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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
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Oct
2021
16

ASEAN chair Brunei confirms junta leader not invited to summit

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Brunei said on Saturday a non-political representative from Myanmar will be invited to an upcoming summit of leaders from Southeast Asian countries this month, effectively sidelining the leader of a military junta that seized power earlier this year. Brunei, the current chair of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian nations, said the decision was made after no consensus was reached at during a meeting of the bloc on Friday for a Myanmar political representative to attend…
Aug
2021
12

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)…
Jul
2021
17

Oman lifts entry ban on Singapore and Brunei – civil aviation authority

CAIRO, July 16 (Reuters) – Oman’s civil aviation authority said on Friday in a tweet that it has removed Singapore and Brunei from its entry-ban list of countries. The United Kingdom, Tunisia, India, Iran and Pakistan are among those to stay on the banned countries list. The authority added that exceptions for citizens, diplomatic personas and health workers and their families are still in place. Reporting by Alaa Swilam Editing by Chris Reese Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.…
Jul
2021
17

Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei – Asia Pacific Region: Operational Plan 2021 (Appeal №: MAA50002) – Malaysia

This Operational Plan has been written within the framework of the IFRC Plan and Budget 2021-2025. While its outlook is for five years, this plan details mainly work that will be carried out in 2021. The funding requirements also focus on 2021. The indicators (annex 1) are set for five years and where possible a target has been set for 2021 and/or subsequent years. A. BACKGROUND Context Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country consisting of 13 states and three Federal…
Jul
2021
5

Brunei initiates COVID-19 Phase 3 vaccination drive – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 5 (Xinhua) — The Brunei government officially launched Phase 3 of its National Vaccination Program Monday, providing free COVID-19 vaccination for all citizens and residents over 18 years old in the country. According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, the Sultanate’s vaccination arrangement is divided into three phases starting from April 3, 2021, for all eligible people in the country over 18 years of age. The first phase mainly targeted medical personnel, border control personnel…
Jun
2021
17

Brunei reports new imported COVID-19 case, 251 cases in total – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 17 (Xinhua) — Brunei reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 251. According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, Case 251 is a 52-year-old man who arrived in the country from Indonesia via Singapore on June 4. He shows no symptoms of the coronavirus infection. Investigation and contact tracing have confirmed no close contacts for the new case, who was quarantined upon arrival in the Southeast Asian country.…
Jun
2021
16

Brunei extends suspension order on Indian subcontinent travel

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Tuesday (June 15) announced the further extension on the temporary suspension of cross-border activities and travels to and from five Indian subcontinent countries for a further two weeks. A press statement said the temporary suspension of cross-border activities date May 31 has been extended by two weeks from June 16 to 20. The cross-border activities apply to entry of foreign nationals via land and sea ports, including transits through…
Jun
2021
12

Brunei reports 1 new imported COVID-19 case, 249 cases in total – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 12 (Xinhua) — Brunei reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the national tally to 249. According to Brunei’s Ministry of Health, Case 249 is a 33-year-old woman who arrived in the country from Indonesia on May 30. She has experienced a cough symptom for one day on June 11. Investigation and contact tracing have confirmed no close contacts for the new case, as she was quarantined upon arrival in the…
May
2021
29

Pope praises ‘generous service’ of late Cardinal Sim of Brunei – Vatican News

By Robin Gomes Cardinal Cornelius Sim, the first cardinal of Brunei, the tiny Southeast Asian state in the island of Borneo, passed away in Taiwan on Saturday, 29 May. Pope Francis sent his condolences to all the faithful of the Church in Brunei later that same day.  “With gratitude for Cardinal Sim’s faithful witness to the Gospel, his generous service to the Church in Brunei and to the Holy See, I willingly join the faithful in praying for his eternal…
May
2021
29

Brunei has Covid under control as much of SE Asia falters – UCA News

Brunei has extended an international travel ban as the Muslim state attempts to protect its enviable record in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The sultanate has gone 382 days without local transmissions, while the number of imported cases stands at 95. It has just six active cases and a national tally of just 236 confirmed cases after testing 124,787 people since January 2020. However, the major fear is the Indian variant which has ravaged the subcontinent while other variants…