covid-19

  • Singapore evaluating easing of restrictions after new Covid-19 cluster

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    Singapore evaluating easing of restrictions after new Covid-19 cluster

  • EU approval of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine delayed, sources say

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    EU approval of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine delayed, sources say

  • Indonesia reports 9,944 new coronavirus daily infections

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    Indonesia reports 9,944 new coronavirus daily infections

  • Covid-19: 19 community cases, including three unlinked, among 24 new infections in Singapore

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    Covid-19: 19 community cases, including three unlinked, among 24 new infections in Singapore

  • Quarter of S.Koreans get at least one vaccine dose ahead of schedule

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    Quarter of S.Koreans get at least one vaccine dose ahead of schedule

  • EU chief to launch recovery fund in Lisbon, Madrid

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    EU chief to launch recovery fund in Lisbon, Madrid

  • Eurocham: National Recovery Plan a good start but must be bolder

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    Eurocham: National Recovery Plan a good start but must be bolder

  • Taj Mahal reopens as India eases pandemic restrictions

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    Taj Mahal reopens as India eases pandemic restrictions

  • China ramps up Covid-19 vaccinations, but uneven rollout leaves borders closed

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    China ramps up Covid-19 vaccinations, but uneven rollout leaves borders closed

  • Health D-G: Malaysia records 5,151 new Covid-19 infections today

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    Health D-G: Malaysia records 5,151 new Covid-19 infections today

  • Sarawak DCM says must do more to stop undocumented migrants from entering state

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    Sarawak DCM says must do more to stop undocumented migrants from entering state

  • Sydney records first local Covid-19 case in more than a month

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    Sydney records first local Covid-19 case in more than a month

  • RM200m set aside to establish Sarawak's own infectious disease research centre, says CM

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    RM200m set aside to establish Sarawak's own infectious disease research centre, says CM

  • Special Conference of Rulers meet in session now at Istana Negara

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    Special Conference of Rulers meet in session now at Istana Negara

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  • Covid-19: Sarawak postpones this year’s Aidiladha sacrificial ritual

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    Covid-19: Sarawak postpones this year’s Aidiladha sacrificial ritual

    KUCHING, June 16 — The Sarawak Islamic Council has decided to postpone the implementation of this year’s Aidiladha sacrificial ritual, in an effort to curb the spread of...

  • Anwar questions govt’s Covid-19 data authenticity, says overhaul of mitigation strategy needed

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    Anwar questions govt’s Covid-19 data authenticity, says overhaul of mitigation strategy needed

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — A day after the government announced its National Recovery Plan, Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has raised the issue of data inconsistencies...

  • Hishammuddin pleads for political ‘stability’ to pave way for Parliament’s reopening

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    Hishammuddin pleads for political ‘stability’ to pave way for Parliament’s reopening

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein proposed that Malaysia’s political leaders commit to “stability” in the government as a condition to reopen...

  • Australia's Melbourne to allow residents to leave city, despite stubborn virus outbreak

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    Australia's Melbourne to allow residents to leave city, despite stubborn virus outbreak

    SYDNEY, June 16 ― Australia's second largest city will allow its five millions residents to travel more than 25kms (15 miles) from home and end mandatory masks wearing outdoors...

  • Citing lack of clarity, business coalition says unconvinced by National Recovery Plan

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    Citing lack of clarity, business coalition says unconvinced by National Recovery Plan

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — A coalition of 52 trade groups has criticised the government’s National Recovery Plan as being vague and missing definitive strategies needed to...

  • Exit strategy offers clarity, certainty — YS Khong

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    Exit strategy offers clarity, certainty — YS Khong

    JUNE 16 — Yesterday, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced a four-phase Covid-19 recovery plan. Since the pandemic hit our shores and the first movement control...

  • Loke: DAP National Congress, slated for June 20, postponed indefinitely, new dates only after MCO 3.0 is lifted

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    Loke: DAP National Congress, slated for June 20, postponed indefinitely, new dates only after MCO 3.0 is lifted

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The DAP National Congress that was to be held on June 20 has been postponed indefinitely until the ongoing movement control order (MCO) is lifted in its...

