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Over the last week, Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah had granted audiences to political party leaders across the divide.

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A potential legal dispute involving tens of millions of dollars appears on the horizon.

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Regen-Cov has been granted emergency use authorisation for people with mild-to-moderate Covid-19 in the US.
The first confirmed case was announced on Jan 21, 2020.
The hawker is a family member of another Covid-19 case from the Bukit Merah View cluster.

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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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Opposition politicians say vaccination of front-liners and senior citizens has yet to be completed.
They are a technological park and an aircraft maintenance facility to jump-start economic recovery amid Covid-19.
Asian Insider brings you insights into a fast-changing region from our network of correspondents and commentators.
Active cases in Jakarta rose to 17,400 cases on Sunday from 11,500 on June 6.




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