Asia Landing Page Submitted by nilasen on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:27 Top Stories China to step up vaccinating elderly Just 65.8 per cent of people over 80 are fully vaccinated. Malaysia’s PM Anwar acts against a critic who accuses him of being an agent of Israel Indonesians urge for joint Unesco multinational bid for kebaya traditional costume Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and Thailand have nominated costume for Unesco heritage status. Shadow of 2020 PH government collapse hangs over Malaysian PM Anwar The PM and his coalition have had to fend off PAS accusations of being anti-Islam and anti-Malay. Billionaire Adani leads race to remodel world’s biggest slum Dharavi slum is spread over roughly 620 acres and is sandwiched between the city’s new financial district and its main airport. 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