Map. History of Asia conflict

22 February 2020
China virus death toll jumps to 41, according to government
4 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 63km NW of Gyamotang, China
Chinese coronavirus: a third infected patient, "close relative of one of the cases" detected in Paris
4 week ago
China's Hubei province has reported an additional 15 deaths linked to the coronavirus outbreak that's already killed 25 people in China and infected more than 850 around the world
4 week ago
Riot police took away a man outside Wong Tai Sin Temple. A man was taken away by police officers outside Wong Tai Sin Temple
CDC recommends travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Hubei Province, China, including Wuhan
Chinese coronavirus: Agnès Buzyn announces that two cases have been detected in France
4 week ago
Yichang, a city of 4 million, is being upgraded from a partial lockdown to a full lockdown
It's official now: Pompeo's trip to Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan—postponed after attack on Soleimani—to begin Jan. 30 in Kyiv
Freshman Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) asks Trump administration if restrictions should be put in place for people traveling from China to United States
4 week ago
Three new confirmed cases of new coronavirus in Hong Kong
[email protected] on North Korea: "They have an aggressive R&D program and test program to say the least and we monitor it very carefully, very closely. Clearly they're trying to build long range ballistic missiles with the ability to carry a nuclear warhead if you will atop of it"
China Army's medical teams are ferried to Wuhan from multiple locations to help local hospitals
Grenade attack by militants in Noorbagh area of Srinagar, Kashmir. One CRPF driver of Bunker and one JKP Constable injured. Splinter injuries on leg and eye. Rushed to the hospital
150 medical personnel from the PLA Second Military Medical University boarded an Air Force transport aircraft on LunarNewYear Eve heading toward Wuhan to help control the WuhanCoronavirus4 week ago
150 medical personnel from the PLA Second Military Medical University boarded an Air Force transport aircraft on #LunarNewYear Eve heading toward Wuhan to help control the #WuhanCoronavirus
4 week ago
Pakistani security forces neutralized a 3KG motorcycle VBIED in Chaman, Balochistan.
China's communist party "constructed a 21st century surveillance state with unprecedented abilities to censor speech and infringe upon human rights. George Orwell would be proud" per @EsperDoD, noting Beijing exporting the technology around the world
Esper: We have accused Chinese companies of espionage
Esper: Our new strategy focuses on Russia and China
Yesterday Afghan Army launched its offensive against Taliban in Shirzad, Nangarhar4 week ago
Yesterday Afghan Army launched its offensive against Taliban in Shirzad, Nangarhar
4 week ago
More than 1,200 people with fever have gone to hospitals in Xiaogan, a city near Wuhan, according to a local newspaper
Taliban claimed defection of 24 ANDSF personnel in Baghlan earlier this week
Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Digwar sector of Poonch
A 32-year Nepali student who returned from China has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Nepal, health officials confirmed. #coronavirus
Hong Kong police arrest four for 'supporting role' in alleged plot to build remote-controlled bomb
Chinese state TV says the government will take 'stricter and more targeted measures' because "the spread of the virus has not been cut off"
Laghman: Taliban reported one of its militants was killed in the attack
Fifth case of new coronavirus found in Thailand
At least two Afghan soldiers were wounded in a motorcycle VBIED explosion in Zhari district of Kandahar
Meanwhile the China Education and Research Network CERNET that connects research facilities and universities has adopted an apparent internet curfew cycle in Wuhan. Connectivity falls between 12 am and 6 am daily from 22 January onward for unknown reasons and with no reports
One of the infected woman lives in Hankou and visited hospital in Wuhan, two medical sources said. She actually arrived in HK since Jan 19 already and only hospitalised on Jan 23. Unclear where she stayed
4 week ago
Taiwan's disease control authority is calling an urgent presser at 7.30pm. Taiwan's Apple Daily reported per sources that it concerns a Wuhan visitor in fever.
