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KOTA KINABALU: Water woes faced by households around Bandar Sri Indah in Tawau are expected to ease with the completion of a water treatment plant there.
ROME: World food prices slipped in February, ending four months of successive increases, with the spread of coronavirus dampening demand for some products, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
GEORGE TOWN: The water level at the dams in the state has declined further due to a lack of rainfall.
BANGKOK (Bloomberg): A city famous for traffic jams is looking to solve its congestion and pollution woes by building a massive train station and overhauling its rail network.
PETALING JAYA: Pandelela Rinong presented herself with a nice birthday present after splashing to bronze in her pet event at the Diving World Series opening leg in Montreal, Canada.
BANGKOK: The Thai Ministry of Finance said on Saturday (Feb 29) that it will readjust the country's economic growth projection for 2020 in April in the wake of severe drought, flagging economy and strong baht currency, as well as the recent Covid-19 outbreak.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will continue to work with Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan until they sign an accord on a giant Blue Nile hydropower dam, after failing to secure signatures from the three countries this week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.
BANGKOK: Rising coronavirus cases in Thailand dimmed the outlook for a quick rebound in tourism, sending the nation’s equities benchmark to rank as the world’s worst performer.
NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Countries in East Africa are racing against time to prevent new swarms of locusts wreaking havoc with crops and livelihoods after the worst infestation in generations.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - India became the first team to reach the Women's Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals on Thursday after beating New Zealand by four runs to register a third successive victory at the tournament.