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
China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office said the epidemic situation in the former British colony was "stable and controllable"
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
Limits on social interactions and dining out to be expanded to five people from the current rule of up to two vaccinated people
Hong Kong's Secretary for Food and Health said adolescents aged 12 to 17 will be accorded priority to receive the CoronaVac vaccine
People will be able to cross from Hong Kong to mainland China in early December, but the initial quota will be limited to just a few hundred a day, the South China Morning Post said on Friday
The three countries' progress on vaccination, plus falling or low case numbers and relatively large tourism sectors were factors in them topping this rating, Oxford Economics said