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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
Aug
2021
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Indonesia apologizes over manhandling of Nigerian diplomat

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry apologized Thursday for the manhandling of a Nigerian diplomat and announced it had launched a formal investigation of the incident. Nigeria earlier this week recalled its ambassador to Indonesia and summoned Indonesia’s ambassador in Abuja for talks after a leaked video of Saturday’s incident went viral on social media and prompted outrage. The video shows three Indonesian immigration officials pinning the diplomat, whose name has not been released, into the back seat of…
Aug
2021
12

Philippine vaccination hubs open 24 hours as Delta threat grows

With just over 10% of the country’s 110 million people fully vaccinated, millions remain vulnerable to infection amid efforts to fully immunize up to 70 million before the year ends. Movement in metro Manila, an urban sprawl of 16 cities home to 13 million people, has been restricted to try to contain the Delta variant, which was first detected in India. Salvador Camacho, 71, got over his initial worry about side effects and decided to get his jab when a…
Jul
2021
30

IMF cuts emerging Asia growth forecast on COVID-19 resurgence

TOKYO, July 27 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut this year’s economic growth forecast for emerging Asia, as a spike in coronavirus cases from new variants and slow vaccinations cloud the region’s recovery prospects. The downgrade, which contrasted with an upward revision in the IMF’s forecast for advanced nations, highlights the divergence emerging across countries on the pace of recovery from pandemic-induced strains. In an update to its World Economic Outlook (WEO), the IMF forecast emerging Asia…
Jul
2021
30

Pentagon Chief Slams China While Vowing Deeper Role in Asia

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sought to reassure the Asia-Pacific that the U.S. was committed to engagement in the region, while vowing to challenge what he called China’s aggression. “We will not flinch when our interests are threatened,” Austin said in a speech Tuesday in Singapore. “Yet we do not seek confrontation.”…
Jul
2021
30

Indonesia overtakes India as Asia’s new Covid-19 epicenter

The island nation — home to about 270 million people — is now reporting more cases a day than hard-hit India, making Indonesia the new epicenter for the pandemic in Asia. If the spread continues unabated, experts say it could push Indonesia’s health care system to the brink of disaster. Some fear the situation may be worse than the numbers show, because not enough people are getting tested for the virus. A survey published Saturday found that nearly half of…
Jul
2021
30

U.S. Futures Slide on Amazon, China Drop Saps Asia: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — U.S. equity futures and Asian stocks slid Friday as traders weighed signs of a slowdown ahead for megacap technology companies and risks from China’s regulatory crackdown. Treasuries and the dollar rose. Stocks fell in Hong Kong and China as well as Japan. Nasdaq 100 contracts shed more than 1% as Amazon.com Inc. tumbled in extended trading on indications its rapid growth through the pandemic is waning. Asia-Pacific stocks had jumped Thursday after Beijing tried to allay fears over…
Jul
2021
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Ugandan athlete goes missing in Japan before Tokyo Olympics

Local officials are searching for a Ugandan athlete who went missing in western Japan on Friday in a case raising questions over Japanese organizers’ oversight of Olympic participants amid local coronavirus concerns. The missing 20-year-old man was training as part of the nine-member Ugandan team in Izumisano, Osaka prefecture, city officials said. Teammates realized the athlete was absent around noon Friday when his saliva test sample was not delivered and they found his hotel room empty, city officials said. There…