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MUMBAI (Reuters) - India faces an uphill battle to contain coronavirus outbreaks in the slums of the vast financial capital Mumbai amid fears the virus is gathering pace in the dense, unsanitary alleyways where it is next to impossible to enforce a full lockdown.
HO CHI MINH (Vietnam News/ANN): With South-east Asia facing a funding deficit to meet its burgeoning energy and infrastructure needs, the region needs stronger coordination, skills and transparency in elevating sustainable projects to investors, according to the findings of a report by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA).
(Reuters) - Iran's coronavirus death toll has risen by 117 to 4,110, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said on Thursday.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Singapore budget carrier Jetstar Asia has extended the suspension of its flights by more than a month till May 19.
MUNICH (Reuters) - One January lunchtime in a car parts company, a worker turned to a colleague and asked to borrow the salt.
HONG KONG (AFP): Equities rose Thursday (April 9) as traders bought into optimism that the coronavirus crisis could be nearing its apex, while hopes that top oil producers will agree to a massive output cut added to the positive vibe and pushed crude prices up.
KUALA LUMPUR: Global equities continued their advance on hopes that the coronavirus outbreak was being brought under control even as buying interest returned to the oil and gas sector.
INDIA, April 9 (The Statesman/ANN) -- American brokerage firm Goldman Sachs on Wednesday lowered India’s GDP forecast to 1.6 per cent for FY2020-21, making it the lowest multi-decade expectation.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Crisis-proofing Asean must be made a top priority by the regional group in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has infected at least 15,477 people and claimed 527 lives in Southeast Asia, says Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
SHANGHAI: China stocks settled higher on Thursday, tracking strength in other Asian markets on hopes the new coronavirus pandemic may be approaching a peak.