Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concernsBy The Rising Nepal
China has targeted the low- and middle-income countries largely left behind as rich nations scooped up most of the pricey vaccines produced by the likes of Pfizer and Moderna. And despite a few delays of its own in Brazil and Turkey, China has largely capitalized on slower-than-hoped-for deliveries by U.S. and European vaccine makers.
China's national legislature to hold press conference ahead of annual sessionBy The Rising Nepal
A spokesperson for the fourth session of the 13th NPC will take questions from Chinese and foreign reporters on the agenda of the session and work of the NPC, according to the press center of the session.
Xi declares "complete victory" in eradicating absolute poverty in ChinaBy The Rising Nepal
Over the past eight years, the final 98.99 million impoverished rural residents living under the current poverty line have all been lifted out of poverty.
China to issue report on human rights violations in U.S.By The Rising Nepal
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc around the world, posing a major threat to human security. It went out of control in the United States following the government's reckless response, notes the report.
Philippines receives COVID-19 vaccine after delaysBy The Rising Nepal
The Philippines received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine Sunday, among the last in Southeast Asia to secure the critical doses despite having the second-highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths in the hard-hit region.
CDP Recommends for Nepal’s Graduation from the LDC CategoryBy The Rising Nepal
The United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has recommended for Nepal’s graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category with preparatory period of five years. This means that the graduation of Nepal would be effective in 2026.
Myanmar security forces disperse anti-coup protestersBy The Rising Nepal
Security forces in Myanmar’s largest city on Friday fired warning shots and beat truncheons against their shields while moving to disperse more than 1,000 anti-coup protesters. The demonstrators had gathered in front of a popular shopping mall in Yangon, holding placards and chanting slogans denouncing the Feb. 1 coup even as the security presence increased and a water-cannon truck was brought to the area.
Militia official: US strike in Syria kills 1, wounds severalBy The Rising Nepal
The Iraqi militia official told The Associated Press that the strikes against the Kataeb Hezbollah, or Hezbollah Brigades, hit an area along the border between the Syrian site of Boukamal facing Qaim on the Iraqi side. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak of the attack. Syria war monitoring groups said the strikes hit trucks moving weapons to a base for Iranian-backed militias in Boukamal.
Popular Nepali chef Sah finishes first runner-up in MasterChef, makes Nepal proudBy RSS
Popular chef Santosh Sah has made Nepal proud through his hard work and perseveration. Recently Sah finished first runner-up in the BBC Television competitive cooking show, MasterChef: The Professionals, which has helped Nepal known to the world.
China court orders man to pay wife for housework in landmark caseBy The Rising Nepal
Some social media users pointed out that 50,000 yuan for five years of work was too little. "I'm a bit speechless, the work of a full-time housewife is being underestimated. In Beijing, hiring a nanny for a year costs more than 50,000 yuan," said one commenter.
NASA releases Mars landing video: ‘Stuff of our dreams’By The Rising Nepal
NASA on Monday released the first high-quality video of a spacecraft landing on Mars, a three-minute trailer showing the enormous orange and white parachute hurtling open and the red dust kicking up as rocket engines lowered the rover to the surface.
China is exporting COVID-19 vaccines to 27 countriesBy The Rising Nepal
China is exporting COVID-19 vaccines to 27 countries and providing free vaccine aid to 53 countries in need, foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Tuesday.
Half a million dead in US, confirming virus’s tragic reachBy The Rising Nepal
After a year that has darkened doorways across the U.S., the pandemic surpassed a milestone Monday that once seemed unimaginable, a stark confirmation of the virus’s reach into all corners of the country and communities of every size and makeup.
Significance of consolidating achievements of poverty alleviation in China’s border areasBy The Rising Nepal
2021 is the first year for China to consolidate and expand the achievements in poverty alleviation and rural revitalization. To consolidate and expand the achievements in poverty alleviation in border areas and comprehensively promote rural revitalization in border areas, we can start from the following aspects.
Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm loomsBy The Rising Nepal
Millions of Americans endured another frigid day without electricity or heat in the aftermath of a deadly winter storm as utility crews raced to restore power before another blast of snow and ice sowed more chaos in places least equipped to deal with it.
How will we know we've reached herd immunity?By The Rising Nepal
Health officials around the world are racing to vaccinate enough people to stop the spread of COVID-19, but what qualifies as "enough" is still an open question.
Millions endure record cold without power; at least 20 deadBy The Rising Nepal
A winter storm that left millions without power in record-breaking cold weather claimed more lives Tuesday, including three people found dead after a tornado hit a seaside town in North Carolina and four family members who perished in a Houston-area house fire while using a fireplace to stay warm.
Officials: 2 dead in Texas as subfreezing cold sweeps USBy The Rising Nepal
A sprawling blast of winter weather across the U.S. is likely to blame for the deaths of two people in Texas, where an unusually snowy emergency Monday knocked out power for more than four million people, shut down grocery stores and air travel and closed schools ahead of frigid days still to come.
Wintry weather blanketing US making rare dip to Gulf CoastBy The Rising Nepal
Snow and ice blanketed large swaths of the U.S. on Sunday, prompting canceled flights, making driving perilous and reaching into areas as far south as Texas’ Gulf Coast, where snow and sleet were expected overnight.