MCO: Eight roads to be closed, more roadblocks expected in Kajang

KUALA LUMPUR: Kajang will see eight road closures and more roadblocks beginning tomorrow, district police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussoff said. He said the closures would involve the road heading towards Kajang town as this was to limit people’s

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Online gambling, cigarette smuggling activities increases during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: Online gambling activities have been on the rise during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said. Without revealing details of arrests, he said the syndicates targeted people who were confined

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From filmmaker to medicine courier: volunteers helped Wuhan’s virus fight

WUHAN, China: While most people in the Chinese city of Wuhan were hunkered down in their homes at the height of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, Lin Wenhua was out on the empty streets in his car, driving toward the next

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Japan set to announce coronavirus emergency, finalise near $1 trillion stimulus

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to announce a state of emergency on Tuesday for the capital Tokyo and six other prefectures to stem a worrying rise in coronavirus infections in major population centres. The government is also

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Dolphin carcass found washed ashore in Kuala Kurau beach

IPOH: The carcass of a dolphin believed to be of the Bottlenose species was found washed ashore at the Ban Pecah beach, Kuala Kurau, about 110KM from here, yesterday. Kuala Kurau Fisheries Department head Nazri Mohd Noh said four personnel

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PDRM: Foreigners trying to return home quietly through jetties

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have revealed that there are foreigners trying to quietly return to their home countries through jetties in this country’s borders. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said police would tighten the

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68 individuals charged in several states for violating MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: Day-20 of the Movement Control Order (MCO) saw 68 individuals charged in court in several states for violating the order including gathering to buy nasi lemak, playing games and showing obscene gestures to police. The charges against them

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New York Governor says coronavirus crisis may have hit plateau

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo noted on Monday that hospitalizations of coronavirus patients are down and the rate of rise in deaths has leveled off in the hardest-hit state, suggesting the crisis may be plateauing, but he warned against complacency

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6,749 Malaysians’ stranded in 51 countries returned home

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 6,749 Malaysians who were stranded in 51 countries, have returned home as at 6pm today, Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar said. He said the costs incurred in bringing the Malaysians home were either borne

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UK on lockdown as Boris Johnson in ICU

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit at a London hospital on Monday after his symptoms of COVID-19 infection worsened. Below are some immediate comments from health experts: * James Gill, a general practitioner

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