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Vietnam Veteran John Melillo Finds Healing Through Art
Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected]
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Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds
How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders
Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people
China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path
Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy
‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour
How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror
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Vietnam Veteran John Melillo Finds Healing Through Art Combating COVID-19: Lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – [email protected] China Mobile Hong Kong Triumphs Hong Kong’s Fastest 5G Network Award by Ookla® | Taiwan News | 2021-08-27 16:30:00 Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds How North Koreans Celebrate The Lives Of Their Leaders Malaysia lifts travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path Lack of Chips: Asia “Moving” the Global Economy ‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour How China ate America’s lunch as a distracted U.S. focused on terror
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea to Be Classified as Highly Risky

South Korea continues to enforce stricter rules on the cryptocurrency space with the latest legislation to classify exchanges as high-risk entities. The move comes as the Asian country aims to enhance the monitoring of financial transactions and user ID verifications. The Korea Times reported that the Financial Services Commission (FSC), South Korea’s financial watchdog, has implemented a new classification on cryptocurrency exchanges. According to the new legislation, trading venues will be placed in the same category as other high-risk organizations.…
Aug
2021
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Brunei sees record COVID-19 cases after first local infections in 15 months

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Brunei reported 42 new coronavirus cases on Monday, a record daily tally, following the detection over the weekend of the Southeast Asian country’s first locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in 15 months. Brunei has implemented strict quarantine rules for inbound travellers and reported 406 infections since the onset of the pandemic. One cluster in the current outbreak was linked to a hotel quarantine centre, health minister Mohd Isham Jaafar said. “Compared to the (outbreak)…
Aug
2021
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US has opportunity to establish stronger economic ties with Laos

Historically, the United States has not had strong economic or diplomatic ties with Laos. Being one of the smaller economies among the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and ruled by the communist Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (Lao PRP), Laos is largely considered a Chinese satellite state. However, Laos has been trying to attract foreign investment from other sources. The United States has an opportunity to reset its relationship with Laos and establish a future-oriented partnership based on economic development…
Aug
2021
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Bangladesh ends a strict lockdown even as cases rise.

Bangladesh’s health care system is buckling under the ferocity of the country’s third, and by far deadliest, wave of coronavirus infections, and only 4 percent of the population is fully vaccinated. Yet the country of 165 million people lifted much of its lockdown on Wednesday. Banks, shops and malls were allowed to reopen, and buses and trains were operating at half capacity. That followed the reopening of the garment industry, a mainstay of the economy, two weeks ago. And while…
Aug
2021
12

Stocks Set Another Record as Trading Range Narrows: Markets Wrap

Aug 12 2021, 3:44 AMAug 13 2021, 2:06 AMAugust 12 2021, 3:44 AMAugust 13 2021, 2:06 AM (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks set another record high even as the S&P 500 Index settles into the narrowest trading range since before the Covid pandemic roiled global financial markets. The dollar strengthened and Treasury yields were mostly higher. (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks set another record high even as the S&P 500 Index settles into the narrowest trading range since before the Covid pandemic…
Aug
2021
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Vietnam concerned over vaccine supply as COVID-19 cases near record

A health worker wearing a protective suit labels a sample tube at the National Convention Center, the venue for the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Kham/File Photo HANOI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s government on Thursday said it was facing a tense situation over rising coronavirus cases and a shortage of vaccines, as the country saw another day of near-record cases from its longest…
Aug
2021
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Fair Work Ombudsman suggests Australian employers could force certain workers to get Covid jab

Australian politics Fair Work Ombudsman suggests Australian employers could force certain workers to get Covid jab Updated advice outlines four-tier system and urges caution as Coalition MPs speak out against requiring workers to be vaccinated Barnaby Joyce on George Christensen: don’t ‘prod the bear’ Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates Restrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; borders Hotspots: NSW and ACT; Vic; Qld Vaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Australia’s assistant…
Aug
2021
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Cambodia starts vaccine booster drive to shore up COVID-19 defence

PHNOM PENH, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Cambodia started offering coronavirus vaccine booster shots on Thursday in a renewed public health drive after managing to inoculate more than half of its population. One of Asia’s poorest countries, Cambodia is offering the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) vaccine as a third shot to those who have received the inactivated virus vaccines developed by Sinopharm (1099.HK) and Sinovac (SVA.O), with the aim of bolstering immunity against the COVID-19 Delta variant. “This is for all of us…