Construction began on the night of January 23 for a new specialized hospital for coronavirus patients in central China's Wuhan City.  The hospital is designed to have an area of 25,000 square meters with 1,000 beds and will be put into use by February 34 week ago
Construction began on the night of January 23 for a new specialized hospital for coronavirus patients in central China's Wuhan City. The hospital is designed to have an area of 25,000 square meters with 1,000 beds and will be put into use by February 3
WHO: It is still too early to tell how severe the new Corona virus is
China's military is sending 40 medical staff to help treat patients at a hospital in Wuhan - CCTV
Two more women in HK tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus for preliminary returns. Both are 62 women who have been to Wuhan
Hong Kong says 96 people are being treated for possibly having coronavirus; 2 of them are in serious condition, 2 are critical, So far Hong Kong has 2 confirmed cases
Anti-CAA protests in Chennai gathers steam. Women lead the protests there after being 'inspired' from the Shaheen Bagh model.
A screengrab of a video posted by the same person (left) and a Xinjingbao photo about Wuhan's quarantine measures taken at Red Cross Hospital4 week ago
A screengrab of a video posted by the same person (left) and a Xinjingbao photo about Wuhan's quarantine measures taken at Red Cross Hospital
Medical staff at the dedicated isolation ward of Wuhan's People's Hospital wish everyone a Happy New Year, saying: "We're here, don't worry [and celebrate Spring Festival]" - a hashtag that's propagated online to ease the coronavirus panic.
Thirty-five pneumonia patients infected by the new coronavirus have been cured and released from hospitals as of Thursday afternoon, statistics from the National Health Commission show
US Navy P8 Poseidon 168431 heading towards the South China Sea4 week ago
US Navy P8 Poseidon 168431 heading towards the South China Sea
Direct flights from Chinese Wuhan to Moscow temporarily canceled due to the spread of coronavirus
Front page news in Myanmar: no genocide in Rakhine4 week ago
Front page news in Myanmar: no genocide in Rakhine
4 week ago
The central command center set up for WuhanCoronovirus has elevated the level of alert against the virus, asking Taiwanese people to avoid traveling to Wuhan unless it's absolutely necessary
China: The Beijing News reports that Beijing will suspend funeral ceremonies in the city to comply with WuhanPneumonia prevention and control measures. New appointments will be halted to prevent crowds from gathering at funeral ceremonies
University of Hong Kong reported 3 suspected respiratory infection cases to the authority, including one student who visited Wuhan recently and another two visited mainland hospitals. Staffs with protective gears were seen in Swire Hall in campus, according to HKU student union
4 week ago
Two additional confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia in Singapore
Special forces deployed in Wuhan to help with control of people movements4 week ago
Special forces deployed in Wuhan to help with control of people movements
4 week ago
135 Chinese tourists from Wuhan who arrived in the Philippines yesterday are being sent home
4 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 11km E of Karakenja, Tajikistan
Shanghai and Beijing launch level I emergency response, the highest for public health emergency, to battle CoronavirusOutbreak. Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Anhui and Tianjin have all activated level I emergency response
4 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 10km S of Karakenja, Tajikistan
Shanghai Disney Resort closes from Saturday till further notice4 week ago
Shanghai Disney Resort closes from Saturday till further notice
First electron microscopic images of the novel coronavirus in China
Hong Kong's Carrie Lam repeats claim that foreign elements behind protests but admits 'no conclusive evidence'
4 week ago
Jingzhou, a city of nearly 6 million people, will be put on lockdown from 5 p.m
North Korea names a sharp-tongued former army officer with little foreign policy experience as its top diplomat, in a possible indication it will take a harder line with Washington in stalled nuclear negotiations
Central China's Hubei Province lifts its public health emergency response to level I, the highest level, amid coronavirus outbreak
4 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 87km ESE of Namie, Japan
4 week ago
The second coronovirus patient is a 55-year-old S.Korean man who entered Gimpo from Wuhan on Wednesday
Starting from 10 am Friday, Huangshi, another city in Hubei Province, would suspend ferry and bus operation, close the Yangtze river bridge and stop passenger traffic
4 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 115km S of Besisora, Indonesia
Death toll from coronovirus outbreak in China is 25, Chinese National Health Commission said. 830 others are the total confirmed cases. And there are still 8,420 close contacts of patients nationwide placed under medical observation, National Health Commission said
Public Health England says 14 people in the UK have been tested for coronavirus with five confirmed negative and nine still awaiting the results
1 month ago
Italy reports 'possible infection' of coronavirus of a woman from Wuhan
According to the Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the second patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus is hospitalized at a medical institution in Tokyo.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 278km SSE of Tabiauan, Philippines
Health authorities have confirmed a person in Sydney is in quarantine after possibly contracting coronavirus. They have been isolated in hospital for investigation of the potentially deadly disease.
1 month ago
WHO press conference on coronavirus: There is no evidence of human-to-human transmission outside of China
1 month ago
World Health Organisation says it is "too early" to consider the coronavirus outbreak as a public health emergency of international concern
"Central Theater Command assists Wuhan lockdown" - CCP Central Military Commission has ordered Central Command to assist the Wuhan lockdown in response to social instability due to panic emotions
1 month ago
World Health Organization expert panel decides NOT to declare new virus an international emergency "Now is not the time" #coronavirus
US Treasury sanctions a Hong Kong-based company with branches in Iran, the UAE, China, and Germany for allegedly transferring millions of dollars to Iran's state oil company for products shipped to the UAE and China
Chairman of @FERC sends letter to the US Senate advising on the steps the commission is taking to address the threats @Huawei poses to the US energy grid through its line of solar products
1 month ago
The WHO has again delayed a decision on coronavirus and will reconvene tomorrow
1 month ago
Chinese officials say a 4th city, Xianning with a population of 2.5 million, will be put on lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus
The State Dept. tells CNBC that its travel advisory level for China was briefly raised in error from level 2 to 3 due to a "technical error." It remains at level 2
Guangdong Province activated the highest response level to major public health incident, and that means city lockdowns are possible. Guangdong has two mega cities Guangzhou & Shenzhen and is China's most populated province with 113 million people. Hubei & Zhejiang also activated1 month ago
Guangdong Province activated the highest response level to major public health incident, and that means city lockdowns are possible. Guangdong has two mega cities Guangzhou & Shenzhen and is China's most populated province with 113 million people. Hubei & Zhejiang also activated
1 month ago
Indian consulate in Jeddah says Indian nurse hospitalized in Saudi actually has MERS, and not the Wuhan strain, as Indian govt minister previously tweeted
Despite Indian foreign ministry said of an Indian's nurse infected in Saudi, Saudi CDC said there's so no such thing
First death of nCoV2019 recorded outside Hubei was an old man in his eighties in Hebei, a northern province adjacent to Beijing.
U.S. issues travel warning for China amid coronavirus outbreak and raises travel advisory level from 'exercise increased caution' to 'reconsider travel'
Those ambulance convoys are supposedly being seen in Beijing near a facility that was used to fight SARS during the 2003 outbreak
1 month ago
Taiwan says China conducts military drills over island's south
North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests
1 month ago
Vietnam confirms 2 cases of coronavirus. Health ministry says both people are Chinese nationals. The virus is present in 7 countries including Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and the United States
1 month ago
Chinese military aircraft fly close to Taiwan, island's defence ministry says
1 month ago
Indian nurse in Saudi Arabia tests positive for Coronavirus; under observation
The Forbidden City will be forbidden from public access starting on the first day of the Chinese New Year. Due to the spread of WuFlu, the Palace Museum @Palace_Museum in Beijing is closed on the mainland starting on January 25 until further notice
1 month ago
As of now, authorities in Xiantao, Zhijiang, Chibi, Lichuan, Qianjiang have announced plans to suspend public transportation and inter-city bus services and some to set up check points at railway stations and highway exits. All are cities in Hubei
First Case nCoV in Singapore coronavirus1 month ago
First Case nCoV in Singapore #coronavirus
Highways near Wuhan have been blocked to stop people from leaving the city of 11 million in an effort to contain coronavirus1 month ago
Highways near Wuhan have been blocked to stop people from leaving the city of 11 million in an effort to contain coronavirus
China's Hubei Provincial government has issued a statement for every village and street, asking all families to cancel any type of gathering during the Lunar New Year holiday. Sources in Wuhan have told that they prefer such measure as it is hard to predict how many people out there have contracted the #WuhanCoronavirus but have yet to be treated properly.
