Following the first COVID-19 case among Malaysia’s indigenous Orang Asli people, some in the community say they will retreat into the forest to protect themselves.
A new hospital being built to house Indonesia’s COVID-19 patients on an uninhabited island near Sumatra will open next week, officials said.
All parks in Bangkok will be closed as the Thai capital tightens restrictions on public movement amid a mounting number of cases and deaths from COVID-19
Bo Kyi spent eight years in a Myanmar prison, including a year in solitary confinement, for political activism. He has some advice to help get us through our COVID-19 isolation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness, and in both Korea and Myanmar, it may serve to promote national unity and advance the peace process.
Experts have questioned the effectiveness of mass disinfection operations, including the use of drones, to fight COVID-19, saying more targeted measures are preferable.
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to see growth in developing Asian countries fall to -0.5% to 2.1% in 2020, harming poverty eradication efforts, the World Bank said.
Indian migrant workers left jobless by the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown have clashed with police in the western city of Surat.
The Vietnamese prime minister told major cities to prepare for lockdowns as the country has entered the COVID-19 pandemic’s “peak period” but still has less than 200 cases.
People across India have criticized their prime minister as the country’s three-week lockdown has left many hungry and forced jobless migrant workers to flee cities.
ASEAN leaders must do more to coordinate their efforts to combat COVID-19 as each country’s health depends on that of its neighbors.
Thailand has closed its borders to most foreigners as the country prepares for a state of emergency that will grant the prime minister sweeping powers to combat COVID-19.
Mainland China reported no new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row and Hubei Province, where the pandemic began, has started to lift restrictions.
People in India voiced concerns about access to medicine and how they will feed their families under the lockdown that began Wednesday as COVID-19 spread across the country.
The Chin State authorities have called for more protective equipment, saying it is poorly prepared to cope with a possible COVID-19 outbreak.