Construction freeze to chop Thai air air pollution
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) ordered a brief halt to the development of high-rise buildings and electrical practice routes, beginning yesterday till tomorrow, to cut back air air pollution in metropolitan areas, BMA spokesman Jindarat Chayothin stated.
The choice was made at a BMA government board assembly chaired by Governor Assawin Kwanmuang on Monday.
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Pompeo accused by China of slander
TASHKENT • China’s embassy in Uzbekistan yesterday accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of slander after he raised the plight of Muslims within the Xinjiang area throughout a go to to Central Asia.
In each Uzbekistan, the place Mr Pompeo ended a week-long diplomatic tour on Monday, and Kazakhstan the day earlier than, Mr Pompeo had introduced up what he known as China’s “repression” of Muslims in Xinjiang.
“Regardless of what number of occasions it’s repeated, a lie doesn’t turn out to be the reality. Any try to slander China and sow discord in pleasant relations between China and the states of Central Asia is doomed to defeat,” the embassy stated in a press release on its web site.
Man will get dying in Iran ‘for spying for CIA’
DUBAI • A person has been sentenced to dying in Iran for spying for the Central Intelligence Company (CIA) of the US, and making an attempt to go on details about the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme, Iran’s judiciary spokesman stated yesterday, in accordance with the Fars information company.
In one other case, two individuals working for a charity had been sentenced to 10 years in jail for spying and 5 years’ jail for appearing in opposition to nationwide safety on related expenses, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili stated, in accordance with Fars.
Tensions have spiked between Iran and the US after Washington killed a prime Iranian navy commander in a drone strike in Baghdad on Jan three.