MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 response of San Juan City has won in the Galing Pook Foundations’ 2021 Search for the Top 10 Outstanding Local Governance Programs.
San Juan developed a strategy that focused on transmission prevention, medical response, quarantine, and vaccination, among others. The local government spearheaded the formation of the first public-private-operated quarantine…

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Sun and sand… and a rising cost of living.
Tel Aviv, Israel, was ranked the most expensive city in the world, according to this year’s Worldwide Cost of Living report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit on Wednesday.
The Mediterranean metropolis rose to the top spot from fifth place last year, beating out Paris and Singapore, which were tied for…

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