Asia

Toll Rates For Bangladesh’s Largest Padma Bridge Fixed

DHAKA, May 18 (NNN-BSS) – Tolling rates for Bangladesh’s largest under-construction Padma bridge have been finalised. The Bangladeshi government, yesterday…

Singapore Reports 2,664 New COVID-19 Cases

SINGAPORE, May 18 (NNN-CNA) – Singapore reported 2,664 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total tally to 1,247,671. Among…

Landslide Kills Four, Wounds Two In Northern Afghanistan

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan, May 17 (NNN-ANA) – Four people lost their lives and two others sustained injuries, as a landslide hit…

Myanmar Seizes Crystal Meth, Arrests Suspects

YANGON, May 17 (NNN-MNA) – Myanmar authorities seized 251 kg of crystal meth, in the former capital, Yangon, the Central…

Pakistani Stocks, Rupee Plunge Amid Deteriorating Economic, Political Situation

by Raheela Nazir ISLAMABAD, May 17 (NNN-XINHUA) – Pakistani stocks and rupee plunged on the first day of the trading…

New Zealand Reports 9,843 New Community Cases Of COVID-19

WELLINGTON, May 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) – New Zealand recorded eight more deaths and 9,843 new community cases of COVID-19, the Ministry…

Australia’s Largest Supermarket To Move State To 100 Percent Renewable Stores

SYDNEY, May 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Australia’s largest supermarket chain, Woolworths, is set to transition its stores in one state to…

India Records 1,569 New COVID-19 Cases, 19 More Deaths

NEW DELHI, May 17 (NNN-PTI) – India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 43,125,370 today, as 1,569 new cases were registered during…

Malaysia Seeks Additional 5,000 Haj Pilgrim Quota – Minister Idris

BUKIT GANTANG (Perak, Malaysia), May 17 (NNN-Bernama) — Malaysia has applied for an additional 5,000 haj quota from the Saudi Arabian…

Singapore’s Non-Oil Domestic Exports Grows By 6.4 Percent In Apr

SINGAPORE, May 17 (NNN-CNA) – Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX), grew by 6.4 percent year on year in Apr, following…