According to reports in the Thai media, Suvarnabhumi airport is ready to accommodate international passengers under the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand’s latest COVID-19 directives, … Read more
Zydus has received approval from Indian regulators to begin human studies for its COVID-19 vaccine contender, the drugmaker said on Friday, as the novel coronavirus … Read more
HSBC Holdings Plc said on Friday it would make new investments in its wealth management and insurance operations in mainland China.
The announcement comes at … Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told a meeting of the politburo of the ruling Workers Party the North had stopped the novel coronavirus from … Read more
The International Tribunal of Arbitration on Thursday ruled in Italy’s favour in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off … Read more
China on Friday reported five new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 2, compared with three cases a day earlier, the health authority said.… Read more
China says it is committed with 11 other countries to ensuring well functioning supply chains despite the pandemic, according to a statement from the Commerce … Read more
China said on Thursday that Britain would bear all consequences for any move it took to offer Hong Kong citizens a path to settlement in … Read more
Thailand on Thursday reported six new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported from abroad, marking 38 successive days without any domestic transmission.
The new … Read more
Tokyo confirmed more than 100 more novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, the highest daily tally in two months in the city … Read more
British artist and musician Goldie walks through the Aurum Gallery in Bangkok, Thailand.
Aurum Gallery was founded by Goldie to exhibit contemporary art. It will … Read more
Gold prices in India hit an all-time high on Wednesday, tracking a global rally, as surging coronavirus cases in many countries raised the metal’s safe-haven … Read more
Hong Kong police fired water cannon on Wednesday to break up the first protest since China introduced sweeping security legislation and they made their first … Read more
Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that could be capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published on … Read more
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should meet again before the U.S. presidential … Read more
Security was tight near the heart of Hong Kong’s government district on Wednesday only hours after new security laws came into force and as … Read more
Thailand on Tuesday extended an emergency decree until the end of July in a bid to avoid the risk of a second wave of the… Read more
China‘s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s … Read more
China has registered 19 new cases of coronavirus on the mainland, seven more than the day before. Of these new cases, seven were identified in … Read more
Vietnam’s aviation authority said on Monday it had grounded all Pakistani pilots working for local airlines, amid concern from global regulators that some pilots may … Read more
A woman reacts during the rescue operation in the aftermath of a boat capsizing in the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 June 2020.
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Thailand will allow pubs and bars to re-open on Wednesday and plans to let in some foreign travellers after recording five weeks without any community … Read more
Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities … Read more
China’s foreign ministry said on Monday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals with egregious conduct related to Hong Kong, after Washington announced visa … Read more
Thailand on Monday reported seven new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported, marking 35 days without community transmission.
The seven cases were Thais returning … Read more
China’s military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it … Read more
Taiwanese lawmakers’ scuffle inside the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan, 29 June 2020.
Twenty opposition party KMT lawmakers broke into parliament (Legislative Yuan) on 28 June … Read more
Chinese health officials announced that Anxin county — about 150 kilometers (90 miles) from Beijing — will be “fully enclosed and controlled,” — the same … Read more
Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday but security forces soon killed them all, police said.… Read more
China reported 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases as of end of June 28, down from 17 reported a day earlier as the country’s capital tries … Read more
Indonesia reported 1,198 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of infections to 54,010 and fatalities to 2,754, health ministry … Read more
China National Biotec Group (CNBG) said on Sunday that early human test results for a coronavirus vaccine candidate suggested it could be safe and effective, … Read more
Parts of the Indian capital, Delhi, have been placed on alert after a swarm of locusts invaded a suburban area.
Pilots flying into and out … Read more
Russia has rejected as “baseless” accusations that it offered Taliban-linked militants rewards to kill US and other NATO troops in Afghanistan.
The New York Times … Read more
Mainland China on Sunday reported 17 new coronavirus cases, mostly in the Chinese capital of Beijing.
The National Health Commission said 17 new infections were … Read more
A group of British men living in Singapore have been banned from working there again after breaking lockdown to go on a “bar crawl”.
The … Read more
Thailand on Friday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported from abroad, marking 32 days without community transmission.
The four new … Read more
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has come under fire from opposition MPs after telling parliament that the US “martyred” Osama Bin Laden.
Bin Laden, the … Read more
China’s health authority on Friday reported 13 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 25, down from 19 a day earlier.
Of the new … Read more
Indonesia reported 1,178 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, taking its total number of cases to 50,187.
Health ministry official Achmad Yurianto said there were 47 … Read more
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will be grounding nearly 150 out of its 426 pilots, amid an inquiry that they hold “dubious” licences, a company spokesman … Read more
Despite successfully containing its coronavirus outbreak, Vietnam has no plans to open up to international tourists yet, the country’s prime minister said on Wednesday.
Thanks … Read more
China’s health authority reported on Thursday 19 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 24, up from 12 a day earlier.
Of the new … Read more
Thailand plans to allow some foreign travellers into the country starting next week, as it eases restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the novel … Read more
Japan’s Olympus Corp said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell its loss-making camera business dating back 84 years to Japan Industrial Partners Inc.
Olympus … Read more
Emirates, one of the world’s biggest long-haul airlines, has suspended flights from Pakistan after passengers tested positive for coronavirus in Hong Kong, it said on … Read more