Saturday, July 4, 2020

Asia

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...

Smoke wraps Melbourne despite cold weather

Melbourne is still covered in dangerous smoke while at least 180 strikes continue to burn across Victoria and New South Wales (NSW) despite heavy rainfall in the area. Forest fires in Australia may last longer despite the colder weather this...

Violent clashes between security forces and demonstrators in central Tehran

Iranian security forces arrested a number of demonstrators after violent clashes broke out in central Tehran, which resulted in many injuries, according to the Al-Arabiya Al-Hadath news channel. The channel pointed out, on Sunday evening, to the outbreak of demonstrations...

Taiwanese defy Beijing after the victory of Tsai Ing-wen

On Saturday evening a few deliberate sentences and a shy smile from victorious Tsai Ing-wen were enough to inspire her followers. Tens of thousands had gathered outside the headquarters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to celebrate the re-election...

Iran: Mehdi Karroubi holds Khamenei responsible for Ukrainian plane

The leader of the reformist opposition, Mehdi Karroubi, criticized the accident that the Revolutionary Guards shot down a Ukrainian plane by mistake, blaming the Iranian Supreme Leader as the commander in chief of the armed forces, after confessions of...

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China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

UK’s economy suffers from epidemic – 600 thousand jobs lost due to Corona

Official figures indicate that the number of employees in the UK payroll fell more than 600,000 between March and May, according to the BBC,...