covid-19

  • Lufthansa warns of forced layoffs on Covid-19 turbulences

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    Lufthansa warns of forced layoffs on Covid-19 turbulences

  • CM: Melaka received 18,000 hotel bookings since RMCO started

    59 minutes ago

    CM: Melaka received 18,000 hotel bookings since RMCO started

  • Covid-19: 13 eateries in Seberang Perai ordered closed for violating SOP

    2 hours ago

    Covid-19: 13 eateries in Seberang Perai ordered closed for violating SOP

  • Resorts World Sentosa retrenchments affected mostly foreigners, says Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower

    3 hours ago

    Resorts World Sentosa retrenchments affected mostly foreigners, says Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower

  • Dr Noor Hisham: Sivagangga Covid-19 cluster possibly involves super-spreader virus strain from Egypt, Pakistan

    3 hours ago

    Dr Noor Hisham: Sivagangga Covid-19 cluster possibly involves super-spreader virus strain from Egypt, Pakistan

  • Minister: Domestic Trade Ministry to set ceiling price for children’s masks if necessary

    4 hours ago

    Minister: Domestic Trade Ministry to set ceiling price for children’s masks if necessary

  • Covid-19: Malaysia records 15 new cases, six of them linked to Sivagangga cluster

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    Covid-19: Malaysia records 15 new cases, six of them linked to Sivagangga cluster

  • Going, going, gone: Musicians turn to benefit auctions to raise funds for Covid-19 relief (VIDEO)

    5 hours ago

    Going, going, gone: Musicians turn to benefit auctions to raise funds for Covid-19 relief (VIDEO)

  • Malaysians entering Sarawak from any town, city in state no longer need to be quarantined at quarantine centres, says SDMC

    5 hours ago

    Malaysians entering Sarawak from any town, city in state no longer need to be quarantined at quarantine centres, says SDMC

  • RM62m allocated to help farmers affected by Covid-19, says minister

    5 hours ago

    RM62m allocated to help farmers affected by Covid-19, says minister

  • BoE sees less severe UK downturn, leaves rate on hold

    6 hours ago

    BoE sees less severe UK downturn, leaves rate on hold

  • Ismail Sabri: Domestic Trade Ministry to monitor availability of basic necessities in four ‘mukim’ in Kedah under EMCO

    7 hours ago

    Ismail Sabri: Domestic Trade Ministry to monitor availability of basic necessities in four ‘mukim’ in Kedah under EMCO

  • Covid-19: Kind Sabahan teacher gives free masks to students who reused dirty ones to save money

    7 hours ago

    Covid-19: Kind Sabahan teacher gives free masks to students who reused dirty ones to save money

  • Don't politicise poverty line income, Klang MP tells Putrajaya

    7 hours ago

    Don't politicise poverty line income, Klang MP tells Putrajaya

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  • Covid-19: Sabah tightens SOP as cases increase

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    Covid-19: Sabah tightens SOP as cases increase

    KOTA KINABALU, Aug 6 ― Sabah has decided to tighten standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the recovery movement control order (RMCO) to control the spread of Covid-19...

  • Human trials of virus vaccine set to begin in Indonesia

    8 hours ago

    Human trials of virus vaccine set to begin in Indonesia

    BANDUNG, Aug 6 — Human trials on a potential coronavirus vaccine are due to start in Indonesia next week as part of a collaboration between state-owned pharmaceutical company...

  • Ismail Sabri: 121 arrested for RMCO violations, including three for breaching home quarantine

    8 hours ago

    Ismail Sabri: 121 arrested for RMCO violations, including three for breaching home quarantine

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The police arrested 121 people for breaching recovery movement control order (RMCO) rules yesterday, said Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob....

  • Canadian pastor jailed in Myanmar for defying Covid-19 ban

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    Canadian pastor jailed in Myanmar for defying Covid-19 ban

    YANGON, Aug 6 — A Canadian preacher who claimed Christians were safe from coronavirus was today jailed for three months in Myanmar after he and dozens of his followers became...

  • Australia's Melbourne enters strict new virus lockdown

    10 hours ago

    Australia's Melbourne enters strict new virus lockdown

    SYDNEY, Aug 6 — Australia's second-biggest city of Melbourne began the first day of a six-week total lockdown today with the closure of most shops and businesses raising new...

  • Poll: Firms grappling with shift in buying behaviour caused by Covid-19

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    Poll: Firms grappling with shift in buying behaviour caused by Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in considerable change to consumer behaviour patterns and how businesses respond to them, a new poll showed....

