covid-19

  • US fast food chain Chipotle to expand drive-thru lanes

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    US fast food chain Chipotle to expand drive-thru lanes

  • Fauci calls White House criticism of him bizarre, says 'let's stop this nonsense' and fight coronavirus

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    Fauci calls White House criticism of him bizarre, says 'let's stop this nonsense' and fight coronavirus

  • Nations slow reopening as resurgent coronavirus stalks globe

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    Nations slow reopening as resurgent coronavirus stalks globe

  • Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

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    Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

  • Safe-haven dollar hits one-month low on Covid-19 vaccine hopes

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    Safe-haven dollar hits one-month low on Covid-19 vaccine hopes

  • NBA top scorer Harden arrives while Barnes tests positive

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    NBA top scorer Harden arrives while Barnes tests positive

  • BBC job cuts add to UK media gloom as virus fallout bites

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    BBC job cuts add to UK media gloom as virus fallout bites

  • S.Africa Covid-19 cases set to reach 300,000 despite early lockdown

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    S.Africa Covid-19 cases set to reach 300,000 despite early lockdown

  • Coronavirus resurgence sidelines Israel’s annexation planning

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    Coronavirus resurgence sidelines Israel’s annexation planning

  • Iran says 140 health workers died from virus

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    Iran says 140 health workers died from virus

  • Tokyo on top virus alert level after new cases

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    Tokyo on top virus alert level after new cases

  • Sarawak Day celebration to be held virtually, broadcast live from Miri, says minister

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    Sarawak Day celebration to be held virtually, broadcast live from Miri, says minister

  • Yayasan Selangor assets sold because not economical, says MB

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    Yayasan Selangor assets sold because not economical, says MB

  • Minister: Govt to draft new poverty eradication strategies for Malaysia

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    Minister: Govt to draft new poverty eradication strategies for Malaysia

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  • Airlines down on knees pleading for help from passengers

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    Airlines down on knees pleading for help from passengers

    PARIS, July 15 — Airlines are pleading for help from their clients as they face paying customers back for flights cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic that could starve...

  • Russia military says virus vaccine is tested and safe

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    Russia military says virus vaccine is tested and safe

    MOSCOW, July 15 — The Russian defence ministry said today it had developed a “safe” coronavirus vaccine following clinical trials on a group of volunteers. The ministry said...

  • Catalan govt reimposes local lockdown after legal tussle

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    Catalan govt reimposes local lockdown after legal tussle

    MADRID, July 15 — Following a standoff with the courts, the Catalan regional government today told residents to stay home in a virus-hit area in and around the northeastern city...

  • Dr Noor Hisham announces Covid-19 guidelines and SOPs for Malaysia’s flood relocation centres

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    Dr Noor Hisham announces Covid-19 guidelines and SOPs for Malaysia’s flood relocation centres

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — The Health Ministry has developed a series of guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOP) for temporary relocation centres in states currently...

  • Minister: Pos Malaysia parcel shipments in Sabah, Sarawak soared to 1.39 million in June amid MCO

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    Minister: Pos Malaysia parcel shipments in Sabah, Sarawak soared to 1.39 million in June amid MCO

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Pos Malaysia received a sharp increase in parcel deliveries in Sabah and Sarawak to reach 1.39 million in June, Communications and Multimedia Minister...

  • Sarawak’s free bus service for 32 schools in Kuching, Padawan to roll out from Aug 3

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    Sarawak’s free bus service for 32 schools in Kuching, Padawan to roll out from Aug 3

    KUCHING, July 15 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg launched today a free bus service to ferry some 3,000 students from 32 schools in Kuching and Padawan...

  • Covid-19 drives digitalisation of logistics industry to meet demand

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    Covid-19 drives digitalisation of logistics industry to meet demand

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed the logistics industry to re-evaluate and re-strategise their operations towards digitalisation. Malaysia Investment...

  • In Parliament, former finance minister asks govt to reveal current account balance

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    In Parliament, former finance minister asks govt to reveal current account balance

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — The government has been asked to reveal the current account balance which will reveal whether Malaysia is now in a deficit or surplus position after the...

  • Asian Tour restart blow as Taiwan Masters golf cancelled

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    Asian Tour restart blow as Taiwan Masters golf cancelled

    HONG KONG, July 15 — Golf’s Taiwan Masters was cancelled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, casting doubt over the planned September resumption of the Asian Tour...

  • Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia has five new Covid-19 infections, two recoveries today

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    Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia has five new Covid-19 infections, two recoveries today

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Five new Covid-19 infections have been reported in Malaysia today, along with two recoveries. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said...

  • 249 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including 16 in the community and 5 imported cases

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    249 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including 16 in the community and 5 imported cases

    SINGAPORE, July 15 — Singapore confirmed 249 new cases of Covid-19 today, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced in a statement. This takes the total number of Covid-19 cases...

  • Rashford to receive University of Manchester honorary doctorate

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    Rashford to receive University of Manchester honorary doctorate

    LONDON, July 15 — Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is set to become the youngest recipient of an honorary doctorate from The University of Manchester for his campaign...

  • Selangor MB promises distribution of aid to religious, vernacular schools within state by August

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    Selangor MB promises distribution of aid to religious, vernacular schools within state by August

    SHAH ALAM, July 15 — The Selangor government will distribute aid to people’s religious schools as well as Chinese and Tamil national type schools (SJK) by early next...

  • Australia weighs further coronavirus curbs as outbreak grows

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    Australia weighs further coronavirus curbs as outbreak grows

    SYDNEY, July 15 — Australia’s most populous states will impose harsher restrictions on movement if a Covid-19 outbreak is not quickly bought under control, state premiers said...

  • Philippine police deployed as virus cases forced into quarantine

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    Philippine police deployed as virus cases forced into quarantine

    MANILA, July 15 — Philippine police are being deployed to ensure people who test positive for the coronavirus and cannot self-isolate at home are taken to state-run quarantine...

  • Education minister says satisfied with SOP compliance after schools reopen today

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    Education minister says satisfied with SOP compliance after schools reopen today

    TANAH MERAH, July 15 — The Education Ministry is satisfied with the reopening of school sessions in all schools nationwide today with all parties complying with the standard...

  • Ismail Sabri: 52 arrested over RMCO violations including 16 for ignoring social distancing

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    Ismail Sabri: 52 arrested over RMCO violations including 16 for ignoring social distancing

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today said authorities arrested 52 people yesterday for violating the recovery movement...

  • Pahang MB announces RM500 Covid-19 cash aid for civil servants

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    Pahang MB announces RM500 Covid-19 cash aid for civil servants

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — A special one-off aid of RM500 will be paid to some 8,000 civil servants in Pahang to help them cope with the economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic. ...

  • Dense population reason why Selangor recorded highest number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia, says state health committee chairman

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    Dense population reason why Selangor recorded highest number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia, says state health committee chairman

    SHAH ALAM, July 15 ― Selangor’s population density is the reason behind the developed state being among those recording the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the country....

  • Japan's economy to shrink 4.7pc in 2020/21, says central bank

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    Japan's economy to shrink 4.7pc in 2020/21, says central bank

    TOKYO, July 15 ― Japan's economy will contract 4.7 per cent in the year to March 2021, the central bank said today, projecting a recovery the following year but warning deep...

  • Resorts World Sentosa to lay off workers as Covid-19 takes a toll on tourism industry

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    Resorts World Sentosa to lay off workers as Covid-19 takes a toll on tourism industry

    SINGAPORE, July 15 ― Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), which operates casinos, Universal Studios and hotels on Sentosa, said on Wednesday (July 15) that it will be laying off staff...