Thailand reopens Phuket to foreign tourists despite Covid concern

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For the first time in 15 months, Thailand's tourist hotspot Phuket is letting vaccinated international tourists in without quarantine requirement. Thailand is pinning hope on the 'Phuket Sandbox' scheme to revive its tourism which is vital to its economy. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

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Suburban Brothers Held For 33 Days In Florida In Crime They Say They Had Nothing To Do With; Arrests Remain On Their Records Despite No Charges

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A father-son trip to Florida took a life-changing turn for two brothers from south suburban Lansing. Hours after arriving, the brothers found themselves behind bars. They sat there for more than a month, even though charges were never…

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Pelosi stands by infrastructure strategy despite pushback

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated on Wednesday that she stands by her assertion that the House won't take up a bipartisan infrastructure deal until the Senate passes a more sweeping package through budget reconciliation, a position that has drawn criticism from Republicans and caused some anxiety among moderate House Democrats.

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Cambodia evicts floating homes despite villagers’ protests

Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh has started evicting its famous “floating villages” on the banks of the Tonle Sap River, despite the objections of longtime residents who say they have nowhere else to go.9Vrdhksw5V4

Original source: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/edition_travel/~3/9Vrdhksw5V4/index.html

Kolkata: Despite case surge, insurance claims at just 40% of peak

The insurance claims for Covid treatment in hospitals in the first 10 days of April have touched 30%-40% of last-year’s peak application figures. In March, it was 10%-15%.

Original source: https://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/insurance/82041982?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=ETRSS

Despite Pandemic, Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit New Peak

The amount of carbon in Earth’s atmosphere in May reached its highest level in modern history, a global indicator released on Monday showed.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/despite-pandemic-atmospheric-carbon-dioxide-levels-hit-new-peak-2458645