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Tokyo's new COVID-19 infections hit highest in 5 weeks

Tokyo reported 716 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, its highest in more than five weeks, as the nation considers extending pandemic restrictions in the capital just

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India's coronavirus deaths top 300,000

India reported 4,454 new COVID-19 fatalities on Monday and is now the third country in the world after Brazil and the United States to surpass more than 300,000 official deaths. /Xinhua India

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Migrant crisis sees surge in unaccompanied minors in Mexico

05:00 A surge of unaccompanied migrant minors and children in Central America has forced the government in Mexico to scramble in handling the uptick in numbers.CGTN’s Alasdair Baversto

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Brazil's jobless rate dips to 14 pct from September to November

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's unemployment rate dipped to 14.1 percent in the three-month period from September to November compared to the previous June to August period (14.4 percent

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Canada's retail sales continuing up in November

OTTAWA, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Canada's retail sales rose 1.3 percent to 55.2 billion Canadian dollars in November 2020, according to Statistics Canada on Friday. It was the seventh consecutive monthly

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Peru and Bolivia running out of ICU beds as COVID-19 cases surge

02:46 Peru and Bolivia are running out of intensive care beds amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases. The trend comes as Peru announced the first case of a highly transmissible variant of th

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S. Africa's PMI slows in December

JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- University of Stellenbosch's Bureau for Economic Research (BER) said on Friday that the Absa Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) declined from 52.6 index points in Novem

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