21:37 | 27/03/2020
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday (Mar 27) he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self-isolating at Downing Street.
07:44 | 22/03/2020
Lockdowns and panic food buying due to the coronavirus pandemic could ignite world food inflation even though there are ample supplies of staple grains and oilseeds in key exporting nations, Reuters reported, citing a senior economist at FAO and agricultural analysts.
06:55 | 13/03/2020
A Brazilian government official who attended an official meeting at Donald Trump's resort in Florida on Saturday (Mar 7) and posted a photo of himself standing next to the US president has tested positive for coronavirus, local reports said on Thursday (Mar 12).
09:31 | 08/03/2020
New infections in China have also been on a downward trend, but global confirmed cases have prompted fears in recent days.
19:29 | 06/03/2020
Health officials around the world advise that deliberate, regular handwashing is one of the best weapons against the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. However, years of research and on-the-ground observations show that men wash their hands after using the bathroom less than women.
22:15 | 04/03/2020
An outbreak of novel coronavirus has affected almost all of Iran's provinces, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday (Mar 4). Meawhile, Italy has decided to close schools and universities across the country until mid-March.
12:01 | 04/03/2020
Japan is still preparing to host the Tokyo Summer Olympics as planned, the government's top spokesman said on Wednesday (Mar 4), said
00:29 | 04/03/2020
A man who lives in a New York suburb and works in Manhattan tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total confirmed cases in the US to 100.
23:45 | 03/03/2020
The Emirates Group is asking staff to take unpaid leave for up to a month at a time due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
14:22 | 03/03/2020
Pope Francis, who cancelled a Lent retreat for the first time in his papacy, has tested negative for coronavirus, the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero reported on Tuesday (Mar 3).
12:16 | 03/03/2020
Samsung Electronics has started building a US$220 research and development in Vietnam, the South Korean tech giant’s local unit said on Monday (March 2).
15:56 | 28/02/2020
Indonesia is tightening curbs on the transport of pigs and pork products after nearly 3,000 animals died in a new outbreak of African swine fever in an eastern province bordering East Timor, the agriculture ministry said in a statement released on Friday (Feb 28).
12:07 | 27/02/2020
A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka's prefectural government said on Wednesday (Feb 26), the first person in the country amid growing concerns about the spread of the infection.
15:32 | 26/02/2020
The honeymoons of 34 South Korean newly-weds on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius turned into a holiday from hell after they were rounded up and held in isolation by authorities due to fears over the coronavirus, according to Seoul officials.
14:36 | 25/02/2020
The Public Health Ministry on Tuesday (Feb 25) announced two new Thai COVID-19 cases: a woman, 31, whose relative visited Guangzhou and a male driver of Chinese tourists, 29, as the total number of local cases rose to 37.
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