to rising consumer demand, according to global research and advisory firm Gartner. Total shipments of PCs across the world…

Norwegian authorities say deaths among elderly likely related to vaccine

COPENHAGEN – An adverse reaction to the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine may be responsible for as many as 23 reported deaths among frail and elderly patients in nursing homes in Norway, said a press release from the Norwegian…

Norwegian authorities say deaths among elderly likely related to vaccine

COPENHAGEN – An adverse reaction to the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine may be responsible for as many as 23 reported deaths among frail and elderly patients in nursing homes in Norway, said a press release from the Norwegian…

Swiss court says Sun’s case sent back due to arbitrator’s possible bias

BEIJING – The Swiss supreme court has explained the reason it referred back Sun Yang’s case, saying tweets by the president of the panel of arbitrators at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) – the Italian Franco Frattini –…

China quickly recovers from COVID-19, expands role in global trade: media

WASHINGTON — China is the only major economy expected to report growth for 2020, and has also expanded its role in global trade and shored up its position as the world’s factory floor, The Wall Street Journal has reported. China…

FDI in Shanghai hits record high in 2020 despite COVID-19

SHANGHAI — Foreign direct investment in Shanghai hit a record high in 2020 despite the COVID-19 epidemic, according to data from the municipal government. The actual use of FDI in Shanghai topped $20.2 billion last year, up 6.2 percent year-on-year.…