Taiwan boosts South China Sea deployments, will get submarine nod

Newly-appointed defence minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says China ‘capable of starting a war’ and Taiwan should be prepared. Taiwan’s newly-appointed defence minister has instructed parliament the island had strengthened deployments within the disputed South China Sea and that the United States has accredited the export of delicate expertise to equip Taiwan’s new submarine fleet. China, which… Continue reading Taiwan boosts South China Sea deployments, will get submarine nod

Mohammad Hafeez, Sharjeel Khan included in squad for Pakistan’s tour to South Africa and Zimbabwe

Mohammad Hafeez and Sharjeel Khan. Photo: Files Pakistan will play three ODIs and four T20Is towards South Africa from April 2 until April 16. After the South Africa tour, group will depart to Zimbabwe to play two Tests and three T20Is towards the Chevrons. Mohammad Hafeez and Shadab Khan return to restricted overs squad after… Continue reading Mohammad Hafeez, Sharjeel Khan included in squad for Pakistan’s tour to South Africa and Zimbabwe

South Sudan faces rising disaster amid ‘forgotten conflict’: ICRC

The director-general of the International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that South Sudan is “a forgotten conflict” dealing with a “humanitarian crisis” made worse by the pandemic, whereas the United Nations chief cautioned that 60 p.c of individuals on the planet’s latest nation are “increasingly hungry”. South Sudan has been struggling to get… Continue reading South Sudan faces rising disaster amid ‘forgotten conflict’: ICRC

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: South Africa pressure of virus discovered; state stories 760 new instances

The Karnataka well being division Wednesday confirmed the primary case of the South African COVID-19 pressure within the state. The division, nonetheless, didn’t share additional particulars relating to the case. A complete of 29 individuals have examined optimistic for the UK pressure in Karnataka to this point, in keeping with the well being division bulletin.… Continue reading Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: South Africa pressure of virus discovered; state stories 760 new instances

US secretaries of state, defence to go to South Korea, Japan

The first in-person journey is seen as a part of a wider marketing campaign to fight China’s affect within the area. United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will go to Japan and South Korea subsequent week because the administration seeks to spice up regional alliances as a bulwark… Continue reading US secretaries of state, defence to go to South Korea, Japan

Pak vs SA: Pakistan’s squad for South Africa, Zimbabwe collection to be finalised immediately

LAHORE: The nationwide choice committee will meet immediately to finalise the squad for Zimbabwe and South Africa collection, Geo News reported citing unnamed sources Tuesday. According to particulars, the selectors will conduct a digital assembly and talk about the efficiency of the gamers earlier than the collection of the workforce for the tour. As per… Continue reading Pak vs SA: Pakistan’s squad for South Africa, Zimbabwe collection to be finalised immediately

Poor regulation pushing South Africa’s crypto companies to relocate

The world’s largest cryptocurrency rip-off of final 12 months was a jolt to South Africa’s regulator — and never everybody will wait to see the way it shakes out. As main monetary hubs like Singapore redraw laws to lure crypto companies and with the U.Ok. authorities dealing with calls to embrace digital currencies, South Africa’s… Continue reading Poor regulation pushing South Africa’s crypto companies to relocate

South Korea, US agree on new cost-sharing deal for troops

Washington says Seoul agreed to ‘a meaningful increase’ in its contribution to the price of US forces in South Korea. South Korea and the United States have agreed on a brand new association for sharing the price of the US troops stationed on the Korean peninsula, easing an irritant in ties between the 2 allies… Continue reading South Korea, US agree on new cost-sharing deal for troops

Philippine reviews South Africa variant as vaccination begins

The Philippines has introduced {that a} new COVID-19 variant first detected in South Africa has reached the nation, with a minimum of six new circumstances reported, as the federal government started its delayed vaccination programme utilizing Sinovac photographs donated by China. At least three of the detected new variants, generally known as B1351, had been… Continue reading Philippine reviews South Africa variant as vaccination begins