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World 25 Nov 2020 | 12:49 AM

Kenya's electricity demand rises amid COVID-19

NAIROBI, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's electricity demand has expanded to 1,944 MW compared to 1,804 MW attained in February amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the state-owned electricity generator said on Tuesday.

World 24 Nov 2020 | 5:45 AM

U.S. agricultural futures rise

CHICAGO, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures rose across the board on Monday, led by corn.

Nation 24 Nov 2020 | 7:00 AM

‘Onions imported from various sources to avoid disruption’

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia imports onions from various countries and does not rely on a single source to ensure adequate supply in the local market, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi.

World 23 Nov 2020 | 1:12 PM

Drying habitat makes Australia's platypus vulnerable, scientists say

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian scientists pushed on Monday to list the platypus as a vulnerable species after a report showed the habitat of the semi-aquatic native mammal had shrunk more than a fifth in the last 30 years.

World 22 Nov 2020 | 4:17 AM

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures rise

CHICAGO, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- CBOT agricultural products rose in the past week on worrisome weather in South America, Chicago-based research company AgResource noted.

World 18 Nov 2020 | 12:56 AM

Backgrounder: Xihaigu: China's once uninhabitable land shakes off poverty

YINCHUAN, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Xihaigu, one of China's most impoverished areas located in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on Monday saw its last impoverished county removed from the national poverty list.