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Indonesia seizes 72 boats over illegal fishing in 2021

Indonesia seizes 72 boats over illegal fishing in 2021

They include 12 foreign vessels, says Maritime Ministry

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South Korea picks new prime minister
16.04.2021

South Korea picks new prime minister

President Moon Jae-in picks new premier, other ministers after ruling party faced setback in mayoral elections last week

Chinese economy sees record rebound in first quarter
16.04.2021

Chinese economy sees record rebound in first quarter

GDP growth reaches record 18.3% in first 3 months of 2021 due to ‘strong domestic and foreign demand’

Pakistan blocks social media amid fears of protests
16.04.2021

Pakistan blocks social media amid fears of protests

Moves comes amid fears of protests against France following Friday prayers

Thaw in Pakistan-India tensions is 'tactical': Experts
16.04.2021

Thaw in Pakistan-India tensions is 'tactical': Experts

UAE-brokered backdoor diplomacy has calmed mounting tensions between two sides

Pakistan sees high daily deaths from virus in 3rd wave
16.04.2021

Pakistan sees high daily deaths from virus in 3rd wave

Country reports 110 new COVID-19 related fatalities with over 5,350 cases in past 24 hours