Monday morning links
Biden and Japan prime minister Suga confirmed their commitment to a US-Japan alliance to counter an increasingly assertive PRC.
Pfizer accepted Japan’s request to supply additional doses and Japan now has enough doses to vaccinate all residents 16 and older by the end of September.
China plans to approve its first foreign COVID-19 vaccine by July.
Thailand will limit alcohol, convenience store hours and shut down schools to combat the virus.
In Korea, the webtoons subsidiary of Kakao could be seeking a NASDAQ listing at an incredible US$18 billion valuation.
Korea will lift the short-selling ban on 3 May on a gradual basis.
And Apple is releasing new products from tomorrow onwards, which will a major impact across Asian tech supply chains.