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Viral: Internet slams Health Minister’s ‘warm water method’ to kill coronavirus

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba’s advice to Malaysians to drink warm water to “flush” virus down to the stomach, where digestive acids will kill any virus, ridiculed across the social media. The Health Minister appeared on a telecast

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Woman licks plane toilet seat for ‘coronavirus challenge’

NEW YORK: A TikTok user invites public outrage after uploading a coronavirus challenge video on the platform. The Daily Star reports Ava Louise, 22, shared a video of her licking a toilet bowl with coronavirus challenge captions. The video is

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Covid-19: Order on ‘lockdown’ today is fake news

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no ‘lockdown’ order in Malaysia today due to Covid-19 as has been trending on the social media today. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said on his official Facebook account that the infographic on a ‘lockdown’ in

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27 PKR members sacked, quit party so far

KUALA LUMPUR: To date, 27 PKR members have either been sacked from the party or quit it following the recent political issues which led to a change in government. PKR chief organising secretary Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said they included the

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MCMC to closely monitor fake news on social media

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will continue to monitor the dissemination of fake information on social media sites following the current developments in the country. In a statement today, the MCMC reminded the public not to disseminate unverified information which touches

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Social Media Posts Spread Bogus Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory

Following the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus in Wuhan, China in December 2019, and the announcement of the first American case on Jan. 21, several groups and individuals are circulating false rumors on Facebook about the mystery

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Moscow gets tons of fake snow as New Year gift to fight Russia’s warmest winter

Ahead of New Year festivities, authorities in Moscow dumped artificial snow in several parts of the city centre as the Russian capital is experiencing its warmest December since 1886. Most of the fake snow, however, melted away soon after. The

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Lim: Three existential threats to mankind – nuclear weapons, climate change and Internet information warfare

Sixteen-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. The teenage climate activist was the odds-on favourite to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, but it was awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed,

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Social media practitioners to join the Langkawi Social Media Week 2019

LANGKAWI: Event that excites social media enthusiasts and travel bugs, Langkawi Social Media Week 2019 (LSMW) is happening now, from Nov 5 until Nov 7 at Aloft Hotel, Langkawi Pantai Tengah. After the success of Malaysia Social Media Week 2019

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Malaysia Airlines launches Fly Malaysia campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) launched Fly Malaysia, a brand campaign in support of Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) today, with the aim of further enabling the airline, via partnerships with relevant tourism bodies, to promote Malaysia to the world.

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