Protesters Worldwide Voice Support for US Demonstrators

The shocking on-camera death of African American George Floyd is drawing attention around the globe. Anti-U.S. protests deploring the man’s death erupted in Western capitals on Sunday and newspaper headlines heaped scorn on American police over the incident last week in Minneapolis. Floyd, a black man, died after white police officer Derek Chauvin pressed a […]

Asia Today: India Reports over 8,000 New Virus Cases 

NEW DELHI – India reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country. Confirmed infections have risen to 182,143, with 5,164 fatalities, including 193 in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Overall, more than 60% of the […]

Thailand reports 4 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Thailand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday and no new deaths, taking the total number of infections to 3,081 with 57 deaths since January, Trend reports with reference to The new patients had arrived in Thailand from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia and have been in state quarantine, said Panprapa Yongtrakul, a spokeswoman […]

EU trade commissioner Hogan mulling candidacy for WTO chief

European trade commissioner Phil Hogan is considering putting his name forward as a candidate to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, his spokesman said on Sunday, Trend reports citing The WTO post will become vacant at the end of August after incumbent Roberto Azevedo said he would step down a year early. The next […]

Magnitude-5.4 earthquake rattles southern Philippines

An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 shook Davao Occidental province in the southern Philippines on Saturday night, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said, Trend reports citing The institute said the quake, which struck at 9:06 p.m. local time, hit at a depth of 101 km, about 202 km southeast of Sarangani […]

China reports four new coronavirus cases for May 29

China recorded four new confirmed cases of coronavirus as of the end of May 29, up from none the day before, data from the country’s health authority showed on Saturday, Trend reports citing All of the cases were imported, the National Health Commission (NHC) reported on its website. The NHC also confirmed four new asymptomatic cases, compared […]