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Covid-19: S-E Asia

Pfizer and BioNTech launch trial of Omicron-targeted Covid-19 vaccine

The companies plan to study the safety and tolerability of the shots in over 1,400 people.

Further lockdown in HK public housing estate as Omicron cluster grows

The cluster at Kwai Chung Estate is the city's largest, with over 200 cases.

Japan widens Covid-19 curbs as infections surge past 60,000 for the first time

PM Kishida said a more forceful state of emergency remains unnecessary.

Asian Insider

Malaysia PM urges release of political detainees in Myanmar in call with Cambodia PM

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob emphasised the urgent need for cessation of violence against civilians.

South Korean city presents model for Covid-19 home recovery

Anseong has recorded around 2,600 cases of Covid-19 so far. About 60 per cent of patients now recover at home.

Missile sale to Philippines a good start to India's ambition to be arms supplier

The move could also be a boost to defence ties with South-east Asia amid mutual concerns over Chinese assertiveness.

Videos

PODCASTS

Podcast: Peter Schmeichel on the art of goalkeeping

The Straits Times tackles the biggest sports talking points every month.

Weekly Money FM Podcast: What are 5 rate hikes in 2022

Listen to podcasts produced by SPH's Money FM 89.3 radio station.

US and Japan vow to push back against China

The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States in this weekly podcast. 

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