The Japanese education minister has urged that children be kept at home for a month while schools close amid coronavirus fears.
Two neighborhoods in New Delhi—one Muslim, one Hindu—that once co-existed peacefully have become a battleground over India’s controversial new citizenship law.
Indonesia’s health minister has attributed the absence of coronavirus cases in his country to a ‘blessing from the almighty’.
Amid the coronavirus, the Saudi government has closed its borders to religious pilgrims and barred tourists from more than 20 countries.
Pakistani health authorities said the country’s first two confirmed cases of coronavirus are being kept in isolation in a hospital in Karachi.
Paramilitary forces have been deployed to streets of New Delhi as fears grow that religious violence in India over a controversial new law could be hard to contain.
Eleven of the global cities most at risk from rising sea levels are in Asia, according to a new study, whose authors say more resources should be put into flood defenses.
North Korea’s main newspaper has urged citizens to avoid communal eating and shun restaurants amid coronavirus fears.
The death toll from coronavirus in China has risen to 2,715, health officials said, but the number of new daily infections in Hubei province slowed to 401 on Tuesday.
The Chinese government has criticized local law enforcement officials after hundreds of coronavirus infections were discovered in prisons.
More than a dozen people have been killed in New Delhi in violent demonstrations over the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Act, amid a visit by Donald Trump.
With the help of the UNHCR, the wife and children of the leader of the Arakan Army will be resettled in Switzerland from Thailand.
Producers struggle with unsold stocks and garment factories cut their hours as overland trade with China slumps amid the coronavirus outbreak and Chinese New Year.
China reported another 71 coronavirus deaths in the 24 hours through Monday, taking the toll to 2,663, with almost all of the new fatalities occurring in Hubei province.
China’s National People’s Congress will ban all trade and consumption of wild animals in response to the coronavirus outbreak.