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Five South Koreans Die After Getting Flu Shots, Sparking Vaccine Fears

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SEOUL: Five people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, authorities said, raising concerns... Read more

Afghans Jostling For Visas Spark Stampede, Killing At Least 15

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At least 15 people were killed in stampede among thousands of Afghans gathered outside Pakistan's consulate on Tuesday a... Read more

Philippines Allowing Non-essential Foreign Travel To Resume Amid COVID-19

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Asia Today: Philippines allowing foreign travel to resume Read more

'A Moving Current': Thai Protesters Adopt Hong Kong Tactics

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Flash mob rallies, umbrellas as shields and human chains - Thailand's protesters have taken inspiration and lessons from... Read more

China's Super Rich Got US$1.5 Trillion Richer During COVID-19 Pandemic: Report

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China's super wealthy have earned a record $1.5 trillion in 2020, more than the past five years combined, as e-commerce ... Read more

Indonesia Rejected US Request To Host Spy Planes: Officials

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JAKARTA: Indonesia rejected this year a proposal by the United States to allow its P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance pl... Read more

Espionage In Australia At Higher Levels Than Cold War, Spy Chief Warns

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Espionage in Australia had eclipsed Cold War levels, the country's spymaster told parliament on Tuesday, in a speech war... Read more

COVID-19, What COVID-19? India Gets Back To Work

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India is on course to top the world in coronavirus cases, but from Maharashtra's whirring factories to Kolkata's throngi... Read more

India Posts Lowest Daily New COVID-19 Cases In Nearly Three Months

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India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in nearly four months, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesda... Read more

China Calls On India To Honour Pledge, Return Missing Soldier

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BEIJING: China’s military said it hopes India will make good on its pledge to swiftly return a Chinese soldier found l... Read more

Duterte Says He Can Be Held Responsible For Drug Killings

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Duterte says he can be held responsible for drug killings Read more

Taiwan Says It Won't Be Intimidated By China's 'hooligan' Diplomats

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TAIPEI: Taiwan will not be intimidated by China's "hooligan" officials and will continue to celebrate its national day ... Read more

Japan Emphasises Olympics Cybersecurity, Condemns 'malicious' Hacks

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Japan said on Tuesday it would emphasize cybersecurity around the Tokyo Olympics and condemned "malicious cyberattacks" ... Read more

Vietnam's 2020 GDP Growth Seen Slowing To 2% To 3%, Says PM

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HANOI: Vietnam's economic growth is expected to slow 2 per cent to 3 per cent this year after expanding 7.02 per cent in... Read more

Thai Police Order Media Probe Over Protests, Restrict Telegram App

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BANGKOK: Thai police said on Monday (Oct 19) they had ordered an investigation of four news outlets and imposed curbs on... Read more