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From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your August 4 briefing

Bula vinaka everyone The revelation that people suffering from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have very high chances of dying from COVID-19 is serious. This is because NCDs reduce the body’s ability to fight infection, says Dr...

local news

local news

Sayed-Khaiyum: FNPF contributions increase to 6 per cent

The FNPF mandated contributions by the employers and employees will go up from five per cent each to six per cent effective from January 1, 2022. Economy Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum told Parliament last week that this will be in effect until...

E-Edition

sport

sport

Olympics-IOC awaiting report from Belarusian Olympic committee

TOKYO (Reuters) – The IOC said on Tuesday it was waiting for a report later in the day from the Belarusian National Olympic Committee on the case of sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, after launching an investigation...

world

world

We need to get the travel industry moving again, UK PM Johnson says

LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that he wanted to get the travel industry moving again with a simple user-friendly system to allow for trips abroad without importing new variants of...