Egyptian PM chairs Cabinet meeting to determine curfew hours
Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Thursday chaired a Cabinet video conference meeting to discuss various topics, most notably decisions regarding the country’s curfew hours.The meeting’s topics included Egypt’s plan to confront the spread of the coronavirus in the coming period and its position on curfew hours during the remainder of the month of Ramadan.Madbouly has previously reduced curfew hours on April 23, to start at 9 pm instead of 8 pm.In a televised speech made after the cabinet meeting, Madbouly added that shops and commercial centers will be open throughout the week until ...
Back at work, British PM warns against easing virus lockdown
London (AFP) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday made his first public appearance since being hospitalised with coronavirus three weeks ago, saying Britain was beginning to "turn the tide" on the outbreak but rejecting calls to ease a nationwide lockdown.In a statement in Downing Street marking his return to work, looking thinner and with his trademark blond hair a little more unruly than usual, Johnson apologised for being away "for much longer than I would have liked".He thanked the British people for heeding more than a month of stay-at-home orders, saying their action had helped ensur...
British PM Coronavirus Condition ‘Improving’
British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, coronavirus condition, is seeing an improvement.The PM has been in the intensive care unit of the St Thomas Hospital In Central London since Monday evening, April 6.He had been taken to the hospital on Sunday evening, April 5 due to “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus as announced by Number 10 Downing Street.But after three nights in intensive care, local media reports in the UK say his condition is “improving.”By Melvin Tarlue
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British PM Johnson moved to intensive care as Covid-19 symptoms worsen
CORONAVIRUS | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, although his Downing Street office said he was still conscious.Britain has no formal succession plan should the prime minister become incapacitated, but Johnson, 55, has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise for him.Johnson, 55, was admitted to hospital on Sunday night and had been undergoing tests after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms, including a high temperature, for more than 10 days.Downing Street had said he was in good spirits and...
British PM Hospitalized, Her Majesty Addresses The Nation
British PM Boris Johnson Hospitalized and Her Majesty The Queen addresses the NationOn the advice of his doctor, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests.This is a precautionary step, as the Prime Minister continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus.The Prime Minister thanks NHS staff for all of their incredible hard work and urges the public to continue to follow the Government’s advice to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.Many other high ranking members of the UK parliament have also tes...
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Former Somali PM Nur Hassan Hussein dies of Covid-19 in London
The former Prime Minister ofSomaliaNur Hassan Hussein died aged 83 in London on Wednesday from the newcoronavirus, according to a statement from his family.Popularly known as Nur Adde, he held Somalia's premiership from November 2007 to 2009.Following his death, the Somalian President announced a three-day mourning period on Wednesday evening.President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajosaid in a statement: "Recognising the efforts made by the deceased for his country and his people, I hereby declare three days of national mourning, lowering of the flag of the Federal Republic of Somalia to half mast, t...
PM reveals RM250b stimulus package, vows none will be left behind
CORONAVIRUS | Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today announced an economic stimulus package totalling RM250 billion to help Malaysians face the Covid-19 pandemic and the after-effects of the movement control order.The announcement of the Pakej Rangsangan Ekonomi Prihatin Rakyat was made live on national television.Of the total, almost RM128 billion would be channelled to protect the people’s wellbeing, RM100 billion to support the business community, including small and medium enterprises (SME) and RM2 billion to further strengthen the country’s economy.Previously, a sum of RM20 billion has alr...
A playlist for the PM
On Monday, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said, “Please stop criticising me. I’ve had it up to my ears this past weekend. My heart is worsening with each passing day.” This was at a press conference during his visit to the Ministry of Energy.I feel you, dear sir, as your administration has been harshly criticised for so many things from mask (mis)management, inadequate and confusing responses to Covid-19 outbreak, sinister minister (you know who), campus protests to the allegation of using IO. Heck, some of your well-known supporters have complained about you too. I don’t need to pile on...
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PM is briefed on economy, Covid-19
Newly-appointed Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, was briefed on the country's economic situation and the latest developments concerning Covid-19, on his second day in the office today.As early as 9.15am, he was briefed for two hours on the country's economic and fiscal situation at the Prime Minister's Office.Also present was Chief Secretary to the Government, Mohd Zuki Ali, Treasury secretary-general Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir, Economic Affairs secretary-general Saiful Anuar Lebai Hussen, Dr V. Sivabalasingam, economic chief at the Finance Ministry's fiscal and economic division, and the Finance...