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Asia COVID-19: Myanmar reports first death, China factory turnaround

Myanmar reported its first coronavirus death -- a 69-year-old man who returned to the country in mid-March after receiving cancer treatment in Australia. The country...

Bangladesh to make 400,000 PPE

FIVE organizations in Bangladesh-Pay It Forward Bangladesh, Honest, Buet Alumni Association, Rotary Club Dhaka North-west and Manush Manusher Jonno Foundation-have teamed up to make...

Dozens of girls at India abuse shelter contract Covid-19

DOZENS of girls from a state-run shelter for runaways and victims of sexual abuse — including seven who are pregnant — have tested positive...

Anti-racist poetry video featuring UK’s migrant key workers trends online

A moving poetry video featuring migrant key workers in the UK is trending on social media. The concept video attempts to contrast the praise the workers are...

Bangladesh reports 56 COVID-19 cases; six deaths

BANGLADESH has reported two more COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 56. The country has reported six deaths...

India’s Covid-19 toll nears 17,000; Modi to address nation

INDIA reported 18,522 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, with this the tally reached to 566,840 as on Tuesday (30). The recovery...

COVID-19: India reports fourth death from Punjab

INDIA reported fourth death due to coronavirus from Punjab, northern India. The 72-year old victim had a history of travelling to Germany and Italy, health...

ADB hikes Covid-19 financial aid to $20 billion for member nations

THE Asian Development Bank has tripled the size of its COVID-19 response package for its member nations to $20 billion. The package expands ADB's $6.5...

COVID-19 fears grip South Asia; India cuts rates

India's central bank slashed interest rates in an emergency move on Friday (27) to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic after the...

India’s COID-19 cases jump to 649; 13 dead

THE number of coronavirus cases climbed to 649 in India on Thursday (26) and the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 13, with...