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 2020-04-08 09:14 

Vietnam News

Tra fish exports to US, China rise in March...

Vit Nam's tra fish exports to some major markets like the US and China are gradually increasing though the fisheries industry is still struggling to cope with the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 09:14 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israeli minister wishes Jews everywhere a happy Passover...

Diaspora Min. Tzipi Hotovely wishes Diaspora Jews a happy Passover. 'This year, more than ever, you are not alone.'...

 2020-04-08 09:13 

The Hindu

On extension and leading the fight against Covid-19...

Had it not been for a pandemic, Dr. Dhanapaul would have retired from service on March 30. He is now on two-month extension of service....

 2020-04-08 09:11 

Ynetnews

London mayor: UK nowhere near lifting coronavirus lockdown...
 2020-04-08 09:09 

Vietnam News

Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan travel ban...

President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut US funding to the World Health Organisation, accusing it of bias toward China, where the authorities lifted a two-and-a-half month travel ban on Wuhan, the city that spawned the global coronavirus pandem...

 2020-04-08 09:08 

The Hindu

Many firms see rise in cyberattacks during pandemic: Survey...

According to cybersecurity firm Check Point said the survey respondents said phishing attempts (55%) and websites claiming helpful information on coronavirus (32%) have emerged as the leading threats to the organisations...

 2020-04-08 09:07 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

'This Passover, the Jewish heart beats as one'...

Jewish Agency distributes 300,000 matzahs and 90,000 bottles of wine to Hundreds of thousands of Jews in communities locked down....

 2020-04-08 09:07 

The Hindu

Cary Joji Fukunaga says final cut of 'No Time To Die' is perfect and doesn't need any tinkering...

The James Bond movie's release has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-08 09:04 

The Quint

Observe Shab-e-Baraat at Home, Don’t Step Out: Top Muslim Clerics...

"Spend Shab-e Baraat at home offering prayers, reciting Holy Quran, doing zikr and dua": Appeal from top clerics....

 2020-04-08 09:03 

The Quint

Harley-Davidson Launches Low Rider S, But Can’t Ride It Yet...

The 2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S is priced at Rs 14.69 lakh ex-showroom....

 2020-04-08 09:03 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Covid-19: About 400 million workers in India may sink into poverty, says UN report...

India News: UNITED NATIONS: About 400 million people working in the informal economy in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty due to the coronavirus cr....

 2020-04-08 09:03 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Centre puts states on guard against surge in forest fires and poaching during lockdown...

India News: Amid reports of incidents of forest fire and apprehensions about surge in poaching during lockdown period, the Centre has asked states to deploy staff...

 2020-04-08 08:59 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Pakistan's coronavirus cases rise to 4,072...

58 people have died in the neighbouring country...

 2020-04-08 08:59 

Ynetnews

Russia reports record daily rise in new coronavirus cases, infections up to 8,672...
 2020-04-08 08:58 

IANS

African Americans have higher rates of COVID-19 infection in US...

Washington, April 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said evidence shows African Americans having higher rates of COVID-19 infection in the United States....

 2020-04-08 08:57 

The Hindu

Facebook Gaming launches virtual tournaments...

The virtual tournaments will allow anyone to organise a competition with friends and live-stream it on the platform, with results managed virtually...

 2020-04-08 08:55 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd eyes online learning for next SY amid COVID-19 situation...

Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Wednesday, April 8, said that the Department of Education (DepEd) is currently inclined to implement online learning for next school year should schools remain closed due to the threat of coronavirus virus (COVID-19)....

 2020-04-08 08:54 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Migratory birds leave wetlands of northern Iran...

Tehran, April 8, IRNA A flock of 135,000 migratory birds that had come to the wetlands in Gilan Province in the north part of Iran have flown to their preceding habitats....

 2020-04-08 08:54 

The Quint

Lockdown: Muslim Men Carry Hindu Woman’s Bier to Cremation Ground...

Amid lockdown in Indore, Muslim men carry Hindu woman's bier to the cremation ground in Indore....

 2020-04-08 08:53 

Manila Bulletin

'Pass all college students,' Salceda urges CHED...

Rep. Joey Salceda (Albay, 2nd district) House committee on ways and means chairman, reiterated on Wednesday his proposal for all college students be declared as having passed all academic requirements in the current school year due to the national health ...

 2020-04-08 08:53 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Elderly man who wanted to eat at void deck arrested after refusing to go home, shouting at police...

SINGAPORE (STOMP) - An elderly man was arrested for disorderly behaviour after refusing to heed the advice of police officers and for shouting at them in Bendemeer on Tuesday (April 7), the first day that Covid-19 circuit breaker measures kicked in.. Read...

 2020-04-08 08:53 

Nikkei Asian Review

Beijing Diary: Wuhan's ordeal ends but other battles have just begun...

The Chinese government is battling to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has infected tens of thousands and killed more than 3,000 people, while sp...

 2020-04-08 08:53 

Nikkei Asian Review

Taiwan's battle against coronavirus began in late 2019...

TAIPEI -- While most Taiwanese were focused on the presidential election at the start of the year, many doctors and epidemiologists were picking up on...

 2020-04-08 08:52 

Saudi Press Agency

EU talks on Covid fiscal stimulus plan postponed...
 2020-04-08 08:52 

Saudi Press Agency

India sees biggest jump in Covid-19 cases...
 2020-04-08 08:52 

Saudi Press Agency

Fire at building site of palace in Berlin...
 2020-04-08 08:51 

Shanghai Daily

#Stayhome Gulf influencers take the glamour factor indoors...

