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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as floods ravage southern China

Hundreds of thousands of people in China have been evacuated in several southern and eastern provinces after unrelenting rains caused floods and triggered landslides. Two provinces upgraded flood warnings on Tuesday as rivers overflowed and floodwater levels broke a 50-year high. Videos on state media show cars being washed down streets, and people being rescued...

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Pakistani Taliban militants announce indefinite ceasefire with Islamabad

The Pakistani Taliban (TTP) said substantial progress had been made at the talks in Kabul, and the truce extended until further notice. A Pakistani government official said the talks were moving in a positive direction, AFP news agency reports. The TTP has been fighting Pakistan’s armed forces for years. The TTP – Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan –...

China’s Xi Jinping pledges more proactive role towards world peace
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China’s Xi Jinping pledges more proactive role towards world peace

President Xi Jinping urged Chinese peacekeepers to play a bigger role in defending world peace during an inspection to the Central Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Friday. When talking with Chinese peacekeepers posted overseas via video link, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman...

U.S. pays athletes to ‘disrupt’ Beijing Games- Chinese media
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U.S. pays athletes to ‘disrupt’ Beijing Games- Chinese media

 Chinese state media said the United States plans to “maliciously disrupt and spoil” the Beijing Winter Olympics by enticing athletes to make half-hearted efforts in competition and to criticize Beijing. A week before the Games begin amid tensions between the two superpowers, China Daily, an English-language newspaper run by the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s Publicity...

President COPAIR calls on High Commissioner Sri Lanka
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President COPAIR calls on High Commissioner Sri Lanka

Ms Amna Munawwar Awan, President Center of Pakistan and International Relations (COPAIR) – & Editor in Chief of Mélange Media Group (MMG) & The Asian Telegraph called on High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan, His Excellency Vice Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama at the Sri Lankan High Commission in Islamabad here on Friday. The two dignitaries...

COVID-19 IMPACT ON FARMERS IN ASIA
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COVID-19 IMPACT ON FARMERS IN ASIA

Islamabad June 1, 2020,National Productivity Organization (NPO) is working under Ministry of Industries & Production, Government of Pakistan as Liaison Office of the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Japan.Consumer Demand Aspect and Purchase Behavior. COVID – 19 crises are rapidly altering how people can earn a living and access food. The whole value chain and supply...

Modalities to issue temporary travel documents to undocumented workers abroad following proper authentication procedures has been agreed on
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Modalities to issue temporary travel documents to undocumented workers abroad following proper authentication procedures has been agreed on

Colombo : 5 May,Modalities to issue temporary travel documents to undocumented workers abroad following proper authentication procedures has been agreed on by the Department of Immigration and Emigration. This follows consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Relations, Ministry of Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations and Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE). It is...

No new coronavirus deaths as China opens Wuhan for travel
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No new coronavirus deaths as China opens Wuhan for travel

Traffic control checkpoints in Wuhan dismantled; normal operation of railways, airports, waterways, highways and buses resumes Mainland China reported on Tuesday no coronavirus deaths for the first time since the pandemic began and a drop in new cases, a day before the central city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged late in December, was set...