Thursday, March 4, 2021
No menu items!

Asia

Myanmar army’s pick as UN envoy resigns in diplomatic power struggle #Englishheadline

UNITED NATIONS:  Myanmar's newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations has resigned, saying that his predecessor - who was fired by the military...

Hundreds mourn Myanmar’s ‘Everything will be OK’ protester #Englishheadline

YANGON: Hundreds of mourners gathered in Myanmar on Thursday (Mar 4) for the funeral of a 19-year-old protester shot and killed at...

India’s COVID-19 vaccine wins over some sceptics after promising data #Englishheadline

NEW DELHI:  Indian doctors and politicians on Thursday (Mar 4) welcomed efficacy data for a state-backed coronavirus vaccine that was given emergency approval...

About 580,000 Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer and PPS members affected by data security breach #Englishheadline

SINGAPORE: About 580,000 KrisFlyer and PPS members have been affected by a data security breach, Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on Thursday (Mar...

12 people from Myanmar take refuge in Mizoram after coup in February #Englishheadline

AIZAWAL: At least 12 people from Myanmar have crossed the Indian border and took refuge in Mizoram around a month after the neighbouring country's military ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, officials said on Thursday....

Bersatu to focus on ties among PN parties, says sec-gen after UMNO letter ceasing cooperation #Englishheadline

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) said on Thursday (Mar 4) that it will focus on improving cooperation with its partners...

China’s parliament to discuss Hong Kong electoral reform #Englishheadline

BEIJING: China's top legislature will discuss electoral reform in Hong Kong when it meets this week, state media said on Thursday (Mar...

15 of 47 Hong Kong activists granted bail but remain in custody after prosecutors appeal #Englishheadline

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong court on Thursday (Mar 4) ordered all 47 activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion to be...

UN tells Myanmar military to ‘stop murdering’ protesters #Englishheadline

GENEVA: At least 54 people have been killed and more than 1,700 detained since Myanmar's Feb 1 coup, the UN rights chief said...

UN tells Myanmar military to ‘stop murdering’ protesters #Englishheadline

GENEVA: At least 54 people have been killed and over 1,700 detained since Myanmar's February 1 coup, the UN rights chief said Thursday, demanding that the military "stop murdering" protesters. The comments come after the deadliest day of...

At least 19 Myanmar policemen seek refuge in India rather than carry out junta’s orders #Englishheadline

NEW DELHI: At least 19 Myanmar police have crossed into India to escape taking orders from a military junta that is trying to...

COVID-19: Thailand plans to allow foreign tourists to quarantine in resorts #Englishheadline

BANGKOK: Thailand's tourism minister said on Thursday (Mar 4) he will propose a plan for foreigners to undertake COVID-19 quarantine in popular...

Japan’s JCR Pharma to build new plant to produce COVID-19 vaccine solution #Englishheadline

TOKYO: JCR Pharmaceuticals Co said on Thursday (Mar 4) it would build a new plant in Japan to expand production of ingredients for...

Singapore advises citizens to consider leaving Myanmar as soon as they can #Englishheadline

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans in Myanmar have been advised to consider leaving while it is still possible to do so.Citing the "rapidly escalating clashes...

Three Myanmar policemen seek refuge in India rather than carry out junta’s orders #Englishheadline

NEW DELHI: Three Myanmar police constables have crossed over to India's northeastern state of Mizoram to seek refuge there, rather than carry...

Latest News