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Covid-19: S-E Asia

Chinese cities on high Covid-19 alert as peak CNY travel season starts

China is yet to show any solid sign of shifting its guideline of quickly containing any local infections, despite a high vaccination rate.

Australia PM blames Omicron for testing woes as Covid-19 cases hit down

Antigen rapid tests are in short supply all around the world, he says. 

Britain's PM Johnson plans to scrap Covid-19 self-isolation law

He wants to permanently revoke emergency coronavirus laws as Britain's Covid-19 cases continue to fall.

Asian Insider

China records 8.1 per cent growth in 2021, but analysts say recovery has been lacklustre

They noted that growth has slowed since the January-to-March quarter.

When China's Cambodia connections come into play

Whatever Hun Sen’s motivations for his closeness to China, that relationship assumes even greater importance this year with Cambodia assuming the role of Asean chair.

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. 

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