covid-19

  • Olympic chief Bach to respond to Tokyo Games fears

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    Olympic chief Bach to respond to Tokyo Games fears

  • Shown up by NGOs, Sabah to identify students’ home learning needs

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    Shown up by NGOs, Sabah to identify students’ home learning needs

  • Thailand targets vaccination of 19 mln people in first phase

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    Thailand targets vaccination of 19 mln people in first phase

  • Sweden bans mink breeding in 2021 in fight against coronavirus pandemic

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    Sweden bans mink breeding in 2021 in fight against coronavirus pandemic

  • Selangor Sultan calls for moderate Thaipusam celebration

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    Selangor Sultan calls for moderate Thaipusam celebration

  • Builders association asks govt to fully subsidise Covid-19-related costs involving foreign workers

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    Builders association asks govt to fully subsidise Covid-19-related costs involving foreign workers

  • KLIA police bust Pakistani-led syndicate selling forged Covid screening slips

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    KLIA police bust Pakistani-led syndicate selling forged Covid screening slips

  • MCO in Sibu division, CMCO for rest of Sarawak extended two weeks

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    MCO in Sibu division, CMCO for rest of Sarawak extended two weeks

  • Malaysia records 3,680 new Covid-19 cases today, with Johor topping the list

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    Malaysia records 3,680 new Covid-19 cases today, with Johor topping the list

  • Prison, detention facility in Terengganu under EMCO starting tomorrow, says Ismail Sabri

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    Prison, detention facility in Terengganu under EMCO starting tomorrow, says Ismail Sabri

  • Bukit Aman sees 26pc drop in road accidents during MCO

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    Bukit Aman sees 26pc drop in road accidents during MCO

  • Private hospitals say committed to assisting govt in managing Covid-19

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    Private hospitals say committed to assisting govt in managing Covid-19

  • MCO: Selangor records 51 cases of non-existent loans from Jan 13-25

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    MCO: Selangor records 51 cases of non-existent loans from Jan 13-25

  • Johor Health Dept: Employers must inform about Covid-19 cases at their premises to district health operations room

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    Johor Health Dept: Employers must inform about Covid-19 cases at their premises to district health operations room

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  • EPF Jalan Raja Laut branch reopens from Friday

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    EPF Jalan Raja Laut branch reopens from Friday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will resume counter services at its Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur branch on Friday (January 29). In a statement today,...

  • Tengku Zafrul: Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat’s Phase 1 implementation expedited by three months

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    Tengku Zafrul: Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat’s Phase 1 implementation expedited by three months

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — The government has expedited the implementation of Phase 1 of the Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR), bringing it forward from May to end of February, said...

  • Ismail Sabri: HR Ministry screened 7,541 foreign workers, found 153 with Covid-19 yesterday

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    Ismail Sabri: HR Ministry screened 7,541 foreign workers, found 153 with Covid-19 yesterday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — The Human Resources Ministry recorded 7,541 foreign workers as having undergone the mandatory Covid-19 screening yesterday. Senior Defence Minister Datuk...

  • Melaka allows congregational prayers with maximum of 500 worshippers

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    Melaka allows congregational prayers with maximum of 500 worshippers

    MELAKA, Jan 27 — The Melaka government is allowing a maximum of 500 worshippers to perform the Friday and obligatory prayers at government mosques starting tomorrow, said Chief...

  • Covid-19: Devotees to celebrate Thaipusam with simple prayers, family members, and home-cooked meals

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    Covid-19: Devotees to celebrate Thaipusam with simple prayers, family members, and home-cooked meals

    PETALING JAYA, Jan 27 — Thaipusam in Malaysia is a vibrant celebration for the Hindu community as they normally throng the Batu Caves temple to pay their respects to a...

  • Indonesia reports record daily increase in coronavirus deaths

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    Indonesia reports record daily increase in coronavirus deaths

    JAKARTA, Jan 27 — Indonesia reported a record daily increase in coronavirus deaths today, with 387 new fatalities, data from the country’s Covid-19 task force showed. This...

  • Johor Bomba to conduct sanitisation operations at state’s three main entry points starting tomorrow

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    Johor Bomba to conduct sanitisation operations at state’s three main entry points starting tomorrow

    JOHOR BARU, Jan 27 — The Johor Fire and Rescue Department or Bomba will begin its sanitation operations at the three main entry points to the state periodically starting...

