Covid-19 in Asia: Flights resuming, vaccination drives for children

Around the world, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases exceeds 258 million.  Across Asia, nations are battling with the virus and rolling out vaccines. At the Asia Media Centre, we're helping you keep track of what's happening with a roundup of media coverage from across the region.

Vaccination rollout around the world and in Asia: 



The Hindu: India-Singapore flights to resume from November 29
Times of India: 'Worst of Covid behind India': Experts say hybrid immunity, vaccination may prevent big third wave


Bangkok Post: Some hotels deceiving travellers with Thailand Pass packages
The Nation: No plans to force people to take Covid-19 jab yet: Public Health Ministry


The Jakarta Globe: Indonesia voices concern over global vaccine inequity
Antara: Pandemic opportunity to improve global health: minister

Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi. Image: Wikimedia Commons


The Asahi Shimbun: Japan to ease entry curbs, OK 5000 arrivals a day from November 26
The Mainichi: Tokyo reports six new Covid-19 cases on November 22, new low for 2021


Philippine Star: FDA: Vaccination for minors under 12 possible before 2022
Rappler: As holidays draw near, Duterte asks Filipinos to join national vaccination days


Viet Nam News: Over 11,000 new cases on Tuesday, highest in two months
SGGP Online: Unvaccinated, not fully vaccinated persons account for 75 percent Covid deaths


New Straits Times: Government has booster shot 'Plan B'
The Sun Daily: Malaysia moving towards endemic phase

- Asia Media Centre