Asia Pacific countries face economic perils despite rebound forecast

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    Progress on coronavirus vaccination is helping the global economy to start recovering from the damage done by the pandemic.

    Asia Pacific countries are forecast to rebound stronger than previously thought. But the Asian Development Bank says new coronavirus outbreaks could still put their recovery at risk.

    Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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