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Malaysia reports a lot more than 4,400 new COVID-19 cases; some festive bazaars permitted to keep
Malaysia reported a spike greater than 4,4000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday (May 7), on the first day of a...

08 May, 2021

WHO gives crisis approval to Sinopharm, first Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
The World Health Firm announced on Friday (May 7) it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine from China's state-owned drugmaker Sinopharm...

08 May, 2021

Pakistani help group sees former recipients return as volunteers for Ramadan meals drive
A Pakistani student aid group is seeing an enormous increase in food help requests over Ramadan this season as Covid-19...

06 May, 2021

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 10 months over Tiananmen vigil
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will face another 10 months in jail for taking part in an unauthorised assembly on...

06 May, 2021

More than 200 NGOs call for UN arms embargo in Myanmar
A lot more than 200 global organisations urged the UN Security Council about Wednesday (May 5) to impose an arms...

06 May, 2021

In pandemic-hit India, a 26-year-older doctor decides who lives and dies in grim shift
Rohan Aggarwal is 26 years old. He does not even complete his medical training until next year. And yet, at among...

06 May, 2021

Myanmar express media says 5 persons killed found in blast were building a bomb
Five people killed within an explosion on Myanmar this week, including an ousted lawmaker, have been creating a bomb, media...

05 May, 2021

Singapore monitoring COVID-19 situation as cases go up before Hong Kong travel bubble
Singapore is monitoring the COVID-19 circumstances closely, the Ministry of Transfer (MOT) said on Wednesday (May 5), as community conditions...

05 May, 2021

Strategic clarity on Taiwan policy bears 'significant downsides', says US
The United States policy coordinator for the Indo-Pacific on Tuesday (May 4) appeared to reject calls for the US to...

05 May, 2021

Japan faces longer condition of emergency, casting doubt on Olympics
The Japanese government is considering extending a coronavirus spurred state of emergency in Tokyo and other significant urban areas, a...

05 May, 2021

North Korea founder's memoir triggers censorship debate in South
A good South Korean publisher's defiant proceed to release the memoirs of the North's founder Kim Il Sung has triggered...

04 May, 2021

Myanmar parcel bomb blasts kill five including ousted lawmaker: Reports
Blasts from at least one parcel bomb in Myanmar have killed five people, including an ousted lawmaker and three cops...

04 May, 2021

Philippine President Duterte receives first of all dose of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte received his first of all dose of Sinopharm's vaccine against COVID-19 on Monday (May 3)  to...

04 May, 2021

Indonesia finds cases of Indian COVID-19 variant as officials warn on Eid travel
Indonesia features recorded its first cases of a highly infectious COVID-19 variant first detected found in India, medical minister said...

04 May, 2021

Bomb blasts and flash protests as Myanmar enters fourth month under junta
Explosions blasted off throughout Myanmar's most significant city Yangon on Saturday (May 1) as protesters held flash marches for democracy,...

02 May, 2021