Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs’s meeting with UNSG Special Envoy on Myanmar

H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (DPM/FM) of Thailand, met with Ms. Noeleen Heyzer, the Special Envoy (SE) of the United Nations Secretary-General on Myanmar. The two sides expressed their concern on the violence that continues in Myanmar, which includes the recent clashes near the Thai-Myanmar borders that had […]

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Vietnam Reports 16,040 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,991,484 In Total

HANOI, Vietnam reported 16,040 new COVID-19 cases yesterday, including 16,026 locally transmitted and 14 imported, according to its Ministry of Health. The Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, remained the most affected region with the highest number of infections yesterday, with 3,029 cases, followed by central Da Nang city with 765 cases and central Binh Dinh province with […]

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Malaysia Reports 3,346 New COVID-19 Infections, 12 New Deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, reported 3,346 new COVID-19 infections and 12 more deaths as of midnight, bringing the national total to 2,802,263, and death toll to 31,762. The health ministry said, 267 of the new cases were imported and 3,079 were local transmissions. The ministry reported 3,052 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged […]

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Myanmar Reports Three More Omicron Cases Of COVID-19

YANGON, Myanmar reported three more cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the tally to 66, according to a release from the Ministry of Health. The release said, Omicron was found in three foreigners from the Philippines and Malaysia, who recently arrived in Myanmar by relief flights. According to the ministry’s figures yesterday, the […]

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Update: 6.6-Magnitude Quake Jolts Off Indonesia’s Banten, Strong Tremors Felt In Jakarta

JAKARTA,0020A 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted off the Banten province of Indonesia yesterday, with strong tremors felt in the capital Jakarta, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said. The agency earlier released a report on the quake with a magnitude of 6.7, but then, revised it to 6.6. It did not issue any tsunami warning, as […]

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Johnson’s Office Apologizes to Queen for Party on Eve of Husband’s Funeral

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office apologized to Queen Elizabeth on Friday after it emerged that staff members partied late into the night in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral, when indoor gatherings were banned. Johnson is facing the gravest crisis of his premiership after almost daily revelations of social gatherings […]

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