Komet Announces Closing of Previously Announced Transaction Regarding the Sale of the Dabia Sud Property in Mali

MONTREAL, July 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Further to its news release dated May 15, 2020 announcing the entering into of a binding letter of intent, Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”; TSX-V: KMT) is pleased to announce that it has closed, on July 2, 2020 (the “Closing Date”) its previously announced transaction relating to the […]

Thailand’s main airport offers rapid coronavirus test for international arrivals

Thailand’s main international airport unveiled rapid coronavirus tests on Friday for some overseas arrivals after a three-month ban on foreign visitors was partially lifted this month, All foreigners, except those with work permits, have been barred since March, but after more than five weeks with no recorded community transmission of the virus, Thailand is allowing

Thailand reports one new coronavirus case, imported from abroad

Authorities in Thailand on Friday reported one new coronavirus infection in a quarantined Thai national returning from the Middle East, stretching to 39 days its record of no local transmissions, The coronavirus has killed 58 people in Thailand, among 3,180 infections, of which 3,066 patients have recovered.   Source: TREND News Agency

Turkey bans entrance of Kazakhs as anti-COVID quarantine extended

Turkish authorities informed Kazakhstan’s Air Astana airline company that Kazakhstan citizens would be temporarily banned from entering Turkey for two weeks, The company said that the prohibition is due to the re-introduction of quarantine regime in Kazakhstan starting July 2. Flights from Almaty and Nur Sultan to Turkey’s Istanbul and Antalya will continue to return

Young technocrat rides high as political tide shifts

Narumon Pinyosinwat may not have shone as government spokesperson, but she certainly hogged the spotlight last weekend when she was tipped to become leader of the core coalition Palang Pracharath Party’s economics team, triggering speculation that she was being groomed to eventually become the leader of the Prayut government’s economics team. However, that moment of

Over 1,700 foreign nationals expected to visit Thailand in August for medical services

More than 1,700 people of 17 nationalities have applied to come to Thailand for medical treatment under medical and wellness programs, said CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin on Friday. Under the admission program, the visitors must: Have obtained a certificate of entry (COE) from Thai embassies or consular offices in their countries Be cleared of

Crop Monitor for AMIS | No. 74 – July 2020

As of the end of June, conditions are generally favourable for maize, rice, and soybeans while mixed for wheat. Conditions remain mixed for winter wheat in Argentina, the EU, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine. Spring wheat conditions are favourable. For maize, conditions are generally favourable except for dryness in parts of southern Brazil. Rice conditions

Five things you need to know this week about global education

Support for 250m Indian students About 250 million school students and 10 million teachers will benefit from a programme to improve the quality of education in six Indian states. A $500 million loan from the World Bank will be used to help children aged from six to 17 in 1.5 million public schools in Himachal

Rescued Rohingya grateful for local support after 120 days stranded at sea

EU partner IOM Indonesia continues to provide round-the-clock care to the 99 Rohingya rescued and allowed to disembark in North Aceh last week after more than 120 days stranded at sea. Concerns are raising about another boat with 500 Rohingya on board, according to authorities in Jakarta. Malaysian officials have also reported that at least