China reports 29 new confirmed Covid-19 cases – Times of India

BEIJING: China’s health authority on Tuesday reported 29 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 13 in the capital Beijing where 249 virus affected people are undergoing treatment. According to the China’s National Health Commission, 29 new cases, including seven asymptomatic cases, were reported in the country on Monday. As of Monday, 99 asymptomatic cases were still […]

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Starbucks under investigation after LA County off-duty cop allegedly finds TAMPON in his Frappuccino – reports

Law enforcement in Los Angeles County has launched a probe in response to a complaint filed by an off-duty officer, who claims that a beverage he purchased at Starbucks contained a tampon, local media reported. The unidentified LAPD officer purportedly found the tampon in his Frappuccino after patronizing a Starbucks cafe in Diamond Bar, according […]

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Second night of chaos in CHAZ sees more shooting, at least one person wounded – reports

Gunfire has reportedly erupted for the second night running in the controversial ‘autonomous zone’ created by Seattle protesters, leaving at least one person hospitalized. Police are investigating reports of multiple shootings. One person was transported to the city’s Harborview Medical Center following an alleged shooting inside the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) on Sunday night, […]

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China reports 18 new coronavirus cases, 9 in Beijing – Times of India

BEIJING: China reported 18 new coronavirus cases for June 21, 9 of which were in the capital Beijing, the National Health Commission said on Monday. This compared with 26 confirmed cases a day earlier, 22 of which were in Beijing. Local authorities are restricting movement of people in the capital and stepping up other measures […]

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WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases – Times of India

GENEVA: The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours. The UN health agency said Brazil led the way with 54,771 cases tallied and the US next at 36,617. Over 15,400 came in in India. Experts […]

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Fake news or about-face? Bolton DENIES he’s voting for Biden after The Telegraph reports him saying so in interview

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton has refuted a report by The Telegraph that he would be casting his ballot for Joe Biden, the Democrat nemesis of his former boss, as he continues to tout his tell-all book in the media. Bolton, who has been on a busy media tour, giving out “exclusive” interviews to […]

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Pussy Riot founder detained in Moscow for questioning over extremism case – reports

Pyotr Verzilov, a controversial Russian shock artist and founder of ‘punk band’ Pussy Riot, has been detained in Moscow, according to media reports. Russian law enforcement is allegedly questioning him over an extremism case. The activist was detained at a rented apartment in Russia’s capital on Sunday, according to multiple local media accounts. Unconfirmed reports […]

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Beijing reports 22 new virus cases as millions tested – Times of India

BEIJING: China’s capital reported 22 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday after a mass testing effort that has collected more than two million samples in a race to contain a new outbreak. The fresh cluster in Beijing has raised fears of a resurgence of the virus in China, which had largely brought the disease […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan investigating reports ship captain assaulted Indonesian sailor

Taiwan’s Fisheries Agency said Thursday that it is investigating Indonesian media reports that a Taiwanese fishing boat captain assaulted an Indonesian crew member while in Sri Lankan waters, and said the man will face criminal charges if the allegations can be verified. Several Indonesian news outlets reported Thursday that a Taiwanese fishing boat captain beat […]

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Ex-Governor Who Sued Putin Dies From Coronavirus – Reports – The Moscow Times

A former Russian governor who sued President Vladimir Putin over his dismissal has died at age 58 from coronavirus complications, Interfax reported Thursday. Mikhail Ignatyev was hospitalized in critical condition with pneumonia in both lungs and placed on oxygen support last month. He became the first ex-governor to sue Putin over what he said was […]

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