France’s coronavirus death toll rises to 13,832

PARIS : France’s death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak rose to nearly 14,000 on Saturday, but the number of patients in intensive care fell for the third day in a row, raising hopes that a nationwide lockdown is curbing

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Cops record Kuantan MP’s statement over Facebook posting

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have recorded the statement of Kuantan member of parliament Fuziah Salleh (pix) last Friday in connection with a social media posting which allegedly claimed that the Sultan Iskandar Building (BSI) in Johor Baru turned chaotic after large crowds of Malaysians

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AirAsia founders not taking salary; staff accept up to 75% pay cut

KUALA LUMPUR: The founders of Malaysia’s AirAsia Group Bhd will not take salaries and its staff has agreed to an as much as 75% cut in pay due to the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on the airline, its chief

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No truth in Shah Alam’s Section 6 being under Lockdown – S’gor MB

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government has denied that Section 6 here has been placed under lockdown as alleged in several social media pages since last night.  Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said the roadblock mounted at the entrance of Section 6

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COVID-19 : ‘Mask Go Where’ , ‘Flu Go Where’ Help To “Locate” Masks, Clinics In S’pore

SINGAPORE: Two websites – ‘Mask Go Where’ and ‘Flu Go Where’ – have been created here in assisting residents in the midst of lessening COVID-19 spread. Today is the last day for the collection of reusable masks in the second mask collection exercise

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KPT offers post COVID-19 research grants

PUTRAJAYA: Lecturers at public universities and private institutions of higher learning are invited to bid for the Higher Education Ministry’s (KPT) special grants to conduct research on critical areas that are in close association with the community in dealing with the

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COVID-19: 22 ATM personnel, family members in Sabah under quarantine

LAHAD DATU: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) has confirmed that 22 of its personnel in Sabah and their family members have been quarantined for 14 days after suspected of being exposed to COVID-19. General Officer Commanding of the 5th Division Infantry, Major General Datuk

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India decides to extend nationwide coronavirus lockdown

NEW DELHI : Shortages of protective health gear in India are forcing some doctors to use raincoats and motorbike helmets while fighting the coronavirus, exposing the weak state of the public health system ahead of an anticipated surge in COVID-19

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COVID-19: No new red zone

KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty districts are still categorised as red zone COVID-19 areas as at noon yesterday, with Lembah Pantai recording the highest number of positive cases, according to the Health Ministry’s (MOH)  Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC). Based on

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Covid-19: List of fake news on social media as of 9am, April 12 – KKMM

The following is the morning update from the Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) Quick Response Team on countering fake news on Covid-19 on social media. 1. The Malaysian Golf Association denies claims that the government has allowed reopening of golf

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