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Covid-19: S-E Asia

SIA flights 'for eligible passengers only' from S'pore to Perth will not begin on Feb 5

SIA says its VTL flights from Perth to Singapore remain unaffected and will begin as planned on Feb 5.

Omicron reinfections unlikely over several months, says US expert Fauci

Cases of reinfection have typically been in people who fell ill with one variant and then later contracted a different variant.

Taiwan on Covid-19 alert as domestic Omicron cases spike

Taiwan said it needed to act now to prevent being overwhelmed even though overall numbers remain quite low.

Asian Insider

What does the future hold for Myanmar, one year after the coup?

At least 320,000 people have been displaced by armed clashes and insecurity since the Feb 1 coup last year.

Indonesia reports its first two Omicron deaths

One was a local transmission case, and the other a traveller who returned from overseas.

Closer US-Japan ties reflect growing disquiet with China, say analysts

President Biden will visit Japan for an in-person meeting of the Quad likely in late spring.

Analysing outcome of US-China Phase 1 trade deal

On the third Friday of every month, The Straits Times examines various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia. 

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PODCASTS

Hong Kong schools shutting down due to rising Covid-19 infections

Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in Hong Kong.

Analysing outcome of US-China Phase 1 trade deal

On the third Friday of every month, The Straits Times examines various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia. 

Thailand develops the country’s first plant-based Covid vaccine

The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia's top news developments in this weekly podcast.

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