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China WHO news: China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw | World News

File photo used for representation BEIJING: China on Wednesday defended the World Health Organization and lashed out at the US decision to withdraw from the UN body. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the move was “another demonstration of the US pursuing unilateralism, withdrawing from groups and breaking contracts.” WHO is “the most authoritative and […]

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Singapore Corona Cases: Singapore reports 158 new Covid-19 cases | World News

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 158 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, including nine community infections and the rest being foreign workers living in dormitories, the ministry of health said. Out of the nine community cases, four are Singaporeans (citizens) or permanent residents (foreigners) and five are foreigners holding work passes and living outside the dorms. The number […]

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‘Trapped’ illegal workers in Saudi look to virus for escape

Mask-clad Sudanese electrician Hatem, a 45-year-old poor debt-ridden worker with an expired residence permit, …Read More RIYADH: Jobless and broke, Sudanese electrician Hatem is stranded in limbo in Riyadh like countless other illegal workers, but he hopes the fast-spreading coronavirus will offer a chance for escape. While coronavirus drives a huge exodus of expatriates, campaigners […]