The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) launched its new strategic plan which will take the organisation through to 2023 and follows the launch of the International Paralympic Committee’s new plan which was unveiled in July.
The slump is being felt sharply in Thailand, where tourism authorities say arrivals from China — usually close to one million a month — have plunged by 90 percent so far this February.
Talk of the global population reaching 10 billion by 2050 has been around for some time. Yet, this statistic actually hides the real source of this growth, and its implications. Only two regions — sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia — will contribute the lion’s share of this new headcount. Indeed, elsewhere
Mahathir, who previously served as premier from 1981 to 2003, had made a pre-election pledge to hand power to Anwar but has repeatedly refused to fix a date.
Many of the now vanished visitors are from China — a country whose travellers have completely reshaped the tourist economies of Asia over the last few years.
Meat and seafood consumption in Asia is projected to soar, fuelled by growing middle classes in booming economies, but green groups warn of the environmental damage such a trend could bring.
The stigma faced by India's Muslims, poorer and with less access to health care than other groups, is making health workers' battle against the virus even tougher, according to veterans of other epidemics.
Europe’s major stock markets retreated on Tuesday from the previous session’s rally, as traders banked profits, digested grim data and mulled coronavirus vaccine hopes.
The Asian Paralympic Committee and Icheon Training Center of Korea Paralympic Committee sign a MoU for the purpose.
When the widespread condemnation over Hyderabad and Unnao incidents rocked the nation, a 17-year-old girl in Tripura was raped for one-and-a half month and then burnt alive by a youth and his mother even after taking money as dowry, police said on Sunday.