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Welcome back to school! Please follow the SOP

KUALA LUMPUR: Secondary schools across the country finally reopen their doors today for students sitting for public examinations this year after almost three months of closure due to Covid-19. The reopening of the schools is important, especially for the fifth and

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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,

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Proposed Economic Recovery Plan needs to aid micro, small business

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan needs to pay more attention to micro and small enterprises as they are the groups most affected by Covid-19 that is harming the national and global economies. Former executive director of the Malaysian

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Good news but the war against Covid-19 is not over

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded the lowest number of new positive Covid-19 cases yesterday, with only 15, since the Movement Control Order (MCO) was imposed on March 18. Interestingly, this number of new cases was a drastic drop from the 187 positive

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Chinese minister says Australia regularly launches trade cases

SYDNEY: China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said China’s anti-dumping investigation into Australian barley that imposed tariffs of 80.5 per cent had complied with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. Zhong has declined requests to speak to Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham

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KKMM looking into proposal to help media industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) is looking into the proposal on the commercial and legal aid to help the media industry affected by Covid-19. Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said he has taken note of some of

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Muhyiddin appreciates contributions of youths during COVID-19 pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today expressed his appreciation for youths of various races who have helped the community throughout the country in handling the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of them, he said, were involved as frontline personnel

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COVID-19 : Apparatus calibration issue leads to 33 false positives in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A total of 33 cases previously tested positive for COVID-19 by a laboratory in the republic was actually found to be false positive due to an apparatus calibration issue for one of the test kits. “Subsequent retesting at the National Public Health Laboratory confirmed that

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Do not be complacent with CMCO, COVID-19 is still with us

KUALA LUMPUR: The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) which begins on Monday as announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin yesterday is good news to Malaysians who have been confined to their homes for almost two months. The permission given to

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MCO Phase 4: Recovery phase demands whole-hearted commitment from govt, people

KUALA LUMPUR: The Movement Control Order has now entered its fourth phase, with the country now in the stage of recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak. The pro-active and aggressive steps of the government in curbing the spread of the disease have

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