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Thai soldier kills 20 shoppers in mall

Killer posts Facebook updates as he carries out carnage with assault rifle

09 Feb 2020 12:56 AM

No Indian on quarantined Japan ship tested positive for coronavirus

As many as 61 of some 3700 people onboard the vessel have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus

08 Feb 2020 11:35 AM

China authorities feel the heat of public anger as virus toll reaches 722

Communist Party strikes a remorseful note over death of whistleblower doctor

08 Feb 2020 9:24 AM

Saudi hesitant about Pak's request for OIC meeting on Kashmir: Report

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan voiced frustration over the OIC's silence on Kashmir during his visit to Malaysia

07 Feb 2020 11:53 AM

China virus crisis deepens as whistleblower doctor dies

Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang sounded the first alarm on the outbreak in December but was censured for 'rumour-mongering'

07 Feb 2020 11:29 AM


Virus sparks Xenophobia: Petition to ban Chinese gets 5 lakh signatures in Malaysia

A health lecturer at the University of Sydney, said the responses from governments may have compounded prejudice

07 Feb 2020 11:13 AM

21 Kerala medical students stuck in Chinese airport

The students were told that except Singapore citizens, no foreign nationals from China could board the flight

06 Feb 2020 2:38 PM

Shanghai cancels sporting events, Chinese GP may be called off

The last Formula One race to be cancelled was the Bahrain Grand Prix of 2011, due to months of social unrest in the Gulf kingdom

06 Feb 2020 2:21 PM

Coronavirus death toll hits 563, number of cases surpass 28,000

Among the deceased, 70 were from Hubei Province and its provincial Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus outbreak

06 Feb 2020 11:29 AM

Coronavirus deaths in China reach 360, higher than SARS fatalities

Hubei reported 56 new fatalities. That took the toll in China to 360, exceeding the 349 mainland fatalities from the 2002-3 SARS outbreak

03 Feb 2020 4:48 PM


7000 ‘commando workers’ built Wuhan’s virus hospital in 10 days

First batch of coronavirus patients arrive at specialized hospital to contain outbreak

03 Feb 2020 10:59 AM

What’s it like to be someone from Wuhan?

‘As a Wuhan native, I feel very hurt. I feel disappointed that people don’t even have any sympathy.’

03 Feb 2020 10:16 AM

Coronavirus toll: 57 deaths on Sunday alone

All but one of these deaths occurred in Hubei Province of China, the ground zero of the outbreak

03 Feb 2020 8:16 AM

Lockdown in major China city; toll 304

First coronavirus overseas death reported from Philippines.

03 Feb 2020 3:53 AM

Coronavirus death toll crosses 300, triggers anti-China sentiment worldwide

The anti-Chinese sentiment calls for a full travel ban on Chinese visitors and indignities for Chinese and other Asians

02 Feb 2020 4:07 PM


Philippines reports first coronavirus death outside of China

South Korea and India flew hundreds of their citizens out of Wuhan. They went into a two-week quarantine

02 Feb 2020 3:50 PM

Man found dead on empty street in China's Wuhan

The man, who appeared to be in his 60's was found on a pavement

31 Jan 2020 2:25 PM

Coronavirus death toll hits 213, WHO declares global health emergency

The UN health agency based in Geneva had initially downplayed the threat posed by the disease, but revised its risk assessment after talks

31 Jan 2020 10:51 AM

First ‘human to human’ transmissions overseas

Until Tuesday, all reported cases in more than a dozen countries had involved people who had been in or around Wuhan.

29 Jan 2020 1:38 AM

Why the world is frightened: Half of Wuhan’s population of 11 million are migrants

It’s an industrial hub on the Yangtze with a reputation for having a tough-guy spirit

28 Jan 2020 2:30 PM