World Health Organization figures show the increase in new Covid-19 infections is now about 70,000 per day, up from about 50,000 just a few days ago. Here are the latest updates for March 30:
There is increasing scepticism about claims of zero cases in under-developed Myanmar and Laos where many of the labourers come from, as fears grow for their weak health care systems and fragile economies.
Engineering team in Thailand is racing to build more "ninjas" – known as such because of their matte black exterior – for another 10 hospitals around the country.
An official said a grenade and a car bombing were used to attack the Southern Border Provinces Administration Center in the capital city of Yala province.
While experts say refusing to let the ship into port for an extended period could hasten the spread of the virus among the people on board, many people are stranded on their cruise ships.
Death toll from coronavirus rises to 34, five more than a day earlier, officials say, as government prepares to boost spending to help fragile economy as cases rise to nearly 1,700.
The fear of being infected from coronavirus is creating a domino effect in the cancellation of holiday plans, exposing the tourism industry to a major slump.
Thailand's Constitutional Court dissolved the Future Forward Party and imposed a 10-year ban on the party's executive members holding political office.
In rearranging its global operations, GM is accelerating its retreat from unprofitable markets, becoming more dependent on the United States, China, Latin America and South Korea.
Officials said the soldier was angry over a financial dispute, first killing two people on a military base and then went on a far bloodier rampage, shooting as he drove to a mall where shoppers fled in terror.
The gunman, identified by police as Sergeant Major Jakrapanth Thomma, stole an army vehicle and also posted photos and video of himself in full tactical gear.
Around 5,500 people have been kept in quarantine on two cruise ships, one off the coast of Japan, the other near Hong Kong. The number of confirmed cases surpasses 24,500 globally.
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