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Spain is seeking to tax Facebook, Google services as phone carriers

Bloomberg Spain will seek to tax all companies that operate telecommunications services, such as calls and instant messaging, according to Telecommunications Secretary Roberto Sanchez. Under a new law proposed by the government, “all operators who provide telecommunication services without having to provide phone numbers, such as WhatsApp” and Telegram would ...

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US visitors will need negative virus-test results, says China

Bloomberg China will require passengers arriving on direct flights from the US to provide negative Covid-19 nucleic-acid test results taken within 72 hours of the flight. Passengers travelling from the US to China, and those transiting in any country that the Chinese government has listed as requiring the screening, must ...

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India to make vaccine for ‘neighbours’

Bloomberg Indian pharmaceutical companies will be among the largest producers of a coronavirus vaccine once it is available and will ensure supplies to friendly nations in the neighbourhood, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. India’s relations with Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have never been better “contrary to impressions,” Shringla ...

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