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S Korea reports recovered Covid-19 patients...

S Korea reports recovered Covid-19 patients...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

Nearly 7,000 South Koreans have been reported as recovered from Covid-19, the disease caused by the new...

Kim Jong oversees military drill ahead...

Kim Jong oversees military drill ahead...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

The drill was held 'to further fortify the country's defence capabilities,' state news agency...

Chinese company, university and GSK...

Another effort on to find coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 9 2020

'In combination with adjuvant system AS03, the recombinant protein-based vaccine candidate is expected...

China reports no new coronavirus deaths...

China reports no new coronavirus deaths...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 7 2020

Total infections in mainland China stood at 81,740 on Monday with 3,331 deaths

Japan declares state of emergency over...

Japan declares state of emergency over...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 7 2020

Pressure to declare an emergency had increased after Tokyo reported several days of record infections,...

China sees rise in asymptomatic coronavirus...

China sees rise in asymptomatic coronavirus...

World

Tue, Apr 7 2020

Hubei province, the original epicenter, accounted for almost half the new asymptomatic cases

Japan PM proposes state of emergency...

Japan PM proposes state of emergency...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 6 2020

Pressure has increased on the government to take fresh action as Tokyo announced a record 148 new cases...

Japan animal ventilator maker asked...

Japan animal ventilator maker asked...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 6 2020

The number of new coronavirus cases continues to climb in Japan, stoking concern about strain on the...

China says it has sold nearly 4bn masks...

China says it has sold nearly 4bn masks...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 6 2020

China has exported 3.86 billion masks, 37.5 million pieces of protective clothing

China pauses in memory of virus victims...

China pauses in memory of virus victims...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 4 2020

National flags were lowered to half-mast across the country, including in the capital's Tiananmen...

Japan offers Avigan for free to nations...

Japan offers Avigan for free to nations...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 4 2020

'Some 30 countries have made requests through diplomatic channels to Japan for the procurement of...

China to hold national mourning for...

China to hold national mourning for...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 3 2020

China will suspend all public entertainment activities as well, as it mourns the lives lost in its virus...

Fujifilm: New coronavirus test can produce...

Fujifilm: New coronavirus test can produce...

Coronavirus

Fri, Apr 3 2020

Fujifilm's Avigan anti-flu drug is being tested as a treatment in China

China's Shenzhen bans the eating of...

China's Shenzhen bans the eating of...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

'There is no evidence showing that wildlife is more nutritious than poultry and livestock'

North Korea insists it is free of...

North Korea insists it is free of...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 2 2020

Experts have said the North is particularly vulnerable to the virus because of its weak medical...

China county in lockdown as fears grow...

China county in lockdown as fears grow...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 2 2020

The tightening comes as China reported 35 new confirmed cases on Thursday, drastically down from the...

'Shoot them dead' - Philippine president...

'Shoot them dead' - Philippine president...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 2 2020

“Is that understood? Dead! Instead of causing trouble, I will bury you”

WHO accused of suppressing information...

WHO accused of suppressing information...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Taiwan's government has said that keeping it out of the WHO during the outbreak amounts to playing...

Scientists seeking potential Covid-19...

Scientists seeking potential Covid-19...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Among the first 20 or so antibodies tested, four were able to block viral entry and of those, two were...

In Taiwan, anger at China over virus...

In Taiwan, anger at China over virus...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Taiwan has been debating for years who it is and what exactly its relationship should be with China -...

Researchers: China lockdown may have...

Researchers: China lockdown may have...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 1 2020

'China's control measures appear to have worked by successfully breaking the chain of...