Singaporeans set to decide on new government in the face of Covid-19

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans begin to cast their votes for the 2020 General Election as 1,100 polling stations open throughout the republic at 8am today. The 18th General Election for Singapore and the 13th since independence in 1965 are being held in a

Read More

UNICEF: Yemeni children face malnourishment amid aid shortage, coronavirus

DUBAI: The number of malnourished children in Yemen could rise to 2.4 million by the end of the year due to a big shortfall in humanitarian funding, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday. A UNICEF report warned

Read More

Mainland China reports 13 new coronavirus cases, including 11 in Beijing

BEIJING: China’s health authority on Friday reported 13 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 25, down from 19 a day earlier. Of the new infections, 11 were in Beijing, the National Health Commission said in a statement, down

Read More

India: China amassed troops along border in violation of agreements

NEW DELHI: China has deployed large numbers of troops and weapons along a disputed Himalayan border in violation of bilateral agreements, India’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, accusing Beijing of escalating tensions and triggering a deadly clash last week. “At

Read More

Tying the knot: New normal for non-Muslim couples

KUALA LUMPUR: Non-Muslim couples can now breathe a sigh of relief as the government has allowed them to tie the knot during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO). What is interesting is that not only they will embark on a

Read More

Young Nigerian Girl allegedly raped, to be arraign in court for visa

Kuala Lumpur – A young Nigerian girl by name Nicole was allegedly raped by some Chinese guys, and she is to be arraign in court for not having visa by trying to cover up the rape meted on her.  The

Read More

Stranded Cambodians home on special flight: 212 return from locked-down Malaysia

A TOTAL of 219 passengers, 212 of whom were Cambodians, arrived in the Kingdom yesterday following a direct repatriation flight from Malaysia by Malaysia Airlines. The same flight also flew 159 Malaysians back to their country the same day. Mouk Heat,

Read More

Global COVID-19 Cases Top 8 Mln — Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK: Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 8 million on Monday, reaching 8,003,021 as of 6.43 pm (2243 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Xinhua news agency reported that

Read More

Jawi to hold special prayers for Palestine

KUALA LUMPUR: Special prayers (solat hajat), prayers of supplication seeking safety (doa selamat) and for protection from harm (Qunut Nazilah) will be be performed in selected mosques and surau in the green zones across the Federal Territories after Maghrib prayers beginning

Read More

AirAsia Indonesia to resume flights this month amid relaxation of restrictions

JAKARTA: AirAsia Indonesia will resume flights on June 19 as the country has gradually relaxed rules on the large-scale social restrictions, the airline said on Sunday, according to Xinhua News Agency. President Director of AirAsia Indonesia Veranita Yosephine Sinaga said

Read More