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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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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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‘Singapore Variant’ Is Actually From India, City-State Says – Bloomberg

‘Singapore Variant’ Is Actually From India, City-State Says  Bloomberg Singapore, India chide Indian opposition leader for fanning COVID scare  Reuters India Singapore says ‘no truth’ to Kejriwal’s new variant claims  BBC News Singapore chides Indian politician for false virus claims  Washington Post Singapore ‘reserves right’ to prosecute Kejriwal, says envoy  The Tribune India View Full Coverage on Google News…
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Covid crisis reaches Nepal with a surge in cases and hospitalizations

As Covid-19 ravages India, there’s new fear that neighboring Nepal is starting to suffer a similar fate. Cases have been exploding in the country over the last few weeks. On Friday, the World Health Organization’s director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, expressed worry about the unfolding crisis. “India remains hugely concerning,” he said at a news briefing. “But it’s not only India that has emergency needs. Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Egypt are just some of the countries that…
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UPDATE 1-Malaysia reports new daily high of over 6,000 COVID-19 cases

By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read (Adds detail, background) KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 (Reuters) – Malaysian authorities on Wednesday reported 6,075 new coronavirus cases, a daily record as the country grapples with a surge in infections. The figure breaks the previous high recorded on Jan. 30, when the health ministry reported 5,728 daily cases. On Monday, Malaysia’s health minister said the government may consider a total lockdown of the country’s most industrial state of Selangor if current coronavirus curbs fail…
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Covid-19 outbreak reported near Laos casino run by alleged crime boss

Officials said a cluster of cases in Tonpheung district was traced to people who illegally entered the area, ignoring lockdown rules, according to the Vientiane Times, a state-run English-language newspaper. The paper also reported that a district task force accused locals of illegally bringing foreigners into Laos from neighboring Myanmar and Thailand. Coronavirus cases have been spiking in landlocked Laos and the rest of Southeast Asia in recent weeks. A surge of cases that emerged in Laos’ capital, Vientiane, was…
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‘A ridiculous idea’: Japan growing anxious ahead of controversial Tokyo Olympics

When Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics at a meeting in Buenos Aires nearly eight years ago, members of the Japanese delegation hugged one another and screamed with joy. Some were so happy they started to cry. In Tokyo, where it was 5 a.m., a group of 1,200 dignitaries and athletes at a convention hall erupted into cheers. “The joy was even greater than when I won my own election,” Shinzo Abe, then Japan’s prime minister, said at the…
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Citizen Lawsuit Seeks Court’s Help in Battle for Clean Air in Jakarta

Five years ago, a scan of Istu Prayogi’s lungs showed the kind of damage that comes from smoking cigarettes. But in his case, he had never smoked. Instead, he spent hours a day in traffic in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia and one of the world’s most polluted cities. A computer science teacher, Mr. Istu began wearing a face mask, as his doctor recommended, but that was only a short-term solution. So he joined a rare citizen lawsuit against the…
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They Returned To India To Be Near Their Fathers, But Lost Them Both To COVID-19

Enlarge this image Richa Srivastava (back left), with her husband Shalabh Pradhan (back right) and their two fathers, Sudheer Kumar Pradhan (front left) and Sheo Prakash Srivastava (front right) in an undated family photo. Sudheer Kumar Pradhan and Sheo Prakash Srivastava died within three days of one another in late April. Pradhan Family hide caption toggle caption Pradhan Family MUMBAI — Watching his young children gleefully celebrate Holi, the Indian festival of colors, with his father in March, Shalabh Pradhan…
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Brunei imposes int’l travel ban to 4 more countries – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 17 (Xinhua) — The Brunei government on Monday announced the temporary suspension of entry for foreign nationals from four more South Asian countries over COVID-19 concerns. Brunei has earlier imposed a travel ban on India. According to a press release from Brunei’s Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the temporary suspension on traveling to and from India, imposed on April 27, will be extended until June 13 and will cover four more countries, namely Nepal, Sri…