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Wan Azizah: Don’t take unity and peace for granted.

PANDAN INDAH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail reminded Malaysians not to take the country’s unity and peace for granted, and strive to preserve them. She said the harmony among the various races reflected unity spawned

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UM: No volunteers told to conduct health checks on students from China

KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya yesterday said it did not instruct any of its volunteers to conduct any form of health screening of students from China, who recently returned for the new semester in the wake of COVID-19 infections. In a

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Hisham: Six passengers of cruise ship ‘Westerdam’ test negative for COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR: Six passengers of the cruise ship, MS Westerdam, have tested negative for COVID-19, according to laboratory results received from the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) yesterday.   Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the six passengers comprising four citizens of the

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Americans disembark from virus-hit cruise

SHANGHAI/BEIJING: American passengers were taken off a cruise liner yesterday to fly home after being quarantined for two weeks off Japan, while China said the rate of new coronavirus cases had slowed, calling that proof its steps to fight the

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Coronavirus cases rise again in China’s Hubei province

SHANGHAI: The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China’s Hubei province rose today after two days of falls, as authorities imposed tough new restrictions on movement to prevent the spread of the disease which has now killed more

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DPM: Cruise ships from China not allowed to enter Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: All cruise ships that depart or transit from any ports in China will not be allowed to enter Malaysia for the time being, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said the move was

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Chinese tourist in France becomes first to die in Europe of coronavirus

SHANGHAI/PARIS: An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside mainland China from an epidemic that has shut Chinese factories, curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains. The

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COVID-19: American from cruise ship docked in Cambodia tests positive in Msia

KUALA LUMPUR/SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia: An 83-year-old American passenger from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia after being shunned by other countries has tested positive for the new coronavirus after being tested in Malaysia, health authorities said yesterday. The woman was

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DPM: Don’t fear, come visit Malaysia

Malaysians have been urged to send out a positive message that Malaysia is still a safe place to visit despite being faced with the COVID-19 infection situation. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail it has been

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China sees 2,641 new COVID-19 cases, 143 deaths

SHANGHAI/BEIJING: More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, health officials said today, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days. The total of

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