Glenda Kwek
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Lifesaving oxygen aid arrives in India as death toll hits new record
by Glenda Kwek - May 2, 2021 - 5:33pm
India reported 3,689 deaths on Sunday — the highest single-day rise yet in the pandemic, to take the overall toll to more than 215,000.
One year from lockdown, India battles sluggish vaccine rollout and new surge
by Glenda Kwek - March 24, 2021 - 8:41pm
The world's second-most populous country is struggling to meet a target set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inoculate 300 million people by the end of July.
Australia fires 'long way from over' but rain brings relief
by Glenda Kwek - January 11, 2020 - 12:38pm
Massive bushfires in southeastern Australia still have a "long way to go", authorities have warned, even as colder conditions brought some relief to exhausted firefighters and communities on Saturday.
Taj Mahal gets air purifier as Indian capital chokes
by Glenda Kwek - November 4, 2019 - 6:10pm
New Delhi banned half the Indian capital's private cars from its roads on Monday as the megacity's 20 million people spluttered with stinging eyes in the worst pollution in three years.
Funerals begin for New Zealand mosque massacre victims
by Glenda Kwek - March 20, 2019 - 9:07am
Hundreds of mourners gathered in a Christchurch cemetery on Wednesday for the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as New Zealanders braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass...
Graves prepared as New Zealand looks to bury mosque massacre dead
by Glenda Kwek - March 18, 2019 - 9:19am
Dozens of graves were being dug in a Christchurch cemetery on Monday for the 50 worshippers killed in two mosque attacks, as families clamoured for the return of their dead.
Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque
by Glenda Kwek - March 17, 2019 - 2:31pm
When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find -- a hand-held credit card machine.
'What's next?': Christchurch Muslims struggle with shock, fear
by Glenda Kwek - March 17, 2019 - 9:44am
A few months ago, Christchurch's Linwood Mosque proudly laid down new carpets in its halls. 
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