Man found dead on Thai train tests positive for COVID-19

BANGKOK: A man found dead on a passenger train in Thailand has tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Wednesday (Apr 1), as the country’s death toll from the contagion more than triples from a week ago. The 57-year-old, who had just returned from...

UK police chided for overzealous response to COVID-19 lockdown

LONDON: From questioning dog-walkers to flying drones to spotting people defying self-isolation guidelines, police measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have upset some Britons living under a nationwide lockdown. Some feel the police actions are...

Japan expands ban on visitors as COVID-19 cases climb

TOKYO: Japan will bar visitors from the United States, China and most of Europe, the prime minister said Wednesday (Apr 1) as the country seeks to stem a recent rise in coronavirus cases. The entry ban, which will also apply to Australia, Britain, South Korea and many...