MMC’s drones used in the battle against the new coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING, Feb. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The beginning of 2020 is special to most Chinese – with a sudden coronavirus outbreak firstly occurred in Wuhan, China, all cities joined to fight with efforts. Shenzhen MicroMultiCopter (MMC) quickly launched the UAV

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Fear mongering, fake news are more detrimental to health, economy

KUALA LUMPUR: The act of spreading misinformation and half-truths is nothing new; it has gone on for generations in the form of tea-time talks and gossips, with the cost being mostly broken relationships rather than any damage to the pocketbook or economy. But times have changed.

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Water supply to Ampang restored 95.3 per cent

KUALA LUMPUR: Water supply to the Ampang district has been restored up to 95.3 per cent as of 7 a.m. today. According to a statement from Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor), water supply in only three areas, namely Kampung

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Man dies from electric shock while fishing

KLUANG: A local man was found dead, believed to be due to an electric shock, while fishing at Sungai Kampung Palembang here yesterday. Kluang District Police Chief ACP Mohd Abduh Ismail said passersby found the body of R G Rajandran, 31,

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Seven more confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed seven new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus infection in the republic, bringing the total to 40. Of these, five are linked to previously announced cases, said MOH in its latest update. “Among the new

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Thaipusam, Chap Goh Mei celebrations in Penang successful

GEORGE TOWN: Two major festivals held in Penang yesterday went smoothly amid the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.  He said both major celebrations, Thaipusam and the Chap Goh Mei celebration in conjunction with Chinese New Year, drew hundreds of thousands

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Thailand-shooting : Rogue Thai soldier goes on shooting spree, at least 20 killed

BANGKOK: At least 20  people were killed as a soldier went on a shooting rampage in Nakhon Ratchasima (also known as Korat) in north-eastern Thailand today.   Defence Ministry spokesman Kongcheep Tantravanich said they included three soldiers.  “It is unclear how many police personnel are killed

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