Category: Asia

Hong Kong finally lift mandatory hotel quarantine for travelers from abroad

Hong Kong has finalized to lift the mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers from abroad. The authorities have made this known, finally ending more than two years of international isolation for the world's financial centre.

Over 2,000 guests, 500 foreign dignitaries likely to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral

Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral will take place on Monday, with over 2,000 guests, including 500 foreign dignitaries, expected at Westminster Abbey to lay the sovereign to rest.

China tests fish caught at sea for COVID-19

The health authorities of China are now testing fish caught at sea to make sure they are not carriers of the COVID-19 and thus limit the spread of the virus in China.

Japan: Drunken cop fell asleep on street, lost investigation documents

A Japanese cop gets tipsy after drinking too much, fell asleep on the street and lost investigation documents which includes the personal information of around 400 people.

Over 95% of monkeypox cases spread through sexual activity: Reports

Around 95% of monkeypox cases have been spread via sexual activity, as per the largest study to date, which also noted new clinical single genital lesions.

Former PM Shinzo Abe’s assassination suspect confess to target religious leader

The suspect in the assassination of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has confessed to the Japanese police that he was initially planning to target the leader of a religious group to which his mother had made substantial donations to withstand financial problems.

Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe dies after being shot at campaign event

Tokyo: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot on Friday during a campaign event in western Japan; the hospital confirmed the death.    

Flanders woman Satoko Kishimoto elected as mayor in Suginami, Tokyo

A woman who has been living in the Flemish city of Leuven, naming as Satoko Kishimoto. She has been living with her family for over ten years, and has been elected mayor in Suginami, a district in Tokyo, Japan.

Romanian Coast Guard intercepts fishing vessel containing dozens of migrants

The Romanian Coast Guard has blocked a fishing boat which was containing dozens of migrants from Turkey.

Italy-India announces to empower defence ties between both nations

The two-day India-Italy Military Cooperation Group (MCG) meeting, which has taken place in Rome from Tuesday, has finalized to empower defence ties between the two nations, an official has made a statement on Wednesday.

FATF praises France’s announcement of sanctions against Pak-based terrorist Masood Azhar

Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which works as the anti-terror financing agency, has praised France's prompt announcement of sanctions against Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar after the Pulwama terror attack in 2019.

India, France calls for immediate cessation of hostilities in Ukraine

India and France on Wednesday have called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Ukraine, with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi again stopping short of condemning Russia's full-scale military operation against Ukraine.

Antwerp: Over 1,600 people gathers on Sunday for 7th edition of the Refugee Walk

Around 1,600 people met on early hours of the Sunday morning in Antwerp for the seventh edition of the Refugee Walk. The Flemish Association Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen which has organized the march has confirmed that they all together has raised over 300,000 euros.

Sweden logs record-high killings in fatal shootings took place this year: Reports

Sweden has recorded over 48 killings, among whom all were shot to death in 2022. The Swedish media have shared the following information on Friday, calling it record-high.

Hong Kong finally lift mandatory hotel quarantine for travelers from abroad

Hong Kong has finalized to lift the mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers from abroad. The authorities have made this known, finally ending more than two years of international isolation for the world's financial centre.