  • Health Ministry starts last-phase Covid-19 vaccine trials in Malaysia

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    Health Ministry starts last-phase Covid-19 vaccine trials in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — The Health Ministry announced the commencement of local phase three clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine today, with the goal of assessing the...

  • Covid-19: 25 new infections in Singapore, all imported

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    Covid-19: 25 new infections in Singapore, all imported

    SINGAPORE, Jan 27  — Singapore reported 25 new cases of Covid-19 today, all of which were imported. The cases had been placed on stay-home notices upon arrival in...

  • Undocumented migrants nabbed in Sarawak to be housed in temporary detention centres

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    Undocumented migrants nabbed in Sarawak to be housed in temporary detention centres

    KUCHING, Jan 27 — Temporary detention centres will be constructed in Sarawak for illegal immigrants detained under ‘Op Jala,’ which was launched to prevent the transmission...

  • Fitch Ratings: Vaccine rollout and political instability biggest hurdles in Malaysia’s economic recovery

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    Fitch Ratings: Vaccine rollout and political instability biggest hurdles in Malaysia’s economic recovery

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — Like many other countries, Malaysia’s growth and recovery outlook is dependent on the rollout of its vaccination programme as well as the current...

  • Myanmar launches vaccination drive, prioritises frontline healthcare workers

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    Myanmar launches vaccination drive, prioritises frontline healthcare workers

    YANGON, Jan 27 — Myanmar launched a Covid-19 vaccination programme today, with healthcare staff and volunteer medical workers the first to receive shots of the AstraZenca and...

  • Another round of MCOs will cripple the tourism sector — Farhan Kamarulzaman

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    Another round of MCOs will cripple the tourism sector — Farhan Kamarulzaman

    JANUARY 27 — The tourism sector will eventually once again feel the crippling impact of survival during the crisis with another round of movement control order (MCO) to curb the...

  • Taliban backs vaccine drive as Afghan government receives US$112m funding pledge

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    Taliban backs vaccine drive as Afghan government receives US$112m funding pledge

    KABUL, Jan 27 — The Taliban militant movement gave its backing yesterday for a coronavirus vaccination campaign in Afghanistan that has received a US$112 million (RM452.9...

  • Perak Sultan gives consent to surau, mosques within state to hold prayers for limited congregants

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    Perak Sultan gives consent to surau, mosques within state to hold prayers for limited congregants

    IPOH, Jan 27 — The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah has consented to Friday prayers, as well as general mass prayers and funeral prayers to be held in all mosques and...

  • Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin discharged from hospital after recovering from Covid-19

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    Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin discharged from hospital after recovering from Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — Home Minister, Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has been discharged from ward on Sunday after making a full recovery from Covid-19. His press...

  • Jaya Grocer at Subang’s Empire Shopping Gallery shuts temporarily after staff test positive for Covid-19

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    Jaya Grocer at Subang’s Empire Shopping Gallery shuts temporarily after staff test positive for Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — The Jaya Grocer outlet at Empire Shopping Gallery in Subang is now closed until further notice, after several staff members tested positive for Covid-19....

  • Report: Govt targets 75,000 Covid-19 jabs daily, seeks to recruit over 10,000 staff for programme

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    Report: Govt targets 75,000 Covid-19 jabs daily, seeks to recruit over 10,000 staff for programme

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — Malaysia is targeting the administration of 75,000 Covid-19 vaccination jabs daily and is looking to hire over 10,000 workers to carry out the programme,...

  • Mexican president felt unwell before commercial flight, took Covid-19 test later, says spokesman

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    Mexican president felt unwell before commercial flight, took Covid-19 test later, says spokesman

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 27 — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador first felt the onset of Covid-19 on Sunday and was tested after returning to the capital on a commercial...

  • S.Korea reports big jump in Covid-19 cases on outbreaks in Christian schools

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    S.Korea reports big jump in Covid-19 cases on outbreaks in Christian schools

    SEOUL, Jan 27 — South Korean authorities were scrambling today to contain coronavirus outbreaks centred around Christian schools as the country reported a jump in infections,...

  • Japan PM apologises after lawmakers’ night club outings

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    Japan PM apologises after lawmakers’ night club outings

    TOKYO, Jan 27 — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga apologised today after lawmakers from his ruling coalition visited night clubs despite his government’s call for people...