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Myanmar military crackdown has displaced nearly 250,000 people: UN envoy

By AFP, published by Channel NewsAsia Yangon – The Myanmar military’s crackdown on anti-coup protesters has displaced close to a quarter of a million people, a United Nations rights envoy said yesterday (April 21). The military government has stepped up its use of lethal force to quash mass demonstrations against a Feb 1 coup which

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Coronavirus

Hospital halts Sinovac jabs after 40 medical staff suffer side effects

LAMPANG Hospital in the northern province has halted Sinovac vaccination after almost 40 medical staff out of approximately 400 who were vaccinated yesterday (April 21) developed side effects, Matichon said this afternoon (April 22). The most severe case was a 46-year-old nurse who 15 minutes after getting the jab started feeling dizzy and developed a

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