Cambodia’s tourism to take longer to recover from pandemic

Phnom Penh (VNA) – Cambodia’s tourism, which is the most vulnerable industry from the spread of coronavirus, will see a slower recovery than other sectors after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, according to Chhay Sivlin, President of the Cambodia Association of Travel Agents. She told Khmer Times that tourism activity will not return to normal soon […]

Human Rights Society of Pakistan condemns Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s continued detention

Rights groups and local and international journalists’ bodies have slammed the arrest as an attempt to muzzle the press and silence dissent by a heavy-handed regime that bears little regard for press freedoms. 

COVID-19: RBI hopes monetary, fiscal measures to spur eco activity once normalcy is restored

RBI on Thursday expressed hope that recent monetary and fiscal measures will mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on domestic demand and spur growth once the normalcy is restored. Observing that it was difficult to make growth projections at this point of time, the Reserve Bank in its Monetary Policy Report said the lockdown following the […]

China Focus: Resort island steps up efforts to build int’l tourism, consumption center

It was Wei’s second trip to Hainan. This time she and her family did not visit any scenic spots but stayed in the hotel during the whole trip. “The parent-child facilities are enough for us,” Wei said after visiting an aquarium with her kids at the Atlantis, a landmark hotel in the city.

World Health Organisation announces plan to appeal for more than $1.5 billion from international governments

Key Points:The World Health Organisation is seeking more funds in the battle against coronavirusThe Organisation will release a plan in coming days The appeal comes in the same week that US President Donald Trump accused the WHO of a bias towards China

Seven Vietnamese citizens stranded at Thai airport brought home

Among the returnees, five travelled from Africa, transiting Ethiopia and arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport on March 25 for a flight to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi in the afternoon. But unfortunely, they missed the flight due to late arrival and there was no other flight to Vietnam. COVID-19.

Vietnam Airlines deliver citizens and medical equipment to European nations

The move to carry out the special flights on April 6 and April 8 comes after the airline received approval from the government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Both flights received the sponsorship of the German government and were implemented through joint efforts between the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and Vietnam Airlines.

A double whammy for India-Gulf economic ties

Oil prices in a tailspin The region, especially Iran, has been mauled by COVID-19, and the figures are yet to peak. The pandemic has put nearly a third of the world’s population under some form of lockdown curbing the consumption of hydrocarbons, the mainstay of Gulf economies. A Goldman Sachs report published on March 30 […]

Economic powers offer emergency help in coronavirus crisis

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, said the government stood “ready to announce further support where needed” and that the potential economic impact of the coronavirus would be addressed in next week’s budget. But even as central banks sought to bring calm to markets, the effect that the virus is having on business widened further.

Tradies ‘frantically’ busy as homeowners try to complete works

They will be assigned to the same seats they originally booked and affected customers will be contacted directly with details of their rescheduled date. Provisions will be made for those unable to attend the postponed performance they’ve been allocated.