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Shanghai hits easing goal of 3 days without community Covid-19 cases

It's a crucial milestone that authorities have said will allow them to start easing the city's lockdown.

How often can you be infected with Covid-19?

Variants adept at dodging the body's defences could mean waves of reinfections, some scientists say.

US FDA expected to soon authorise Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 booster for younger kids

Just 28.8% of children aged 5 to 11 are fully vaccinated, according to data from the US CDC.

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.

After a decade of growth, Malaysia's DAP in danger of brain drain

Ouster of three Oxbridge MPs at the Democratic Action Party's party polls may mark a turn to populist politics. 

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.



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.

How safe and green is nuclear energy now that it's an option for S’pore

The Straits Times analyses the beat of the changing environment, from biodiversity conservation to climate change.

DeFi - next-level investing not for the faint-hearted

Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips.