Saturday, March 28, 2020

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Malaysia: Fire in Petronas-Aramco refining complex killed 5 people

Authorities in Malaysia said on Monday that a fire in a refining and petrochemical complex in the south of the country, owned by Saudi Arabia's Petronas and Aramco, killed five people, and this is the second fire in less...

Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in India exceeds 110 people

The Indian authorities announced that the death toll from confirmed cases of Coronavirus in India exceeded 100 people, and the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare - in a statement carried by the (India TV) channel on Sunday,...

The number of Coronavirus cases in Pakistan has risen to 18

The number of infected people from the recently discovered Coronavirus (Covid-19) has risen to 18 in Pakistan after two new cases appeared in Sindh province. The city of Karachi, the capital of the Sindh region, is witnessing the largest number...

Taliban claims shooting down US military aircraft in Ghazni province

Taliban claimed to have shot down a US military aircraft in Ghazni killing all passengers. "The plane, which is under investigation, was shot down in Sado Khel area of ​​Deh Yak district in Ghazni state," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid...

Coronavirus: Death toll in China has risen to 25

The death toll from coronavirus outbreaks has risen to 25, with the number increasing to 830 cases. The National Health Commission said authorities were also investigating 1,072 suspected cases of coronavirus first detected in downtown Wuhan. The dramatic increase was released...

North Korea shuts the borders for tourists to prevent Corona virus

North Korea has taken measures to tackle the pneumonia caused by the Corona virus, which broke out in Wuhan, central China. The North Korean newspaper (Rodong Shinmun) on Wednesday, in its article entitled "The spread of the epidemic caused by...

China : Corona virus spreads from person to person

Corona virus in China can also be transmitted from person to person. In addition, infections among medical personnel have been confirmed, a team from the Chinese health commission said on Monday, according to the Xinhua news agency. Human-to-human transmission...

Malaysia ships back 150 containers of plastic waste to the exporting countries

Malaysia has shipped 150 containers of plastic waste estimated at 3,737 tonnes, to its exporting country since the third quarter last year. Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change, Yeo Bee Yin, said the repatriation of containers mostly...

Mahathir: 2020 will be the year of culture and tourism between Malaysia and China

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad termed "2020 the Year of Culture and Tourism" between Malaysia and China, to enhance friendship between two countries. Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the relations between the two countries had been rooted since the 15th...

Environmental Protection: China bans plastic bags and disposable straws

China declares fight against disposable plastic, the plastic bags and straws will be banned in all major cities by the end of this year, the Ministry of the Environment and the National Development and Reform Commission announced on Sunday...

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Breaking: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for Coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus after experiencing "mild symptoms". "After seeing mild symptoms yesterday (Thursday),...

3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits after the Corona outbreak

The US Department of Labor announced a record increase in the application for unemployment benefits in the United States in the week that ended...

World Bank asks bilateral creditors to suspend debt payments from IDA countries

The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund have issued the following joint statement to the G20 concerning debt relief for the poorest countries: The...

Turkish doctor: Turkey could have as many as 145,000 undiagnosed coronavirus cases

Dr. Muhammet Emin Akkoyunlu, a chest specialist at the Medipol University Hospital, revealed that the number of Coronavirus infections in Turkey could be around...

Time Square turns into Ghost Square after stores closes in New York, fearing Corona

Time Square is known as New York City's, USA, as one of the sleeping areas, which usually attracts more than 330,000 visitors daily, as...