Working in the rice paddies. Photo: Ashraful Haque Akash/Unsplash
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Virus-hit Asian countries focus on food innovation

Joseph Benny The Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has forced Asian nations to take up new…

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Archbishop of Chittagong critically ill with Covid-19

CHITTAGONG (UCAN): Archbishop Moses Costa of the Archdiocese Chittagong of in Bangladesh, tested positive for…

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First Rohingya Covid-19 case confirmed

MANDALAY (UCAN): Myanmar has confirmed the first case of Covid- 19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection in…

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A crowded market in Karachi, Pakistan, on June 8. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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South Asia’s ticking Covid-19 time bomb

Rock Ronald Rozario The Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic might have hit South Asia a little…

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St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cathedral Church in Samarinda, capital of East Kalimantan province. Photo: UCAN/courtesy of Father Moses Komela Avan
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Public Mass to restart in Indonesia

JAKARTA (UCAN): The archdioceses of Jakarta and Samarinda reopened their churches at the start of…

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