Science & Technology
Virus toll reaches 2981 in China
Mainland China had 119 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, the country's National Health Commission said on Wednesday, down slightly from 125 on the previous day
4 March 2020, 4:15
Pakistan foreign minister tests COVID-19 positive
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but was feeling "strong and energetic".
16 hours ago
At least 50 dead in landslide at Myanmar jade mine
At least 50 people died on Thursday after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar trapped workers under a mound of refuse, the country's fire service department and an information ministry ...
2 July 2020, 6:28
Tokyo records highest COVID-19 cases since state of emergency lifted
Tokyo confirmed more than 100 new coronavirus infection cases on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, the Japanese capital’s highest daily tally in two months
2 July 2020, 4:15
10 killed in Pakistan Stock Exchange terror attack
Terror gripped Pakistans economic hub Karachi on Monday when terrorists attempted to storm the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) building, which resulted in the deaths of 10 people, including the four ...
29 June 2020, 10:03
Sri Lanka lifts virus lockdown, saying 'no community spread'
Sri Lanka's nationwide lockdown was lifted Sunday after a selective curfew a month ago was reimposed during a surge in coronavirus infections, the country's president said.
28 June 2020, 15:10
Thousands in western Myanmar flee as army plans operations, monitors say
The letter, signed by the administrator of Rathedaung township, Aung Myint Thein, told village leaders he had been informed the operations were planned in the township's Kyauktan village and nearby ...
28 June 2020, 10:16
China reports 17 new COVID-19 cases
Mainland China on Sunday reported 17 new coronavirus cases, mostly in the Chinese capital of Beijing
28 June 2020, 2:54
'Malaysia can't take any more Rohingya refugees'
Malaysia can no longer take in Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Friday, citing a struggling economy and dwindling resources as a result of the novel ...
27 June 2020, 6:44
Chinese mainland reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases
Chinese health authority said on Thursday that it received reports of 19 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Wednesday, of whom 14 were domestically transmitted and five were ...
25 June 2020, 3:08
Boat carrying ‘Rohingya refugees’ floating off Indonesia
A boat carrying almost 100 suspected Rohingya refugees was floating several miles off the coast of Indonesia’s Aceh province on Wednesday after being rescued by fishermen, authorities said.
24 June 2020, 10:21
Human error caused Pakistan plane crash that killed 97
A plane crash which killed 97 people in Pakistan last month was because of human error by the pilot and air traffic control, according to an initial report into the disaster released Wednesday
24 June 2020, 8:41