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Covid-19

Should you be worried about the new Omicron sub-variants?

The MOH announced the first local cases of BA.4 and BA.5 detected in Singapore on May 15.

Taiwan relaxes self-isolation guidelines for close contacts of Covid-19 cases

From May 17, household members of Covid-19 cases can skip self-isolation if they have had their booster jab.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un slams officials' 'immature' response amid Covid-19 outbreak

North Korea has reported 1.72 million patients with fever symptoms, including 62 deaths as of Tuesday evening.

Asian Insider

Summit a good opening move as US steps up its game in South-east Asia

Deliverables may have been underwhelming, but giving Asean multiple platforms in Washington wasn't insignificant.

Umno decides to keep top brass led by Zahid until after general election

While the amendment largely works in Zahid and Najib’s favour, it also means PM Ismail can delay GE15 without threatening the party’s status quo.
 

South Korea's strawberries, grapes and citrus hybrids hit the sweet spot

The country’s fruit varieties have increasingly made their way to the region and beyond.

Videos

PODCASTS

Does the secret of good sleep lie only with you?

Every first and third Wednesday of the month, The Straits Times helps you make sense of health matters that affect you.

Why Shanghai residents are sceptical of lifting of Covid restrictions

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

Revisiting a ghost ship mystery in Malacca Strait

Synopsis: In this special series, The Straits Times dives into some of the greatest unsolved mysteries in South-east Asia, and examines the underlying issues that they exposed.

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