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Malaysia might gradually open up its economy, social sectors and also Parliament from September.
 

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This meant France was registering between 50 and 150 cases a day of the Covid-19 Delta variant, said French Health Minister Olivier Veran.
Top Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli now finds herself defending the reputation of her lab.  
The risk posed by Covid-19 to health is much greater than the risk of the jabs, say the experts.

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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.
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Active cases in Jakarta rose to 17,400 cases on Sunday from 11,500 on June 6.

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