Asia’s football chief and FIFA’s second-in-command Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa skipped his re-election to a fresh four-year term on Saturday after the death of his mother.
A pair of his father's old tandoor ovens helped Hong Kong restaurateur Asim Hussain achieve a dream — the world's first Michelin star for a Pakistani restaurant.
From smog breaks to pollution bonuses, Asia's businesses are promising increasingly inventive perks in a desperate bid to lure executives to a region where toxic air engulfs major cities for much of the year.
On this occasion, Sheikh Mohammed said that the UAE government reflects the wise vision of Sheikh Khalifa and is now entering a new phase tasked with preparing for the next 50 years of the United Arab Emirates’ development march.
The countries, which grounded the Pakistani pilots and asked the Aviation Division to verify their credentials, included the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Vietnam, Turkey and Bahrain.
So far the group has arranged about a dozen flights to various Indian cities including Gaya, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jaipur and Kolkata. Latest flight was operated on Saturday to Gaya in Bihar.
A survey of more than 80,000 people carried out with United Nations backing found 44 per cent of Bangladeshis were "too scared" to even call the government's COVID-19 helpline. Many feared being taken to hospital if testing positive.