covid-19

  • Covid-19: Recoveries top new cases, two new deaths

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    Covid-19: Recoveries top new cases, two new deaths

  • Alternatives for Ramadan bazaars in FT: drive-thrus, pack-and-pick, e-hailing deliveries

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    Alternatives for Ramadan bazaars in FT: drive-thrus, pack-and-pick, e-hailing deliveries

  • Malaysian woman’s how-to guide on growing ‘taugeh’ in soda bottles goes viral during MCO

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    Malaysian woman’s how-to guide on growing ‘taugeh’ in soda bottles goes viral during MCO

  • Senior minister: Hotels gazetted as quarantine centres can’t charge more than RM150 per room night

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    Senior minister: Hotels gazetted as quarantine centres can’t charge more than RM150 per room night

  • Ustaz Rafik is on a mission to feed starving refugees during Covid-19 shutdown and he needs help to do so

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    Ustaz Rafik is on a mission to feed starving refugees during Covid-19 shutdown and he needs help to do so

  • Covid-19: 66 cops infected and 1,255 close contacts quarantined

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    Covid-19: 66 cops infected and 1,255 close contacts quarantined

  • Britain’s Johnson enters third day in intensive care

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    Britain’s Johnson enters third day in intensive care

  • No crowds, no Ryder Cup, suggests European captain Harrington

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    No crowds, no Ryder Cup, suggests European captain Harrington

  • Indonesia reports 218 new coronavirus infections, taking total to 2,956

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    Indonesia reports 218 new coronavirus infections, taking total to 2,956

  • Head of EU’s top science body quits over coronavirus response

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    Head of EU’s top science body quits over coronavirus response

  • Selangor’s top Covid-19 hotspot ‘mukim’: Damansara, Kajang, Klang, Hulu Langat, Bukit Raja, PJ

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    Selangor’s top Covid-19 hotspot ‘mukim’: Damansara, Kajang, Klang, Hulu Langat, Bukit Raja, PJ

  • Biometric IDs can be ‘gamechanger’ in coronavirus antibody tests, vaccine

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    Biometric IDs can be ‘gamechanger’ in coronavirus antibody tests, vaccine

  • Minister: Putrajaya distributing face masks to Malaysians

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    Minister: Putrajaya distributing face masks to Malaysians

  • Authorities: Panic buying now under control, food supplies sufficient during MCO

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    Authorities: Panic buying now under control, food supplies sufficient during MCO

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  • Survive-to-restart package — Rais Hussin

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    Survive-to-restart package — Rais Hussin

    APRIL 8 — Following the RM250 billion stimulus package which consists of RM100 billion worth of measures for businesses and RM20 billion for the general economy (both benefiting...

  • Initially jailed for fishing to feed family amid MCO, duo now sentenced to community service

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    Initially jailed for fishing to feed family amid MCO, duo now sentenced to community service

    TAIPING, April 8 — Two labourers who were sentenced to three-month jail by Sungai Siput Magistrate’s Court after they were caught fishing during the movement control order...

  • Miss England returns from charity trips overseas to work as doctor amid Covid-19 crisis

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    Miss England returns from charity trips overseas to work as doctor amid Covid-19 crisis

    PETALING JAYA, April 8 — United Kingdom-based doctor, Bhasha Mukherjee who won the Miss England title in 2019 has returned to work as a National Health Service (NHS) doctor amid...

  • Philippines reports five new deaths, 106 more coronavirus cases

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    Philippines reports five new deaths, 106 more coronavirus cases

    MANILA, April 8 —The Philippines’ health ministry said on Wednesday the coronavirus outbreak has killed five more people, with 106 additional infections. In a bulletin, the...

  • After fears of sending Covid-19 into prisons, MCO violators to get RM1,000 fixed fines instead

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    After fears of sending Covid-19 into prisons, MCO violators to get RM1,000 fixed fines instead

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Movement control order (MCO) violations will invite a fixed RM1,000 fine from now on, Bukit Aman’s Internal Security and Public Order Department...

