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THE still high daily cases, fuelling ongoing concerns about the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant have made it untenable to live in a “shut and open” approach as we balance between saving lives and livelihood. It’s about living with Covid-19.
Govt to prioritise programmes that will spur recovery
HANOI (Vietnam News/Asia News Network): The nation’s total revenue from retail trade and services reached over VNĐ3 quadrillion (US$133.55 billion), down 4.7 per cent in the first eight months of 2021 compared to a modest 1.1 per cent decline seen in the same period of last year, the latest report from the General Statistic Office (GSO) has shown.
KEPALA BATAS: For 90-year-old Salleh Din, the words of Malaysia’s first prime minister are still ringing in his ears.
Introducing individual carbon quotas means setting a precise carbon footprint per individual on a city or country scale, deemed necessary in light of the effects of the climate crisis and the urgent need to cool the planet.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan's former foreign minister Fumio Kishida, who is challenging Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga as ruling party chief, said on Thursday an economic stimulus package worth "tens of trillions of yen" was needed to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/Asia News Network): The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) on Sept 1 deployed Phase II of its online business registration platform, known as the “Single Portal”.
Industrial pollution on this ribbon of land between New Orleans and Baton Rouge puts the mostly African-American residents at nearly 50 times the risk of developing cancer than the national average.