Police, soldiers enforce Thailand’s nationwide COVID-19 curfew

BANGKOK: Police and soldiers wearing protective masks set up hundreds of checkpoints across Thailand on Friday (Apr 3) night to enforce an indefinite nationwide curfew, banning most people from outside in a bid to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Across the...

Hunt for face masks amid COVID-19 outbreak a global free-for-all

PARIS: From government stock seizures to sales to the highest bidder on airport tarmacs, the hunt for face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak has become a global free-for-all where the rules of fair play no longer apply. Officials worldwide were caught short by the...