Pandemic-delayed games are due to open on July 23 in Tokyo, but a surge in cases is creating new concern.
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Singapore and the United States are looking to explore ways to revive international air travel safely amid COVID-19, including the use of vaccination certificates. Minister for Transport of Singapore, Ong Ye Kung, and Secretary of Transportation of the USA Pete Buttigieg, held a virtual meeting yest
The UN's special envoy for Myanmar is to embark on an Asian tour to step up diplomatic efforts to tackle the crisis, as the death toll from the junta's crackdown on dissent passed 600 on Friday. An ASEAN summit on Myanmar is scheduled for the end of the month, but diplomats say the bloc is deeply divided over the crisis.
More than 120,000 voters went to the polls to elect a new government in Samoa Friday, with the long-ruling Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) facing its strongest challenge in nearly forty years. Friday's poll saw complaints that some voters were delayed because of a shortage of buses and insufficient capacity on boats from outlying islands.
As India sees record increase in cases for a third-straight day, many states report running out of vaccine supplies.
New bill addresses economic competition with China while also addressing human rights concerns over Xinjiang, Hong Kong.
Main opposition parties boycotted the vote leaving a 56-year-old political newcomer as incumbent’s only challenger.
The sanctions on Myanmar Gems Enterprise are an attempt to deprive the military government of funds.
Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russia's troubled space agency Roscosmos, is hardly your typical bureaucrat. Appointed in 2018 as the head of Roscosmos after working as a deputy prime minister -- and before that Russia's ambassador to NATO -- Rogozin is not solely responsible for the setbacks, with many problems dating back long before his arrival.