The WHO statement comes after a Chinese national was quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of coronavirus.
Thousands of anti-government protesters in Thailand donned sports gear in the pre-dawn darkness for the biggest political protest in the country in years.
Customers can now pay a small fee for reusables but budget-conscious shoppers saved money by grabbing anything available and celebrating the different choices on social media.
China, which will host the tournament for the second time after 2004, had been one of four nations to initially bid to host the 24-team competition with South Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand also submitting bids before pulling out.
Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on December 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia, to India and Africa's east coast.
Demonstrations come after Thailand's election panel asked Constitutional Court to dissolve the opposition Future Forward Party, accusing it of infringing laws by accepting multimillion-dollar loans from its leader.
Trial began in US District Court in Los Angeles in a defamation lawsuit brought against Tesla Elon Musk by British cave diver Vernon Unsworth over three July 15, 2018 tweets by the Tesla chief executive, one calling him "pedo guy."
The state-run Khao Kheaw Zoo in Chonburi province has come up with two potential names – “Moo Tun”, which translates as braised pork, or “Kaki” which means pork feet. Public is being invited to vote on the name they like the most.
Officials say the 10-year-old deer, found dead in a national park in Nan province, had consumed seven kilogrammes of coffee grounds, instant noodle packaging, garbage bags, towels, and men's underwear.
South Thailand has struggled grip of a bloody insurgency, with the latest deaths a result of the largest attack in recent memory.
The US president's absence from the meetings left plenty of room for China and other regional powers to raise their own profiles.
The northern cave, in which 12 young footballers and their coach survived 18 days due to flooding in July 2018, reopened on Friday.
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