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Malaysia Airlines enforces the use of face masks on passengers

KUALA LUMPUR: All Malaysia Airlines passengers are now required to bring and wear their own protective masks effective April 23, 2020, at touch-points such as check-in, boarding, in the aircraft cabin, disembarkation and collection of baggage on arrival to mitigate

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Lim: “Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes”, to save Malaysia

Three weeks ago, I called on the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to immediately adopt a new government motto “Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes” to save people’s lives, jobs and livelihoods in the unprecedented invisible war against

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Quarantined twitter user in PJ Hilton slammed for insensitive remarks

PUCHONG: Twitter user Aisy Rumaisha was heavily trolled by Twiterratis for making insensitive remarks about the coronavirus quarantine centre in AKEPT in which she said “it looks like a prison, are you sure this place is fully sanitized for Malaysian

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Dr M: US should ‘think twice’ before returning 1MDB funds to M’sia

The United States should “think twice” before giving Malaysia back the money recovered from an anti-kleptocracy probe into state fund 1MDB, former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday, as the party accused of graft in the 1MDB case was

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Two Malaysians arrested in separate drug ops in Singapore

SINGAPORE:A 23-year-old male Malaysian driver was arrested as 2898gram of cannabis and 125gram of ‘ice’ or crystal methamphetamine were seized from an arriving Malaysia-registered car at Tuas Checkpoint on Feb 6. In its website today, Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

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Malaysia ensures Singapore panic buying doesn’t spread to Johor

PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has been conducting surveillance in Johor since Saturday to ensure there is no panic buying of essential food or household items by Singaporeans in the state. The ministry in a statement yesterday

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Strong quake hits Java, Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: A strong earthquake , with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale hit Java, Indonesia, at  2.12 am Thursday (Feb 6). According to a statement by the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the quake occurred 125 kilometres (km) north of  Surabaya

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Malaysia more proactive in containing coronavirus infections compared to SARS in 2002

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been more prepared and proactive, and has also acted faster in containing the novel coronavirus compared to previous times when faced with dangerous infections such as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), the Nipah virus and Ebola.

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🚨 Rising coronavirus deaths a cause of alarm for all, including Malaysia

PUCHONG: China said that the number of those affected by the coronavirus increased from 2,887 to 4,515, an increase of 56% in a single day! Deaths increased by 29% to 106. This is just the beginning. The numbers are expected

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