China reports fall in coronavirus cases, but infections rising elsewhere

SHANGHAI/BEIJING: China reported a decrease in the number of new deaths and new cases of the coronavirus today, while its central bank predicted a limited short-term economic impact and said the country was confident in winning the fight against the

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Ezam welcomes Dr M quitting after Apec, lauds Pakatan’s firm decision

PUCHONG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Movement today welcomed Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s decision to step down after the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting. In a statement today, the NGOs chairman Mohamad Ezam Mohd Nor also lauded the Pakatan

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Local NGO: Address Indian community’s plight now, Pakatan

PUCHONG: A local NGO championing the rights of minorities urged the government to fulfill its pledge made to the Indian community as soon as possible. Speaking after delivering a memorandum to the Pakatan Harapan leadership yesterday, Minority Media Organisation (Mime)

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2020 Census: Strategic cooperation between EC, DOSM

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Election Commission (EC) is embarking on a strategic cooperation with the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) in carrying out the Malaysian Population and Housing Census 2020 (Census 2020) to begin on July 7. EC chairman Datuk

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EPF declares dividend of 5.45% for 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) delivered a solid performance for 2019 in terms of both its operational and financial results, allowing it to declare a dividend of 5.45% with a payout amounting to RM41.68 billion for Simpanan Konvensional.

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Woman slashed to death by brother

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman was slashed to death over an apparent disagreement over the ownership of a house, at about 6.30pm yesterday in Jinjang Utara here. She is believed to have been killed by her younger brother, said Sentul district

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No compromise on Thai vehicles flouting local laws – Perlis JPJ director

PADANG BESAR: There will be no compromise on Thai vehicles that enter and leave the country but fail to heed Malaysian road transport laws and regulations, stressed Perlis Road Transport Department (JPJ) director Fatimah Mohamed Ali Piah. She said Perlis

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DPM: Power transition issue settled, let’s move on

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will focus on addressing problems and issues facing the country, especially the impact of the COVID-19 infection on the economy, rather than on the power transition, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She

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Dr M: I will retire on my own terms

.PUTRAJAYA: The Pakatan Harapan leadership had decided not to set a fixed date for the power transition plan between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Instead, the ruling coalition allowed Mahathir to decide

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