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January 14, 2022

Manila defends ‘no vax, no ride’ on public transport; French teachers walk out over Covid confusion

Paris: Huge numbers of French teachers went on strike on Thursday, with the biggest teachers’ union saying half of primary schools were closed as staff demand clarity from the government on coronavirus measures.Coming as France’s presidential election campaign gets under way ahead of an April vote, the walkout is awkward for President Emmanuel Macron’s government which has prided itself on keeping schools open to ease pressure on parents through the pandemic.While the education ministry...