New York: Prospects for a robust global economic recovery remain dim as the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic carry on, according to the UN’s latest World Economic Situation and Prospects report, released on Tuesday.
Canberra: Australia's top doctor has warned the country to prepare for new waves of COVID-19 in the lead-up to winter.
New York: Routed through new hubs and expanded criminal networks, cocaine trafficking has made a dramatic comeback following an initial slowdown caused by the emergence of COVID-19, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime said on Thursday in a hard-hitting new report.
Washington: FBI Director Christopher Wray has said the bureau believes that the COVID-19 virus, which wreaked havoc across the globe since 2020, "most likely" originated in a "Chinese government-controlled lab".
New York: In Trinidad and Tobago, some performers have been tapping into traditional art forms ahead of the carnival on February 20-21 to encourage their communities to continue following COVID-19 health protocols as the country lifts restrictions on public gatherings.
Beijing: China has resumed issuing ordinary visas to Japanese citizens after halting the procedure earlier in January, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Sunday.
Beijing: A government scientist has estimated that around eight among 10 students in China are suffering from COVID-19.
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he is worried about the spread of the COVID-19 infection to the countryside.
New York: China is “making enormous progress and effort” to get every older adult vaccinated against COVID-19, the UN health agency said on Friday, while also cautioning that it will take time to protect everyone.
Beijing/IBNS: Disturbing satellite images have emerged showing a funeral home in Beijing clearing the way for a car park as more bodies arrive for cremation revealing the true scale of China's Covid situation even as the government tried to downplay it.
Beijing: Scientists have warned that China is going to fight against multiple waves of coronavirus infections as the Omicron variant mutates to become better at spreading and evading immunity.
Rabat/ UNI: The Moroccan authorities have banned all people arriving from China from entering the country, amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Beijing: Chinese residents are turning to the black market for generic Covid-19 drugs as the country is combating the rise in infection in the country, media reports said on Wednesday.
Beijing: China's COVID-19 surge is troubling the economic state of the country, media reports said on Tuesday.
Beijing/UNI: China will cancel nucleic acid tests for international arrivals starting from Jan. 8, a Chinese Foreign Ministry statement said on Tuesday.