More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China

SHANGHAI: More than 2,000 people globally have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China, where 56 people have died from the disease, according to figures released on Sunday. President Xi Jinping said during a

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Muslim convert celebrates CNY with family every year

GEORGE TOWN: Being a Muslim does not stop independent preacher, Ben Ooi Chooi Beng, 38, from celebrating Chinese New Year with his family members in a joyous atmosphere much like before he embraced Islam three years ago. Ben, as he

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Young lovers detained for concealing birth, dumping baby in river

IPOH: A pair of young lovers were arrested by the police today for concealing the birth of a baby and then disposing its body into Sungai Perak near the Perak Water Board pump house in Teluk Kepayang, Bota early today

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Wuhan virus : Singapore confirms fourth imported case

SINGAPORE: Singapore has confirmed the fourth imported case of Wuhan coronavirus infection in the republic. In a statement issued past mid-night, Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) said the fourth confirmed case is a 36 year-old male Chinese national from Wuhan

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Three killed, two seriously injured in LPT motorcycle crash

KUANTAN: Three men were killed after their motorcycles collided at KM 201 of the East Coast Highway (LPT) westbound here, while they were believed to be riding in a convoy last night. Pahang Traffic Investigations and Enforcement Department chief Supt

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Melaka’s iconic red clock tower continues to draw tourists

MELAKA: The 134-year-old iconic red clock tower, located at Dutch Square in Stadthuys here, is one of the main tourist draws. The chief guard of the clock tower, Fadlina Mohni, 43, said as early as 8 am, local and foreign

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