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Asian Insider

China, US in a race for Asean: Who will come out on top?

Which side has an edge when it comes to economic engagement and broader ties with the region?

South Korea's First Lady Kim Keon-hee moves from controversies to popularity

Caught up in scandals just months ago, she now has fans and the media raving over her.

Taiwanese support government's plan to promote languages at risk of disappearing

The Cabinet this month approved an NT$30 billion budget plan to develop languages used by Taiwan’s ethnic groups.

 

'Eateries' pop up around Beijing after dine-in services are suspended

Most public buses, subways and taxis will resume in Beijing's three districts - Chaoyang, Shunyi and Fangshan - from Sunday.

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How Covid restrictions are choking China's economy

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Does a family of 4 in S'pore need $6,426 a month for basic living standard?

The Straits Times' opinion editor Grace Ho takes a hard look at political and social issues of the day with her expert guests. 

State of Singapore’s private home market post-cooling measures

The Business Times aims to help you on your property investment journey, including comments from industry players.

Covid-19

China's Jilin reports Covid-19 cases in border areas, transmission source unclear

Jilin province borders both Russia and North Korea.

North Korea tests rivers, air, garbage as anti-Covid-19 efforts gather steam

Some 100,460 more people showed fever symptoms as of Thursday evening.

Another Omicron subvariant is now dominant among new US cases

There was no indication that the new subvariant, BA.2.12.1, causes more severe disease.

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