Britain reactivated emergency hospitals built at the start of the pandemic and shut primary schools in London on Friday to counter the rapid spread of a much more infectious variant of the coronavirus.
The country recorded 10,016 new infections on Monday, bringing the overall tally to 731,894, with deaths at 13,186, one of the highest caseloads in Asia.
March 29, 2021
Curbs will stay for another month in Manila, which accounts for 40% of national economic output, the spokesman, Harry Roque, said in a statement. Also under partial curbs are Duterte's southern home city of Davao, and the northern city of Baguio.
February 27, 2021
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the board of the electric car company have been sued by a shareholder who accused Musk of violating his 2018 settlement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission over his Twitter use.
March 13, 2021