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Bangladesh to vaccinate kids aged 5-12 amid fresh surge in COVID-19 cases

Bangladesh to vaccinate kids aged 5-12 amid fresh...

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 30: Bangladesh has decided to start administering COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 5-12 amid a fresh surge...

Vietnam reports 777 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 777 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], June 30: Vietnam recorded 777 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, up by eight from Tuesday, according to its...

Indonesia sees increase in COVID-19 cases of Omicron sublineages

Indonesia sees increase in COVID-19 cases of Omicron...

Jakarta [Indonesia], June 30: Indonesia has seen an increase in the number of newly-confirmed COVID-19 infections in the past weeks...

Singapore reports 9,392 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 9,392 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reported 9,392 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally to 1,434,563.

China, Vietnam vow to strengthen cooperation between legislatures

China, Vietnam vow to strengthen cooperation between legislatures

Beijing [China], June 30: Wang Chen, vice chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, met with Tran Thanh...

Myanmar reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], June 30: Myanmar confirmed six new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the...

Uzbekistan eyes additional 9 bln USD in revenue from textile industry

Uzbekistan eyes additional 9 bln USD in revenue...

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], June 30: Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has tasked the government to generate an additional 9 billion U.S. dollars...

Uzbek court sentences 14 supporters of militant groups to jail terms

Uzbek court sentences 14 supporters of militant groups...

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], June 30: A court in Uzbekistan's southern Surkhandarya region has sentenced 14 supporters of religious militant groups to...

Australian retail labor shortages reach 50-year high: survey

Australian retail labor shortages reach 50-year high: survey

Sydney (Australia), June 29: A survey report from Australia's peak retail body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), has shown that...

N. Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases under 10,000 for 5th day: state media

N. Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases under 10,000...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: North Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases have remained below 10,000 for the fifth consecutive day,...

Biz leaders of S. Korea, Japan to hold annual meeting next week after nearly 3-year hiatus

Biz leaders of S. Korea, Japan to hold...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: Business leaders of South Korea and Japan will hold their annual meeting early next week,...

New COVID-19 infections hit 2-month high in Serbia

New COVID-19 infections hit 2-month high in Serbia

Belgrade (Serbia), June 29: A total of 810 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Serbia, the highest in two months,...

Jordan's king calls for transparent explanations on Aqaba port gas leakage

Jordan's king calls for transparent explanations on Aqaba...

Amman (Jordan), June 29: King Abdullah II of Jordan on Tuesday underlined the need to provide transparent explanations to the...

Canada losing billions of dollars in unpaid tax each year: report

Canada losing billions of dollars in unpaid tax...

Ottawa (Canada), June 29: The Canadian government is losing billions of dollars, or nine percent of federal tax revenue overall...

N. Korea maps out emergency measures to prevent flood damage amid pandemic: state media

N. Korea maps out emergency measures to prevent...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: North Korea is taking emergency measures to prevent damage from flooding as it braces for...

Inflation expectations in S. Korea hit 10-yr high in June

Inflation expectations in S. Korea hit 10-yr high...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: Inflation expectations in South Korea hit the highest level in about 10 years in June...

Yoon expresses hope for future-oriented ties with Japan in brief encounter with Kishida

Yoon expresses hope for future-oriented ties with Japan...

Madrid (Spain), June 29: South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol talked briefly with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during a gala...

UN saddened by migrants found dead in U.S. Texas

UN saddened by migrants found dead in U.S....

United Nations, June 29: "We were deeply saddened" to learn that dozens of migrants died in the trailer of an...

Millions of hungry people in Yemen face imminent aid cuts: UN

Millions of hungry people in Yemen face imminent...

United Nations, June 29: The number of hungry people in Yemen is the highest in seven years, with aid cuts...

Roundup: Global agrifood market more balanced, but trade costs must fall: FAO

Roundup: Global agrifood market more balanced, but trade...

Rome (Italy), June 29: Reducing trade costs would help boost sustainable development in the agrifood sector, enhancing integration and transformation...

Iran blames U.S., NATO destructive presence in Afghanistan

Iran blames U.S., NATO destructive presence in Afghanistan

Tehran (US), June 29: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday blamed the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization...

Turkey greenlights Sweden, Finland's NATO bid, internal conflicts remain

Turkey greenlights Sweden, Finland's NATO bid, internal conflicts...

Madrid (Spain), June 29: Turkey changed its position and agreed to support Sweden and Finland's NATO membership applications on Tuesday...

UN envoy urges Houthis to expedite lifting siege on Yemen's Taiz

UN envoy urges Houthis to expedite lifting siege...

Sanaa (Yemen), June 29: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg said Tuesday that he has urged the Houthi militia...

Cambodia detects new COVID-19 cases after zero cases for 52 days: PM

Cambodia detects new COVID-19 cases after zero cases...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), June 29: Cambodia reported new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday after having recorded zero cases for 52 consecutive...

Greece to challenge EU agency approval of use of "Turkaegean" term by Turkey

Greece to challenge EU agency approval of use...

Athens (Greece), June 29: Greece will challenge a decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office to approve Turkey's application...

Bangladesh issues fresh directives as COVID-19 infections hit new high

Bangladesh issues fresh directives as COVID-19 infections hit...

Dhaka (US), June 29: Amid a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, Bangladesh's Cabinet Division issued a circular with the six-point...

U.S. Supreme Court abortion ruling a testament to country's divisions: The Guardian

U.S. Supreme Court abortion ruling a testament to...

London (UK), June 29: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that overturned women's abortion rights has shown that the United States...