Thailand reports no new coronavirus cases, no additional deaths

“Today there are two zeros … thank you all Thais who have given their cooperation,” a spokesman for the government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration, Taweesin Wisanuyothin, said. This is the second day since March 9 that the country has reported no new daily cases. Thailand on Sunday will allow malls and department stores to […]

For Many Cambodians, Debt Repayment Bigger Threat Than COVID-19

KANDAL PROVINCE, CAMBODIA – Deep household debt might soon push Cambodia into a crisis as job losses caused by COVID-19 make it even harder for families repay loans, experts and debtors say. While the country has officially only registered 122 coronavirus cases, thousands of garment workers lost their jobs when their factories closed. Thousands from […]

COVID-19 Upends North Korean Defectors in Britain

Jihyun Park, a North Korean defector in London, had heard stories that other defectors in Britain were having a tough time making ends meet as the coronavirus disrupted daily life. She responded by packing up dozens of boxes with rice and spicy beef flavor Korean-style instant noodles bought with her own money and sending them […]