Daily Archives: November 1, 2020

Super Typhoon Kills At Least 10 in Philippines

A super typhoon killed at least ten people as it slammed into the main Philippine island of Luzon Sunday, officials said. The strongest storm so far this year, Goni caused power outages, infrastructure damage and major floods but was weakened after two landfalls in the Bicol region. The weather bureau has downgraded it to typhoon category.

UN Says Myanmar’s Discriminatory Laws Cast Doubt on Fairness of Elections

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The U.N. human rights office warns Myanmar’s discriminatory citizenship and electoral laws cast doubt on the fairness of next week’s general elections, putting the country’s professed transition to democracy at risk. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights says new rules and regulations put in place ahead of Myanmar’s November

Thai King Voices ‘Love’ for Protesters

In his first public comments on months of protests, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn expressed “love” for protesters, who have called for limits to his power. “We love them all the same,” King Vajiralongkorn told a reporter from Channel 4 news. When asked if he was willing to compromise, the king responded, “Thailand is the land

Singapore Reports 12 New COVID-19 Cases

SINGAPORE, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH), reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, which are all imported cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 58,015. On Saturday, four more cases have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 57,913 have recovered from the infection and have been discharged from

MAN ARRESTED FOR MISCHIEF BY FIRE

The Police have arrested a 24-year-old man for his suspected involvement in cases of mischief by fire. On 30 October 2020 at about 3.35 pm, the Police were alerted to a case of fire where two recycling bins were burnt at the ground floor of Blk 323 and 324 of Bukit Batok Street 33. On