Sun, 05 Dec 2021

JAKARTA -- Indonesia is planning to stop exports of raw materials in the next few years following the country's current prohibition of nickel ore shipment.

During the 2021 annual meeting of Indonesia's central bank here on Wednesday, President Joko Widodo stressed that Indonesia will no longer export raw materials. (Indonesia-Raw Materials-Export)

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YANGON -- Myanmar's Ministry of Health on Wednesday lifted a stay-at-home order in 28 more townships after fewer COVID-19 cases were reported recently in the areas.

According to the ministry's announcement, the stay-at-home order will be removed in the townships of Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Mon, Shan states, Magway and Mandalay regions starting Thursday. (Myanmar-Stay At Home Order-Lifting)

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NEW DELHI -- International flight operations are expected to return to normal soon in India, local media reported Wednesday.

Local media quoted Rajiv Bansal, an official of India's ministry of civil aviation, as saying that international flight services are expected to be normalized "very soon" and "by the end of this year." (India-Flights-Resumption)

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TOKYO -- Tokyo confirmed five new COVID-19 infection cases on Wednesday, logging the lowest daily number for this year, with 77 new cases reported nationwide as of 6:00 p.m. local time, government data showed.

The figure of daily infection cases in the capital averaged 14.3 in the week through Wednesday, down from 21.1 the preceding week. (Japan-COVID-19 Cases)

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