HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore due to open on May 26 has been postponed for a second time, officials said on Monday, after a spike in cases in Singapore derailed the plan for quarantine-free travel between the financial hubs.
UK eases lockdown as Asia outbreaks rise: virus world update
As the country struggles to deal with the worst wave of coronavirus infections, staff in the intensive care unit of Bangkok's King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital are fearful of what may be to come.
Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy media group announced it was halting share trading Monday, two days after authorities froze the assets of its jailed owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law.
Indonesia’s ride-hailing and payments giant Gojek agreed to combine with e-commerce pioneer PT Tokopedia to create the largest internet company in the world’s fourth most-populous nation.
LONDON: Most of the UK takes a major step towards normality on Monday as coronavirus restrictions are eased, despite concerns over the spread of a more transmissible variant of the disease.
PARIS: "It's not a virus, it's a tool to use power," says Monique Lustig in the Netherlands, while in Germany, Hellmuth Mendel argues that "Covid is a story invented by an international financial mafia". "And what if this was all just a film?" asks Christophe Charret in France.
Kasikornbank Plc, Thailand’s second-biggest lender, is preparing to bid for Citigroup Inc’s retail assets in the country to expand its wealth management, consumer lending and credit card business.
A total of 9,789 Covid-19 infections have been found during testing at 12 prisons over the past five days, with the highest number at Chiang Mai Central Prison, the Corrections Department announced on Monday.
Thailand's economy shrank in the first quarter as coronavirus outbreaks hurt consumption and tourism, but the fall was less than expected helped by stronger non-agricultural output and exports.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Israeli air strikes hammered the Gaza Strip pre-dawn Monday, after a week of violence between the Jewish state and Islamist militants left more than 200 people dead as international calls for de-escalation went unheeded.
WASHINGTON: Bill Gates left the Microsoft board in 2020 as the board pursued an investigation into the billionaire's romantic relationship with a female employee, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.