  • Targeted moratorium, targeted Emergency — Hafiz Hassan

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    Targeted moratorium, targeted Emergency — Hafiz Hassan

    JUNE 16 — Targeted moratorium, argues Abdul Farid Alias, is the best solution for the country. First World economy, writes Jamari Mokhtar, shuns blanket...

  • Malaysia’s Covid-19 vaccination hits new peak with 215,876 shots administered yesterday

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    Malaysia’s Covid-19 vaccination hits new peak with 215,876 shots administered yesterday

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 vaccination reached a new high yesterday as 215,876 doses were administered, said the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to...

  • New York governor lifts remaining Covid-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'

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    New York governor lifts remaining Covid-19 restrictions, calls it a 'momentous day'

    NEW YORK, June 16 ― New York is lifting all state-mandated coronavirus restrictions after reporting that 70 per cent of the state's adults have received at least one dose of...

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    Where is the apology Sabah is owed?

    JUNE 16 — The Sabah state election was where the Covid-19 nightmare truly began for Malaysia. There really can be no denying it and the fact our government spent more money and...

  • Ku Li: Rulers must rise above selves to find right person to lead Malaysia out of pandemic

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    Ku Li: Rulers must rise above selves to find right person to lead Malaysia out of pandemic

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Conference of Rulers has the burden of choosing the correct person to helm Malaysia that was growing despondent from the war with the “invisible...

  • J&J to send two million Covid-19 vaccine doses to S.Africa by end-June, says President Ramaphosa

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    J&J to send two million Covid-19 vaccine doses to S.Africa by end-June, says President Ramaphosa

    JOHANNESBURG, June 16 ― South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said yesterday that Johnson & Johnson would send 2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to the country by the end...

  • Covid-19: Foreign domestic worker among four unlinked community cases in Singapore; Bukit Merah View cluster formed bulk of new infections

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    Covid-19: Foreign domestic worker among four unlinked community cases in Singapore; Bukit Merah View cluster formed bulk of new infections

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — There were four cases with no known source of coronavirus infection in the community reported yesterday (June 15), including a foreign domestic worker, a...

  • Report: UK ministers to be advised against Covid-19 mass vaccination for children

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    Report: UK ministers to be advised against Covid-19 mass vaccination for children

    LONDON, June 16 ― Ministers will be advised against the mass rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations to children below the age of 18 in the UK until scientists obtain more data on the...

  • Brazil to buy single-shot Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

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    Brazil to buy single-shot Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

    BRASILIA, June 16 ― Brazil plans to buy 60 million doses of the single-shot Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's CanSino Biologics for delivery in the third and fourth quarters...

  • Ecuador authorises use of China's CanSino vaccine against Covid-19

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    Ecuador authorises use of China's CanSino vaccine against Covid-19

    QUITO (Ecuador), June 16 ― Ecuador said yesterday it has approved the use of the Covid-19 vaccine made by China's CanSino Biologics Inc, part of President Guillermo Lasso's...

  • Singapore’s Bukit Merah View market closure extended to June 26 after nine more Covid-19 cases detected; cluster grows to 25

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    Singapore’s Bukit Merah View market closure extended to June 26 after nine more Covid-19 cases detected; cluster grows to 25

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — The closure of the Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre will be extended by 11 days until June 26, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday (June 15)....

  • Kedah Sultan postpones birthday celebration amid pandemic

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    Kedah Sultan postpones birthday celebration amid pandemic

    ALOR SETAR, June 16 — The 79th birthday celebration of the Sultan of Kedah, Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah, has been postponed to a date to be announced...

  • With the National Covid-19 vaccination programme in full swing, Rohingyas living in Malaysia  being left behind

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    With the National Covid-19 vaccination programme in full swing, Rohingyas living in Malaysia being left behind

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — As the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) picks up speed around the country, one group of people are not even sure when they will get...

  • Thai PM sorry for Covid-19 vaccination delays

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    Thai PM sorry for Covid-19 vaccination delays

    BANGKOK, June 15 —Thailand’s prime minister apologised and took the blame on Tuesday for coronavirus vaccination delays, while thousands of private companies and public...