For decades Pakistan International Airlines Corp stood for a resurgent post-colonial nation, flying the flag from New York to Tokyo. Now the airline is struggling to recover from a fatal crash, years of losses, a collapse in global air travel and the stunning revelation that almost a third of the nation’s pilots obtained fake licences.
Leading opposition figure Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit was selected on Wednesday as one of the advisors to a vetting committee to scrutinise the budget bill before it returns to Parliament.
The lower house meeting on national reform came to an abrupt end on Wednesday due to the lack of a quorum of MPs.
After downplaying disease's danger, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus; US logs record infections, begins withdrawal from WHO.
PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian province popular with tourists has banned the trade and slaughtering of dogs for meat, saying that canines are loyal and capable of protecting property and even serving in the military.
VIENNA: Lives are at risk as the new coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in the trafficking of substandard masks, sanitisers and other medical products, the UN warned Wednesday.
TATSUNO, Japan: As the sun sets in the Japanese town of Tatsuno, thousands of fireflies begin glowing, producing a spectacle that usually draws crowds of delighted visitors.
MELBOURNE: Shoppers in Australia's second-biggest city stripped supermarket shelves Wednesday as millions in Melbourne prepared for a return to virus lockdown, with warnings the new restrictions will cost the economy Aus$1 billion a week.