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Sun, sea, sand and space as the coronavirus empties the beaches of Asia – News

Just a few weeks ago, some visitors complained that the famous Kuta Beach sand and surf spot in Bali was far too busy. Today, it is deserted, its access being prohibited as part of measures to curb the spread of...

Air Asia cancels all domestic and international flights until April 30 – Business traveler

Air Asia has canceled all of its domestic and international flights until April 30, in accordance with the Philippine government's directive to extend the extended community quarantine period in Luzon until the last day of the month. The budget carrier...

Southeast Asia Ministers Approve Pandemic Fund | Voice of america

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Foreign ministers of Southeast Asia have...

Ministers of Southeast Asia approve plans for pandemic fund

Ministers approved several collective measures to fight the pandemic, including the creation of a COVID-19 ASEAN response fund, sharing of information and strategies, and ways to mitigate the impact of the global health crisis on people and the economy,...

East Timor reports second case of coronavirus – Southeast Asia

East Timor has confirmed another case of coronavirus, health officials said Friday, bringing the total number to two. The infected person had traveled from the West Timor region of Indonesia, said Sergio Lobo, spokesperson for the Center for Integrated Crisis...

COVID-19 Global Health Emergency Response – Asia Pacific Region Situation Report # 8 (April 4, 2020) – China

Key messages As a multi-mandate, child-focused organization, World Vision is seriously concerned about the immediate and long-term impact of COVID-19 and the ongoing response measures may have on the health and well-being of children,...

Oita partners with Virgin Orbit to establish the first horizontal spaceport in Asia

Virgin Orbit, the California-based small satellite launch company, has announced a new partnership with Oita Prefecture to launch horizontal launch in Japan. With support from regional partners ANA Holdings Inc. and the Space Port Japan Association, Virgin Orbit has...

Coronavirus pandemic puzzle in Malaysia: how to save lives and the economy, SE Asia News & Top Stories

KUALA LUMPUR - It was after 8:00 p.m. Monday (March 30 or a recent Monday?) When sales promoter Amy Wong discovered that her apartment at One City Tower would be subject to an enhanced movement control order (EMCO )...
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Albertans in B.C. border towns find hostile reception at times due to COVID-19 worries

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