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23 March 2020

Stories from 23 March 2020

Croatia's earthquake risk disrupting partial lockdown amid COVID-19 outbreak

The quake left 27 people injured and caused extensive material damage to Zagreb.

Classified data shows that China's official figure of zero domestic COVID-19 cases excludes asymptomatic carriers

According to classified data seen by the South China Morning Post, asymptomatic COVID-19/coronavirus carriers who tested positive have not been included in the official count of confirmed cases in China.

Thai workers speak out about their need for unions and better conditions at the workplace

"I hope that one day domestic workers will be able to stand up without feeling shameful. Honestly, when I was a housekeeper, I was not proud of my profession."

Combating ‘fake news’ in the time of COVID-19 in Myanmar

"Thousands of social media users made a group and a network to serve as watchdogs for fake news on social media."

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