China sends team to help Iran fight virus

A group of Chinese experts arrive in Iran to help combat the novel coronavirus in the country, Feb 29, 2020. (Photo/chineseembassy.org via China Daily/Asia News Network) BEIJING — China has sent a group of experts to Iran to help combat the novel coronavirus in the country, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying announced. She said on […]

S. Korea, US militaries have 31 infected

A soldier conducts temperature checks at the entrance to one of the Air Force bases at Gyeryongdae, South Korea’s main military compound, in the city of Gyeryong, South Chungcheong Province. (Yonhap via The Korea Herald/Asia News Network) SEOUL — Twenty-seven members of the South Korean military were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 as of Sunday, […]

Some 200 South Koreans forced into isolation in Vietnam

South Koreans isolated at a military facility in Vietnam. (Yonhap) SEOUL — The Foreign Ministry said Sunday it is in talks with Vietnamese authorities concerning over 200 citizens placed in isolation upon arrival there without prior notice. According to the South Korean Embassy in Vietnam, there are 127 nationals quarantined in northern parts of the […]

Milan Ring Announces 2020 National Tour

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on March 1, 2020 Sydney based R&B multi-hyphenate Milan Ring has announced a run of 2020 headline shows around the country in support of her new single ‘Switch Off’. ‘Switch Off’, according to Ring, is about looking inward so you can find moments of solitude despite the chaos and the noise […]

Authorities seize alligator from Ohio basement

Image: Facebook/Madison Township Police Department Authorities in Ohio have seized an alligator that was being kept in the basement of a home. According to a Facebook post from the Madison Township Police Department, the owner of the 25-year-old reptile did not have an exotic animal permit and voluntarily surrendered the animal. ADVERTISEMENT State wildlife officials retrieved […]

Motorcyclist dies in highway accident in Quezon

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Philippines — A motorcyclist died in a road accident on Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao town in Quezon province Sunday morning. The Pagbilao Municipal Police Station identified the motorcyclist as Reynante Ole, 53, resident of Barangay Binahaan in the said town. ADVERTISEMENT He accidentally bumped the rear bumper of a closed van, driven […]

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