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Wuhan sends trucks to pick up 12,000 sheep donated by Mongolia

Ten cold chain trucks set off at 10am on Monday from Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province for Erenhot, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, to pick up the first batch of the 30,000 sheep donated by Mongolia in its contribution to the fight against COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 4:38:53

Pandemic hikes concern over much-needed climate finance for poorest

Rich nations will need to boost efforts to provide funding for pandemic-hit poorer countries to battle climate change if they are to meet a promise of raising $100 billion a year from 2020, climate finance officials and analysts said.
Source: Reuters | 2020/11/9 17:28:40

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 8,553,657

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,553,657 on Monday as 45,903 new cases were registered across the country in the past 24 hours, said the latest data released by the federal health ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/9 13:50:05

GT investigates: How is 'China encroaching on Nepalese land' rumor concocted? Insiders find out on-site

Fabricated Western media reports accusing China of encroaching on Nepalese bordering lands reflect the political intentions of some anti-China forces and pro-Indian activists, said some Nepalese observers who shared their first-hand observations and analysis with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/9 2:09:44

India's COVID-19 tally surpasses 8.5 million

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,507,754 on Sunday as 45,674 new cases were registered across the country in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data released by the health ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/8 14:32:06

Delhi bans firecrackers to check air pollution

The bursting of firecrackers could be a reason behind the rising air pollution levels in the Indian capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/6 11:57:43

Pakistani president praises China-Pakistan cooperation, China's fight against COVID-19 at CIIE

Pakistani President Arif Alvi Wednesday evening praised the special and unique China-Pakistan relationship that has stood the test of time, congratulating the Chinese people for successfully dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, at the opening ceremony of the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE) held in Shanghai through a special video message.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/5 17:43:42

Students in Afghanistan vow to carry on after attack

Stunned Kabul University students vowed Tuesday to continue their education despite a brutal attack on their campus by the Islamic State group that killed 22 people.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/4 16:33:42

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 8,313,876

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,313,876 on Wednesday, as 46,253 new cases were detected across the country, according to latest data released by the federal health ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/4 13:01:54

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 8,267,623

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,267,623 on Tuesday as 38,310 new cases were detected across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/3 12:55:58

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 8,229,313

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,229,313 on Monday as 45,231 new cases were detected across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/2 14:19:13

Indian gov't decides to import one million tonnes of potatoes

India's federal government has decided to import one million tonnes of potatoes to check rising prices, state-run broadcaster - All India Radio (AIR) said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/1 13:22:57

India's Tamil Nadu state to reopen education institutions, cinemas

Local government in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu on Saturday announced that local movie theatres and education institutions will reopen from Nov. 10 and 16 respectively.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/1 13:10:54

Singapore reports 7 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 57,994.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/30 0:12:20

Singapore to lift entry restrictions on visitors from Chinese mainland

Singapore will lift its entry restrictions on visitors from the Chinese mainland on Nov 6, Singaporean Ambassador in China Lui Tuck Yew announced Thursday on China's twitter-like Sina Weibo.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/29 23:38:02

US announces cease-fire

The US on Sunday said a new humanitarian cease-fire will take effect on Monday in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, even as fresh fighting erupted between the two sides.
Source: Reuters | 2020/10/26 17:38:40

18 killed in Islamic State bomb attack at Afghan education center

A suicide bomber struck near an education center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 18 people in an attack claimed by the extremist Islamic State that rocked the conflict-wracked country.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/25 17:23:41

India announces bonus for over 3 mln gov't employees to boost spending

India's federal government Wednesday announced around 507.7 million U.S. dollars as bonus to over 3 million non-gazetted employees with a view to encourage spending during the upcoming festival season.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/22 11:42:54