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Thailand’s parliament approves $58bn economic package to ease virus impact

The bills must next be approved by the upper house Senate, which is expected to convene in early June, before they can become law. ...

India’s Modi urges citizens to stay alert to virus as lockdown eases

India, with the world's longest lockdown, is set to largely lift containment measures in June, except in high-risk zones. The novel coronavirus has infected...

Indonesia reports 700 new coronavirus infections

JAKARTA: Indonesia reported on Sunday 700 new coronavirus infections, taking the tally in the Southeast Asian nation to 26,473, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto. Yurianto

Britain will not ‘look away’ from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

"We are not going to turn a blind eye, we are not going to look away from our responsbilities to the people of Hong...

Saudi Arabia reopens mosques with strict regulations for worshippers

Worshippers headed to mosques for dawn prayers amid strict regulations requiring use of face masks and personal prayer mats, avoiding handshakes and standing at...

Spain to extend lockdown to 21st June

Pedro Sanchez told regional government leaders during a video-conference meeting that this would be the last lockdown as Spain's infection rates have reduced dramatically. ...

Thailand reports 4 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Local infections have slowed and over the last two weeks, around 80pc of new cases were Thais who had returned from abroad, Panprapa added. ...

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