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As virus hits Cambodia’s economy, the debts grow

25-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

A debt crisis was already brewing in Cambodia before the Covid-19 pandemic spawned a global recession. But without proper management, Cambodia’s economic woes risk [...]
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Cambodia uses coronavirus crisis to arrest 17 critics: rights group

25-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Cambodian government has used the coronavirus outbreak to lock up opposition activists and others expressing concern about the virus and the government’s response, [...]
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Vietnam confirms three more Covid-19 cases, 121 in total

25-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on Monday afternoon (March 23) confirmed three new cases of Covid-19 infection in its southern HCM City, bringing the total confirmed cases [...]
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Vietnam closes HCM City restaurants to curb virus outbreak

25-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Restaurants in Vietnam’s business hub, HCM City, must close until March 31 to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, the city’s ruling body said on Tuesday. HCM [...]
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6 Vietnamese stowaways break out of quarantine in W. Taiwan

25-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Six Vietnamese nationals who had been arrested for trying to sneak into the country illegally escaped from their quarantine and detention facility in western Taiwan on [...]
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Vietnam says next 10-15 days ‘decisive’ in country’s virus fight

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:24 AM

The next 10-15 days will be decisive in Vietnam’s fight against the coronavirus, the Southeast Asian country’s prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Monday, [...]
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Vietnam bans foreigners, overseas citizens from entering country

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

The Vietnamese government on Sunday (March 22) has approved a ban on all foreigners entering the country in a bid to slow the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. [...]
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Southeast Asians consider emergency powers, Singapore carrier grounds fleet

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asian countries considered more emergency powers on Monday to tackle the threat of the coronavirus as Singapore Airlines said it was grounding almost all of fleet [...]
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Vietnam PM says risk of coronavirus community infection ‘very high’

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam needs to strictly enforce restrictions on all air, sea and land movements within the country to curb the spread of coronavirus as the risk of community infection is [...]
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All 79 Cambodians back from mosque event in Malaysia tested for Covid-19

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:02 AM

A senior Cambodian official said on Saturday (March 21) that all 79 Cambodians, who had returned home from a mass religious ceremony in Malaysia, had already been tested for [...]
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Vietnam Coronavirus Cases Rise 19 to 113

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s health ministry reported 19 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases there to 113. In mid-February, Vietnam said all 16 of its [...]
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Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes

Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes

24-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From Australia’s Bondi Beach to the streets of New Delhi, authorities across Asia have ramped up efforts to stem the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus amid fears [...]
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Cambodia scraps plans for Mekong hydropower dams

23-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:51 AM

A Cambodian government decision to postpone building new hydropower dams on the Mekong river has been welcomed by campaigners, who say it will provide welcome relief to the [...]
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Asia deploys innovative, if invasive, tech to curb virus

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Electronic bracelets and phones that report your whereabouts, text messages if you stray too far from quarantine and digital detectives tracking where you’ve beenAsian [...]
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Cambodia scraps plans for Mekong hydropower dams

21-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian government decision to postpone building new hydropower dams on the Mekong river has been welcomed by campaigners, who say it will provide welcome relief to the [...]
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