Saturday, March 28, 2020

Asia

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...

New Russian cabinet: Lavrov remains foreign minister

After the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev and his cabinet, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin introduced new Russian cabinet in the presence of Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who has been in office for almost 16 years,...

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...

Malaysia all-set to launch commercial third-party 5G technology

Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the preparations for the provision of 5G technology had been made last year, and the country is set to commence commercial operations in the third quarter of this year. "Fifth Generation Mobile...

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...

Hong Kong: Police brutality peaks with baton charge, pepper spray and rubber bullets

Tens of Thousands of people demonstrated in Hong Kong against Chinese human rights abuses. However, 90 minutes after the start of the approved protest march on Sunday, the police used tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against the...

Swine flu hits Israel: Death toll rose to 31

The Israeli newspaper "Yediot Aharonot" reported that 31 Israelis were killed this winter as a result of (Swine flu) seasonal influenza, due to not having the necessary vaccination against the disease. The newspaper said that 300 Israelis were hospitalized in...

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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...