NEW DELHI — India’s COVID-19 tally reached 8,229,313 on Monday as 45,231 new cases were detected across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry.
With 496 deaths since Sunday morning, the total death toll in the country due to the pandemic reached 122,607, added the ministry’s data.(India-COVID-19-Tally)
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PHNOM PENH — Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park received 398,485 international visitors during the first 10 months of 2020, down 78 percent over the same period last year, said a press statement released to media on Monday.
The ancient park earned 18.55 million U.S. dollars in revenue from ticket sales during the January-October period this year, also down 77 percent year-on-year, said the state-owned Angkor Enterprise’s statement.(Cambodia-Park-Visitors)
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PHNOM PENH — Cambodia exported 536,305 metric tons of milled rice in the first 10 months of 2020, up 17 percent over the same period last year, Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon told Xinhua on Monday.
China remained the top buyer, he said, adding that the kingdom shipped 194,451 tons of milled rice to China during the January-October period this year, up 5 percent over the same period last year, and China accounted for 36 percent of the country’s total rice export.(Cambodia-China-Rice)
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WELLINGTON — Experienced ministers will hold key economic recovery and ongoing COVID-19 response portfolios in the new Cabinet line-up announced by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday.
“The next three years will be very challenging for New Zealand. With the global outlook worsening we won’t be immune to the ongoing impact COVID-19 is having around the world,” Ardern told a press conference.(New Zealand-New cabinet) Enditem