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July 10, 2020
Burial traditions clash with coronavirus safety in Indonesia
The mob of over 150 people who forcefully took Muhammad Yunus’ cadaver from a hospital in eastern Indonesia thought it was ...
July 01, 2020
Asia Today: Thailand lets in some foreigners, opens schools
Thailand has begun a fifth phase of relaxations of COVID-19 restrictions, allowing the reopening of schools and high-risk ...
June 26, 2020
Asia Today: India's cases spike again to near half-million
India neared half a million confirmed coronavirus cases Friday with its biggest 24-hour spike of 17,296 new infections, ...
June 08, 2020
Asia Today: Indonesian capital partly reopens after lockdown
Restrictions in Indonesia’s capital were partly relaxed on Monday after two months of lockdown, as the world’s fourth most ...
June 05, 2020
Asia Today: India's daily virus cases surge by nearly 10,000
India's Health Ministry on Friday reported another record spike in new coronavirus cases — more than 9,800 in 24 hours.
June 04, 2020
Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New Zealand
Canberra Airport opened a register for travelers interested in flying from the Australian capital to New Zealand on July 1 ...
May 29, 2020
Asia Today: Indonesians return to mosques, at a distance
Muslims in some parts of Indonesia attended Friday prayers as mosques closed by the coronavirus for weeks were allowed to ...
May 26, 2020
Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion
As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the ...
May 23, 2020
Asia Today: 23 new cases in South Korea, none in China
South Korea reported 23 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, mostly from the densely populated Seoul area where authorities ...
May 19, 2020
Asia Today: Hong Kong increasing coronavirus testing
Hong Kong’s leader says the city is ramping up testing for the coronavirus, especially for workers at the busy international ...
May 01, 2020
May Day marks pain, not celebration for workers hit by virus
May Day usually brings both protest rallies and celebrations rallies marking international Labor Day. This year, many in Asia ...
April 24, 2020
Muslims begin marking a subdued Ramadan under virus closures
Muslims worldwide began Ramadan on Friday with dawn-to-dusk fasting, but many will have to forgo the communal prayers and ...
April 24, 2020
Asia Today: Muslims change traditions in virus-hit Ramadan
Millions of Muslims in Asia began Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, on Friday under the gloom of life with the coronavirus, ...
April 23, 2020
Asia Today: Jakarta suspends passenger flights, rail service
Indonesia is suspending passenger flights and rail service as it restricts people in the world’s most populous Muslim nation ...
April 21, 2020
After denial, Indonesia sees mounting coronavirus deaths
While Indonesia’s neighbors scrambled early this year to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the government of the ...
April 11, 2020
Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano shoots ash, lava
Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano spewed a column of ash 500 meters (1,640 feet) into the sky in the longest eruption since ...
April 10, 2020
Mosques, streets quiet as Indonesia's capital tightens rules
Mosques usually filled for Friday prayers and streets normally clogged with cars and motorcycles were empty as authorities ...
March 27, 2020
From Dhaka to Gaza: How do you socially distance in a crowd?
Josna Begum lives with her son in a house with four other families in a slum in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, the world’s most ...
March 26, 2020
Stocks have first back-to-back gains since sell-off began
Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after Wall Street gained as U.S. lawmakers wrangled over a proposed $2 trillion virus aid ...
January 17, 2020
SoftBank to invest $40 billion for new Indonesia capital
Japan's SoftBank is offering to invest $30 billion to $40 billion in the development of a new Indonesian capital, an official ...
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