Police in Ho Chi Minh City have broken up an illegal drug ring caught with more than 14 kilograms of narcotics and over 4,300 pills of ecstasy smuggled from Cambodia.
Vietnamese Prime Minister signs a decree to declare COVID-19 a nationwide epidemic.
Head of UN sounds the alarm on what he said humanity’s worst crisis since WW II.
The Thai province of Nonthaburi, a part of Greater Bangkok, has imposed a curfew banning people from leaving home between 11pm and 5am until further notice in a fresh bid to stem the surge in coronavirus infections.
Eighteen firefighters and one forestry guide died while fighting the huge forest fire.
Researchers in the US and China reported Monday they have developed an artificial intelligence tool that is able to accurately predict which newly infected patients with the novel coronavirus go on to develop severe lung disease.
Indonesia has decided to ban all arrivals and transits of foreign citizens into the country to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus which has killed 122 people and infected 1,414 others in Indonesia, a minister said Tuesday.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan formally stepped down as senior members of the British royal family on Tuesday, as they start a controversial new life in the United States.
Laos to close all international checkpoints for passengers exiting and coming in.
N Korea successfully tests “super-large multiple rocket launchers”, state media said.
Singapore donated 40,000 testing kits to the Philippines on Sunday when the Chinese embassy in Manila insisted that its donation of 100,000 kits were effective against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
At least 18 security force members and one civilian were killed in Taliban militants’ attacks in two Afghan provinces on Sunday night, authorities said on Monday.
South Korea reported 78 more cases of COVID-19 compared to 24 hours ago as of midnight Monday local time, raising the total number of infections to 9,661.
President Donald Trump has extended emergency coronavirus restrictions for the United States, where his top scientist warned up to 200,000 people could die, as the Russian capital and Africa’s biggest city readied to go into lockdown on Monday.
The global death toll from COVID-19 has climbed to 30,105 as of 18:00 CET (1600 GMT) Sunday, according to the situation dashboard by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Mandatory testing of all foreign arrivals routine as domestic numbers plummet
Trains packed with thousands of passengers arrive Wuhan as the city partly reopened.
Covid-19 death toll shot past 20,000 in EU and Trump refuses to quarantine New York.
Myanmar’s Foreign Affairs Min announces temporary suspension of all types of visas.
World Health Organization urged countries to continue their fight against the pandemic while tests on drugs are underway.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, WHO is supporting countries in their containment and mitigation efforts such as by providing technical guidance
27 year old passenger of Zhanjiang, Guangdong, tests positive of COVID-19 on arrival.
China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits because of the rapid global spread of COVID-19
Thailand bans the entry of foreigners and government may impose a 24-hour curfew.
More than three billion people around the world were living under lockdown.
Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country’s top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were overwhelmed and medics complained about a lack of protection on the front lines.
China’s scientific research evaluation system to undergo major change following the Novel Coronavirus outbreak
The act of several research scientists publishing scientific papers in China regarding the Novel Coronavirus pandemic during the early stages of the country’s outbreak has stirred quite a controversy and dissatisfaction within Chinese society
An Australian far-right extremist charged with murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in last year’s mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques unexpectedly flipped his plea to guilty on Thursday.
Calling it “a second window of opportunity”, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday urged countries to use this critical window now to suppress and stop transmission of COVID-19.
The existing movement control orde enforced nationwide will be extended to April 14.