covid-19

  • Finnish MPs approve vaccine passports

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    Finnish MPs approve vaccine passports

  • Calls grow among experts in Singapore for mandatory vaccination as Covid-19 cases spike

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    Calls grow among experts in Singapore for mandatory vaccination as Covid-19 cases spike

  • Melbourne police fire to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest

    7 hours ago

    Melbourne police fire to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest

  • Shock in Germany after cashier shot dead in mask row

    8 hours ago

    Shock in Germany after cashier shot dead in mask row

  • Covid-19: Nano mist not replacement for standard surface cleaning, says Dr Noor Hisham

    8 hours ago

    Covid-19: Nano mist not replacement for standard surface cleaning, says Dr Noor Hisham

  • Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia adds 15,759 Covid-19 cases, Sarawak tops list with 3,732

    9 hours ago

    Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia adds 15,759 Covid-19 cases, Sarawak tops list with 3,732

  • Chinese city orders spas, mahjong salons to shut after Covid-19 case confirmed

    9 hours ago

    Chinese city orders spas, mahjong salons to shut after Covid-19 case confirmed

  • Sabah spent RM324m on Covid-19 related aid, says governor

    11 hours ago

    Sabah spent RM324m on Covid-19 related aid, says governor

  • Perak begins Covid-19 vaccination for teenagers

    11 hours ago

    Perak begins Covid-19 vaccination for teenagers

  • In Singapore, 44 people under police probe for allegedly breaking Covid-19 rules at unlicensed KTV lounge

    11 hours ago

    In Singapore, 44 people under police probe for allegedly breaking Covid-19 rules at unlicensed KTV lounge

  • Wang Leehom apologises for violating Taiwan’s Covid-19 restrictions

    12 hours ago

    Wang Leehom apologises for violating Taiwan’s Covid-19 restrictions

  • Nearly 80pc of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated against Covid-19

    12 hours ago

    Nearly 80pc of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated against Covid-19

  • Covid-19 vaccination van seeks to avert super-spreader event at UN summit

    13 hours ago

    Covid-19 vaccination van seeks to avert super-spreader event at UN summit

  • Covid-19: Regulators could OK Pfizer boosters for older Americans this week

    15 hours ago

    Covid-19: Regulators could OK Pfizer boosters for older Americans this week

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  • Teachers, academics split over reopening of schools

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    Teachers, academics split over reopening of schools

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The reopening of schools in stages nationwide starting Oct 3, based on the phase of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) each state is in, will hopefully put...

  • Covid-19: 910 new locally transmitted cases in Singapore; clusters found at manufacturing firm, centre for adults with disabilities

    16 hours ago

    Covid-19: 910 new locally transmitted cases in Singapore; clusters found at manufacturing firm, centre for adults with disabilities

    SINGAPORE, Sept 21 — Singapore yesterday (September 20) recorded 910 new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19, with an activity centre for adults with disabilities and a...

  • In Singapore, Covid-19 snap work-from-home regime to kick in if at least three employees infected; duration cut to 10 days

    17 hours ago

    In Singapore, Covid-19 snap work-from-home regime to kick in if at least three employees infected; duration cut to 10 days

    SINGAPORE, Sept 21 — From tomorrow (September 22), employers will be required to activate an immediate work-from-home plan for all its employees only when three or more of them...

  • Protest erupts in Melbourne after Covid-19 worries shut down construction sites

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    Protest erupts in Melbourne after Covid-19 worries shut down construction sites

    SYDNEY, Sept 21 ― Hundreds demonstrated in locked-down Melbourne today after authorities shut down construction sites in the city for two weeks saying the frequent movement of...

  • Covid-19 vaccine sceptic Bolsonaro gets a pass at UN but not New York restaurants

    17 hours ago

    Covid-19 vaccine sceptic Bolsonaro gets a pass at UN but not New York restaurants

    BRASILIA, Sept 21 ― Unvaccinated heads of state attending the United Nations General Assembly this week may have to settle for a piece of pizza on a sidewalk instead of fine...

  • More Americans lost to Covid-19 than 1918 flu pandemic, data shows

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    More Americans lost to Covid-19 than 1918 flu pandemic, data shows

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 ― Despite a century of medical advances, more Americans have now died from Covid-19 than the number who succumbed to the 1918 flu pandemic, according to new...

  • Two Singaporean men in their 80s die of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 62

    17 hours ago

    Two Singaporean men in their 80s die of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 62

    SINGAPORE, Sept 21 — Two Singaporean men in their 80s died on Sunday (September 19) from complications due to Covid-19. The first is an 84-year-old man who was fully vaccinated...

