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Widespread relief for Shanghai's restaurant sector as dine-in resumes

Wed, 2022-06-29 15:35
June 29, 2022 3:35 PM

All restaurant staff must undergo daily Covid-19 testing, while diners have to show proof of a test taken within three days.

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Tourist rush bolsters outlook for Thailand's economy, currency

Wed, 2022-06-29 15:22
June 29, 2022 3:22 PM

The rush may gain further momentum with end of a pre-travel registration and insurance requirement from July 1.

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Japan, South Korea leaders have rare chat at Nato summit amid frosty ties

Wed, 2022-06-29 15:11
June 29, 2022 3:11 PM

MADRID (BLOOMBERG) - The leaders of South Korea and Japan had a brief chat on the sidelines of a meeting in Madrid, a rare conversation between neighbours often at loggerheads over their shared history who have not had a formal summit since 2019.

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Some media blocked from covering Xi's handover anniversary visit to Hong Kong

Wed, 2022-06-29 14:11
June 29, 2022 2:11 PM

The blocking of journalists comes as police mount an extensive security operation for Mr Xi's visit.

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Typhoon may be forming ahead of Hong Kong handover anniversary

Wed, 2022-06-29 13:52
June 29, 2022 1:52 PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit HK for the anniversary on Friday.

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Malaysia set to finalise deal with telcos for much-delayed 5G rollout

Wed, 2022-06-29 13:48
June 29, 2022 1:48 PM

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's top telecommunications companies (telcos) have agreed on terms toshare ownership of Digital Nasional Bhd (DNB), the state-controlled company that will deploy the country's much-delayed 5G mobile network.

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China cements Covid-19 lockdown rules as it eases quarantine

Wed, 2022-06-29 13:45
June 29, 2022 1:45 PM

For large cities with more than ten million residents, mass testing should be conducted every day in virus-hit areas.

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Malaysian-born aviation engineer's paper plane breaks Guinness World Record

Wed, 2022-06-29 13:29
June 29, 2022 1:29 PM

The paper plane, a joint effort of Mr Julian Chee and his two South Korean friends, flew 77.134m.

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South Korea violated rights of deported North Korean fishermen, say UN investigator

Wed, 2022-06-29 12:47
June 29, 2022 12:47 PM

The UN said Seoul had an obligation to process them in South Korea's justice system rather than immediately repatriate them.

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Exxon, Shell partner with Cnooc on China carbon capture project

Wed, 2022-06-29 11:44
June 29, 2022 11:44 AM

The project would capture as much as 10 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.

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Peaking Tokyo heatwave sees residents urged to save power again

Wed, 2022-06-29 10:51
June 29, 2022 10:51 AM

The capital's power-reserve ratios will drop below the 3% level considered the minimum for a stable grid.

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How to produce more food, curb prices and save nature: Jakarta Post contributor

Wed, 2022-06-29 10:45
June 29, 2022 10:45 AM

The writer says urgent agricultural activities will feed more people, for less money.

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Weighing Duterte's legacy: Inquirer

Wed, 2022-06-29 10:45
June 29, 2022 10:45 AM

The paper says the progress touted by President Duterte comes at a very high price.

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Philippine news site Rappler, co-founded by Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa, ordered to shut

Wed, 2022-06-29 10:29
June 29, 2022 10:29 AM

Ms Ressa has been a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte and the deadly drug war he launched in 2016.

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Australians divided on military support if China invades Taiwan

Wed, 2022-06-29 10:07
June 29, 2022 10:07 AM

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Australians are sharply divided over whether to join any military action to defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion, despite record-high levels of support for the US alliance and growing unease toward Beijing's intentions on the world stage.

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Australia nuclear sub fleet highly unlikely to be ready by 2030

Wed, 2022-06-29 09:14
June 29, 2022 9:14 AM

Defence Minister Richard Marles said a date in the 2040s was far more likely.

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South Korean office workers hit convenience stores as 'lunch-flation' bites

Wed, 2022-06-29 08:30
June 29, 2022 8:30 AM

Prices of restaurant dishes in South Korea rose 7.4 per cent last month compared with a year earlier.

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Cooperation by US and allies a step towards 'Asian Nato': North Korea media

Wed, 2022-06-29 06:39
June 29, 2022 6:39 AM

It says that joint drills by the US, South Korea and Japan have a 'sinister aim' towards North Korea.

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7 million in 'desperate need' after Bangladesh floods: Red Cross

Wed, 2022-06-29 06:36
June 29, 2022 6:36 AM

At least 101 people have been killed in floods.

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More extreme weather events expected to pummel China in July, August

Wed, 2022-06-29 06:13
June 29, 2022 6:13 AM

China has been grappling with record rainfall and scorching heatwaves.


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