At the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, Thailand was just behind China for the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases. Since then, Thailand has drastically shrunk its infection numbers. Now they only report a handful of new cases every day or so, and even recently had […]
Burma (Myanmar) has one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 disease in the world, but its cases are said to be vastly under-reported, and the country’s poor are especially hard-hit by outbreaks – and the measures to contain them.
After the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of execution to a Buddhist prisoner in Texas, the state moved to restrict the religious exercise of all death row inmates. Chaplains can now watch executions from the viewing room, but they will no longer be allowed […]