Singapore's manufacturing PMI declines to 50.3 in June

Singapore, July 5: The Singapore purchasing managers' index (PMI), an early indicator of manufacturing activity, edged down 0.1 points from the previous month to post...

Typhoon Aere makes landfall in southwest Japan, weather agency warns of landslides,...

Tokyo [Japan], July 5: A typhoon made landfall in Japan's southwestern prefecture of Nagasaki on Tuesday morning, bringing with it torrential downpours and thunder amid...

Malaysia reports 2,536 new COVID-19 infections, 5 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 4: Malaysia reported 2,536 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,573,891, according to the...

Yoon instructs aides to follow up on economic talks in Spain

Seoul [South Korea], July 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol instructed aides Monday to follow up on economic discussions he had with world leaders in Spain last...

Yoon's health minister pick withdraws nomination over political fund misuse allegations

Seoul [South Korea], July 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol's pick to lead the health ministry withdrew her nomination Monday over allegations she diverted political funds for...

Monkeypox cases in Brazil rise to 76

Sao Paulo [Brazil], July 4: A new case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Brazil, bringing the total number in the country to 76, the...

Peru reports 70 pct increase in COVID-19 cases between June 19 and...

Lima [Peru], July 4: Peru registered 17,841 COVID-19 cases between June 19 and 25, an increase of 70 percent compared to the previous weekly period,...

2 women killed in shark attack near Red Sea resort: Egyptian ministry

Cairo [Egpyt], July 4: Two women were killed after being attacked by a shark south of Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the...

Tanzania's largest trade fair opens with 22 foreign countries participating

Dar es Salaam [Tanzania], July 4: Tanzania's 46th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) officially opened Sunday, with 22 foreign countries participating.

Libyan PM stresses importance of Security Directorates Support Force

Tripoli [Libya], July 4: Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah on Sunday stressed the importance of the Security Directorates Support Force of the Interior Ministry.

Chinese organizations donate clean water facilities to schools in southern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 4: Chinese organizations have distributed much-needed clean and sanitary water facilities to selected primary schools in southern Ethiopia.

Ghanaian president urges for concerted efforts to root out terrorism in West...

Accra [Ghana], July 4: Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday called for member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

Nigerian police investigate suspected church abduction in SW state

Lagos [Nigeria], July 4: An investigation is underway into a case of suspected abduction of 77 people by church pastors in Nigeria's southwestern state of...

Israel's interim PM Lapid holds 1st cabinet meeting

Jerusalem [Israel], July 4: Israel's interim Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday pledged to run a functional government despite another round of political instability...

Israeli archaeologists reassemble 3,500-year-old huge jars

Jerusalem [Israel], July 4: Israeli researchers have reassembled three ancient pottery jars that dated to about 3,500 years ago, the University of Haifa (UH) in...

Time, venue of new round of nuclear talks being finalized: Iranian negotiator

Tehran [Iran], June 4: Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani said Sunday that the time and venue of a new round of talks to...

Jordan reveals cause of Aqaba port gas leakage

Amman [Jordan], July 4: An investigation showed the main cause of the gas leak incident in Aqaba port was the lack of conformity of the...

Glacier collapse kills at least five in Italy: media

Rome [Italy], July 4: A huge block of ice has collapsed from the Marmolada mountain in Italy, leaving at least 5 dead and 10 wounded,...

Active COVID-19 infections in Italy surpass 1 million

Rome [Italy], July 4: The number of active cases of coronavirus surpassed 1 million in Italy on Sunday, the result of a swift increase in...

3 killed, 3 critically injured in Copenhagen shopping mall shooting - Police

Copenhagen [Denmark], July 4: Three people were killed and several others injured, three of them critically, in a shooting at a Copenhagen shopping center Sunday...

Extreme drought conditions persist in California

Fernley (Nevada) [US], July 4: The latest data released by the U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) showed that California remained mired in extreme drought conditions when...

Vietnam reports 512 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], July 4: Vietnam recorded 512 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down by 218 from Saturday, according to its Ministry of Health.

Narcotics smuggling attempt foiled at Pakistani airport, 3 arrested

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 4: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan foiled an attempt to smuggle narcotics and arrested three people at the Islamabad International Airport,...

Singapore reports 6,127 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, July 4: Singapore reported 6,127 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,467,234.

Philippines logs 1,323 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], July 4: The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,323 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, the highest tally since Feb. 25, bringing...

1 injured in firing on polio eradication team in NW Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 4: A health worker of a polio eradication team was critically injured in a firing by unknown gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber...

Australia's Sydney faces emergency wet weather, flood warnings

Sydney [Australia], July 4: Heavy rainfall across Australia's southeast coast since Saturday last week has once again inundated Sydney and large parts of southeast New...