1. Japan’s health ministry is expected to approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by U.S. firm Pfizer as early as Sunday.
  2. The Chinese government says it has banned BBC World News from broadcasting in China.
  3.  The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has announced sanctions against 10 individuals and three companies over the military coup in Myanmar.
February 12, Friday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline