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COVID-19 triggers shifts in traditions as S. Korea celebrates thanksgiving

South Koreans will forego some of their most cherished traditions when they celebrate their thanksgiving holiday of Chuseok this week, as the coronavirus forces many to hold virtual services.

September 30, 2020

Myanmar faces critical phase in fighting COVID-19 resurgence

Myanmar's healthcare system is under heavy pressure as infections continue to surge, experts say.

September 29, 2020

India's hospitals struggling for oxygen supply as cases surge

Most plants of medical oxygen are in eastern & western India, leaving large areas of the densely populated north & center without quick access.

September 29, 2020

Afghan woman wins recognition, sparks Taliban opposition

"Where Is My Name?" campaign by Laleh Osmany has stirred heated debate in Afghanistan where for some, speaking a woman's name in public is taboo.

September 23, 2020