People review information explaining the COVID-19 coronavirus at the Phyongchon District People's Hospital in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, April, 1, 2020.

Smugglers Beaten as North Korea Applies Military Law in COVID-19 Response

Special forces assault smugglers and even innocents near the China border.

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Myanmar Faces Workers Strike, Price Gouging as Coronavirus Fears Mount

The economic pain of the pathogen bites in Myanmar, Laos, and other neighbors.

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Lao Villagers Lose Farmland to Chinese Banana Grower

Many of the 46 affected families say they were coerced into selling.

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Wuhan Warns Public to Stay Home as Financial Impact Starts to Bite

As people return to work elsewhere in Hubei province, Wuhan residents are warned that restrictions are still in place.

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Fighting Kills Five as Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Draws US Concern

Kyauktaw township sees biggest increase of IDPs in Rakhine, where the IDP ranks have grown to nearly 160,000.

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U.S.-Based Experts Doubt North Korea's Claim of Being Coronavirus Free

North Korea told foreign media that its preventative measures were absolutely successful in protecting its citizens from the deadly virus.

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Myanmar Migrant Workers Risk Fines And Jail to Get Home Amid COVID-19 Exodus

Thai police arrest and later release 300 migrant workers who run afoul of a do-not-travel order.

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Lockdown Imposed in China's Henan Province After Fresh Cases Emerge

A cluster of asymptomatic cases among doctors at Jia County People's Hospital is giving cause for concern.

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As Government Orders Public Mask Use, North Koreans Hastily Make Homemade Versions

Supplies of effective masks are either scarce or expensive, but homemade masks are less effective.

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State of Emergency Draft Law Would Allow PM Hun Sen to Run Cambodia ‘by Fiat’: HRW

The proposal billed as a measure to combat coronavirus should ‘set off alarm bells,’ the group says.

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