  • What options are left for businesses and companies? — Leonard Yeoh and Nurul Qarirah

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    What options are left for businesses and companies? — Leonard Yeoh and Nurul Qarirah

    APRIL 8 — The movement control order (MCO) which had been extended until April 14 (and may be extended further) had caused great concerns and difficulties for businesses. Most...

  • With their long-term job prospects in mind, Ismail Sabri advises Malaysians employed in Singapore to stay put

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    With their long-term job prospects in mind, Ismail Sabri advises Malaysians employed in Singapore to stay put

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Malaysian citizens who are currently working in Singapore are advised to remain in the republic during the movement control order (MCO) period, Defence...

  • Social media personality Arwind Kumar skips meals, uses personal savings to help families affected by MCO

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    Social media personality Arwind Kumar skips meals, uses personal savings to help families affected by MCO

    PETALING JAYA, April 8 ― YouTube star and comedian Arwind Kumar began dipping into his savings to help families struggling to pay rent and buy basic necessities during the...

  • Fear of the unknown: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge

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    Fear of the unknown: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge

    MELBOURNE, April 8 — When Olympic swimming champion Kyle Chalmers completed what he knew would be his final training session before the coronavirus shutdown, his overwhelming...

  • Ismail Sabri: Covid-19 fund collection at RM22.6m as of yesterday

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    Ismail Sabri: Covid-19 fund collection at RM22.6m as of yesterday

    PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — The Covid-19 Fund has collected RM22.66 million in cash donations as of yesterday, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri...

  • Hong Kong to offer HK$100b Covid-19 relief package, says report

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    Hong Kong to offer HK$100b Covid-19 relief package, says report

    HONG KONG, April 8 ― Hong Kong government will offer a relief package worth more than HK$100 billion (RM56 billion) to help workers and businesses struggling with Covid-19...

  • Trains full on first day of Japan's coronavirus emergency, but some shops shut

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    Trains full on first day of Japan's coronavirus emergency, but some shops shut

    TOKYO, April 8 — Commuters heading to work packed into trains in the Japanese capital today, the first day of a state of emergency aimed at containing the coronavirus outbreak,...

  • Serena’s coach says ‘revolting’ that players can’t make a living

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    Serena’s coach says ‘revolting’ that players can’t make a living

    MUMBAI, April 8 — Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou has called on tennis governing bodies to come together and devise a way of helping lower level professionals...

  • Foreign embassies responsible for welfare of foreigners residing in Masjid India buildings under EMCO, says minister

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    Foreign embassies responsible for welfare of foreigners residing in Masjid India buildings under EMCO, says minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob clarified today that the respective foreign embassies are responsible for the welfare of foreigners...

  • Korean Air puts 70pc of staff on leave

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    Korean Air puts 70pc of staff on leave

    SEOUL, April 8 ― South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air will put 70 per cent of its 19,000 staff on furlough, it said, as it scrambles to cope with the coronavirus pandemic that...

  • Kelantan latest to scrap Ramadan bazaars

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    Kelantan latest to scrap Ramadan bazaars

    KOTA BARU, April 8 — No Ramadan bazaar will be held in Kelantan this year in line with efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19, announced Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob today....

  • Pakatan calls for easing of MCO in green zones to boost local economies

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    Pakatan calls for easing of MCO in green zones to boost local economies

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) secretarial council has asked the government to consider loosening the movement control order (MCO) against the Covid-19...

  • Minister: Govt in process of distributing 24.2 million face masks to Malaysians

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    Minister: Govt in process of distributing 24.2 million face masks to Malaysians

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Putrajaya is currently in the process of distributing free face masks to Malaysians nationwide, Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said....

  • UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling Covid-19

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    UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling Covid-19

    LONDON, April 8 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition after receiving oxygen support for Covid-19...

  • Thailand reports 111 new coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths

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    Thailand reports 111 new coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths

    BANGKOK, April 8 — Thailand today reported 111 new coronavirus cases and three more deaths. The dead included a 48-year-old Russian, a 69-year-old Indian and a 69-year-old U.S....

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    Rakuten Trade activates 11,000 new accounts during MCO

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 ― Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd has recorded a 100 per cent surge in month-on-month new accounts activation to more than 11,000 new accounts in March despite the...