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Malaysia announces $57.78 billion stimulus package to deal with coronavirus fallout

Malaysia announces $57.78 billion stimulus package to deal with coronavirus fallout

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s government will channel RM25 million to the vulnerable groups through the RM250 billion ($57.78 billion) economic stimulus package announced on Friday by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. The funds are to be channelled towards supporting people and businesses most adversely impacted by the economic disruption from the Covid-19 outbreak and the prime minister said […]

Gyeonggi Province Governor Lee Jae-myung: We will be providing basic income to all citizens promptly

Gyeonggi Province Governor Lee Jae-myung: We will be providing basic income to all citizens promptly

  By Sang-ki Lee Founder of AJA and CEO of Asia N Suwon: South Korea’s Gyeonggi Provincial Government has announced that they will be providing disaster subsidy of about $81 (about 100,000won) per person and $324(400,000won) per household of four people. The “Gyeonggi Province disaster subsidy”, officially announced by the government on March 24, offers […]

China to continue sharing experience, medical resources in COVID-19 fight: FM

China to continue sharing experience, medical resources in COVID-19 fight: FM

  By Wu Gang People’s Daily Beijing: China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced the country’s effort to contribute to the global response of COVID-19 in five areas. During a regular press conference, MFA spokesperson Geng Shuang was asked that what will China do to help enhancing international epidemic response. The spokesperson replied that thanks […]

Inner Mongolia launches tree-planting campaign to tame desertification

Inner Mongolia launches tree-planting campaign to tame desertification

By Wu Yong, People’s Daily Ulaanbaatar: As temperature rises, more and more places are joining China’s afforestation efforts. This year, north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is tasked with planting 12.97 million mu, or 864,700 hectares of forests and one million hectares of grass, according to a recent teleconference on forestry and grassland work in […]

Lockdown declared in Pakistan’s Sindh Province

Lockdown declared in Pakistan’s Sindh Province

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative Karachi: The Punjab government on Monday decided to enforce lockdown in the entire province for next 14 days to curb the spread of deadly coronavirus. The decision was taken by the cabinet committee. Earlier, the provincial government of Sindh declared lockdown across the province on Tuesday closing all the restaurants, […]

War against Coronavirus: Pakistan shuts educational institutions, seals border with Afghanistan, Iran

War against Coronavirus: Pakistan shuts educational institutions, seals border with Afghanistan, Iran

  By Nasir Aijaz TheAsiaN Representative Islamabad: Pakistan is all set to completely seal its western border with Afghanistan and Iran from Monday March 16, 2020 to prevent the spread of the pandemic coronavirus, a notification issued from the interior ministry said on Friday. The decision comes after Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting […]

China to contribute $20 million to WHO to support developing response to COVID-19

China to contribute $20 million to WHO to support developing response to COVID-19

People’s Daily Geneva: China will contribute $20 million to the WHO in support of its global efforts in combating the COVID-19 epidemic and helping developing countries improve their response capacities and strengthen public health systems, Ambassador Chen Xu, Permanent Representative of China to the UN Office at Geneva and other International Organizations in Switzerland said. Ambassador […]

Tourism industry moves to counter COVID-19 influence

Tourism industry moves to counter COVID-19 influence

By Yang Kunyi and Song Lin Beijing: As the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to develop, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued a joint statement. The statement stressed that International cooperation is vital for ensuring the tourism sector to contribute effectively to the containment of […]

UAE becomes first peaceful nuclear operating nation in Arab world

UAE becomes first peaceful nuclear operating nation in Arab world

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has officially become a peaceful nuclear energy operating nation, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced following the successful completion of fuel assembly loading into Unit 1. The UAE has also become the first Arab country to achieve this status, joining a limited group of countries worldwide that have […]

Remote working spreads in South Korea amid coronavirus fears

Remote working spreads in South Korea amid coronavirus fears

Seoul: More South Korean companies are adopting remote working systems to help insulate their employees from COVID-19 and contain its spread, industry insiders said Thursday. At 1,500, South Korea has the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases after China. With the number of infections rising rapidly in a week, South Korea on Monday revised its […]

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