Thursday, October 21, 2021

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report on Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Government of Kuwait does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do...

Submarine with 53 crew aboard missing off Bali

JAKARTA: Indonesia's military said it was searching for a submarine with 53 crew aboard after losing contact with the vessel during naval exercises off...

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

Chinese government supports Lam, condemns violence HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam yesterday indefinitely delayed a proposed law...

North Korean envoy to Kuwait defects to South

SEOUL: A senior North Korean diplomat who was acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to the South with his family, reports said yesterday. Ryu...

India leaves nearly two million off citizens’ list

GUWAHATI: People check their names on the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Buraburi village in...

South Korea seeks murder charges as virus kills over 3,000

DAEJEON: New nurse officers are trained on the COVID-19 coronavirus before heading to Daegu to help medical staff, at the Korea...

Canada takes garbage back from Philippines, ending long dispute

Asian nations 'tired of being the world's trash dump' VANCOUVER: Tonnes of Canadian garbage left in the Philippines for...

Airlines look to tests that give instant results

VIENNA: A health worker in protective clothes holds a COVID-19 antigen test yesterday. - AFP ZURICH/MILAN: European airlines...

Video emerges of crew of sunken Indonesia submarine

BALI: A poignant video has emerged showing the crew of a sunken Indonesian submarine singing happily together on board their vessel. The video, filmed...

Filipino nurses find English tests too daunting

MANILA: Bracing for life after Brexit, British hospitals badly need more nurses like Filipino Jobie Escalona, but she twice flunked a mandatory...

Taleban help Indians leave Afghanistan

KABUL: Outside the main iron gate of the Indian embassy in Kabul, a group of Taleban fighters waited - armed with machine guns and...

Xi visits Wuhan, says tide turning against epidemic

WUHAN: Chinese President Xi Jinping wears a mask as he waves to a coronavirus patient and medical staff via video link...

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