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Covid-19

North Korea boosts production of drugs, medical supplies to battle Covid-19

Factories are churning out more medicines, thermometers and other medical supplies.

Hong Kong considers 'closed loop' for free China travel, report says

Closed-loop systems typically require employees to live in hotels or factory dormitories.

Taiwan firms resuming production in China as Covid-19 curbs ease: Minister

They are hoping for a full resumption in June, said Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua.

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Preacher denied entry into S'pore: It is country's right to apply immigration rules, says Indonesia

Singapore refused entry to Indonesian preacher Abdul Somad Batubara and six others on May 16.

Malaysia's finance minister eyes next lap of marathon

Tengku Zafrul Aziz, who went from the staid world of banking to running the country’s treasury at the most turbulent of times, looks to new political challenges as the pandemic threat ebbs.

Fatigue sets in as China's zero-Covid policy grinds on

Perhaps more damaging for the government than the fatigue and dissatisfaction is the erosion of trust.

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