Friday June 18 2021
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The group limit will be increased to five from mid-July if the Covid-19 situation remains stable.

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ST understands that the issue behind the application involves alleged unpaid rent and Grand Park Orchard hotel.

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This is in view of continued tightened safe management rules for various activities until mid-July.
Several nations have vaccine shortages as the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain around the world.  
Out of the thousands screened during testing operations for the area, only 3 eventually tested positive.

Invisible Asia

Children in the Philippines are particularly vulnerable to sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Descendants of a shunned caste are still ostracised in modern times because of their lineage.
Some foreign-born residents continue to be treated like outsiders in the place they call home.

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Achieving herd immunity is no longer the government's main goal as the disease is expected to become endemic.
Those needing help are no longer just the homeless rummaging for food on the streets.
Asian Insider brings you insights into a fast-changing region from our network of correspondents and commentators.
Several Indian hospitals have reported encouraging results after using this therapy on some of their patients.




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