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JAKARTA, INDONESIA: To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal [...]
Sun, Jul 12, 2020
Source The Himalayan Times
SYDNEY: The Australian government says it will offer around 10,000 Hong Kong passport holders currently living in Australia a chance to apply for permanent residence once their current visas expire. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government believes China’s imposition of a new tough national security law on the semi-autonomous territory means pro-democracy [...]
Sun, Jul 12, 2020
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KINGSVILLE: The US Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot. “MAKING HISTORY!” the US Navy tweeted Thursday in response to a post that Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle had completed naval flight school and would later this month receive the flight officer insignia known as the “Wings of Gold.” The Naval [...]
Sun, Jul 12, 2020
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SUZHOU/BEIJING: Chinese vaccine developer CanSino Biologics is in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to launch a Phase III trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine, its co-founder said on Saturday. China‘s success in driving down COVID-19 infections has made it harder to conduct large-scale vaccine trials, and so far [...]
Sun, Jul 12, 2020
Source The Himalayan Times
RAJBIRAJ, JULY 11 Scores of families have been displaced after floodwaters swamped their houses in Saptari’s Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality. According to Hunumannagar Kandalini Municipality-13 Ward Chair Bindeshwor Yadav, some 75 families of Gobargadha have been rescued and temporarily kept at Rastriya Adharbhut Preliminary School after floodwaters from the Saptakoshi River gushed into [...]
Sun, Jul 12, 2020
Source The Himalayan Times