In Jakarta, epicentre of Indonesia's outbreak, home is the safest place
The streets were quiet. The bumper-to-bumper traffic and incessant honking were gone. Even the pushcart bapak (uncle) selling my favourite mie bakso (noodle soup) was nowhere to be found. This is not the Jakarta I know. Where are its 10 million residents?
Dining amid social distancing measures in Bangkok
With over 1,500 cases of coronavirus infections recorded so far, even relaxed folk in Thailand are getting nervous. The country has been trying to curb domestic transmission while averting a full-scale lockdown.
Police violence and stranded migrants mark India's coronavirus lockdown
Most Indians today are afraid of cops stopping, chasing, beating, yelling, or punishing us for venturing out. We didn't know this until last Wednesday (March 25), the first day of a nationwide lockdown in India.