Antara | Indonesia

Jokowi sanguine about Yogyakarta's tourism reviving after vaccination

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is optimistic that tourism and economic activities in Yogyakarta would recover following the implementation of the COVID-19 ...


Khaleej Times | United Arab Emirates

New rule: Oman bars expats from certain jobs

The work permits of foreigners in those professions will not be renewed after their expiry date.


Namibia Press Agency | Namibia

COVID-19: Namibia records 218 new cases and two deaths

WINDHOEK, 27 FEB (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Saturday announced that the country recorded 218 positives cases of COVID-19 out of 1 455 samples tested at various laboratories in the last 24 hours. Two deaths were also recorded with one being that of a...


Focus Taiwan | Taiwan

Chiang Kai-shek participated in over 4,000 political trials: TJC

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) Trials of political cases reached their peak in the 1950s and the late President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) participated in more than 4,000 of them, according to the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC).


Khaleej Times | United Arab Emirates

Covid-19: Oman to close land borders again to curb the virus

The measure will come into effect from 6pm on Monday.


Philippine News Agency | Philippines

China-donated Sinovac vaccines arrive in PH

MANILA – The 600,000 doses of Sinovac-made vaccines finally arrived in Manila on Sunday as part of China's commitment to supporting the Philippines' vaccination rollout.The Chinese military plane carrying the donated vials called CoronaVac landed at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City past...


Slovenian Press Agency | Slovenia

Parliamentary body calls for new concept of demographic fund

After discussing the government's Demographic Fund bill at the request of the opposition, the parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Public Finances decided on Friday that the concept did not provide a long-term sustainability of pension funding. It thus called on the government to draw...


Tashkent Times | Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s structural reforms support its credit profile, but challenges lie ahead - Moody's

Tashkent Times is an English language online-newspaper that brings all latest Uzbekistan news


United News of India | India

PM Modi keeps focus on Water Conservation, Self-Reliant India in his radio address

Uniindia: New Delhi, Feb. 28 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said ``Atmanirbhar Bharat'''' is not merely a government-led effort, it is the national spirit of India to make the country self-reliant.


National News Agency | Lebanon

Algerian protesters march for a second time this week

NNA -Thousands of people demonstrated in central Algiers Friday for a second time this week, confirming the resumption of street protests that had been


The Nation | Nigeria

28 policemen killed in three months

No fewer than 28 cops have been killed in three months, The Nation's checks have revealed. They were either shot by gunmen, hacked ...


Bulgarian News Agency | Bulgaria

COVID-19 Update: 1,800 New Cases, Test Positivity Rate at Close to 14%

Sofia, February 24 (BTA) - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bulgaria reached 240,391 after 13,026 tests identified 1,800 new infections on Tuesday, according to data posted on https://coronavirus.bg/ on Wednesday. The test positivity rate now stands at 13.82 per cent.Sofia tops the list...


Seychelles News Agency | Seychelles

Seychelles seeks more support to get fishermen to stop using banned driftnets

Seychelles is asking the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to engage all its regional members to commit to sustainable fishing and stop using banned gear, a position that supports a European body representing fishermen. The statement made by the Seychelles' fisheries' minister, Jean-Francois...


Prensa Latina | Cuba

Saving lives, a premise by Cuban medical contingent

Mexico, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Saving lives is the main objective of Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Contingent, and achieving it requires constant professional improvement, Dr. Jesus Fernando Valdes Herrera told Prensa Latina.


Oman News Agency | Oman

MSM Gains 10 Points

  Muscat, 28 Feb (ONA) --- Muscat Securities Market (MSM) general index (30) today added (10.6) points, comprising a rise by (0.294%) to close at (3612.38) points, compared to the last session, which stood at (3601.80) points.     The trading value today stood at (RO 730,421),...


Fiji Sun | Fiji

Robbers Feast On Cake And Juice At Lautoka Shop Before Fleeing

Ms Vilashni believes that the thieves had allegedly raided her shop last Wednesday during curfew hours....


Khaleej Times | United Arab Emirates

Covid-19: UAE makes steady progress in jab drive

After a concerned start to the week with a blip in numbers on Sunday (951 doses) and Monday (3,451), the UAE nationwide vaccination campaign picked up s...


Fijian Broadcasting Corporation | Fiji

Attorney General clarifies quarantine concerns

Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, has clarified that he will undergo quarantine after returning from his medical treatment from Singapore.


Palau Gov | Palau

Updates on Testing and Quarantine in Palau

October 16, 2020 The Ministry of Health (MOH) would like to provide the public with the following updates on testing and quarantine of individuals in Palau: The twenty-five (25) residents and essential workers who arrived on October 9, 2020 from Taiwan received their day 7 tests yesterday, and...


Ethiopian News Agency | Ethiopia

The Victory of Adwa turned Ethiopia into Icon of Liberty: African Descents

Addis Ababa February 28/2021 (ENA) The Victory of Adwa paved the way for African countries that have fallen under the yoke of colonial rule to fight against colonialism and for their independence, African descents said.

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