COVID-19 Report: Indonesia to bar entry as infections course through Southeast Asia nightlife

People getting sick in cities that haven’t closed bars/clubs. Equipment shortages continue.

Japan Home ‘shocked and distressed’ after selling ‘used’ thermometer

Japan Home ‘shocked and distressed’ after selling ‘used’ thermometer

The ‘new’ thermometer had apparently been inside someone else. Eww.

COVID-19 Report: Global condom shortage looms as Malaysian lockdown continues, Phuket closes borders

COVID-19 Report: Global condom shortage looms as Malaysian lockdown continues, Phuket closes borders

Philippines mulls transforming ships into floating quarantine zones.

COVID-19 report: Malaysia joins other Southeast Nations in unveiling multi-billion dollar aid

COVID-19 report: Malaysia joins other Southeast Nations in unveiling multi-billion dollar aid

The region sees stricter people-distancing measures.

COVID-19: Southeast Asia readies aid relief packages in coronavirus fight

COVID-19: Southeast Asia readies aid relief packages in coronavirus fight

Infections in Malaysia hit 2,000 and Thailand 1,000.

Film producer Mike Wiluan dodged quarantine by omitting Indonesia trip: immigration

Film producer Mike Wiluan dodged quarantine by omitting Indonesia trip: immigration

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ producer finds out rules also apply to rich and self-important.

Coconuts COVID-19 Report: Malaysia extends lockdown two weeks

Coconuts COVID-19 Report: Malaysia extends lockdown two weeks

Singapore says it’s tested 39,000 people; Thailand approves US$6B aid package.

Clubs, bars warned not to throw ‘farewell’ parties before Singapore nightlife goes dark

Clubs, bars warned not to throw ‘farewell’ parties before Singapore nightlife goes dark

Tick-tock: You have two more nights out on the town. Please use them responsibly. Or just stay home!

Singapore bars, cinemas, nightclubs to close till end-April due to COVID-19

Singapore bars, cinemas, nightclubs to close till end-April due to COVID-19

New drastic measures from Singapore amid coronavirus battle.

Coconuts COVID-19 update: Overcrowding and shortages hit Southeast Asia as Myanmar reports first cases

Coconuts COVID-19 update: Overcrowding and shortages hit Southeast Asia as Myanmar reports first cases

More die in Thailand, Malaysia. Updates from our eight newsrooms.


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