Animal preservation NGO, WWF, marked World Tiger Day on July 29, saying efforts to double the number of wild tigers in the world had helped the species recover in five countries.
The crippling effect of the pandemic has seen orders worth billions of dollars cancelled across manufacturing hubs in China, Bangladesh, India, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Wanchalearm Satsaksit was abducted from the street in front of his apartment in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh late Thursday afternoon, Human Rights Watch said, citing security video. Cambodia has denied the abduction took place.
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In recent years, however, local interest in the art that was designated a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2005 has dwindled, with foreign tourists and funding becoming its main supporters.
The riots in early 2018 erupted as anti-Muslim anger was whipped up on social media, forcing the Sri Lankan government to impose a state of emergency and block access to Facebook.
China has tried to use the crisis to build influence but is also accused of spreading disinformation and financially benefitting from the virus, while the US has also been criticised for its inept response to Covid-19.
Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.
The government arrested four members of the dissolved opposition party for sharing information about coronavirus, according to Human Rights Watch.
There is increasing scepticism about claims of zero cases in under-developed Myanmar and Laos where many of the labourers come from, as fears grow for their weak health care systems and fragile economies.
The fear of being infected from coronavirus is creating a domino effect in the cancellation of holiday plans, exposing the tourism industry to a major slump.
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