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Covid-19: S-E Asia

Germany extends Covid-19 curbs as infections threaten infrastructure

The government will reconsider relaxing or tightening measures in case of any steep change in infection numbers.

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.

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.

Asian Insider

World Bank expects Myanmar growth of 1%, economy 'critically weak'

It expects the number of unemployed to have swelled by around one million since February last year.

Malaysia sees sharp rise in school clusters due to violations of Covid-19 rules

Teachers with Covid-19 symptoms still turned up in class, increasing the rate of infection.

Japan, Singapore must protect global rules-based order: Forum

But panellists at symposium were divided on how best to approach the superpower rivalry between the US and China.

Singapore-Indonesia agreements reflect both sides' interests as well as rights

The agreements on three longstanding issues have been described as a major step forward for bilateral relations.



China’s budding relationship with Russia

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

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.