- A Philipino national who has a foreing mission to the UN tested positive for the Coronaviru, which is the first confirmed case in the UN Headquarters.
- A Brazillian official Bolsonaro who attended a meeting with Donald Trump at his resort in Florida and posted a picture standing next to Trump tested positive for Coronavirus. Reference:
- Al Jazeera (https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/bolsonaro-aide-met-trump-tests-positive-covid-19-200312160741118.html)
- Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made remarks to the house between 70 to 150 millions people could eventually be infected with Covid-19 .
- CNA (https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/up-to-150-million-americans-could-get-coronavirus-us-projection-12533620)
- President Macron announced school closure in France and urged elder people to stay at home in response to 61 people killed and 2,900 infected by the coronavirus in the country.
- CNA (https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/france-closes-schools-coronavirus-covid19-elderly-stay-home-12533674)
- The US launched multiple airstrikes in Iraq against the militant group that supported Iran that was suspected for the attack on the american and british troops.
- NPR (https://www.npr.org/2020/03/12/815210420/u-s-launches-retaliatory-airstrikes-in-iraq-after-missile-attack)
- ASEAN have agreed to bring India back to the bridge for negotiation for RCEP trade deal as well as trying to maintain the shared benefits of all the ASEAN members.
- New Straits Times (https://www.nst.com.my/world/region/2020/03/573953/asean-agrees-persuade-india-return-rcep)
- ASEAN and Japan vowed to strengthen their partnership at the 14th meeting of AJJCC, as they agreed to prioritized the infrastructure development and transportation partnership.
- Vietnam Plus (https://en.vietnamplus.vn/asean-japan-vow-to-strengthen-strategic-partnership/169998.vnp)
- Hong Kong refused the criticism of the US over the human rights practises during the violent protest and said the police were duty-bound to take appropriate action.
- The Straits Times (https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/hong-kong-rejects-us-criticism-over-rights-practices)
- North Korean leader Kim Jung Un showed up at the military drills and guided the spot drills despite the coronavirus outbreak in the neighboring South Korea and China.
- The Straits Times (https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-guides-military-drills-despite-coronavirus-concerns)
- The U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia issued a rare statement praising Kem Sokha and said what he said were “fabricated conspiracy theories about the United States”.
- Cambodia Ministry of health confirmed two cases of Covid-19 On British tourists Viking Cruise Journey and 59 passengers and crew will be monitoring for 14-days.
- The ministry of national defence has kicked-off its 4th landmine clearance training for international instructors in cooperation with the UN peacekeeping mission.
- The Phnom Penh Post (https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodians-attend-event-hone-mine-clearing-skills)
- Cambodia has won the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s International Travel Award for the best destination despite coronavirus outbreak.