Mixing COVID-19 vaccine shots ‘acceptable’ though efficacy remains under study

Recipients can accept a second COVID-19 shot developed using the same technique but by a different producer under special conditions, a Chinese health official said on Thursday, vowing to increase supply to ensure success of the injection of the second shot amid reports of vaccine shortage in some places.    In response to the difficulty in […]


Looking at India from afar, I’m furious at Modi’s wilful neglect of my homeland

Natalie Grover There was an air of inevitability about India’s unfolding Covid disaster. Watching from afar in London, I had long feared the worst for the country of my birth. Since India has decades of underfunded health infrastructure and no cohesive national strategy, I often discussed with family and friends back home that the virus would hit […]



By Charles F Moreira, Editor New COVID-19 cases discovered in Malaysia stubbornly remains between 2,000 and 3,000 per day and according to the Ministry of Health, many of these new cases were discovered in workplace clusters, school dormitories, prisons, detention centres and other places where people live and sleep in close quarters with little opportunity […]


China’s growth prospects, further opening-up in favor of attracting FDI inflows: OECD expert

China’s favorable growth prospects and further opening-up policies are key factors that attract foreign direct investment (FDI), said an official of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Monday. FDI inflows to China increased 14 percent last year, making the country the top destination worldwide, noted Margit Molnar, head of the China desk […]


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