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ASEAN Digital Senior Officials’ Meeting begins today (source — www.thesundaily.my) 19/01/2021 04:41:47

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19: The inaugural ASEAN Digital Ministers’ Meeting (ADGMIN1) begins today with the Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADGSOM1).Held virtually, ADGSOM1 will be headed by the Ministry of Commu...

Airlines don’t compromise on flight safety (source — www.thesundaily.my) 18/01/2021 10:19:38

By CAPT MOHD KAMIL ABU BAKARTHE recent crash of Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 a few minutes after departure from Jakarta bound for Pontianak, yet again puts the spotlight on flight safety.W...

Confidence in Chinese vaccines has taken a hit. But as coronavirus cases grow, some countries are still pushing ahead (source — www.cnn.com) 18/01/2021 06:08:09

Mass public vaccination programs using a Chinese coronavirus vaccine are underway across Indonesia and Turkey, where tens of millions of people are expected to receive doses of the CoronaVac shot made...

Torrential rains hamper hunt for Indonesia quake survivors (source — www.thesundaily.my) 18/01/2021 03:32:22

MAMUJU, INDONESIA, Jan 17, 2021: Torrential monsoon rains hampered the hunt Sunday for anyone still buried alive under buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, afte...

Coronavirus live news: non-EU travellers can't enter France with quick-result tests; global deaths near 2m (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/01/2021 13:22:01

Lateral flow tests have allowed hauliers to travel from England to France; Indonesia records biggest daily increase in casesChina rushes to vaccinate 50 million as holiday loomsTesting times: how UK g...

Lives versus livelihoods? (source — www.thesundaily.my) 15/01/2021 09:29:33

By AMANDA YEOIT is devastating to see that all efforts from every segment of society are in vain. Malaysia used to be a role model for other countries to learn how to combat the Covid-19 pandemic effe...

Philippines and Indonesia back Chinese Covid jab despite efficacy doubts (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:18:05

Indonesian president receives his first dose of Sinovac vaccine live on TV as rollout beginsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSeveral countries in south-east Asia are expecte...

Coronavirus live news: Lebanon begins 11-day, 24-hour curfew; WHO team arrives in Wuhan (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 13:04:22

Lebanon closes supermarkets in lockdown; WHO team touches down in Wuhan; New York Mayor warns city will fall short of its inoculation goalsEngland officials underestimated number of rough sleepers nee...

Indonesian plane crash follows years of safety reforms (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/01/2021 09:34:06

SINGAPORE, Jan 14: The mystery plunge of a passenger jet into the sea is another dark chapter in Indonesia’s horror aviation history, although safety standards have improved in recent years, analysts...

Indonesian health workers receive COVID-19 vaccination (source — www.independent.co.uk) 14/01/2021 06:39:17

Indonesia has started vaccinating health workers and public servants for COVID-19, a day after President Joko Widodo received the first shot of China’s Sinovac Biotech vaccine

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