Markets have plunged as nations shut doors on travellers from southern Africa. The WTO has had to put off its summit next week amid alarm over the 'more infectious' Omicron variant.
The WHO called an emergency meeting to discuss the variant first found in South Africa. It has a protein very different to the initial Covid-19 and could be vaccine resistant
Cathay Pacific faces a revolt from pilots who say Hong Kong's strict quarantine rule risks their mental health and has led to resignations.
Traveller with new variant came from South Africa, while new infections show the growing challenge it faces in trying to eliminate local clusters
The Southeast Asian country's business owners are taking measures on their own by limiting physical interactions with customers
Fully vaccinated New Zealanders and other eligible travellers from all other countries will be able to enter from February 13
Factory output across Malaysia, Vietnam and other nations bounced back in the past month as Covid-19 infections declined and production limits were raised
Fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore are now allowed into Melbourne or Sydney without the need to quarantine