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Here's a look at the news highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Tuesday (Sept 28)
The Philippines has approved Covid-19 jabs for children as young as 12, an aide to President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday, as the country battles surging infections fuelled by the hyper-contagious Delta variant.
(Reuters) - School for children in many nations has been underway for more than a month and fears the Delta coronavirus variant would derail in-person learning have largely proven unfounded.
The East Asia and Pacific region’s recovery has been undermined by the spread of the Coovikd-19 Delta variant, the World Bank said Monday, calling for a comprehensive strategy to contain Covid-19 and boost inclusive growth.
KUALA LUMPUR: The resurgence of Covid-19 outbreaks, the likely China Evergrande Group default, and a recent shift in China socioeconomic policy have created uncertainty in the credit outlook of Asia-Pacific issuers, S&P Global Ratings said.
KUALA LUMPUR: The World Bank has revised Malaysia’s economic growth projection to 3.3 per cent in 2021, down from the 4.5 per cent forecast in June.
Asian shares mostly fell Tuesday as concerns about China chipped away at investor optimism following a mixed finish on Wall Street.
All care must be taken to avoid outbreaks of this disease among students and school staff.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/Asia News Network): The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Monday (Sept 27) announced its decision to permit universities across the country to reopen as recommended by Prime Minister Hun Sen, though no timeframe has been set.
Public-health researchers seeking new ways to persuade vaccine holdouts to take coronavirus shots are turning to the strategies of the digital marketing industry to figure out how to win over the reluctant.