PHNOM PENH: CAMBODIA has suspended all white rice and padi exports starting April 5 to secure domestic supplies during the Covid-19 pandemic.
TAIPEI: It may be the global day for pranks but with the world under assault from the deadly Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, many governments on Wednesday were warning against virus-themed April Fools’ jokes – some even threatening jail.
BANGKOK: Thai police have warned people not to release fake news on April Fool’s Day amid the Covid-19 crisis, reported Thai News Agency (TNA).
“WHICH BMW model is that you’re testing for the weekend?” queried a friend of mine.
LONDON: THE Malay community in the United Kingdom last night gathered “virtually” to offer prayers and remember members who had succumbed to Covid-19, currently ravaging the country.
HOLDEN is dead. GM killed it because no one wanted Holden.Unlike Opel and Vauxhall that PSA wanted and the Chevrolet factory in Rayong, Thailand, that Great Wall Motors wanted, no one wanted Holden.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry is looking at alternatives to help 18 Malaysians currently stranded in Bolivia.
BANGKOK: Thailand reported 127 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases and one death on Tuesday, a health official said.
BANGKOK: Underfed and chained up for endless hours, campaigners warn many elephants working in Thailand’s tourism sector may starve, be sold to zoos or shifted into the illegal logging trade as the coronavirus decimates visitor numbers.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Equestrian Association of Malaysia (EAM) has issued an advisory urging horse owners in the country to take precautionary measures following an African Horse Sickness (AHS) outbreak that was detected in Thailand on March 24.
BANGKOK: Thailand reported 136 new coronavirus cases and two new deaths on Monday, raising the total number of infections to 1,524 and fatalities to nine.
LETTERS: On this day Monday the 30th of March, we commemorate the annual Land Day in Palestine – the commemorating of the 1976 massacre of a protest against the dispossession of Palestinians by the Zionist regime. The carnage happened 42 years ago.
PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen today ordered all casinos to close to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd’s losses could widen this year, owing to lower load factors and yields exacerbated by travel restriction following the Covid-19 pandemic that caused air travel to collapse.
BANGKOK: Thailand saw 136 new coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the total number of infections to 1,524, said the spokesman of the government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
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