Up to 10,500 lorry drivers and poultry workers are to be offered temporary UK visas in an attempt to avoid supply chain disruptions ahead of Christmas, the government has said in a statement.
Ministers to discuss emergency plan Operation Escalin after BP reveals a third of forecourts have shortages
Scottish ministers have called for urgent action from the UK government on immigration as the system is "not meeting" the needs of Scotland.
The National Bank of Hungary welcomes the decision of Moody's Investor Service to upgrade Hungary's sovereign rating to Baa2 from Baa3, the central bank said after the ratings agency issued its decision late on Friday.
With no local cases for more than a month, third vaccine dose will bring little benefit, experts in Hong Kong agree.
A recent rise in cases after the relaxation of some COVID-19 measures has prompted Singapore to pause further reopening
More than 100 people gathered at Qingmao Port after midnight to wait for their test results as Zhuhai requested arrivals from Macau to undergo a 14-day quarantine from 6am yesterday.
Joe Biden, President of the United States of America addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 21-27 September 2021).
“US military power must be our tool of last resort, not our first,” United States President Joe Biden told world leaders at the UN General Assembly adding in “today, many of our greatest concerns cannot be solved or even addressed through the force of arms.”
Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 21-27 September 2021).
Chinese President Xi today told the General Assembly, “Democracy is not a special right reserved to an individual country, but a right for the people of all countries to enjoy,” adding that recent global developments show once again that “military intervention from the outside and so-called democratic transformation entail nothing but harm.”
A “solid foundation” for creating favorable conditions for border reopenings has been built in an “earnest discussion” between Hong Kong and Shenzhen officials this afternoon.
Outreach vaccination teams administered Covid-19 jabs to 100 residents in Ma On Shan today, the first time such services were made available at a private estate, Secretary for Civil Service Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said.
Authorities yesterday announced eight new imported Covid-19 cases, including four males and four females, 13 to 64, from Czech Republic, the United States, the Philippines, the Maldives and Spain.
Dozens of suspected smuggling speedboats were seen approaching the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, according to a video posted by former foreign police officer Les Bird on Facebook.
Principal officials including Chief Secretary for Administration John Lee Ka-chiu and Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee are among a delegation to Shenzhen today for border reopening discussions.
Things were looking up for the aviation sector in Asia in the middle of this year.
It was coddled for long beyond the limits of regulatory prudence
From a small regional carrier to the world-leading airline, Cathay Pacific has yet proven it’s here to stay and forge a premium lifestyle brand. Cathay Pacific has now driven 75 years of glorious history with an ambitious spirit to create meaningful human connections and span the globe from Hong Kong.
Healthcare workers are burned out by the Covid-19 pandemic and need care themselves. But who will help the helpers?
Amid alarming reports about the number of medical staff in the UK who are in need of support, RT asks two experts about the impact of the health crisis on those on the frontline and what can be done to offer them aid.
Meng Wanzhou was released from legal detention in Canada after striking a deal with the US prosecutors over a bank fraud case
Ratings agency Moody's late on Friday raised Hungary's sovereign credit rating to 'Baa2' from 'Baa3' on the economy's strong rebound from the pandemic, which comes as a boon to Prime Minister Viktor Orban amid a campaign for early 2022 elections.
A new report by consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated $210 billion in revenue in 2021.
‘War criminal! Out!’ Protesters greet Hillary Clinton as she becomes chancellor of university in Northern Ireland
Former US top diplomat and failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton became the first female chancellor of Queen’s University in Belfast, but her triumphant entrance was picketed by hecklers protesting her as a “war criminal.”
Soldiers will begin driving ambulances in parts of Scotland this weekend in a bid to alleviate pressure on the NHS.
Chinese state media has portrayed her return as a sign of a strong, resilient country and a diplomatic victory for Beijing.