Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Latest News Taiwan goes 11 days without new coronavirus case https://t.co/dqzFET914e pic.twitter.com/B9Cf4lfDf8 — Taiwan News (@TaiwanNews886) May 18, 2020 #Taiwan considers allowin...

Asia Today: More Australians in class, Tokyo measure to ease

BANGKOK (AP) — Students in two more Australian states returned to school full-time Monday as numbers of COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the country fall. New South Wales and Qu...

Europeans soak up the sun but virus travel rules a mishmash

BERLIN (AP) — Europeans soaked up the sun where they could, taking advantage of the first holiday weekend since coronavirus restrictions were eased, while governments grappled with how and when to saf...

Turkey confirms 32 deaths, 1,141 new COVID-19 cases

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s health minister on Sunday announced 32 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death to in the countryl to 4,340. Fahrettin Koca also tweeted there were 1,141...

The Latest: South Korea has 25 new cases in small outbreaks

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Wuhan lab head calls virus leak claims 'pure fabrication'

NEW YORK (AP) — Claims promoted by the Trump administration that the global coronavirus pandemic originated at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in the central Chinese city are a “pure fabrication," the...

Asia Today: More Australians download virus tracing app

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Six million Australians have downloaded a mobile phone app that helps health authorities trace coronavirus infections, officials said Sunday. Federal Heal...

Taiwan health minister promotes domestic travel with beach visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) headed to the Pingtung County beach resort town of Kenting on Saturday (May 23) to underline the safety of domestic trave...

Taiwan experts say no worldwide travel until summer 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As countries prepare to open up after coronavirus lockdowns, some Taiwanese scholars said they believe that overseas travel will not be possible until at least the summer ...

Palestinians say they were not informed of UAE-Israel flight

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it was not informed about a shipment of coronavirus aid sent by the United Arab Emirates to Israel earlier this week on the first known direct commercia...

Concerns about virus in Tanzania grow amid lack of data

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — On just one day this month, 50 Tanzanian truck drivers tested positive for the coronavirus after crossing into neighboring Kenya. Back home, their president insists that Tanzania...

The Latest: India reports largest single-day virus spike

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

14 Taipei KTV hostess clubs open, IDs to go into city data cloud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After being closed down for over a month, 14 KTV hostess clubs (酒店) and dance halls (舞廳) have reopened in Taipei on the condition they follow epidemic prevention rules and...

Asia Today: Some schools closed again, China opens Congress

BANGKOK (AP) — South Korea has reported 20 new cases of the coronavirus, including nine in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, as authorities scramble to stem transmissions as they proceed ...

Turkey sees drop in daily coronavirus infections

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Thursday reported its lowest daily increase in confirmed coronavirus cases in the past two months, with 961 new infections in the past 24 hours. Healt...