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Singapore proposes banning gatherings amid coronavirus

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Singapore is considering new laws that would ban both public and private gatherings of any size as the city-state ramps up social distancing measures to ...

A city traumatized: As lockdown eases, Wuhan residents fret over future

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Li Xiaoli has been hard at work in recent days at the car dealership she owns in Wuhan, making sure she has enough sanitizer and ...

After Trump threat, India lifts export ban on COVID-19 treatment drug

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India has partially lifted a ban on the exports of a malaria drug after U.S. President Donald Trump sought supplies for the United States, according ...

Shark kills Australian wildlife worker on Great Barrier Reef

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A shark fatally mauled a young Australian wildlife worker on the Great Barrier Reef, officials said Tuesday.Queensland state Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the 23-year-old victim ...

Monster cyclone cuts off Vanuatu’s northern provinces

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A deadly Pacific cyclone cut off communication links to Vanuatu’s northern islands Tuesday, with aid officials saying they had grave concerns for residents in the ...

Australian High Court quashes Cardinal George Pell’s conviction on sex offenses

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Australia’s highest court on Tuesday overturned former Vatican treasurer George Pell’s conviction for sexually assaulting two teenage choirboys in the 1990s, allowing the 78-year-old cardinal ...

U.S. sees coronavirus window to push Taiwan’s global status

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 13:23
The Trump administration is seizing the opportunity of the coronavirus pandemic to push a cause that has long been an irritant in U.S. relations with ...

‘We’re not hungry, we need masks,’ says Australian doctor on virus front line

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 06:37
Australian hospital workers on the coronavirus front line say they daily receive letters of thanks, some people even bring them pizzas, but what they really ...

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 peak

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 04:40
South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases on Monday for the first time since its Feb. 29 peak as daily infections in Asia’s ...

China sees rises in new coronavirus cases and asymptomatic patients

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 04:39
Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as ...

‘Our goal is to survive’: Wuhan cautiously emerges from lockdown

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 03:04
Wuhan businessman Li Jing is counting down the days until his city emerges from virus lockdown.The hundreds of apartments Li’s homestay company oversees can start ...

Coronavirus pandemic hurts nations’ disaster readiness

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 12:38
Before New Zealand began its four-week lockdown to fight the coronavirus, a reporter asked Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern what would happen if an earthquake struck ...

Scared but desperate, Thai sex workers forced to the street

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 09:33
A shutdown to contain the coronavirus has killed Thailand's party scene and forced sex workers like Pim out of bars and onto desolate streets. She's ...

Chinese students fleeing virus face uneasy reception back home

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 09:32
Chinese students flying home from overseas to escape the coronavirus pandemic face a frosty reception from sections of the public who view them as wealthy, ...

China rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang released after five years in jail

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 09:32
A leading Chinese human rights lawyer has been released from prison after almost five years behind bars, his wife said Sunday.Wang Quanzhang, 44, was first ...

Mainland China sees rise in new coronavirus cases

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 03:41
Mainland China reported 30 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, up from 19 a day earlier as the number of cases involving travelers from abroad as ...

Crowded in camps, Rohingya refugees vulnerable to coronavirus

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 12:21
Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, with officials warning that ...

Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 06:59
Before New Zealand began its four-week lockdown to fight the coronavirus, a reporter asked Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern what would happen if an earthquake struck ...

Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears of unreported coronavirus deaths

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 05:04
The number of funerals in Jakarta rose sharply in March, a development the governor of Indonesia’s capital city said suggested that deaths from the new ...

China pauses in memory of virus victims and ‘martyrs’

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 04:55
China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world’s most populous country observed a ...

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