COVID-19: Ten news cases in Malaysia, total now at 93

PETALING JAYA: There are 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Malaysia, bringing the total to 93. In a statement by the Health Ministry, all 10 cases are linked to Patient-33, a 58-year old male, who travelled to Kuching for a

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Mom’s Village: Using business to empower women

PUCHONG: There is no limit to what we, as women can accomplish, said former First Lady Michelle Obama. With that in mind, Mom’s Village Malaysia founder Vatsala Nair Manoharan set up her organisation to train women to become financially independent

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‘We need more women at Parliament, state assemblies’

PETALING JAYA: We need more women in Parliament to address the gender imbalance at the administrative level, said Bukit Lanjan state assemblyperson Elizabeth Wong. “Although, we had a woman Deputy Prime Minister, we still need more female politicians in Parliament

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Coronavirus infects over 100k worldwide, 21 cases found San Francisco ship

LONDON/LOS ANGELES: Twenty-one people aboard a cruise ship that was barred from docking in San Francisco have tested positive for coronavirus, US officials said yesterday, adding to the more than 100,000 cases of the fast-spreading illness across the world. US

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Italy coronavirus deaths near 200 after biggest daily jump, global toll 3,455

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen by 49 to 197, the Civil Protection Agency said yesterday, the largest daily increase in fatalities since the contagion was uncovered two weeks ago. Italy is currently reporting

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Saudi Arabia detains two senior royals, including King’s brother

Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the Saudi royal family – Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, who is the younger brother of King Salman, and Mohammed bin Nayef, who is the king’s nephew, two sources with knowledge of the

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Why is the MH17 trial in the Netherlands?

The first hearing in the criminal trial of four men accused of murder for their roles in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine is due to start in the Netherlands on Monday: What happened? MH17 was

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Abang Johari denies meeting PM over Cabinet posts

Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chairman Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg yesterday denied that he met new Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on Thursday to discuss matters related to the formation of the federal Cabinet. Johari, who is also the

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SMEs urged to be strong to weather economic challenges

KUALA LUMPUR: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to be strong to withstand all the onslaughts and challenges coming their way, said The BrandLaureate world president Dr KK Johan. He said the SMEs, which are the country’s economic backbone, had

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Mother arrested for alleged abuse of teenage daughter

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman was arrested after she was believed to have abused her 17-year-old daughter at Taman Pandan Mewah, Ampang. Ampang Jaya district police chief ACP Noor Azmi Yusoff said he received a report on the incident on Wednesday

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