English COVID-19 infections starting to fall, but prevalence still high, study finds

English COVID-19 infections starting to fall, but prevalence still high, study finds

The number of COVID-19 infections in England is starting to fall, possibly reflecting the impact of a new lockdown, but cases are not coming down quickly enough and prevalence remains very high, a large study showed on Thursday. (6 hours ago)

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World News in Brief: January 26

  Jan 26, 2021 16:02:25
Indonesia surpassed one million coronavirus cases on Tuesday after it reported 13,094 new infections, the national COVID-19 task force said. The total number of coronavirus cases found in the country was 1,012,350. The task force also reported 336 new related deaths, taking the total to 28,468. 

Joint hands urged to cope with alarming climate crisis

  Jan 26, 2021 11:56:50
NDO – The United Nations (UN) has welcomed new US President Joe Biden’s decision to bring the US back to the Paris Agreement on climate change. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the US leader to join hands with the coalition of governments, cities, states, businesses and citizens to implement the ambitious plan in response to the alarming climate crisis. 

ECB's Lagarde predicts recovery with "high level of uncertainty" for 2021

  Jan 26, 2021 10:30:32
Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), said on Monday that 2021 could be a year of recovery, but that would most likely be accompanied by a "very high level of uncertainty" before achieving the transition to a "new economy". 

ROK Q4 GDP beats expectations, poised for strong 2021 rebound

  Jan 26, 2021 10:16:57
Republic of Korea (ROK)'s economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter as it ended the coronavirus-stricken year solidly poised for a recovery in 2021 thanks to surging exports. 

International officials highlight Vietnamese Communist Party’s leadership role

  Jan 26, 2021 10:04:43
NDO – The leadership role of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has been proved in reality with great success in Vietnam’s struggle for national independence, construction and defence as well as in building Vietnam’s international prestige, stressed General Secretary of the Communist Party of Argentina Victor Gorodeki Kot. 

World News in Brief: January 25

  Jan 25, 2021 18:01:02
The novel coronavirus continued to spread in various countries, with the total caseloads in the United States surpassing 25 million and governments looking to close borders or ban flights to contain infections from the UK variant. 

Russia’s news agency highlights Vietnam’s 35 years of renovation

  Jan 25, 2021 17:44:16
NDO/VNA - Russian news agency Sputnik has published an article by Taras Ivanov highlighting Vietnam’s 35 years of renovation under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam. 

Israeli ambassador values Vietnam’s development policy under Party leadership

  Jan 25, 2021 16:42:05
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has a good development policy under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, according to Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Nadav Eshcar. 

International media highlight 13th National Party Congress in Vietnam

  Jan 25, 2021 15:32:22
NDO/VNA – Various German newspapers have run articles on the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), which is underway from January 25 to February 2. 

IMF says Iraq has requested emergency assistance, talks ongoing

  Jan 25, 2021 11:00:56
Iraq has requested emergency assistance from the International Monetary Fund and talks are ongoing between the parties, the IMF said late on Sunday. 

US rejoins fight against climate change at high level summit

  Jan 25, 2021 11:00:47
The United States will mark its return to the global fight against climate change on Monday by joining high level talks on ways to better protect people and economies from the effects of global warming already taking place. 

International media appreciates CPV’s leadership

  Jan 25, 2021 08:49:33
NDO/VNA – Egyptian newspapers have published articles lauding Vietnam’s outstanding accomplishments in recent years, especially as the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) is on the horizon. 

World News in Brief: January 24

  Jan 24, 2021 18:16:03
India said it will administer homegrown coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN in seven more states from Monday as it seeks to inoculate 30 million healthcare workers across the country. 

Fuel prices see all-time high in India: media

  Jan 24, 2021 11:12:17
Petrol and diesel prices have touched the all-time high in India, after rates were increased on Saturday, for the fourth time this week alone, according to local media.