South Korea reports jump in coronavirus cases after call center outbreak

Seoul, March 11, 2020 - South Korea reported a jump in new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, reversing 11 days of slowing infections, as authorities...

With sadness but no ceremony, Japan marks disaster anniversary

Tokyo, March 11, 2020 - Japan marked the somber nine-year anniversary of devastating natural disasters and a nuclear accident on Wednesday as official commemorations...

Vietnamese Covid-19 safety dance goes… viral

https://youtu.be/V9YirNgAzXI Hanoi, March 4, 2020 - Home-made videos featuring a catchy Vietnamese song and an accompanying dance about the necessity of hand-washing during the coronavirus...

DOJ charged Chinese nationals with $100 million money laundering involving North Korean cryptocurrency heist

Washington DC, March 2, 2020 - Two Chinese nationals were charged with laundering over $100 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hack of a...

Malaysia’s Mahathir out as king names former interior minister PM

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 29, 2020 - Malaysia’s 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad lost out in a battle to become prime minister on Saturday as the king...

Malaysia’s Dr M eyeing ‘unity government’

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 25, 2020 — Malaysia’s Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammed is trying to form a national unity government under his personal authority, drawing...

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

Seoul-Shanghai, Feb 24, 2020- International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea,...

Brazil unveils Pele statue to mark 50th anniversary of 1970 triumph

Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21, 2020 - The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) unveiled a statue of Pele at its headquarters on Thursday, the first...

South Korea city deserted after coronavirus church ‘super-spreader’

Seoul-Beijing, Feb 20, 2020 - The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of...

F1 Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus

Baku, Feb 12, 2020 - Formula One’s Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the country, organizers...