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Asia Distillates-Jet cracks fall to lowest level in 3 weeks on muted demand

SINGAPORE, June 29 (Reuters) - Asian refining margins for jet fuel slipped to their weakest in three weeks on Monday, despite lower raw material crude prices, as a resurgence in coronavirus cases in some countries dampened hopes...

Cebu City is emerging as the new epicenter of the Philippines Covid-19, SE Asia News & Top Stories

MANILA - The Philippines is sending more doctors, drones and other resources to Cebu City amid signs that the key center is becoming the country's new epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic. "You can just see the numbers," Interior Secretary Eduardo...

Rohingya rescued describe horror of the high seas, SE Asia News & Top Stories

LHOKSEUMAWE (Sumatra) • A group of Rohingyas said they were beaten by traffickers and drank their own urine to stay alive on a perilous four-month voyage at sea until their dramatic rescue near the Indonesian coast. The scruffy survivors -...

GOP senator says China uses coronavirus pandemic to gain power in Asia

Senator Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Accused China Sunday to use the Coronavirus pandemic as a cover to take power in disputed regions along its borders.Referring to recent actions that Beijing has taken in the South China Sea and the Himalayas...

China Moves Forward With High-Speed ​​Rail Line For Southeast Asia | Voice of america

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - The coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world does not seem to have done much, at least in Laos, to slow down big plans for China for a high speed rail line connecting...

Asia today: India spends half a million crowns …

NEW DELHI (AP) - Confirmed coronavirus cases in India crossed half a million on Saturday with another record jump of 18,552 infections over 24 hours. The Department of Health also reported 384 new deaths, bringing the total to 15,685. The push...

US states reimpose virus restrictions; Asia sees new cases | National policy

Inventories fell sharply on Wall Street again on rising case numbers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 730 points, or almost 3%.Globally, China has seen an increase in the number of cases, a day after authorities said they...

Bali authorities disperse revelers and close the bar for failing to follow health protocol, Asia News

Local authorities closed a bar in Kuta in the regency of Badung, Bali, for hosting a party that did not comply with the Covid-19 health protocol. The staff of the Badung Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) and the customary village...
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Russia denies radiation incident despite striking measurements in Northern Europe

The registered particles, according to the international organization, are the result of a nuclear fission caused by humans. The Swedish and Finnish nuclear authorities...

The sale of AAP is finalized, which avoids the closure of an 85-year-old “ vital ” press wire

The future of the Australian Associated Press (AAP) newswire has been secured with the inking of a sale to new owners who say they...

25 confirmed cases of COVID-19 now linked to a nail salon in Kingston, Ontario.

Kingston, Ontario area health unit confirms three more COVID-19 cases related to a nail salon in the city of eastern Ontario, warning that all...