Asia

Covid-19: UN asks 9 countries to delay peacekeeper rotations due to coronavirus

UNITED NATIONS, March 8 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The United Nations asked nine countries, including China, South Korea and France, to delay by…

Authorities In India’s Kerala Sound Alert, As Bird-Flu Hits Poultry Farms

NEW DELHI, Mar 8 (NNN-PTI) – Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala, on Saturday, sounded an alert, after…

Australian Submarine Docks In Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Mar 8 (NNN-BBNEWS) – Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime…

Singapore Reports Eight New COVID-19 Cases, 138 In Total

SINGAPORE, Mar 8 (NNN-CNA) – Singapore recorded eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 138,…

Indian PM Holds Meeting On COVID-19 With Three New Cases Reported

NEW DELHI, Mar 8 (NNN-PTI) – Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the country, at a…

More Residents Flee Home As Rebels Threaten To Launch Attacks In Indonesia’s Papua Province

JAKARTA, Mar 8 (NNN-ANTARA) – More than 800 residents fled their home, in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, as rebels…

Two Test Positive For COVID-19 In Maldives

MALE, Mar 8 (NNN-PSM) – Two patients tested positive for the COVID-19 in the Maldives on Saturday, making it the…

Six Injured In Roadside Blast In SW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Mar 8 (NNN-APP) – A blast hit Pakistan’s southwest city of Chaman, leaving six people injured on Saturday evening…

Asia-Pacific Countries Report More COVID-19 Cases, With S.Korea Confirming 274 Cases In A Day

HONG KONG, Mar 8 (NNN-XINHUA) – Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Asia-pacific region kept increasing, with South Korea reporting 274…

Covid-19: US excludes Chinese face masks, medical gear from tariffs as coronavirus spreads

Many of the tariff exclusion requests for medical products appear to have been expedited amid the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak…