Asia Pacific

The AstraZeneca jab and the price of fragmented decision-making

Elena Hugony was sure about one thing as she entered a COVID-19 vaccination centre in the Italian city of Palermo…

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Opponents of Myanmar coup announce unity government

The committee representing Myanmar’s dismissed parliament has announced the formation of a new “unity government” which includes removed lawmakers, members…

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Duterte urged to confront Chinese ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte must end his “policy of subservience” towards Beijing, lawmakers and foreign policy experts have said, warning…

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Veteran Hong Kong democracy politicians in court for sentencing

Dozens of people have gathered in Hong Kong for a seat in court ahead of the sentencing of media mogul…

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Denmark halts use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: Live news

Denmark is halting the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, the head of the Danish Health Administration announces. India’s worst-hit and…

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Japan: Olympics could still be cancelled over COVID fears

Cancelling the already postponed Tokyo Olympics over the coronavirus pandemic remains a possibility as a surge in COVID cases renews…

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How Harvard degrees paved the way to world’s biggest SPAC deal

A few years after launching Grab Holdings Inc. in 2012, Anthony Tan got a piece of advice from Jack Ma.…

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Taiwan says China’s activities threaten regional stability

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has told a visiting US delegation of former senior officials that the Chinese military’s activities had…

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Hong Kong marks first ‘National Security Education Day’

Hong Kong is marking its first “National Security Education Day” to promote a sweeping law that Beijing imposed on the…

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UK COVID-19 variant pushes Cambodia to brink of ‘national tragedy’

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Cambodia is in the grip of its worst outbreak of the coronavirus since the pandemic began…

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