Airbnb makes ban on parties permanent
The company has seen a 44% year-after-year drop in the rate of party reports since implementing the policy.
Hong Kong home affairs chief resigns after Covid-hit birthday bash scandal
Hong Kong has followed China with a zero-Covid policy despite the economic costs and a rising psychological toll on many people of the tough restrictions aimed at keeping the virus at bay.
UK’s Johnson faces ‘partygate’ crunch
The report from an investigation by senior civil servant Sue Gray is complete, but has not yet been submitted to Downing Street, the government says.
UK investigation finds email warning lockdown party should not go ahead
Dominic Cummings says that he and at least one other adviser told the PM’s principle private secretary Martin Reynolds that it should be cancelled.
UK PM’s staff invited to ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown, says local broadcaster
Johnson, who won a landslide victory in a 2019 election, has faced a barrage of criticism over alleged parties in government offices, including his own, in breach of Covid-19 lockdowns.
UK PM’s wine and cheese gathering was not a party, says deputy
Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab says the event was a work gathering.
Pubs, parties push Australia’s Covid-19 cases to record levels
Covid-19 infections, including the new, more transmissible Omicron variant, have been spreading in pubs and nightclubs as social distancing curbs ease after higher vaccination levels.
Peru minister resigns after party that breached Covid rules
The South American country has been hit hard by the pandemic, with over 200,000 people dead from the virus – the world's highest death rate per capita – according to AFP's tally of official data.
2 cops among 14 nabbed over wild party at luxury condominium in KL
All 14 of them tested positive for ketamine and are being investigated for possession of drugs.
15 arrested over party at KL condo
Police also found drugs, a loudspeaker and disco lights when they raided the condominium unit at 1am.
Police station chief nabbed while partying suspended from duty
Bukit Aman says action was taken after the sub-inspector tested positive for ganja.
Eight including two teenagers fined RM4,000 each over party
Seven of them tested positive for drugs.