1 month ago
Hong Kong Case 2 has 4 close contacts - 2 are in MacLehose quarantine camp, 1 in Prince Wales Hospital, 1 hospitalized and isolated. 17 other contacts have not shown any symptom
Director of Health Constance Chan on close contacts of the two confirmed cases. Case 1 has 8 close contacts - 3 are isolated and 5 not in HK; 46 other contacts, among which 6 showed symptoms and the other 40 without symptom are under medical watch1 month ago
Director of Health Constance Chan on close contacts of the two confirmed cases. Case 1 has 8 close contacts - 3 are isolated and 5 not in HK; 46 other contacts, among which 6 showed symptoms and the other 40 without symptom are under medical watch
1 month ago
Chinese officials say a 3rd city, Chibi with a population of nearly half a million, will be put on lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus
1 month ago
Xiangyang city in Hubei, around 130km NW of Wuhan confirms 28 new cases
Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung has announced all passengers arriving the West Kowloon high speed rail will be required to fill in a health declaration forms from tmr1 month ago
Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung has announced all passengers arriving the West Kowloon high speed rail will be required to fill in a health declaration forms from tmr
Summary of the ICJ Order on the request for the indication of provisional measures made by The Gambia in the case of Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (TheGambia v. Myanmar)
1 month ago
News agency Reuters reports that British officials have formally recommended granting Huawei a limited role in the UK's future 5G network citing two people with knowledge of the matter
Beijing cancels large scale events, including holiday temple fairs, to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the Beijing News reports
1 month ago
President Ghani: The special relations between Taliban and Pakistan must end
One Chinese woman from Wuhan took medicine to reduce her temperature to avoid airport checks for the coronavirus. She flew to France and ate at a Michelin star restaurant, detailing it all on WeChat. the Chinese Embassy in Paris wants to talk to her
1 month ago
Coronavirus infections confirmed in Xinjiang, Chinese state television reports.
China Southern Airlines flight CZ3345 departed Wuhan it seems that some departures from the airport are being authorized1 month ago
China Southern Airlines flight CZ3345 departed Wuhan it seems that some departures from the airport are being authorized
1 month ago
One suspected patient for new coronavirus infection was quarantined in Magadan after he arrived from trip to South Korea
The number of people infected with the new type of pneumonia caused by the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in Beijing has increased to 22 people.
1 month ago
China closes a second city, Huanggang, to stop spread of Coronavirus
The United Nation's highest court orders Myanmar to "take all measures within its power" to prevent genocide against the Rohingya minority
UN Court says there is a real and urgent risk and there needs to be preventative measures against Myanmar
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 59km ENE of Akyab, Burma
In video: Inside the quarantined wards of nCoV2019-infected patients in Wuhan
Wuhan train station completely blocked by police as the city of Wuhan has been placed in quarantine1 month ago
Wuhan train station completely blocked by police as the city of Wuhan has been placed in quarantine
Roads leading to and from Wuhan have been blocked as the city has been placed in quarantine to try and stop the spread of the coronavirus1 month ago
Roads leading to and from Wuhan have been blocked as the city has been placed in quarantine to try and stop the spread of the coronavirus
Russia Ministry of Defense report about the drill of delivery of special warheads for Iskander-M(SS-26) in Buryatiya1 month ago
Russia Ministry of Defense report about the drill of delivery of "special warheads" for Iskander-M(SS-26) in Buryatiya
Pan Pacific Airlines to suspend direct flights from Wuhan, China to Kalibo effective immediately. Remaining passengers bound for Wuhan from Kalibo will be carried tonight Jan 23 and on Saturday. (photo from source)
Fighting coronavirus: 604 confirmed cases worldwide, 17 dead. Wuhan City Has Suspended Public Transportation, Travel Abroad by Air and Train to Stop the Epidemic
1 month ago
546 IDPs fled to Enai village in Lashio township after artillery was fired around them from Namtu township direction, followed by gunfire nearby their Lashio villages. CSOs are present, but supplies are short
Private cars and trucks can freely leave Wuhan, drivers and passengers get a temperature check. Vehicles also permitted to drive in. Not currently accurate to describe the city as being "locked down"
Shanghai: Apparently this happened today: a traveller with high fever from Wuhan went straight into a quarantine cage.  WuhanCoronavirus1 month ago
Shanghai: Apparently this happened today: a traveller with high fever from Wuhan went straight into a quarantine cage. #WuhanCoronavirus
2 year ago
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.
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