Thailand records first coronavirus death: health official

01/03/2020 19:14

A 35-year-old Thai man who also had dengue fever has died from a coronavirus infection, Thailand’s first death from the COVID-19 disease, Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoen, director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said on Sunday.

Malaysia has new Prime Minister

29/02/2020 19:52

Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has agreed with the appointment of former Minister of Home Affairs Muhyiddin Yassin as the country's new Prime Minister, the national palace said on February 29.

Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

24/02/2020 18:47

Fears grew on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.

Coronavirus deaths, cases leap in China; markets shiver

13/02/2020 19:24

The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more cases on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, raising fresh questions about the scale of the crisis.