At least 50 journalists were reported killed in 2020, more than one-third in the countries considered “at peace”, according to Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) — an international NGO that safeguards the right to freedom of information.
Japan on Monday suspended new entries of non-resident foreign nationals from “most of the world” as a precaution against a new variant of the coronavirus.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for a worldwide “state of climate emergency” to tackle global warming. (Mark Garten/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua)
Pfizer chief executive Albert Bourla said Tuesday he understands concerns around the speed at which pharmaceutical companies have produced COVID-19 vaccines, but insisted that no corners had been cut. (AFP photo)
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that vaccines were no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis, as Russia started vaccinating its high-risk workers Saturday and other countries geared up for similar programmes. (AFP photo)
Seven of the top 10 businessmen in the list of the world’s 500 richest people are engaged in technology, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index data. (Anadolu photo)
The Group of 20 Leaders’ Summit held under the term presidency of Saudi Arabia ended Sunday with a commitment for a “strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive post-Covid-19 era”.
True Colors Film Festival runs online from 3 to 12 December 2020. Offering 30 award-winning features and short films from 15 countries including the Philippines, it is presented by The Nippon Foundation. (TCFF photo)
Allianz: Cyber crime brings expensive losses for companies, but internal failures most frequent cause of cyber claims
External attacks on companies result in the most expensive cyber insurance losses but it is employee mistakes and technical problems that are the most frequent generator of claims by number, a new report said. (Pixabay photo)