Indonesian president’s vaccine passport LEAKED through official government app, sparking greater security concerns

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s Covid-19 vaccine details were leaked this week through the country’s official coronavirus vaccine passport app, sparking concern about Indonesia’s health data privacy. … Read More >Indonesian president’s vaccine passport LEAKED through official government app, sparking greater security concerns

Philippines’ fiery-tempered leader Rodrigo Duterte agrees to run for vice president in 2022, party official confirms

President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to run for vice president of the Philippines next year, one of the country’s main parties has said. Under the constitution, Duterte is barred from seeking a second term in his current office. … Read More >Philippines’ fiery-tempered leader Rodrigo Duterte agrees to run for vice president in 2022, party official confirms

Taiwan’s president gets first shot of homemade Covid-19 vaccine amid concerns over its rushed approval

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has been leading by example and got the first shot of the locally developed coronavirus vaccine despite it being approved before the results of the clinical trials were available. … Read More >Taiwan’s president gets first shot of homemade Covid-19 vaccine amid concerns over its rushed approval

Raisi sworn in as Iran’s new president, demands lifting of US sanctions amid ongoing tensions with West

Ebrahim Raisi has been sworn in as Iran’s new president, with the ultraconservative cleric calling for US sanctions against the Islamic republic to be lifted as tensions between Tehran and the West continue. … Read More >Raisi sworn in as Iran’s new president, demands lifting of US sanctions amid ongoing tensions with West

Afghan president fled Kabul with cars full of cash & was forced to abandon some loot on airport runway, Russian embassy claims

The Western-backed former Afghan leader, Ashraf Ghani, departed his country with so much money that it couldn’t all fit on his helicopter, and he was forced to leave some cash at the airport, the Russian Embassy in Kabul has said. … Read More >Afghan president fled Kabul with cars full of cash & was forced to abandon some loot on airport runway, Russian embassy claims

Tunisian president tells businessmen they won’t be prosecuted if they return billions of dollars ‘looted’ from people

Tunisian President Kais Saied, who seized control of the government last weekend, said that billions of dollars had been stolen from the country and offered businessmen an option to return the money if they wanted to avoid prison. … Read More >Tunisian president tells businessmen they won’t be prosecuted if they return billions of dollars ‘looted’ from people