Thailand mulls tougher curbs amid fears of second COVID wave

Authorities recommend tighter restrictions on businesses and people’s movements in 28 provinces, including capital Bangkok. Health authorities in Thailand have recommended tougher restrictions on businesses and people’s movements in 28 provinces, including the capital, Bangkok, as the number of new coronavirus cases

South Korea signs COVID vaccine deals as tougher curbs kick in

Starting on Thursday, gatherings of five or more individuals are banned nationwide with violators facing stiff penalties. South Korea signed new COVID-19 vaccine deals on Thursday, as daily new coronavirus cases fell below 1,000 and the authorities imposed its most stringent social-distancing