U.S. adding 33 Chinese companies, institutions to economic blacklist

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding 33 Chinese companies and other institutions to an economic blacklist for human rights violations and to address U.S. national security concerns involving weapons of mass destruction and other military activities, Trend reports citing Reuters. The Commerce Department said it was sanctioning nine companies and institutions on grounds […]

Chinese mainland reports no new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese health authority said Saturday that it saw no new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Friday, Trend reports citing Xinhua. No deaths related to the disease were reported Friday, according to the National Health Commission, adding that it received reports of two new suspected cases. One suspected case was imported and reported in Shanghai and […]

Philippines reports six coronavirus deaths, 180 more cases

The Philippines on Saturday recorded six additional coronavirus deaths and 180 more infections, the health ministry said, Trend reports with reference to In a bulletin, the ministry said total infections have risen to 13,777, while deaths have reached 863. But 85 more patients have recovered, bringing total recoveries to 3,177.   Source: TREND News Agency

Thailand reports three new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Thailand on Saturday reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing the country’s total to 3,040 confirmed cases and 56 fatalities since the outbreak started in January, Trend reports with reference to The new cases are two Thai nationals recently returned from overseas and under quarantine and a 49-year-old Italian man living in Phuket, said […]

Vietnamese Blogger Nguyen Tuong Thuy Arrested For Holding ‘Anti-State’ Documents

Police in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi arrested RFA blogger Nguyen Tuong Thuy Saturday, accusing him of “making, storing, and disseminating documents and materials for anti-state purposes,” his wife told RFA. Nguyen, 70, was vice chairman of the Vietnam Independent Journalists Association and is the third member of the group arrested in the past year. His wife, […]