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Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives
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Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives

NEW DELHI (AP) — India recorded more than 320,000 new cases of coronavirus infection Tuesday as a grim surge of…
Philippines lifts suspension on AstraZeneca vaccine for under 60s
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Philippines lifts suspension on AstraZeneca vaccine for under 60s

The Philippines will resume administering AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine to people below 60 years of age, health officials said on…
Asia Today: India overtakes Brazil as 2nd-worst hit country
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Asia Today: India overtakes Brazil as 2nd-worst hit country

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported another record daily surge in coronavirus infections Monday to overtake Brazil as the second-worst…
The Latest: Chinese province ups restrictions amid outbreak
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The Latest: Chinese province ups restrictions amid outbreak

BEIJING — A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and…
Typhoon Vamco triggers worst floods in Philippine capital in years
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Typhoon Vamco triggers worst floods in Philippine capital in years

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to rush aid to people affected by Typhoon…
Super typhoon batters Philippines; 1 million in shelters
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Super typhoon batters Philippines; 1 million in shelters

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A super typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines with ferocious winds early Sunday, knocking down power…
Asia Today: Philippine capital’s virus lockdown to be eased
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Asia Today: Philippine capital’s virus lockdown to be eased

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to ease a mild coronavirus lockdown in the capital and…
US-China spats rattle world, prompting calls for unity
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US-China spats rattle world, prompting calls for unity

BEIJING (AP) — Antagonisms between the United States and China are rattling governments around the world, prompting a German official…
Lawmakers vote to close down Philippines’ largest TV network
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Lawmakers vote to close down Philippines’ largest TV network

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting…
Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia
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Virus misinformation fuels panic in Asia

False alerts about a man shot dead at a coronavirus checkpoint, old footage of a supermarket stampede in reports of…
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