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Over 440,000 expected to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Ashanti

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is targeting to vaccinate 440,981 residents in five districts against Yellow Fever as it prepares to roll out the...
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Britain’s Johnson expected to announce England-wide lockdown

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering new nationwide lockdown restrictions for England, local media reported late Friday. Johnson has come under increasing pressure from...

Hurricane Zeta moves towards Mexican peninsula, evacuations expected

Tropical storm Zeta developed into a hurricane over the Caribbean on Monday and was moving towards Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula with winds of 130 kilometres...

China expected to remain Airbus’s largest single-country market: CEO

China is expected to remain the biggest single-country market of Airbus in 2020, as the European planemaker said it plans to deliver about 100...
Photo taken at China’s Antarctic research station, the Great Wall station, on Nov.24, 2019, shows a Chinese national flag fluttering in the wind.Photo by Sun Jianxin/People’s Daily Online

Switzerland-China ties expected to deepen – Swiss ambassador

Switzerland-China relations have withstood the test of time and will be further boosted in the post-COVID-19 pandemic era, Swiss Ambassador to China Bernardino Regazzoni...
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Croatia says tourism results in first eight months better than expected

Croatia has achieved better-than-expected tourism results in the first eight months of the year, the country's tourism administrators said on Friday. According...
The highway between Athens and Lamia, a few kilometers outside of the town of Malakasa, on Thursday afternoon.

Tropical storm Rene over Atlantic Ocean expected to become hurricane

Tropical storm Rene is expected to become a hurricane later this week and then weaken over the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the...
A sea of rape flowers in blossom in Yingpan Village, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan province during the 2018 Spring Festival. China’s rural tourism is focusing more on developing ecological tourism based on the lucid waters and lush mountains. (Photo from CFP)

Finland’s tourism revenues better than expected: ministry

The decline in Finland's tourism revenues this year has been lower than expected, according to figures published by the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs...
Malaria Vaccine

CureVac expected to produce 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by end of year...

German biotechnology company CureVac would produce 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of this year, co-founder of software company SAP and...

Taiwan’s population expected to decline in 2020

Taiwan's total population may decline in 2020 due to a falling birth rate, two years earlier than a previous forecast, according to the island's...
European Union

EU predicts “deeper recession” in 2020 than expected

The European economy will face a "deeper recession" than previously predicted due to the prolonged containment measures on the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Commission...

Number of international students in Ireland expected to exceed 170,000 in 2020

The number of international students in Ireland is expected to reach 176,500 in 2020, according to a report released here on Saturday. ...
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Expected health expenditure in Germany exceeds US$442 billion in 2019

Expected health expenditure in Germany in 2019 had gone up by 4.3 percent to 407.4 billion euros (442 billion U.S. dollars) compared to the...
On April 24, Baochu Pagoda by Hangzhou’s West Lake reopened after 7 months of repair and maintenance. In the background is the most famous attraction “the Broken Bridge”. Photo: Ding Junhao / People’s Daily Online

Domestic tourism expected to boom in China during May Day holidays

China's tourism sector, which is healing from the coronavirus outbreak, will face a critical period as the upcoming May Day holidays will likely stimulate...

Namibia’s economy expected to contract by 6.9 percent in 2020

Namibia's economy is expected to contract by 6.9 percent in 2020, following a milder contraction of 1.1 percent in 2019, the central bank said...
Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine proves its value amid COVID-19, expected to benefit world

By Wang Junping When the novel coronavirus pneumonia continues to spread around the globe, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is gaining huge popularity for the wonders...

China’s economy expected to recover from COVID-19 while risks lingering

China's macroeconomic indicators are expected to improve as its economy reopens with downward risks remaining to be tamed, according to economists. The...
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Kenya traveler bookings down 6 percent in February, continued fall expected

Kenya's witnessed a decline of 6 percent in traveler bookings in February and 10 percent so far in March, the head of Kenya Association...
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) listens to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Sochi, Russia, on Oct. 22, 2019. Russia and Turkey have adopted a joint memorandum on the situation in Syria after the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi. According to the memorandum, Moscow and Ankara have agreed to deploy Russian and Syrian forces in zone of the Turkish operation in Syria starting from Wednesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua)

Erdogan-Putin meeting expected to ease spiking tensions in Syria’s Idlib

by Burak Akinci After suffering its worst casualties in years, Turkey has launched a new major offensive against the Russia-backed Syrian forces...
Photo taken on Feb. 29, 2020 shows the entrance of the Hurghada Museum in Hurghada, Egypt. Egypt announced the inauguration of the Hurghada Museum on Saturday, in an effort to boost cultural tourism in Red Sea province. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Hurghada Museum expected to boost cultural tourism in Egypt’s Red Sea Province

Egypt announced the inauguration of the Hurghada Museum on Saturday, in an effort to boost cultural tourism in Red Sea province. Located...
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Israel heads to 3rd election within one year, deadlock expected to continue

by Keren Setton As Israel is heading to an unprecedented third election within a year on March 2, polls indicate that a fourth election in...

Repo rate cut expected to bring marginal relief to Namibian loan holders

Namibian banks decreased their prime lending rate, following the decision on Wednesday by the central bank to cut the repo rate by 25 basis...

Zimbabwe manufacturing capacity utilization expected to decline to 27 percent in 2020

Capacity utilization in Zimbabwe's manufacturing sector is expected to drop to 27 percent in 2020, down from 36 percent last year against the background...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hailed by the National Assembly

South African president expected to focus on the economic crisis at SONA

As South Africa's economy is still in the doldrums and numerous companies laying off thousands of workers, experts said President Cyril Ramaphosa should prioritize...

Brazil’s Carnival expected to inject US$1.9 billion into economy

Brazil's upcoming Carnival celebrations are projected to inject about 8 billion reals (around 1.88 billion U.S. dollars) into the economy, the country's National Confederation...
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Over 8 million Mozambican students expected to return to school for new academic year

A total of 8.4 million students in Mozambique are expected to return to primary and secondary schools for the country's new academic year, which...
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Namibia’s current account deficit expected to narrow

Namibia's weak domestic import demand and increasing uranium exports are expected to narrow the country's current account deficit over the coming quarters, Fitch Solutions...
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High voter turn-out is expected in the District Level Elections – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is upbeat that Ghana would achieve more than the mandatory 40 per cent voter turn-out in the...
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Namibia’s mining sector expected to perform better

Namibia's mining sector growth would outperform regional peers over the coming years, according to a research firm's outlook. The main driver of...
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Top British Educational Heads Expected in Accra

A delegation of nearly 20 heads, principals and senior leaders will be visiting Accra in May to meet with parents, students, government ministers and...