The coronavirus has forced the Gulf's social media influencers indoors but hasn't lowered their glam...

 2020-04-08 08:51 

The Strait Times

Head of EU's top science body quits over coronavirus response...

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - The president of the European Union's main science organisation has quit the post he took up only in January, the European Commission said, over frustration at the EU response to the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-04-08 08:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

CIMA to introduce remote testing amid Covid-19 pandemic...

THE Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) will be conducting remote testing for students starting from May....

 2020-04-08 08:51 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Army facilitates safe return of youth who crossed into China in March...

India News: TEZPUR: Indian Army on Tuesday facilitated the safe return of 21-yr-old Togley Singkaman of Arunachal Pradesh who crossed into China on March 19, said....

 2020-04-08 08:50 

Sambad English

COVID-19: Odisha youth arrested for sharing wrong information on FB...

A 30-year-old youth was arrested by Talcher police in Anul district today for sharing false information about COVID-19 lockdown on social media....

 2020-04-08 08:50 

The Hindu

Coronavirus: Karnataka records fifth death...

Five more test positive for COVID-19, State total now 181...

 2020-04-08 08:48 

The Hindu

Andhra Pradesh reports 15 new COVID-19 positive cases, tally goes up to 329...

Nearly half the patients are in the of 21-40 years age group, while next big one is in the 41-60 years age group...

 2020-04-08 08:48 

China Post

Iran says US oil production must be known before OPEC+ call...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran demanded on Wednesday that U.S. oil production levels must be known before an upcoming OPEC meeting with Russia and others seeking to boost global energy prices. The meeting of the so-called OPEC+ is scheduled to be held Thu...

 2020-04-08 08:48 

NHK

Virus cases keep rising in Japan...

Japan has reported 79 more coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 4,538....

 2020-04-08 08:48 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Israel braces for rainy Passover...

Low temperatures, rainfall, and possible flooding expected for first days of Passover....

 2020-04-08 08:48 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Government procures 20 PCR equipment for COVID-19 testing - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian government has bought 20 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test equipment comprising two RNA automatic extractors and 18 PCR detectors to support ......

 2020-04-08 08:47 

Daily Times

Sindh Government sends local manufactured masks in metropolis hospitals...

Sindh Government sends local manufactured masks in metropolis hospitals In the name of to-quality N95 masks, Sindh Government has sent local manufactured masks in metropolis hospitals, the doctors and paramedical staff called it buffaloing by Sindh Govt. ...

 2020-04-08 08:47 

Manila Bulletin

Netizen mistakes 'Dole' for 'DOLE,' gets P5-K worth of products from Dole Foods...

By MB Online After a Filipino Facebook user mistook Dole Food company for the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and asked for a P5,000 financial aid, the fruit company sent him more than P5,000 worth of Dole products. On March 24, Facebook user CJ...

 2020-04-08 08:47 

The Hindu

COVID-19 | Video of three-year-old daughter of nurse in quarantine, longing for her to return home, goes viral...

The child's father had brought her to the hospital where she could see her mother from a distance...

 2020-04-08 08:46 

Press Trust of India

I'd love to win a Test series in India: Smith...

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) Star Australian batsman Steve Smith believes India is one of the toughest places to play Test cricket and winning a five-day format series in the country is a major career goal for him. "I would love to win a Test series in Indi...

 2020-04-08 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 cases rise to 3,870; quarantine facilities to decongest hospitals...

By Analou De Vera The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Wednesday 106 more cases of coronavirus disease, raising the total to 3,870. Five more COVID-19 patients died, raising the death toll to 182, the DOH said in its latest case bulletin. Meanwhile...

 2020-04-08 08:43 

The Strait Times

Football: La Liga eyeing May return, says league boss Tebas...

MADRID (AFP) - La Liga could return to action as early as next month, its president Javier Tebas said on Tuesday (April 7), as the league awaits a chance to restart following the coronavirus shutdown.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-08 08:43 

NHK

42 Japanese firms go bankrupt due to pandemic...

A survey by a private research firm shows 42 companies in Japan have filed for bankruptcy or suspended business due to a decline in sales caused by the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-04-08 08:43 

The Strait Times

Fire at building site of palace in Berlin...

BERLIN (REUTERS) - A fire broke out on Wednesday (April 8) at the royal palace that is being rebuilt at great expense in central Berlin, the fire service said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-08 08:43 

IANS

EU sends medical team to Italy to help fight COVID-19...

Brussels, April 8 (IANS) A team of European doctors and nurses from Romania and Norway is being dispatched to Milan and Bergamo to help Italian medical staff battle the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union (EU) said in a statement....

 2020-04-08 08:43 

Press TV

Israel seeks prisoner exchange negotiations with Hamas: Netanyahu office...

Israel's prime minister says the regime is interested in "immediate" indirect prisoner swap negotiations with Hamas....

 2020-04-08 08:42 

The Hindu

Coimbatore Collector suspends three employees...

The PDS staff were involved in irregularities while distributing coronavirus relief package, a statement said...

 2020-04-08 08:42 

NDTV

Boris Johnson's 3rd Day In ICU. He's "In Good Spirits", Says Minister...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 55,000 people across......

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