Restrictions on movement, which take varying forms in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines, must balance the need to suppress the infection and the care for the underprivileged, say four observers.
TOKYO: A Japanese naval destroyer and a Chinese fishing boat have collided in the sea off Shanghai but there were no injuries, Japanese media reported early on Tuesday (Mar 31).
The destroyer Shimakaze, from Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force, received damage to its port side, Kyodo news agency ...
NEW DELHI: Indian health workers caused outrage on Monday (Mar 30) by spraying a group of migrants with disinfectant, amid fears that a large scale movement of people from cities to the countryside risked spreading the coronavirus.
Footage showed a group of migrant workers sitting on a street in ...
SRINAGAR, India: India's health ministry on Monday (Mar 30) invited doctors in Indian-administered Kashmir to an online training session on managing ventilators: Critical equipment for patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
Most, however, were unable to attend because ...
MYANMAR, Yangon: The likelihood of undetected COVID-19 cases imported by a recent wave of returning Myanmar workers from Thailand – at least 32,000 of them – via a shared land border is “dangerously high”, a Myanmar health official told CNA on Monday (Mar 30).
The remarks came a day after Myanmar ...