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Some Malaysians choosing to remain in Singapore despite Covid-19 home quarantine measures

Malaysias health director-general said home quarantine eligibility for fully vaccinated travellers is subject to the ministrys discretion. 

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More data is needed before a decision can be made on the strategy for distributing booster shots, said experts.

Indonesia probes suspected data breach on Covid-19 app

Experts say such data breaches point to Indonesias weak cyber-security infrastructure. 

Thailands elderly lag behind in Covid-19 vaccination drive

Thailand was the only one of 30 countries that had a lower percentage of seniors vaccinated than those in younger age groups.

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With climate change making weather erratic, plan activities around forecasts: Grace Fu

The Republic is likely to experience warmer temperatures and extreme sea level events.

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Reordering Asias supply chains wont go far enough for the US

A broader economic engagement is needed with the region

Japans defence ministry seeks record budget amid security fears about China

If it is granted, it will mark a 10th consecutive annual increase in the defence budget. 

HK extends vaccination target as its leader stands firm on tough arrival rules

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said normalising transit with the Chinese mainland would be prioritised over global travel.

Myanmars shadow government calls out illegal investments in the country

The National Unity Government says any investment approvals by the junta will not be recognised.

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