  • Singapore monitoring spate of suicides among migrant workers

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    Singapore monitoring spate of suicides among migrant workers

    SINGAPORE, Aug 6 — Singapore is monitoring a recent spate of suicides and attempted suicides involving migrants which have heightened concerns over the mental health of...

  • Former deputy health minister tells Putrajaya to be crystal clear on face mask ruling

    11 hours ago

    Former deputy health minister tells Putrajaya to be crystal clear on face mask ruling

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The government must remove any room to interpret its decision to mandate face masks in public spaces to prevent potential abuse and corruption, said former...

  • Europe fears second virus wave as Trump takes heat for 'misinformation'

    11 hours ago

    Europe fears second virus wave as Trump takes heat for 'misinformation'

    WASHINGTON, Aug 6 — While Europe tightened virus restrictions to face the threat of a second wave of Covid-19, US President Donald Trump yesterday found himself in the...

  • Health minister: Rate of Covid-19 positive cases in Sivagangga cluster at 1.46pc

    11 hours ago

    Health minister: Rate of Covid-19 positive cases in Sivagangga cluster at 1.46pc

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The rate of Covid-19 positive cases involving the Sivagangga PUI (patients under investigation) Cluster in Kedah stands at...

  • Survey: Firms most concerned about cash flow, lower demand

    11 hours ago

    Survey: Firms most concerned about cash flow, lower demand

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has left many businesses worried about their cash flow and drop in sales, a recent survey has indicated. The survey by the...

  • Penang tightens Covid-19 rules for six sectors

    11 hours ago

    Penang tightens Covid-19 rules for six sectors

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 6 — The Penang state government has introduced standard operating procedures for six sectors that were more stringent than those imposed federally. Local...

  • ACCCIM poll: Firms see slow but gradual recovery by 2021

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    ACCCIM poll: Firms see slow but gradual recovery by 2021

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — Nearly half of firms polled in a recent survey over business and economic conditions expect a slow recovery by next year. The survey by the Associated...

  • Saifuddin: PM to launch campaign on ‘new normal’ to keep Malaysians on their toes amid Covid-19

    11 hours ago

    Saifuddin: PM to launch campaign on ‘new normal’ to keep Malaysians on their toes amid Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The Communications and Multimedia Ministry, towards making self-control a practice in the society as part of efforts to break the chain of the Covid-19...

  • Tesco, Astro extends helping hand to entrepreneurs affected by Covid-19

    12 hours ago

    Tesco, Astro extends helping hand to entrepreneurs affected by Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Astro are joining hands to empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs) reeling from the effects of Covid-19 pandemic....

  • Looking for reusable face masks? These Malaysian brands help B40 women, refugees make a living

    13 hours ago

    Looking for reusable face masks? These Malaysian brands help B40 women, refugees make a living

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 5 — Face masks have become an essential now that wearing one is mandatory in crowded public spaces and public transport in Malaysia. In light of the new...

  • Focus on promoting digital inclusion to speed up recovery — Jamari Mohtar and Afifah Suhaimi

    14 hours ago

    Focus on promoting digital inclusion to speed up recovery — Jamari Mohtar and Afifah Suhaimi

    AUGUST 6 — Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Malaysian economy is really doing well with a spate of good news these past few days. First on the list is Malaysia’s...

  • US job market recovery appears to be slowing, services sector powering ahead

    15 hours ago

    US job market recovery appears to be slowing, services sector powering ahead

    WASHINGTON, Aug 6 — US private employers hired far fewer workers than expected in July as companies exhausted loans to help with wages and new Covid-19 infections flared up...

  • Wonderful world of Disney earnings surprise boosts Wall Street

    15 hours ago

    Wonderful world of Disney earnings surprise boosts Wall Street

    NEW YORK, Aug 6 — US stocks climbed yesterday on the heels of a surprise quarterly profit from Disney and as investors stayed optimistic that a deal was near for a US...

  • Dewan Rakyat to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in Kedah, Sarawak today

    16 hours ago

    Dewan Rakyat to discuss Covid-19 outbreak in Kedah, Sarawak today

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The Parliament sitting,  which enters its 15th day today, is expected to focus on measures by the government to prevent a new wave of Covid-19 in...

  • Fauci expects tens of millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses at start of 2021

    16 hours ago

    Fauci expects tens of millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses at start of 2021

    WASHINGTON, Aug 6 — Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines in the early part of next year, Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases...