Tengku Hassanal donates six months allowance to COVID-19 Fund

KUANTAN: The Regent of Pahang, Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, is contributing six months of his royal allowance, beginning this month, to the state COVID-19 Fund. Comptroller of the Royal Household for the Sultan

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India and Pakistan crack down on Muslim group emerging as COVID-19 cluster

NEW DELHI/LAHORE, Pakistan: India and Pakistan sealed off centers belonging to a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and began investigating how many coronavirus cases were linked to its activities. Tablighi Jamaat is a Deobandi Sunni Muslim missionary movement that preaches

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With Japan on brink of coronavirus emergency, Tokyo could keep schools closed until May

TOKYO: Japan remains on the brink of a state of emergency as the rate of new coronavirus cases accelerates across the country, its top government spokesman said on Wednesday, amid reports the capital may order public schools to stay closed

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Khairy: Broader scientific approach needed to prepare for next pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has called for a broader scientific approach to get the world ready to face the next pandemic which will go beyond the medical sciences. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, pointed out that the scientific approach

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Movement control order: Astro TV viewership increases 43%

KUALA LUMPUR: Astro’s TV viewership increased by 43% while daily time spent viewing rose 30% since the start of the Movement Control Order (MCO). The pay TV provider said, with the complimentary viewing of all movie channels for all its

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Hisham: Health Ministry to issue guidelines

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry (MOH) will issue guidelines and advice on the right way to carry out decontamination process, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah He said the ministry would liaise with the Housing and Local Government Ministry,

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Saravanan: Six months levy exemption for more than 30,000 employers

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 30,000 employers registered with the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) will be given a six-month levy exemption from April to September. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan in a statement yesterday said, the initiative was

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Food, medicine supply industry allowed to continue operations

PUTRAJAYA: Manufacturers and wholesalers, as well as logistics, grocery and e-commerce companies, which were permitted by the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry to operate when the Movement Control Order (MCO) was first imposed, are allowed to continue with operations

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HTAR denies seeking contributions in food supplies

KUALA LUMPUR: The Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital (HTAR) today, denied a claim that it is seeking contributions in food supplies for volunteers at the hospital nursery. HTAR director Datin Paduka Dr Hasni Hanapi, in a statement on the hospital’s Facebook

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GAC MOTOR Responds to COVID-19 Epidemic with Prevention, Protection and Aid

GUANGZHOU, China, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, GAC MOTOR has introduced various preventative measures to protect its customers and employees, while working with partners from all regions to assist in the global effort against

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