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German parties eye Scholz-led govt by early December

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BERLIN: The three parties working to form Germany's next coalition government said Thursday they were aiming for Finance Minister Olaf Scholz from the Social Democrats to be installed as chancellor in the week of Dec 6.
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UN launches cash plan to prop up Afghan economy
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Man, 25, charged with murder of UK MP David Amess
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German parties eye Scholz-led govt by early December
UN launches cash plan to prop up Afghan economy
Pfizer says Covid booster shot 95.6pct effective
Man, 25, charged with murder of UK MP David Amess
Indonesia jails dog meat trader in landmark case
YOGYAKARTA: An Indonesian court has jailed a dog meat trader in a landmark case hailed by animal rights activists pushing for a ban on the "brutal" practice.
Malaysia urges Asean 'soul-searching' on non-interference policy
SINGAPORE: Southeast Asia's regional bloc should do some "soul-searching" on its policy of not interfering in members' internal affairs to deal effectively with issues like the Myanmar crisis, Malaysia said Thursday.
Australia sets AUS$1 million reward for missing four-year-old
SYDNEY: Australian authorities on Thursday offered Aus$1 million (US$750,000) for information leading to the discovery of a missing four-year-old girl feared abducted from a remote campsite last weekend.
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Foreign companies rush to recruit workers as economy reopens
Fraudulent online transactions not due to info leak from banking system
Close to 40,000 lose more than RM1 million to online fraud
Cambodia reduces quarantine period for fully vaccinated
Workers return to Ho Chi Minh as economy reopens
AS Vietnam’s largest city Ho Chi Minh reopens its economy, tens of thousands of workers are flocking back to the city as Vietnam moves into the phase of living with Covid-19.
Philippines begins vaccinations for teens aged 15 - 17
COVID-19 vaccinations for the country's more than 12 million teens aged between 15 - 17-years-old began yesterday with eight pilot sites in Metro Manila.
Swab hubs set up as Bangkok prepares to welcome tourists next month
SWAB hubs have been set up to test tourists upon arrival next month as Bangkok is set to reopen to fully vaccinated foreign visitors.