Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicTravel bubble

Topic: travel bubble

Singapore to open for business travellers & house them in dedicated bubble facility

Singapore has decided to start a new travel lane for business and official travellers that will allow them to visit the city-state without quarantine for short-term stays.

Covid passports emerge as key for aviation industry to restart international travel

The vaccine news has prompted a spate of technology-led moves to devise mechanisms to monitor travelers’ Covid credentials and combat false claims from people desperate to fly.

Japan to test measures at crowded stadium, doubts about Israel’s rapid tests & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Venezuela nurses face high Covid risk, New Zealand’s mental health crisis & other global news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Indian tourists are finally out. But there’s a bigger headache than coronavirus — red tape

Checking into a hotel is easier. Getting past the innumerable checkpoints where you are asked the same set of questions again, and again, is not.

Flights to France, US to begin as India establishes air bubble pacts

A similar arrangement with Germany and UK will soon be permitted, civil aviation minister Hardeep Puri said.

India can bring post-Covid travel bubbles to South Asia too. Without Pakistan

With most economies frozen due to coronavirus pandemic, India not only has a chance to reignite animal spirits but also make South Asia genuinely integrated.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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