A repeated earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 occurred in the northeast of Japan, according to the country’s main meteorological agency.
Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, commits to only sell cage-free eggs across its Carrefour franchise in the region under a newly signed animal welfare policy. The Company is working toward a 100% cage-free shell egg private label assortment across all markets it operates in by 2030 and all national brands by 2032.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the son of the incumbent head of state Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, was elected the new president of Turkmenistan. 72.97% of voters voted for Berdimuhamedov.
Kazakhstan banned the export of foreign currency if its equivalent exceeds US$10,000.
Today, on 12 March, 2,577 polling stations opened in Turkmenistan at 7.00 (5.00 Moscow time) for voting in early presidential elections, which will last until 19.00 (17.00 Moscow time), RIA Novosti reported.
Conservative South Korean opposition candidate Yoon Suk-yeol rode to victory in a tight presidential election on a wave of discontent over economic policy, scandals and gender wars, reshaping the political future of Asia’s fourth-largest economy, Reuters reported.
Western countries condemned Russia’s actions in support of Donbass and called for an end to the military operation on the territory of Ukraine, TASS news agency reported.
Ukraine terminates diplomatic relations with Russia. This was stated by Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky during a briefing.
A high alert regime is being introduced in Crimea, head of the republic Sergei Aksyonov said on Thursday. “A decision was made to introduce a high alert regime on the territory of the Republic of Crimea. This is necessary for the possibility of a simplified solution of emerging problems,” he wrote in his Telegram channel.