17 COVID-19 cases reported at major Seoul hospital

SEOUL: Seventeen people, including hospital employees and patients, have tested positive for the new coronavirus at one of the biggest general hospitals in Seoul as of Thursday, Yonhap news agency reported. An outside worker, associated with the nutrition team of

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Penang clown struggles for survival amid pandemic

GEORGE TOWN: Clad in clown suit, Yusmanizam Hasan, 34, entertains the public at Penang Chowrasta market here, during one of his stops while selling his homemade “air serbat” for income. Yusmanizam,  also known as “Yuyu the Clown”, said that his full-time job

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Contractor, driver die in Pekan road crash

KUANTAN: A contractor and his driver died after a car skidded and hit the sports utility vehicle (SUV) they were travelling in at Kilometer 67 Jalan Kuantan-Segamat in Pekan near here, last night. Pekan district police chief Supt Mohd Razli Mohd

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Woman killed in early morning Air Itam house fire

GEORGE TOWN: A woman died in a fire which gutted two double storey terrace houses in Taman Lintang, Air Itam here, early this morning. Paya Terubong Fire and Rescue Station chief Muzamer Mohd Salleh said the charred remains of Choo Hooi Hong,

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IATA: Govts, industry stakeholders must prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments and industry stakeholders to have a comprehensive plan to ensure that they are fully prepared when COVID-19 vaccines are approved and available for distribution. The association also warned of potentially severe capacity constraints in

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MACC: Misappropriation of funds from disabled group

IPOH: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a 61- year-old man to assist investigations into allegations of misappropriation of funds of over RM500,000. Perak MACC director Datuk Mohd Fauzi Mohamad said the man who is chairman of an association

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Cops bust KTM motorcycle theft syndicate

SERDANG: Police arrested eight individuals, including an Indonesian woman believed to have been involved in a KTM motorcycle theft syndicate estimated to be worth RM100,000 in three states, last Friday. Without divulging further details on the detention of the suspects,

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Shafie to establish mission school, education hub in Keningau

KENINGAU: The Warisan Plus coalition will look into the establishment of a mission school and education hub here in Keningau should they return to power after the state election, said caretaker Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal (pix). Speaking during

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Unemployed man charged with friend’s murder

SUNGAI SIPUT: An unemployed man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with the murder of a friend. However, no plea was recorded from Mohd Rozaimy Amer, 30, who nodded after the charge was read out to him before

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Silk Road Maritime International Cooperation Forum 2020 opens in Xiamen, China

BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Silk Road Maritime International Cooperation Forum 2020 kicked off on Tuesday in Xiamen, a coastal city of Fujian Province, China. Photo taken on September 8 shows the interior scene of the Silk Road

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