Global Parrot Trade Threatens All Endangered Parrots By Spreading Deadly Virus
A deadly virus that plagues parrots, destroying their feathers and immune systems, has recently been detected in eight countries where it was previously unknown, raising concerns for the long-term conservation of this threatened group of birds
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 19): Gains in Asian markets failed to lift the FBM KLCI today, closing 5.87 points or 0.34% lower at 1,732.14, marking its second consecutive day of decline.
Earlier in the day, the benchmark index declined as much as 1.14% to touch an intraday low of 1,718.13, before paring losses to hover around the 1,730 mark. Week-on-week, the index was 0.08% lower compared to its closing of 1,730.74 on Oct 12.