Yoon's approval rating drops after hot mic incident: poll

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating fell for the first time in four weeks after his remarks caught on a hot...

Malaysia reports 1,360 new COVID-19 infections, 1 new death

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), October 3: Malaysia recorded 1,360 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the total tally to 4,843,865, according to the health...

Sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers drop for 3rd straight quarter as prices...

Tokyo (Japan), October 3: Business sentiment among large Japanese companies deteriorated for the third straight quarter, dropping from 9 three months earlier to 8 in...

S. Korea's new virus cases below 20,000 amid waning virus wave

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 20,000 on Monday after staying in the 20,000s for the previous three days...

No Korean victims reported from Indonesian stadium tragedy: foreign ministry

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: The South Korean Foreign Ministry said Sunday that no Korean injuries or deaths have been reported from the Indonesian stadium...

Iran frees Iranian-American on humanitarian grounds: official

Tehran (Iran), October 3: Iran released Baqer Namazi, a dual Iranian-American citizen, on humanitarian grounds, official IRNA news agency reported Sunday, citing a senior Iranian...

Roundup: UN envoy announces failure of truce renewal in Yemen

Sana'a (Yemen), October 3: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg announced on Sunday that no agreement has been reached to renew the expired truce...

Myanmar reports 275 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), October 3: Myanmar confirmed 275 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 623,914, according to the Ministry...

Russia reports 30,085 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow (Russia), October 3: Russia has registered 30,085 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 21,049,027, the official monitoring...

Latvian PM's party wins parliamentary election: preliminary results

Riga (Latvia), October 3: Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' centrist New Unity party has emerged as the winner of the parliamentary election, the Baltic country's...

Iraqis rally to mark 2019 anti-corruption protests anniversary

Baghdad (Iraq), October 2: Thousands of Iraqis gathered Saturday in Baghdad and some Iraqi provinces to mark the third anniversary of anti-corruption protests in 2019...

Trade deficit likely to hit record high of US USD 48 bln...

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea is expected to post a record high trade deficit of nearly US$50 billion this year due to high...

CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

Chicago (US), October 2: CBOT agricultural futures closed mixed in the past week as a result of a rapid decline in consumer demand which is...

U.S. long COVID victims seek Congressional relief

Denver [US], October 2: A Colorado teen hospitalized since 2020 with unrelenting COVID-19 conditions has become a poster child for millions of Americans afflicted by...

Singapore reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, October 2: Singapore reported 3,510 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,911,417.

Defector group sends propaganda balloons to N. Korea

Paju (South Korea), October 2: An anti-Pyongyang group of North Korean defectors said Sunday they released eight giant balloons carrying face masks, Tylenol pills and...

New virus cases under 30,000 for 3rd day amid waning virus wave

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 30,000 for the third straight day Sunday as the virus wave has been...

SoftBank chief visits Seoul amid Samsung-Arm merger speculation

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: SoftBank Group Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son arrived in Seoul on Saturday amid speculation he could meet Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman...

Feature: French people prepare for energy shortages this winter

Paris (French), October 2: Earlier this year, the French government announced it was expecting energy shortages during the upcoming winter due to reduced gas flows...

Yemen's warring parties receive UN proposal for truce extension

Aden (Yemen), October 2: An updated UN proposal calling for an extension of the existing truce set to expire on October 2 has been received...

Czech gov't parties win Senate elections

Prague (Czech Republic), September 2: The leading government coalition party, the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), won the most seats in this year's Senate elections, according...

Myanmar reports 473 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), October 2: Myanmar confirmed 473 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 623,639, according to the Ministry...

PLO warns of settlement expansion ahead of upcoming Israeli elections

Ramallah (Palestine), October 2: Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Saturday warned that the Israeli settlement construction took "center stage" in the electoral campaigns of the...

OPEC+ to hold first in-person ministerial meeting since early 2020

Vienna (Austria), October 2: The OPEC+ oil cartel will meet in Vienna at the ministerial level on Oct. 5 to discuss future output strategy, according...

PM's party wins Latvian parliamentary elections: exit poll

Riga (Latvia), September 2: Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' center-right party New Unity on Saturday won the Baltic country's parliamentary elections, an exit poll conducted...

Pakistani PM extends heartiest greetings on China's National Day

Islamabad (Pakistan), October 2: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday extended heartiest greetings to China and the Chinese people on China's National Day, which...

Portugal changes visa regime for foreign jobseekers

Lisbon [Portugal], October 1: Foreign citizens seeking work in Portugal can stay in the country for six months under a new visa regime announced by...