The Department of Health on Sunday called out the World Health Organization (WHO) for its report that the country had the fastest rise in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Western Pacific Region.
Duterte calls for self-restraint to avoid “escalating tension” in disputed South China Sea.
India protests over the destruction of Indian-Buddhist heritage in the region.
India now has more than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to government figures released Saturday that showed a record daily leap of 18,500 new infections.
Britain said Friday it will lift its two-week coronavirus quarantine rule for visitors arriving from some “low risk” countries, after pressure from airlines and the tourism sector.
Japan has produced its first ninja studies graduate after Genichi Mitsuhashi spent two years honing his martial arts skills and absorbing the finer traditions of the feudal martial arts agents.
The EU cannot agree on a list of “safe countries” from where travellers could visit Europe in July, with some member states requiring more time to decide, diplomats said Saturday.
As the July 1 opening of the new school year approaches, people are most concerned about measures to protect children from COVID-19, according to the results of an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University or Suan Dusit Poll.
US House lawmakers made history Friday by voting for Washington to become the nation’s 51st state, but the move, a push for equal voting rights for the capital’s residents, is doomed in the Senate.
Asean has urged US and China to “focus on commonalities and overcome their differences for “the common good” especially as the international community is grappling to recover from the unprecedented coronavirus crisis.
Plans to facilitate intra-regional trade to boost pandemic-hit economies and tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea were spotlighted at the ASEAN Summit on Friday.
Leading fashion designers from 11 countries including Thailand are bringing their masterpieces to the catwalk during the “Asean Fashion Designers Showcase x Aspara Fashion Week 2020”
Business representatives, skilled workers, people with Thai families among others.
Indian jets show of following what’s called a Chinese takeover of contested territory.
South Korea and the United States on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to defending “the hard-fought peace” on the divided peninsula as the allies marked the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.
CARACAS () – Venezuela accused the United States on Wednesday of “an act of provocation” after a US warship steamed close to the South American country’s territorial waters the day before.
US officials on Wednesday imposed tough measures including quarantines and stay-at-home advice as daily coronavirus cases approached record levels after surging across the nation’s South and West.
The United Nations and European and Arab powers on Wednesday warned Israel that its plans to annex Palestinian land would deal a major blow to peace but the United States offered its green light.
Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 191 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 42,623.
Footage of a distressed baby elephant jabbed by bullhooks at a Thai camp to tame it before joining the tourist industry has been released by conservationists in an appeal to end the practice.
+42,000 cases have been reported, the vast majority among migrant workers.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends plans for military action against the South.
India’s health ministry Wednesday morning reported 465 new deaths and 15,968 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 14,476 and total cases to 456,183.
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico on Tuesday, killing six people, sending hundreds fleeing from their homes and forcing the closure of a major state-owned oil refinery.
The memoir of John Bolton, US President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, was released on Tuesday, days after a federal judge denied the Trump administration’s request to block its publication.
EU nations may close their borders to US travellers as they seek to reopen their economies to tourism because of how Washington has handled the pandemic, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing unnamed European officials.
Thai Police are on high alert after a cache of weapons and ammunition found on Tuesday in Tak’s Mae Sot district were suspected of being part of a plot to stir up political unrest.
The government on Wednesday reported one new case of coronavirus disease, a returnee from the Philippines already in quarantine.
Global coronavirus infections topped nine million.
Operators have been hoping to reopen next month.