Xinhua Silk Road: First handicraft masterpiece exhibition kicks off in E China’s Dongyang

BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The first “masters of China” exhibition showcasing handicrafts created by Chinese artists and master craftsmen kicked off in Dongyang, east China’s Zhejiang province on last Sunday and will last until Thursday, aiming to promote the development of arts, crafts and rosewood furniture sectors in China. The exhibition, co-hosted by […]

Mozambique: Crops Lost to Flooding in Tete Province

Maputo — Flooding on the Zambezi river has inundated about 640 hectares of food crops in Mutarara district, in the western Mozambican province of Tete, according to a report in Wednesday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.The flooding results from …

Mozambique: Assembly Passes Amended 2020 Budget

Maputo — The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Wednesday passed the first reading of an amended state budget for 2020, which increases expenditure by 8.3 per cent, rising from 345.4 billion to 374.1 billion meticais (from 4.73 to …

Mozambique: 81% of Covid-19 Patients Have Recovered

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities announced on Tuesday that, in the previous 24 hours, a further 256 people made a full recovery from the Covid-19 respiratory disease.According to a Ministry of Health press release, 130 of the recoveries were …

Kenya Reimposes COVID-19 Measures Amid Surging Cases

NAIROBI – Kenyan health officials say the public has failed to follow health protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19, leading to a jump in daily infections. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta now is reintroducing new measures to curb the virus’s spread…

US Among Top Contributors to Ocean Plastic Pollution

The United States contributes much more to ocean plastic pollution than previously estimated, according to a new study. “Plastic pollution is … one of the three major threats to the future health of the oceans,” said George Leonard, chief scientist at …