Musicians from every country form Earth Orchestra to record unique song

Musicians from every country form Earth Orchestra to record unique song

For the first time in music history, 197 musicians - one from each country - have formed an orchestra, hoping to exemplify how people can transcend physical and cultural borders to come together.

Japan's capital raises coronavirus alert to highest as cases set record

Japan's capital raises coronavirus alert to highest as cases set record

The Japanese capital of Tokyo posted the highest coronavirus alert level on Thursday with its daily tally of new cases set for a record high of more than 500, and its governor warned of much worse unless action is taken.

Tokyo reports record daily virus cases, outbreak locks down Australia

Tokyo reports record daily virus cases, outbreak locks down Australia

Daily coronavirus cases in Tokyo and South Korea hit fresh highs on Wednesday, as pollution-cloaked New Delhi struggled with rising cases and Australia reported a highly contagious virus strain ...

US sets single-day record for Covid-19 cases during new surge

US sets single-day record for Covid-19 cases during new surge

More than 84,000 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 across the United States on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, a record one-day increase in infections during the pandemic as the virus surges again nationwide.

Philippines reports another record spike in daily coronavirus deaths

Philippines reports another record spike in daily coronavirus deaths

The Philippines today reported a record daily increase in new coronavirus deaths for the second time in three days, adding 259 more fatalities to bring the total to 4,630...

MME yards eighth season marks record sales

MME yards eighth season marks record sales

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has pointed out that the recently concluded 8th season of its yards for selling local agricultural products has made record sales ...

India Covid cases jump by record as tally nears 3mn

India Covid cases jump by record as tally nears 3mn

India reported a record daily jump of coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the total near 3mn and piling pressure on authorities to curb huge gatherings as a major religious festival began.

Japan's record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Japan's record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Japan was hit by its biggest economic slump on record in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic emptied shopping malls and crushed demand for cars and other exports ...

Australia borders to stay shut as Covid-19 daily deaths reach record

Australia borders to stay shut as Covid-19 daily deaths reach record

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said internal border closures were unlikely to lift before Christmas, as the country on Monday reported a record single day rise in Covid-19 deaths.

Sri Lanka's prime minister sworn in after record victory at polls

Sri Lanka's prime minister sworn in after record victory at polls

Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in Sunday as Sri Lanka's prime minister after a landslide victory for the ruling party in Wednesday's parliamentary elections, officials said.

Australia suffers record coronavirus deaths

Australia suffers record coronavirus deaths

Australia reported a record 15 deaths from Covid-19 on Wednesday, all in Victoria state, which was preparing to close much of its economy to control a second wave of infection that threatens to spread across the country.

Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region

Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region

Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week ...