North Korea reports more deaths, says taking ‘swift action’ against COVID outbreak

SEOUL, May 15 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Sunday a total of 42 people had died as the country entered its fourth day of nationwide lockdown aimed at halting the first confirmed outbreak of COVID-19 in the impoverished country. North Korea’s admission on Thursday that it is battling an ‘explosive’ COVID-19 outbreak has raised … Read more

[UPDATED May. 14] 2022 mid-season megapost: All transfer news and roster changes before the Summer Split

The 2022 Mid-Season Invitational is on the horizon, but League of Legends teams around the world have been making moves before the start of their respective summer splits. Let’s take a look at every change that has occurred in the mid-season break. Confirmed player signings are in green. Confirmed player departures are in strikethrough red. … Read more

North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders lockdown as ‘most serious emergency’

North Korea declares ‘most serious national emergency’ Potential for ‘unprecedented crisis’ for Kim Jong Un – expert Isolated state declined international vaccine offer No North Korean civilian would be vaccinated SEOUL, May 12 (Reuters) – North Korea confirmed its first outbreak of COVID-19 on Thursday, calling it the “most serious national emergency” and ordering a … Read more

North Korea mobilizes office workers to fight drought amid food shortage

North Korean farmers work in a field at a collective farm in South Hwanghae province, North Korea September 30, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 4 (Reuters) – North Korean office workers and factory workers have been sent to farming areas across the country to join … Read more

Indian Life Insurance Corp files $8 billion IPO documents

Planned stake sale would eclipse Paytm’s record $2.5 billion IPO LIC’s offer crucial to government’s privatization goal The company manages over $500 billion in assets NEW DELHI, Feb 13 (Reuters) – The state-run Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has filed draft documents with the market regulator to sell 5% of its shares to raise … Read more