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Places flagged as potential Covid-19 hot spots, including major malls, have been closed.
 

Invisible Asia

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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Asian Insider

For Beijing and countless Chinese, the US is in no position to lecture China on the issue as America is not infallible.
Mr Vivek Bendre became one of the 90 Indian journalists who lost their lives to Covid-19 in April.
Malaysia was initially projected to record about 3,000 cases by mid-May.
Heightened Covid-19 fears mean travel restrictions, fewer festivities and more Zoom gatherings.

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