Malaysia's king and Queen go into coronavirus quarantine after palace staff test positive
20:00 | 26/03/2020
The novel coronavirus crisis has reached the Malaysia’s royal family, as the king and queen have been placed under quarantine, after seven palace staff tested positive for COVID-19.
COVID-19 cases are ‘most infectious’ in first 7 days after developing symptoms
22:46 | 24/03/2020
Health experts have “learnt quite a lot” about the coronavirus including when patients are the most infectious.
Malaysia bars overseas travel, entry of foreigners to curb COVID-19 spread
07:37 | 17/03/2020
Malaysia will bar citizens from going overseas and foreigners from entering the country for about two weeks starting Wednesday (Mar 18), said Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin in a televised address on Monday.
English Premier League, UEFA football matches suspended
22:02 | 13/03/2020
All elite football matches in England, including the Premier League, as well as all UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: Arsenal players in self-isolation as Man City match postponed
14:16 | 11/03/2020
Manchester City's English Premier League home match against Arsenal on Wednesday (Mar 11) has been postponed because players from the London club will be isolated for 14 days after contact with the owner of Greek club Olympiacos, who has tested positive for COVID-19.
All of Italy to be placed under lockdown, says PM
15:22 | 10/03/2020
The battle to halt the coronavirus brought sweeping new restrictions, with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday (Mar 9) told people to "stay at home" and banning public gatherings as well as Serie A football matches.
Coronavirus: Travellers with false health declarations to face fines, prosecutions
07:31 | 10/03/2020
Amid over 3,000 casualties due to the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, severe penalties await those who flout quarantine orders.
21 COVID-19 cases found on cruise ship as eight US states report new patients
14:29 | 07/03/2020
Twenty-one people on board a cruise ship stranded off the coast of San Francisco have tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19), while health officials were seeking to contact some 2,500 passengers who disembarked on Feb. 21.
How to properly clean and disinfect your cell phone during COVID-19 outbreak
19:27 | 06/03/2020
Other than frequent hand washing, cleaning your cell phone often is another way to minimise your brush with germs, especially so in the midst of the ongoing spread of Covid-19. Here's how to safely disinfect it and the rest of your gear to help you stay healthy as coronavirus spreads.
600 more coronavirus cases in South Korea, total at 4,812
09:38 | 03/03/2020
South Korea reported 600 new COVID-19 infections in the country, bringing the total to 4,812 cases with an alarming cluster of infections continuing to swell in the southeastern city of Daegu, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Tuesday (Mar 3) morning.
Malaysian former ministers reported to have contact with COVID-19 patient, undergoing tests
20:49 | 02/03/2020
The Malaysian Health Ministry said on Monday (Mar 2) it is investigating information that two former political office holders may have come into contact with a COVID-19 patient while attending a function on Feb 27.
"Disgruntled" former guard holds 30 people hostage in Manila shopping mall
17:17 | 02/03/2020
A man was shot and about 30 people taken hostage on Monday (Mar 2) by a "disgruntled" ex-security guard at a shopping mall in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
COVID-19: Iran reports 7 more deaths - highest toll outside China
23:33 | 27/02/2020
Iran's Health Ministry on Thursday (Feb 27) confirmed seven more deaths from COVID-19, taking the total to 26, the highest toll outside China as a total of 106 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
COVID-19 spreads to Brazil, Greece as cases rise in Italy and other countries
00:28 | 27/02/2020
Italy saw a fresh jump in the number of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday (Feb 26), with 12 dead and 374 infections. Meanwhile, Greece and Brazil have confirmed its first coronavirus cases.
S.Korean government vows all-out quarantine for Daegu as 144 new COVID-19 cases confirmed
17:11 | 25/02/2020
The South Korea's government designated Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province as special management areas for infectious disease Tuesday (Feb 25), vowing to use all possible quarantine measures to stop the COVID-19 virus from spreading outside these areas.
Overseas Vietnamese Expertise: Strengthening the Homeland from Abroad
The Vietnamese ambassador to France, Dinh Toan Thang, addressed the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts Global (AVSE Global) meeting on March 18 and urged participants to increase resource mobilization and intellectual contributions to the advancement and elevation of Vietnam's position.
13:13 | 23/03/2023
Can Tho Promotes Ties with Indian Partners, Localities
13:10 | 23/03/2023
Foreign Female Diplomats in Vietnam Learn about Silk Weaving
07:30 | 23/03/2023
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07:25 | 23/03/2023
Smartphone Exports Top $2 Billion in First 2 Months of 2023
15:00 | 22/03/2023