  • NSC: High utilisation rate of hospital beds among reasons Kedah, Johor still in Phase One of NRP

    19 hours ago

    NSC: High utilisation rate of hospital beds among reasons Kedah, Johor still in Phase One of NRP

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The high utilisation rate of hospital beds, including those in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Kedah and Johor, is among the factors the two...

  • Tsitsipas says coronavirus vaccination ‘will happen this year’

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    Tsitsipas says coronavirus vaccination ‘will happen this year’

    ATHENS, Sept 21 — Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas defended his views on coronavirus vaccinations on Monday but said he would get the jab this year. The world number three...

  • Penang Deaf Association appeals to the government for rent-free space as donations drop because of pandemic

    20 hours ago

    Penang Deaf Association appeals to the government for rent-free space as donations drop because of pandemic

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The Penang Deaf Association (PDA) is appealing to the government to allocate spaces for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) of the disabled community...

  • Singapore vaccinated Travel Lane may be expanded to more places soon; one traveller so far tested Covid-19 positive on arrival

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    Singapore vaccinated Travel Lane may be expanded to more places soon; one traveller so far tested Covid-19 positive on arrival

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — The Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) may be expanded in the “coming weeks and months”, with several countries and regions having expressed interest in...

  • US set to require vaccines for most non-US citizen travelers, sources say

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    US set to require vaccines for most non-US citizen travelers, sources say

    WASHINGTON, Sept 20 — The United States plans to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for nearly all non-US citizen international air passengers traveling to the United States as it...

  • Covid-19 pandemic speeds innovation shift to Asia, says UN

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    Covid-19 pandemic speeds innovation shift to Asia, says UN

    GENEVA, Sept 20 — The Covid-19 pandemic sped up the shift of innovation from Europe and North America towards Asia, UN world rankings showed today. The Global Innovation Index...

  • NSC: Kampung Garib in Kudat under EMCO from Wednesday

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    NSC: Kampung Garib in Kudat under EMCO from Wednesday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be enforced in Kampung Garib, Matunggong in Kudat, Sabah from Wednesday to October 5, according to the...

  • Uggah: Necessary preparations underway to ensure Covid-19 vaccine booster shots can be administered for high-risk groups in Sarawak

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    Uggah: Necessary preparations underway to ensure Covid-19 vaccine booster shots can be administered for high-risk groups in Sarawak

    KUCHING, Sept 20 — The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is doing all the necessary preparations to ensure that it is ready to administer Covid-19 booster shots for...

  • India to restart Covid vaccine exports to Covax, neighbours

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    India to restart Covid vaccine exports to Covax, neighbours

    NEW DELHI, Sept 20 — India will resume exports of Covid-19 vaccines in the October quarter, prioritising the global vaccine-sharing platform Covax and neighbouring countries...

  • Indonesia logs fewest daily Covid-19 cases in over a year

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    Indonesia logs fewest daily Covid-19 cases in over a year

    JAKARTA, Sept 20 — Indonesia today reported 1,932 new daily coronavirus infections, the lowest since August 2020, data from country’s Covid-19 task force showed, and the...

  • Middle East’s first Expo to open in Dubai under shadow of Covid-19 pandemic

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    Middle East’s first Expo to open in Dubai under shadow of Covid-19 pandemic

    DUBAI, Sept 20 — The first world fair to be held in the Middle East, Expo 2020 Dubai, opens its doors to exhibitors from almost 200 countries on October 1 after being delayed...

  • Singapore education centre apologises to parents, calls off ‘roadshows’ amid probe into clowns approaching children at primary schools

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    Singapore education centre apologises to parents, calls off ‘roadshows’ amid probe into clowns approaching children at primary schools

    SINGAPORE, Sept 20 — Education centre Speech Academy Asia has apologised to parents and called off what it described as “roadshows”, shortly after the police said today that...

  • China wealth plans threaten European luxury stocks’ post-Covid boom

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    China wealth plans threaten European luxury stocks’ post-Covid boom

    LONDON, Sept 20 — China’s stuttering economic recovery and plans to redistribute wealth threaten to derail Europe’s booming luxury sector, leaving many investors...

  • Hishammuddin: 5,887 students in military camps to get vaccinated

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    Hishammuddin: 5,887 students in military camps to get vaccinated

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — A total of 5,887 students aged between 12 and 17 at schools in military camps nationwide will be vaccinated under the National Covid-19 Immunisation...