COVID-19: Philippines re-imposes lockdown of Manila World

COVID-19: Philippines re-imposes lockdown of Manila

The Philippine authorities on July 13 announced the partial lockdown of the Manila capital again from July 15 or 16 with about 250,000 people as COVID-19 infections surge, just six weeks after quarantine measures were loosened.
Malaysia allows mass prayers ahead of Eid holiday World

Malaysia allows mass prayers ahead of Eid holiday

Malaysia announced on May 14 that it will lift a ban on mass prayers in mosques, starting from May 15, as the Muslim-majority country is gradually loosening restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysia: COVID-19 restrictions extended to June 9 World

Malaysia: COVID-19 restrictions extended to June 9

The Malaysian government has decided to extend the travel and business restrictions for four more weeks until June 9 in the context that the Southeast Asian country gradually reopens its economic activities.
Indonesian, Malaysian discuss cooperation against COVID-19 World

Indonesian, Malaysian discuss cooperation against COVID-19

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi engaged with her Malaysian counterpart Hishammuddin Hussein through a video conference on March 20, discussing the need for the two neighboring countries to maintain close collaboration amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.