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CoVid-19

Asia after the pandemic storm

SINGAPORE (June 19): The world has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Most economic activity has been suspended. The Asia Pacific region will not escape unscathed.

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ComfortDelGro taxis to deliver essential medical supplies in addition to food and groceries

SINGAPORE (June 2): In addition to delivering food and groceries under its month-old delivery service ComfortDelivery, ComfortDelGro’s cabbies will now deliver essential medical supplies to patient

CoVid-19

False negatives in Covid-19 testing could hinder containment efforts

(Apr 13): False-negative results from coronavirus tests are becoming an increasing concern, say doctors trying to diagnose patients and get a grip on the outbreak, as a surprising number of people

CoVid-19

Oxford researchers expect vaccine by September

(Apr 13): A vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready by September, according to a scientist leading one of Britain’s most advanced teams.

Global Economy

After Covid-19, things will never be the same again

(Apr 9): Every economic shock leaves a legacy. The deadly coronavirus will be no different.

Malaysia

Preventing permanent damage from the pandemic

(Apr 9): Malaysia still has a fighting chance of escaping a recession this year, according to Bank Negara Malaysia’s 2020 GDP growth projection range of –2% to 0.5% versus 4.3% recorded in 2019.

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