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New Investment Opportunities in ASEAN’s Healthcare Sector

The coronavirus pandemic has encouraged reforms in Southeast Asia’s healthcare sector, opening up new investment opportunities in different fields, according to a new analysis. The potential areas for investment include biotechnology, telehealth, pharmaceuticals, and diagnostic medicine, wrote ASEAN Briefing, which covers business developments in countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Citing the World…

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Five Trends That Can Propel ASEAN’s Growth in Post-Corona Era

The coronavirus pandemic hit Asia first, but its countries including emerging ASEAN—Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam—have to date recorded considerably lower transmission and fatality rates per capita than other regions in the world. “As of August 20, 2020, transmitted cases per million people stood at approximately 582 across emerging ASEAN countries compared with 16,737…

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Pakistan women’s rights, Aurat rally. Photo by: Sai Seshadri.

Women Demanding More Rights Causes Unrest Among Religious Scholars in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (ViaNews) – Over the last few months, Pakistani’s women have been protesting in the streets to fight for their rights. Women in Pakistan are demanding more freedom and gender equality in what relates to household responsibilities, and equal testimony right in court. In Pakistan, and according to Islam, the testimony of two women…

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