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ASEAN ministers mull censuring Myanmar for hindering envoy
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ASEAN ministers mull censuring Myanmar for hindering envoy

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats will discuss in an emergency meeting Friday whether to allow Myanmar’s…
Myanmar’s junta to put Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for corruption
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Myanmar’s junta to put Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for corruption

Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi will face a new trial for corruption by the country’s military junta, her lawyer…
COVID: How the delta variant has shattered Vietnam’s success
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COVID: How the delta variant has shattered Vietnam’s success

Through the first four months of this year, Diep Nguyen was enjoying Vietnam’s impressive containment of COVID-19. Her cafe in an upscale…
Ho Chi Minh City could lift lockdown, end ‘zero COVID-19’ policy
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Ho Chi Minh City could lift lockdown, end ‘zero COVID-19’ policy

HANOI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s coronavirus epicenter Ho Chi Minh City, which has kept residents confined at home under…
COVID and military coup cripple Myanmar economy
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COVID and military coup cripple Myanmar economy

Zaw Min (name changed to protect his identity) is a construction worker in his 30s from the Yangon suburb of…
Vietnam’s biggest city issues stay-home order as COVID-19 deaths soar
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Vietnam’s biggest city issues stay-home order as COVID-19 deaths soar

HANOI, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s business hub Ho Chi Minh City on Friday announced that its residents will be…
Thailand: Swiss woman found dead at waterfall in Phuket
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Thailand: Swiss woman found dead at waterfall in Phuket

Thai authorities are investigating the death of a 57-year-old Swiss national who was found near a waterfall on Phuket island, in what…
Myanmar military offers amnesty to some protesters in hiding
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Myanmar military offers amnesty to some protesters in hiding

Aug 6 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ruling military has offered to waive charges against some protesters involved in demonstrations or strikes…
Thailand sets up hospital at airport; Cambodia closes border
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Thailand sets up hospital at airport; Cambodia closes border

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Health authorities in Thailand raced to set up a large field hospital in a cargo building…
Man with coronavirus disguises as wife on Indonesian flight
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Man with coronavirus disguises as wife on Indonesian flight

TERNATE, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian man with the coronavirus has boarded a domestic flight disguised as his wife, wearing…
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