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WORLD News List

Myanmar slightly raises electricity charge rates across country

YANGON, June 25 (Bernama) -- Myanmar has slightly raised electricity charge rates across the country, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting  a statement issued by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy on Tuesday.

Korean astronomers discover asteroid that could potentially hit earth

SEOUL, June 25 (Bernama) -- South Korean astronomers have discovered an asteroid that could potentially collide with Earth, although the odds are extremely low, marking the first finding of a hazardous asteroid by the country's scientists, Yonhap news agency reported, quoting a state-run science institute on Tuesday.

China launches new Beidou Satellite

BEIJING, June 25 (Bernama) -- China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 2:09 a.m. Tuesday, reported Xinhua News Agency.

Security Council urges parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint in Gulf region

NEW YORK, June 25 (Bernama) -- The members of the United Nations Security Council on Monday urged parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint in the Gulf region, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting a statement by the world body.

Laos confirms first outbreaks of African swine fever

VIENTIANE, June 25 (Bernama) -- Laos has recently reported its first cases of African swine fever, confirming outbreaks of the disease in its southern province of Salavan, reported Vietnam News Agency, quoting the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Indonesia: 47,000 security personnel to be deployed for election dispute

JAKARTA, June 25 (Bernama) -- As many as 47,000 personnel from the Indonesian police, military and administration are mobilised to secure important landmarks across Jakarta on Thursday when the Constitutional Court (MK) is scheduled to announce its ruling on the presidential election dispute case, reported Vietnam News Agency.

A former doctorate student found guilty of kidnapping, killing visiting Chinese scholar

PEORIA (United States), June 25 (Bernama) -- Brendt Christensen, a former University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) doctoral student, was found guilty Monday of kidnapping and killing Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar at UIUC in 2017, Xinhua news agency reported.