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Asia virus latest: India lockdown extended, China warned of second wave

18-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:03 AM

Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic: - India lockdown extended - Indiahome to the world’s largest anti-virus lockdown, [...]
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Cambodia says all COVID-19 patients recovered, no new cases for a month

18-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s last patient with the new coronavirus has recovered and left hospital, leaving the Southeast Asian country with zero cases, the health ministry said on [...]
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Vietnam Considers Lung Transplant To Save British COVID-19 Patient

18-May-2020 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has been a bright spot during the COVID-19 pandemic and has largely reopened for business. Thanks to aggressive contact tracing, quarantines and testing, it’s [...]
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Rohingyas, migrant workers face the brunt of Malaysia’s xenophobia during Covid

18-May-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The sequence of events is familiar. As the coronavirus spreads across an economy, livelihoods are lost and futures are imperiled. Looking for someone to blame, populists and [...]
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Asia’s traffic roars back as lockdowns end

16-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The mopeds are back in Hanoi, cars once more clog Karachi’s streets and gridlock has returned to Beijing’s ring roads as lockdowns caused by the coronavirus ease, [...]
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Covid-19 has been a ‘roller-coaster ride’ for Asia’s food delivery business, says Foodpanda Asia CEO

16-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic has fuelled a new appetite for food deliveries in Asia and around the world as more people work from home but it has also brought urgent challenges for [...]
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Asia-Pacific drug trade thrives amid the COVID-19 pandemic

16-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Illicit drug markets in the Asia-Pacific continue to expand and diversify and appear to be largely unaffected by the coronavirus outbreak, the United Nations said on Friday. [...]
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Race to prevent coronavirus ‘nightmare’ in Rohingya camps

16-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Emergency teams raced Friday to prevent a coronavirus “nightmare” in the world’s largest refugee settlement after the first confirmed cases in a sprawling [...]
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Burma’s army investigating soldiers over video of abuses

15-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Myanmar’s army said on Wednesday it was investigating soldiers filmed beating and threatening to kill suspected insurgents in the western state of Rakhine, where dozens [...]
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Asia Today: Japan may ease emergency, SKorea sees more cases

15-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Japan’s government is holding a coronavirus task force meeting Thursday to get experts’ approval on a plan to lift a state of emergency in most areas except Tokyo [...]
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Vietnam to import 20,000 pigs from Thailand to rebuild swine fever-hit herd

15-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam will import 20,000 breeding pigs from Thailand this year, state media said on Thursday, as the country is seeking to rebuild its hog herd battered by an African [...]
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Vietnam determined to save British pilot, avoid its first COVID-19 death

15-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam has mounted an all-out effort to save the life of its most critically ill novel coronavirus patient, a British pilot who works for Vietnam Airlines, the national [...]
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Cambodia’s packed prisons show drug fight ‘failure’: Amnesty International

14-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s prisons are overspilling with drug convicts after a crackdown on addicts, a rights group said Wednesday, releasing rare footage of dozens of inmates squashed [...]
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How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus?

14-May-2020 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Zero deaths. It’s an achievement amid the coronavirus pandemic that governments from the United States to Italy can only dream of. While cases of COVID-19 shoot up in [...]
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Asia’s pandemic stimulus may slow the demise of coal

14-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Coal power plant construction will push ahead in Asia despite falling electricity demand and environmental concerns as policymakers prioritise boosting economies crippled by [...]
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