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Covid-19: S-E Asia

Thailand reports first death from Omicron variant

The 86-year-old woman from the southern province of Songkhla was bed-ridden and had Alzheimer's.

Malaysia to start vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 from end of January: Khairy

Children aged 5-11 have made up about 10% of Malaysia's Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.

Global Covid-19 vaccine-sharing programme reaches milestone of 1 billion doses

The Covax programme began delivering vaccine doses in February last year.

Asian Insider

Too many recall votes and referendums - Taiwan needs to amend laws, say experts

An analyst calls the current system “a recipe for partisan warfare and gridlock” which hurts smaller parties. 

Teen nabbed for stabbing 3 outside University of Tokyo on day of entrance exams

The 17-year-old was arrested and a blood-stained kitchen knife has been recovered from the crime scene.

Sri Lankans forced to cut back on food in worst economic crisis

A World Bank report in October 2021 said 500,000 people in Sri Lanka had slipped into poverty.

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